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Just thought you might want to know what your fellow Rotarians are doing in the community. Give Ryan a high five next time you see him. f you (or anyone you know) would like to host a Mobile Career Day, just let me know (2 to 6 students).
Haddie Daner, the current Atascadero High School Interact President, is receiving an award in recognition of Interact's achievements in the previous school year. Our Interact Club was one of only six in the district to receive this honor. Faculty advisor Mike Melzer is on the right and Paul Parotti, Club Interact Advisor is on the left.
Posted on Aug 09, 2016
On August 3rd we awarded scholarships totaling $ 37,000. to those students pictured here. Thirteen Atascadero High School and one Morro Bay High School student are shown here sharing their plans for university and college studies.
Cats-Hounds Football Lunch
Atascadero Lake PavilionNov 02, 2016
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
Trombone Shorty Concert
Arlington Theatre, Santa BarbaraNov 11, 2016 8:00 PM
Dark - no meeting
Nov 23, 2016
District Governor's Visit
Dec 07, 2016
Dark - no meeting
Dec 21, 2016
Dark - no meeting
Dec 28, 2016
Cork & Cap Benefit
Atascadero Lake PavilionFeb 08, 2017
12:30 PM – 1:00 PM
Take the Lead 2017
Atascadero Lake PavilionFeb 09, 2017
8:30 AM – 3:00 PM
Atascadero Lake PavilionMar 18, 2017 5:30 PM
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Skydivers raise thousands for polio eradication
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