Rotary Club of China Lake
Founded June 21, 1951

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Welcome to the hottest Club in District 5240!

China Lake

Service Above Self

We meet Wednesdays at 12:00 PM
Clarion Inn
901 North China Lake Blvd
Ridgecrest, CA  93555-3151
United States
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We have a very timely lunch program today. The Kern County Counsel will be speaking on the State of the County. With the Kern County Board of Supervisor's 5-0 vote to approve the Land-Use Plan last night, this is an interesting time for the legal department of Kern County.

 

(photo from Peter Brown's view point at the Supervisor's meeting on Tuesday)

 
 
The Club Assembly is Wednesday, May 27th at 6:30pm at Rick and Tammy Ferris' home.   This is the annual club business meeting.  We will be voting to approve the club continuing resolutions for 2015-16, the 2015-16 club budget and PE Bill Brown will be outlining the plans for the upcoming Rotary year. Spouses are invited to this important meeting. The club lunch meeting will be dark on the 27th and will not meet for lunch that day.  To order food for the Assembly, Club Service Director Mary Meyer-Lundstrum needs to know how many members and spouses plan to attend.  We need a quorum at this event in order to vote to approve the 2015-16 resolutions and budget.  Remember, part of the resolutions will include the proposed change to the dues structure.  If you are unable to attend, contact Club Secretary Rick Ferris about giving your proxy to another member.   RSVP to marylundstrom@verizon.net

Mary Meyer-Lundstrom
The
 Rotary Club of China Lake
Past
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On May 13th at the Clarion Inn, The Rotary Club of China Lake is hosting it's annual Scholarship Luncheon.  Barbara Butler, New Generations Director, and members of the Scholarship Committee will welcomed the scholarship recipients, their family and members of the community at the luncheon. The program will include the presentation of over 20 academic scholarships to some very deserving young ladies and gentlemen. 

This amazing scholarship program is possible, in part, due to the community's support of the Rotary Club of China Lake Charitable Foundation's Annual Dollars for Scholars Auction and Dinner. This club project will make an impact on the lives of the scholarship recipients today and has the potential to make the world a better place in the future.  

 

 
Dear Rotarians,
 
We express our profound sadness and extend our sympathies to all those affected by the devastation resulting from the 25 April deadly earthquake in Nepal. Rescue missions and emergency aid continue to arrive in Nepal for the 8 million people impacted by the massive 7.8 magnitude quake.
 
As we mourn the thousands of lost lives, Rotary joins many international agencies in providing immediate relief to survivors and mobilizing our expertise to support long-term recovery and rebuilding efforts.
 
How to help: 
  • District 3292, Nepal, has established a disaster relief fund to provide needed equipment and supplies to affected communities. Contact District Governor Kumar Piya for information about contributing to the fund.
  • Rotary’s service partner ShelterBox is working closely with Nepali Rotarians to coordinate immediate relief efforts. On Monday, 27 April, and Wednesday, 29 April, Rotarians greeted ShelterBox response teams in Nepal who will mobilize temporary housing and relief efforts. An initial 1,000 housing tents and 1,000 shelter kits will be distributed throughout affected communities. Two more ShelterBox relief teams and additional kits are ready to be deployed once further assessments are complete. Learn more about supporting ShelterBox’s relief efforts.
  • As with all disasters, the Rotary family may apply for global grants to support long-term recovery efforts in Nepal. Once immediate health, safety, and relief efforts have been addressed, work with local Nepali Rotary members and their international partners to develop projects within Rotary’s six areas of focus.
Monitor the announcements section of My Rotary for more information as it becomes available and do not hesitate to contact relief@rotary.org with any questions.
 
Our thoughts are with our Nepali neighbors during this difficult time. Thank you for continuing to Light Up Rotary through your compassion and generosity.
 
Yours in Rotary,
 
Gary C.K. Huang
President, Rotary International 2014-15
 

 
 
A casual social gathering at Charlie's at the Clarion. Members are asked to bring significant others, friends and random strangers for fellowship and fun.  Our club normally hosts a 1040 Party each April.  It is a chance to relax and mingle with friends and for many a chance to enjoy a breather after getting taxes done.  This year the 1040 Party is being called a Spring Fling.  Join members and their friends at Charlie's at the Clarion on Saturday, April 25th from 6:00pm until 8:30ish....  
 

 
 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

Dear District 5240 Rotarians,
 
By now, you all know about the devastating earthquake that struck Nepal this past Saturday.  More than 3,800 people are confirmed dead and that total is expected to rise. Thousands more are injured and/or displaced because their homes have been destroyed. The isolated region and damage to the roads and infrastructure are making it extremely difficult for aid supplies to get through, although headway is being made.  Many relief organizations are already providing immediate aid to the affected area; however both short and long term assistance will be needed.

 
 
 
On February 25, The Rotary Club of China Lake hosted representatives from local non-profits at the lunch meeting.

Non-Profits participated in selling tickets for the Community Dinner and Rotary was pleased to return $3600+ to those present for their portion of the ticket sales. 2014 was the 18th year Rotary hosted the Community Dinner, using it as opportunity for the community learn about services offered by local organizations.  It is also an fundraiser for these local non-profit organizations.

Represented today were Daughters of Revolution (DAR), Eastern Star Cancer Comfort Station, Guide Dogs for the Blind, Habitat for Humanity, Immanuel Christian School, IVW CERT Team, IWV Concert Association, IWV Family Resource Center, IWV TV Boosters, Lions Club, Pink Ladies Volunteer AUX, Rand Museum, Ridgecrest Chamber Music Society, DCOA, Women’s Center, and the Maturango Museum. Others unable to attend today, but who will receive  their funds: A Helping Hand, AAWU, BHS Boosters, Boy Scouts Troop 412, CA Turtle & Tortoise Club, Cherokee Community of CA, Exchange Club, NCMA, Pregnancy Care Center, Sage Pistol Club, Scorpions Soccer Club, Sister City, St Anns, and TOPS. Rotarian Wade Tallman, Chair for Community Dinner, was on hand to hand distribute the checks.
 

 

By Pammy Godoy, Rotary Club of Mandaluyong-Pasig-San Juan, Metro Manila, Philippines

In 2006, I took part in a Group Study Exchange (GSE) to Argentina. It was a unique cultural and vocational exchange opportunity funded by Rotary International which allowed me to travel outside of the Philippines for the first time, learn about Argentinian culture, and interact with Argentinian youth about their issues in relation to relationships, sexuality, and teen pregnancies.

 
 
 
The Annual Dollars for Scholars Auction and Dinner is set for 7 Mar 2015.  The Rotary Club of China Lake sponsors this annual event which raises funds for scholarships for our local students attending college. On a yearly basis the club awards over $17,000 in scholarships to attend CCCC and major universities around the country.  Event is open to the public. Tickets are $30 and include dinner, dancing, a silent auction and a live auction.
 
Mark your calendar for Mar 07, 2015
5:30 PM – 9:00 PM
 
 
Kerr McGee Center
100 California Ave
Ridgecrest, CA  93555
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