Santa Cruz Sunrise Update June 8, 2020
Important!  Due to the current public health crisis, Santa Cruz Sunrise Rotary will continue to have Zoom meetings each week.  or, open the zoom app and enter Meeting: ID 541-670-8090, Password: 803471  Phone dial-in #: +1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose)

Sunrise Rotarians stand at the ready to assist all club, family or community members in need during this time. If you have any needs or ideas, please reach out to President Peter or  President-Elects: Peggy & Jim 
  • Congratulations to our June Rotarian: Steve Landau 
  • Firecracker Meeting, The Firecracker  is a 10k, 5k & 1K race.  Committee meeting will be announced soon via Zoom. We are going to have a virtual race.
  • 35th Firecracker Race- July 1 - 14. Virtual Fundraiser-  Link to sign-up.  Help us get the word out and invite people to participate in this year's event. Walk, Run or Stroll. To Sponsor the Race contact Jeff Kirk
  • Santa Cruz Sentinel Firecracker Virtual Racearticle Link  Share with friends, family and neighbors. Encourage people to sign-up and run from their homes anywhere in the world. This year's beneficiaries are: American Red Cross, Teen Kitchen and Rotary SCS Charities & Grants
  • Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) is an intensive leadership experience organized by Rotary clubs and districts where you develop your skills as a leader while having fun and making connections.This year, the program was cancelled but All Rotarians are invited to a Zoom virtual informative and fun program! Scheduled for Thursday, June 18th from 6:00pm-7:30pm on Zoom.
    To participate  register here: Upon completion of the registration form you will see a confirmation page with the Zoom details. This program has been designed for a Rotarian audience,. This event is BYOB (Bring your own BBQ). We hope you'll join us and please help us spread the word to your fellow Rotarians!
  • District 5170 District End of Year Virtual Celebration Saturday, June 27 from 3pm - 4:30pm Roast and Toast 
  • Rotary International Conference Convention will be a free virtual event June 20- 26. Check out the link
  • International Committee MeetingsTuesday,  July 7, August 4 -- 8:15 am, immediately following the Rotary Meeting on same Club Zoom Channel. All welcome.
  • 2020 Santa Cruz Sunrise Rotary Bike Ride, October 1 - 3. Sign-up link  This year's beneficiary is Jacob's Heart.  Committee Meetings will be each Friday morning at 7:30am use the Club Zoom login.
  • Our revised plans notes from June 5 meeting
    • A 1-Day ride with transmission prevention strategies that eliminates the travel out of county.   Significantly reduced registration fees for this plan will be collected later. 
    • A virtual ride if we happen to be under shelter-in-place regulations at that time. No additional registration fee will be collected.  Emerging details will be communicated to registered participants, including information on training rides. 
  • ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Save the date Feb 26 2021 for "Largest gathering of Skiing Rotarians"  contact Tom Hart
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.    
  • 06/09/2020             Martin Bernal - Santa Cruz City Manager
  • 06/16/2020             Philip Bennet -  On Safari Inc.  Conservation in Africa
  • 06/23/2020             Jenn Flaniken, Diane Borrison, Georgina Van Horn - Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
  • 06/30/2020             Red Badge Bios and Peter Truman - President's Year End Wrap up
  • 07/07/2020             Jim and Peggy Alberti - Incoming President Kick-off
  • 07/14/2020             Brian Liddicoat - Building a Road to the Sky: The Chinese Workers on the Transcontinental Railroad
  • 07/21/2020             TBA
  • 07/28/2020             Tricia Potts and Mariah Roberts - Leo's haven update
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Santa Cruz Sunrise
Santa Cruz Sunrise
District 5170
We meet Tuesdays at 7:15 AM
DeLaveaga Golf Course Lodge
401 Upper Park Rd.
Santa Cruz, CA 95065
United States of America
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