Speaker Date Topic
Steve Lack Jan 24, 2017
Coin of the Realm Fundraising

Former DG Steve Lack will be talking to us about fundraising.  Steve attended our YBF and thought it was fantastic, so he can provide us with thoughts for future planning.  Please come listen and become inspired for our next event.

Raylene Ewing Jan 31, 2017
Cervical Cancer in Kenya - Global Grant Update
Dave Kemnitz Feb 07, 2017
Clunkers For Charity
Clunkers For Charity

LEARN HOW TO SET UP A PROGRAM WHERE PEOPLE CAN DONATE VEHICLES TO YOUR LOCAL ROTARY CLUB, with the assurance that 100% of their vehicle donation goes to help with projects AT HOME AND AROUND THE WORLD.  The Clayton/Concord Rotary Club uses their Clunkers for Charity program for supporting charities like:

  • Avon Breast Cancer Walk
  • Contra Costa Food Bank
  • Dictionary Project
  • Salvation Army Thanksgiving Turkey Drive
Danielle Wogulis, Yolo Conflict Resolution Center Feb 14, 2017
YCRC Community Services

Danielle is the the new Administrative and Outreach Coordinator for the Yolo Conflict Resolution Center (YCRC). YCRC is a nonprofit whose purpose is to lessen the burden of government by reducing stress on the formal justice system by offering affordable mediation, facilitation, and restorative justice services; combating community deterioration and potentially reducing the incidence of crime through constructive conflict resolution; and educating the public in general about alternative dispute resolution. Rotary clubs play a vital role in fostering relationships in our communities. Similarly, YCRC is looking to collaborate with other organizations to expand our outreach efforts to ensure that everyone in Yolo County is aware of the services that YCRC provides. 

Come hear Danielle describe the collaboration with Rotary and the services that YCRC provides.

Nick Pohl & Ute Turner Feb 21, 2017
Adventures in Russia
Adventures in Russia

Armchair traveling has never been more exciting. Come and hear all about our members' latest foreign travel adventures.  

Susan Cohen Grossman Feb 28, 2017
Peace and Conflict Resolution
Susan is District Chair for 5160's Peace and Fellowship program.  This is a relatively new  program within Rotary.  Who best to promote peace and conflict resolution if not Rotary?
Dennis Diemer, Woodland Davis Clean Water Agency Mar 14, 2017
What’s coming out of our taps - New Surface Water Project
What’s coming out of our taps - New Surface Water Project

This massive project was in response to critical water supply issues. Woodland's aging well water system did not meet current standards and many wells had already been shut down. Davis' Nitrate contamination was above acceptable levels and increasing.  Come hear how this fast tracked, dynamic project was able to bring Woodland & Davis into compliance with drinking water and wastewater discharge regulatory requirements.

Candy Pierce Mar 28, 2017
My Rotary Moment

Foundation/Strategic Planning/Presentation Skills Instructor & Dean 2007-2009.  Being mom to Samantha is her most important and rewarding job. Rotary comes next. District Governor of District 5160 in 2006/2007, Candy is a member of the Rotary Club of Cordelia, and served as President in 1998/99. Candy was twice named Rotarian of the Year for her club. Candy served as the Foundation Chair for District 5160 and currently is the Visioning Team Leader and has recently taken on the role of developing a District Training Cadre.  A Paul Harris Society Member, Benefactor and Multiple Paul Harris Fellow, and at her Rotary 5160 District Conference honored her daughter Samantha with a Paul Harris as well. Candy has maintained perfect attendance since joining Rotary. Other Rotary positions include or have included: PETS General Chair 2008, PETS Instructor, Zone Institute Organizing Committee, GETS Instructor, GNATS Chair, GNATS Instructor, Zone Foundation Transition Coordinator and Zone Focus Group Coordinator. Candy is currently the Executive Director for CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) of Solano County. A member of numerous boards, Candy’s commitment to the NorthBay Healthcare Foundation, the American Red Cross and the Ellen Meadows Prosthetic Hand Foundation, takes up much of her remaining free time. 

Pioneer High School Interact Club Apr 11, 2017
First Year Celebration