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Coachella’s Rotary Club, Boxing Club, Boys/Girls Club, and city employees got together on Saturday April 28th to remove the graffiti found allover the Bagdouma Park. It was a great team effort of teens and adults to make our local park a safe and fun recreational place for our community. We thank all participants for their time and hope that their efforts don’t go unnoticed.
The Sweetheart Scholarship Raffle drawing took place today at the Mario's Cafe in Coachella with the presence of the club’s President, James Ownes and five other Rotarians. The winning ticket was from an anonymous person; all the proceeds will go to the Rotary Club of Coachella East scholarship fund. Thanks to our local community and their support it is possible to help an honorable High School student with his/hers college education.
District 5330 Rotarians at Work Day April 28, 2012. This would be a perfect time to join with other Rotary clubs around you and make an even bigger project for your committee. Many hands make for a larger project and a fun time had by all. Also if you or maybe a group of you wants a new Rotary at Work T-Shirt (RAW), let Mike Brill know from Palm Springs Club, firstname.lastname@example.org. Not totally necessary (the T shirts) but think of the impact of 15--20 all working together all wearing matching T-shirts. No matter, let’s get behind this one day effort to make a difference in our communities.
Coachella Valley Boxing Club (CVBC) is hosting its 13th annual golf tournament and Awards Lunch on April 15th 2012 at The Classic Club in Palm Desert. Net proceeds from the tournament will help fund the CVBC in their efforts to enhance the quality of life for all youth in the Coachella Valley. For more details please download the 2012 CVBC Golf Tournament PDF file under the Download area.
COME JOIN DG STEVE AND VICKIE WALLACE FOR A DAY OF ROTARY FELLOWSHIP WHILE LEARNING MORE ABOUT THE SALTON SEA, AN ENVIRONMENTAL TREASUREIN OUR OWN BACKYARD! (It could very well be the largest event in the District’s history!)
On January 3rd, 2012 Coachella East Rotary Club presented a donation check to the Boys and Girls Club’s Coachella Clubhouse. Seven Rotarians were there to honor the monetary donation to Andres Saenz and Juanita Godwin, the Boys and Girls Club's representatives.
The Club’s annual Sweetheart Scholarship Raffle is on. Get your $10 tickets from any Club member, but hurry, the raffle takes place at our regular meeting on Valentine’s Day, February 14th. You can win half the pot, with the other half going to our scholarship fund. Thank you for your support of our East Valley youth!
Coachella East Rotary Club, City of Coachella, and Coachella Certified Farmers Market are hosting a Blood Drive. Everyone in the community is invited to be there and donate blood to support our local hospitals; Eisenhower Medical Center, Bush Naval Hospital, and Palo Verde Hospitals. The Blood Drive will take place on Saturday, December 3th from 8am to 12pm at Coachella’s City Hall 1515 6th Street. To sign up please go online at www.blood4life.com or call James Owens at (760) 470-8777. To view Spanish flyer: Click Here or for English flyer: Click Here.
Manny Rios and Josue Gonzalez on behalf of the Coachella East Rotary Club distributed English/Spanish dictionaries to 3th graders at Palm View Elementary School with the permission of Mrs. Rita Lamb, Interim Principal. Approximately one hundred students were the happy recipients of dictionaries which will help the kids to improve and facilitate their education. All 3th grade teachers and the school’s principal were grateful and happy with the Rotary’s generous help and support.
Coachella East Rotary Club hosted its 2nd Annual Scholarship Cup golf fund raising tournament on September 19, 2011 at the Mountain View Country Club. It was a successful event were more than eighty golf players had the opportunity to play on a private golf course. All funds raised from the golf tournament will be use to help our local community students to better their education. Rotary's involvement in our local schools and community will be posted on this website.
Irene Pinon and Eduardo Gonzalez two of Coachella's local High School students were sponsored by the Coachella East Rotary Club to attend the RYLA event on April 8-10, 2011 at Thousand Pines Crestline California. The two Coachella students earned the Rotary’s sponsorship by demonstrating academic improvement during their High School years. They were thrilled to be selected and have shown immense gratitude to be part of the RYLA experience which has impacted their attitude and views to better themselves in college and amongst their peers.
City of Coachella and Coachella East Rotary Club is hosting a Blood Drive. Everyone in the community is invited to be there and donate blood to support our local Hospitals; Eisenhower Medical Center, Bush Naval Hospital, and Palo Verde Hospital.
January 19th Lee Espinosa with the help of Luis Lua, Josue Gonzalez, and a club member hanged the banner of sponsorship from the Rotary club of Coachella East.
Valle Del Sol Elementary School located at 51433 Education Way, Coachella, CA 92236.