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Point West Rotary

The Best Damn Rotary Club on the Planet

We meet Fridays at 7:00 AM
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2330 Fair Oaks Blvd
Sacramento, CA  95825
United States
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Richelle Whiteford CASA
Jul 28, 2017
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David Troxel
Aug 04, 2017
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Aug 11, 2017
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Aug 18, 2017
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Shing Long Chapter Director SOLDIER'S PROJECT
Aug 25, 2017
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Art Deardorff
Sep 08, 2017
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Check out the article in the latest San Juan Unified School District's online newsletter about Encina's Drumline…and Point West Rotary's contribution!
 

Drumline Launches at Encina Preparatory High

Leveraging a series of grants and donations from Point West Rotary Club, San Juan Education Foundation, Carmichael Kiwanis and private donors, Encina Preparatory High School is now once again home to a drumline.

The Encina High Drumline is led by director Erron Smooth and is being offered as an after school activity for interested students. The grants and donations have enabled the group to purchase new drum equipment and supplies set to arrive soon.  “Most importantly, the donations will help provide the youth at Encina an opportunity to be a part of something greater than themselves,” shared Smooth. “They have a chance to work towards a common goal to be great together.”  Through their participation, students are learning valuable skills, including life lessons in the areas of respect, discipline, teamwork, responsibility, pride and leadership.

Launched on March 2, the drumline now consists of ten students, mainly eighth-graders, who practice after school twice a week. Currently, the group is in practice mode and hopes to begin performing by in the fall. The goal is to expand the drumline up to 25 students next year. 

It was an exciting and rewarding weekend at the District Conference…just look at all of the "hardware" we picked up!

 
We won OVERALL CLUB OF THE YEAR for the District!
 
Past President Bob Porter was inducted into the District Hall of Fame.
 
Mary Lyn Kagan was named the District Rotarian of the Year.
 
We also won the Governor's Citation with Distinction and the most blood donors for a large club (which came with a $400 check)!  We always knew it, but this proves it…we are The Best Damn Rotary Club on the Planet!!!
Point West Rotarians did it again!  Helping to make our community better…about 35 members, family and friends helped to fix up a house in Rancho Cordova for Rotarians at Work Day.  We painted the outside of the house, fixed the fence, installed new appliances and enjoyed the opportunity for fellowship!
 
Congratulations to Venita Sivamani...Point West Rotary's "Rookie Rotarian of the Year" for 2017...she's amazing and we're thrilled to have her in our club!
Our Mission: The Rotary Club of Point West - Sacramento is a vibrant community service organization promoting service to those in need, goodwill, peace and fellowship
 
The club's Strategic Plan for 2017-2020 was unveiled at last week's meeting.  To view our vision, values, brand and goals, as well as the actions steps below the goals, please Click here.  The Strategic Plan committee consisted of Rick Bixler, Mike Cendro, Tom Engwer, Paul Friedrich, Samantha Hoshida, Paul Snyder and Desirée Wilson.
So proud of our speech contest students from Encina! The topic...Serving Humanity. Left to right...Mya Worko (1st place), Fernanda Cadena Palacios, Antoine Gashema, Amaria Norris and PWR Speech Contest Chair, Tom Knox.
Due to the generosity of our club members, we raised $5,000 for this great organization at our holiday meeting on December 16th.  And on Monday, several members from our club actually helped the deserving kids build their bikes!
Over 30 club members participated on Wednesday, December 21st at Cal Expo helping to hand out food to those in need for the holidays!

3rd Annual Point West Rotary Team on Thanksgiving morning at Run to Feed the Hungry! We had the Active 20-30 #1032 club join us!

Held last Thursday, the 5th "Annual Partners in Leadership" youth leadership conference was another resounding success! Bringing together students from Encina High and business leaders/mentors to discuss leadership and ethics resulted in some great discussions and bonding among the participants.  Tania Fowler, this year's conference chair person, did a fabulous job putting together a day of interactive discussions providing students insight into what it takes to be a leader and learning from the mentors some of the pitfalls that they faced in their lives and careers.  Most mentors come away from the conference feeling that they got more out of it than the students did!
 

Tania will be doing a more in-depth recap of the conference in a few weeks (enjoy your vacation Tania…you deserve it!), but I wanted to share some pictures from the day.  If you didn't get an opportunity to participate this year, I hope you'll consider it next year…you'll be glad you did!

Another productive day for Rotarians helping one of our own…building fences, replacing decking, bringing in rock and more!  All topped off by a fabulous lunch served by an ever-appreciative Mollie!
On Thursday November 3rd, the Connecting For Good Tour stopped in Sacramento! The Connecting for Good Tour is part of the Zone 25/26 largest goodwill tour on the West Coast of the US, and it will travel through 6 states and 14 cities in 14 days! 

 

Want to advertise your business among other Rotarians?  Would you like to do business with other Rotarians? The District has an opportunity for you!
The Rotary Club of Point West - Sacramento has awarded $15,000 in student scholarships for the 2016-17 school year to six Encina Preparatory HS graduates.
 
 
 
We're very excited to announce that the ClubRunner Mobile App is available for download!
 
 
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Welcome to the new Point West members website. This is a work in progress, if you notice any inaccuracies, problems, or would like to see a feature added, please contact Karl Forste.
 
 

The Rotary Club of Point West - Sacramento

P.O. Box 15006
Sacramento, CA  95851-0006