Santa Cruz Sunrise Rotary Update May 2, 2021
We are Zooming our Rotary Meetings each Tuesday Morning
Visit the URL: to automatically be directed to the meeting
Or, open your Zoom app and enter Meeting ID: 541 670 8090, Password: 803471
Zoom meeting opens at 6:45a.   Club meeting begins promptly at 7:15a and ends at 8:15a.
Did you miss a meeting and want to watch the Zoom recording, they are featured on our club website here
  • Congratulations to our April Rotarian- David Campbell- Thank you for your service in coordinating the Speech Contest
  • Check out this month's Birthdays and Anniversary's on our front page of our club website
  • We need people to sign up to give an inspirational message at the beginning of our meeting, contact Linda Carter  or call: 408-358-1925
  • International Committee meeting on Tuesday May 4 at 8:15am following the Rotary meeting.
  • 2021 Firecracker Race Committee meeting on Tuesday, May 11 at 8:15am following the Rotary meeting. This is a great volunteer opportunity. 
  • Sign up for the Firecracker Race: This year's race will be a  5K on July 4th.  Check out the Website Link
  • Rotary District Training: April 24 - May 6 Link  More information to follow. A great way to learn more about Rotary and Rotary leadership and fellowship. All Rotarian's are invited to attend. Check out the offerings
    • The ABCs of Rotary (for all Rotarians) 9:00 a.m. Tim Lundell and Joe Hamilton Whether you are a brand-new Rotarian, or a veteran of many years, this program will raise your Rotary IQ, and give your insight into Rotary geography, history, culture… and the impact Rotary has had on the world. 
    • The Rotary Foundation Basics 10:00 a.m. Jon Winston, Orrin Mahoney and Pat Coyle Learn what the Foundation does and how your contributions come back to your club to help you with your own projects – local and global.
    • and My Rotary 11:00 a.m. Tim Lundell and Olivia Poe In this day of digital information, it is essential that Rotarians be able to use the primary resource for Rotary information, data, and education: the website. Learn how to register, navigate, and unlock the Rotary story of you, your Club, and your District. 
  • This week ANNUAL DISTRICT TRAINING ASSEMBLY- Learn more about Rotary, explore new resources and meet other people in the District 5170-
  • Final week Monday, May 3rd
  • Public Image Basics 5:30 p.m. Social Media/Website/Branding Maggie Padovani There are tools designed for Public Image to help you strengthen your club’s Rotary Brand easily and learn and hear the various tips and techniques to meet your goals. The Public Image Guidebook – is your detour to the Brand Center!
  • Youth Service - RYLA, Interact and Speech Contest 6:30 p.m. Chris Miller and his team For incoming club chairs and Rotarians. Whether you are a new Rotarian or a seasoned one, every club needs its members to participate in helping their club be successful in all the Avenues of Service.
Thursday, May 6th
  • Club Service, Community Service, Vocational Service 5:30 p.m. Jim Bell, Camilla Boolootian and Katie Cooney For incoming club chairs and Rotarians. Whether you are a new Rotarian or a seasoned one, every club needs its members to participate in helping their club be successful in all the Avenues of Service.
  • Club Treasurer, including Budgeting 6:30 p.m. Irv Stowers All Rotary Club Treasurers are the steward of your Club’s financial resources and are responsible to work with the Club President to create a yearly budget and report how club income/expenses track against that budget. We will also discuss the difference between Balance Sheets and Profit & Loss Statements and the difference between a 501c4 Organization and a 501c3 Foundation.
  • Club Secretary 6:30 p.m. Beth McCormick Every club needs a Secretary! This session is designed for incoming or current Secretaries so that they are prepared for the key role they have with the Club.
  • Public Image Seminar: May 11 from 5:30pm-7:30pm Link
  • Santa Cruz Sunrise July 4th Firecracker Race at Harvey West Park Volunteer Link
Upcoming Tuesday Morning Meetings 7:15 a.m. - 8:15 a.m. Great opportunity to bring a guest and introduce them to our club.   ​  
If you have recommendations for future speakers please email here. Please provide the name, email, phone number and recommended topic.    
  • 05/04/2021               Patsy Gasca - Central Coast Red Cross Disaster Manager
  • 05/11/2021               Susan Nemitz - Santa Cruz Libraries Update
  • 05/18/2021               TBA
  • 05/25/2021               Shmuel Thaler - Santa Cruz Sentinel photographer "Hindsight 2020"
  • 06/01/2021               Savannah Lovelace & Grace Pfeffer- Pedal the Pacific to raise awareness about sex trafficking
  • 06/08/2021               TBA
  • 06/15/2021               TBA
  • 06//22/2021              RYLA Recap
  • 06/29/2021               Jim & Peggy Outgoing President's Wrap-up
  • 07/06/2021               John Flaniken- Incoming President's Kick-off
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Santa Cruz Sunrise
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401 Upper Park Rd.
Santa Cruz, CA 95065
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