Santa Cruz Sunrise Rotary Update March 1, 2020
Upcoming Events and News:​​​​​
  • Meeting locations for March 3 & 10  Back Nine Grill & Bar, 555 Highway 17, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
  • Congratulations to our March Rotarian of the Month: Jon Winston
  • Check out our most recent story posted on the website by Sue Gochis regarding the amazing impact Rotarian's are helping to create in our community. Wine to Water
  • This week: District Area 7 Speech Contest on Thursday, March 5 at 3:20pm at the Santa Cruz County Office of Education at 400 Encinal Street in Santa Cruz close to Costco. All welcome to attend, very impressive students one of whom will be selected to attend the District 5170 speech contest on April 18th. 3:15pm - 5:30pm
  • Rotary Social at the Kaiser Permanente Warriors stadium in Santa Cruz on March 10 from 5:30pm-7:30pm. Bring a friend, bring a bottle of wine or a drink to share- all Rotarian’s welcome. Wear white soled shoes if you want to compete in the free throw on the court. There are prizes!!! $5 entrance fee. RSVP by March 6th.
  • Firecracker Meeting, The Firecracker  is a 10k, 5k & 1K race that is held each year on the 4th of July, this is one of our club's signature events. Our  commitee meeting will be Thursday, March 12, April 9, April 23, May 7, May 21, June 4, June 11, June 25 at 7:30am at the Abbey Coffehouse, 350 Mission Street in Santa Cruz. All are welcome, lots of ways to get engaged and have fun.
  • Rotary District 5170 Community Service - Local Projects: Saturday, March 14 at Dryco Construction 42745 Boscell Rd, Fremont,  from  8:30am – 12pm. Sign-up to showcase local projects a check out this link.  Great event to invite a guest to attend as this will showcase the local  projects happening in our Rotary District. 
  • Meals on Wheels Area 7 Rotary week,  Rotary Week is March 16th – 20th. There are opportunities at each of their dining sites as well as tagging along on a delivery route throughout our county. First come, first served. You sign up for a day and location that works for you Sign up link
  • Rotary Night at the Santa Cruz Warriors Basketball Game on Friday, March 20. Ticket link to come. Jeff Kirk
  • Rotary Club of Santa Cruz Sunrise Board Meeting, Friday, March 27 at 7:15am at the American Red Cross 2960 Avenue off of the frontage road.
  • Rotary International Grant / Trip to Guatemala - more information to follow. If you want to attend, speak with Patrice Keet.
  • Rotary District Training for you and your Club Members: Saturday, April 18 at Silicon Andhra 1521 California Circle, Milpitas 8am – 3pm. Bring your incoming board members and new members to the club. This will also showcase the Speech contestants. Always a treat.
  • District Conference Saturday, May 16 in Livermore. Invite is for all  membership to attend. Click HERE to view flyer.
  • Rotary International Convention, June 6 - 10 in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Camp RYLA (Rotary Youth Leadership Awards) Join us 
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.    
  • 03/03/2020             Aimee Mangan - @ Big Brothers & Big Sisters Back Nine Grill & Bar, 555 Highway 17, Santa Cruz,
  • 03/10/2020             Kalyne Foster Renda - Monarch Services @  Back Nine Grill & Bar, 555 Highway 17, Santa Cruz,
  • 03/17/2019             Aaron Jacobs - Bike Trip mentor program for youth
  • 03/24/2020             Tricia Potts & Mariah Roberts: Update on Leo's Haven
  • 03/31/2020             Red Badge Bios and Fellowship
  • 04/07/2020             Greg Pepping - Coastal Watershed Council
  • 04/14/2020             Patrice Keet - Children's Museum of Discovery - MOD
  • 04/21/2020             Angela Farley - Update on Teen Kitchen Project
  • 04/28/2020             Red Badge Bios - Learn about our new members
  • 05/05/2020             Martin Bernal - Santa Cruz City Manager - State of the City
  • 05/12/2020             Brooke Newman - Downtown Streets
  • 05/19/2020             James Mueller - Bandit Security Systems
  • 05/26/2020             Red Badge Bios - Learn about our new members
  • 06/02/2020             Scott Berry - Joby Aviation
  • 06/09/2020             Martin Bernal - Santa Cruz City Managaer
  • 06/16/2020                                       - Conservation
  • 06/23/2020             Red Badge Bios - Learn about our new members   
  • 06/30/2020             Peter Truman - President's Year End Wrap up/ RYLA Speakers
Community Events:​
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Bulletin Editor
Camilla Boolootian
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Rotary Club of
Santa Cruz Sunrise
Santa Cruz Sunrise
District 5170
We meet Tuesdays at 7:15 AM
Back Nine Grill & Bar
555 Highway 17
Santa Cruz, CA  95060
United States
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