Sunrise Rotary & Sunrise Rotarians:
In the News

Sunrise Rotary does good. A lot. And, occasionally we get recognized for it in the local press. This page has links to articles of our club, and our members, in the local news.
Sunrise Rotary's 25th Anniversary Bike Ride was Promoted by the Santa Cruz County Office Of Education
Santa Cruz Sunrise Rotary raises more than $100,000 for bike event
Club members from Santa Cruz Sunrise Rotary participating in Jon and Ken’s Most Excellent Adventure Bike Ride have raised more than $100,000 to support local Santa Cruz County organizations serving the youth in our community
Teenagers regularly get manipulated into sex work — ‘even in beautiful places like Santa Cruz’
Pedal the Pacific co-founder Savannah Lovelace and her teammates are spreading awareness about sex trafficking by pedaling 1,700 miles down the West Coast. Sunrise Rotary hosted them in Santa Cruz. 
Prom or Passover? Schools making progress on accommodating the diversity of Santa Cruz County

Debra Feldstein, a Sunrise Rotarian and mother of two high school students, is featured in an article to have her children’s religious holidays be considered as important as any other child’s. 

Runners celebrate Independence Day at annual Firecracker Race
The 37th annual Santa Cruz Firecracker Race,
sponsored by the Rotary Club of Santa Cruz Sunrise and held at Harvey West Park, featured a complete slate of courses for the first time since 2019 including 5 and 10 kilometer (K) races and a 1K “fun run” for children and families.
Project Pajamas

Project pajamas, the brainchild of Rotarian Ari Symons, looks to provide a new pair of PJ's to every child in a homeless shelter or other form of emergency housing in Santa Cruz County