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The following are our upcoming community events that our club will be participating in.
Saturday, September 19th - Courage WorldWide - Courage House Work Project
Sunday, October 11th - FARE Walk for Food Allergies at Capital Park - Sacramento
Friday, October 23rd - World Polio Day - Loomis and Placer Elementary schools and the town square
Sunday, November 8th - Tire Recycle Project - off of Horeshoe Bar Road
If you would like more information, I sent out emails to members. If you are not a member of our club, please contact Carrie Pronesti at 530/308-3804 or firstname.lastname@example.org and we will be happy to share information if you would like to participate in these events/projects.
Placer County boasts a median income of $72,900 per year. Sadly, 1 in 6 people in our prosperous county routinely go hungry; over 17,000 million facing hunger are children. The hungry person could be a neighbor, a friend, a co-worker, many are veterans. In the underserved communities around us, children, mothers, and seniors suffer the most.
The mission of the EndLocalHunger project is to donate delicious, nutritious, and easy to cook BagOfLife meals to those facing hunger through local food banks, community service organizations, and college/university food pantries.
Come and learn how individuals, families, and business can join hands to help end local hunger.
Gopal K. Kapur, Founder
501(c)(3) Non-Profit Charitable Organization
Gopal Kapur, member rotary Club of Roseville, consults, writes and educates as a noted authority on project management.
He has authored three college level textbooks and lectured at Harvard University, Commonwealth Club, University of California, The Brookings Institution, and numerous Rotary clubs. Gopal was awarded the Distinguished Achievement Award for his contributions to education by the President of India.
The EndLocalHunger program has received coverage on Fox40Live, Capital Public Radio, Press Tribune, Sacramento Bee, and Sierra Sacramento Valley Medicine, a medical journal.
Every year the outgoing president recognizes a Rotarian who exemplifies "Service Above Self." This year our President, Dan Palmer, recognized a member of our club who has shown what it is to be a true Rotarian. As our Sergeant of Arms, Joe, sets up our meetings - making sure all our supplies are readily available, signs are hung on the walls, and we are prepared. He also leads us each and every week in the Pledge of Allegiance and makes sure we participate in Split the Pot and our Happy/Sad bucks. There have been very few meetings that Joe has missed for his occasional family commitment or his occasional vacation - either one, he always comes back with great stories.
Congratulations Joe! Well deserved!
Bret Lawrie will speak this Tuesday about Placer County Fire & their different volunteer programs. Please make sure you mark our Tuesday meetings on your calendar. Our speakers are very informative and interesting. We don't want you to miss out on them, important club business, or all the fun we have!
Tonight's speaker will be Peter Wilson from the Sierra College Foundation. He will speak about their fund raiser, Taste of Excellence, and some of their upcoming plans for the Guardian Program. We will meet at Leo's Bar and Grill at 5:30 pm.
Service Above Self, our 4-Way test, international projects = an opportunity to hear our upcoming speaker this Tuesday as she shares with us her passion and dedication to Families for Humanity. Amber Farman will be our speaker and she will be brining us information on her upcoming Guatemala project. Her organization visits orphanages and schools and brings needed school supplies to these children in need. Why is this so important to our Rotary Club? It's important because we are looking into working closely with Amber and her organization to partner with them as our international project. We are exploring the opportunity to visit Guatemala with our Interact members.
So please make sure you are able to attend this important Rotary meeting.
Important information about our meeting next week, April 28th. We will meeting at Linda's. This is a new business that has opened up where Cafe Zorro was on King Road. The address is 5911 King Road, Loomis. It is the drive on the right right past the light at Swetzer. We will meet at 5:30 as usual. Food will be provided for this meeting, drinks are on your own. They serve non-alcoholic beverages as well as beer and wine.
The Rotary Club of Loomis Sunset will be holding it's annual golf tournament on Thursday, May 14th. Please start contacting your co-workers, business associates, friends, and family and get them signed up for this event. We will be having some great prizes and great food, as well as a lot of fun social time.
We had another fun time with our seniors on Tuesday! Here are some pictures from the event. Thanks to our Interact Club for coming out and serving our seniors! A special thanks to Walt who stepped in to bake our hams (they were delicious). And thanks to all our members who were there to support this event.
Until further notice, our club will be meeting at the Leo's Bar and Grille (formerly Cattle Barons) at Penryn Road and Highway 80
3129 Penryn Rd, Penryn, CA 95663.
The attached is a video Bob Deering put together to celebrate the woman of Rotary. Carrie P., Anna L. and Kim S. are featured in this video. Good job to all our Rotarian Women.
We began our Adopt-A-Creek program with a work day on April 26th. We had a great showing from our club and thanks to Louise Dutton, we ended up with a few extra volunteers who saw our project in the Loomis News! Thanks to all the hard work of our rotary club, our interact club and our community volunteers. We are looking forward to continuing our project and getting these creeks cleaned up! Enjoy the pictures. If you want to see more pictures of this project, please go to our Facebook page - Loomis Sunset Rotary Club!
Is it the Truth?
Is it Fair to all concerned?
Will it build Goodwill and Better Friendships?
Will it be Beneficial to all concerned?
Congratulations to our Assistant District Governor - Mike Reinero, who correctly recited our 4-way test. Our own Cristie Akers aced it for a gold coin too!