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Ukraine’s children are vulnerable to a polio outbreak. While the global health community has been rightly focused on containing West Africa’s deadly Ebola outbreak, a potential health crisis involving another infectious virus — polio — worries many of the same experts. While we celebrate our success--there have been only 21 new cases this year..we still have to be aware of the possibility of the polio virus finding new footing in areas decimated by fighting and poverty..
Our Club turned out in force to help with the Non-Profit Showcase night presented by Rotary in conjunction with the TVPRD on April 14th at the West Park Event Center. The event showcased 42 area non-profits and gave us all the opportunity to meet and talk with one another and possibly find ways to unite and work together.
The Rotary Club of Tehachapi is thrilled to be able to send nine Tehachapi High School students to RYLA (Rotary Youth Leadership Awards)April 23-26. RYLA is a leadership camp designed especially for the future leaders of our community. Kirsten Kabonic, Kira Beaudin, Eric Bilotta, Reilly Moomey Clarissa Castillo, Nancy Moreno, Evelyn Yang, Jared Marquez, Lani Ringle will join Jeremiah Ward and Judy Trujillo for four great days in Ojai!
March 24th, Rotary hosted "Afternoon Tea in Tehachapi" at Fiddler's Crossing. The event was a big success and already on the books for next year! Proceeds of the event (Close to $700) were designated, along with a $500 donation from the Rotary Club, for the Salvation Army and their after-school program. Marget Willer will be on hand at an up-coming meeting to accept the donation on behalf of the Salvation Army.
Linda Carhart is already gearing up for a very successful coming year with the selection and announcement of the new Board for the 2015-16 Rotary year. Everyone is welcome to attend Board meetings so if you are not an "official" member, it does not mean you cannot participate. This Club will only be as successful as our members' participation. The more everyone gets involved the easier the work is for everyone!
Rotary World Peace Conference 2016! If you have never attended a large conference hosted by Rotary because they seem to be in far off places, now is your chance to participate close to home. The conference will be held at the Convention Center, Ontario, California, USA. The Conference will be all about "Connecting Leaders and Conflict Resolution Experts With the Solutions to Create a Culture of Peace." For more information or to register go to www.peaceconference2016.org