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Atascadero

Service Above Self

We meet Wednesdays at 12:00 PM
Atascadero Lake Pavilion
9315 Pismo Avenue
Atascadero, CA  93422-4939
United States of America
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San Benito Elementary Garden Work Day with @onecoolearth pulling weeds and composting, making sure the kids have a great place to learn about growing food and eating fresh veggies
Our Rotary Club singing Happy Birthday to celebrate Frank Platz's 90th.  Frank's birthday is this Sunday, April 28.
 
Frank has been very active in our community as a 60-year member and past President of Rotary. Frank is CEO of Delta Liquid Energy and a past President of the Western Liquid Gas Association and State Director of the National Propane Gas Association. Mr. Platz has been a director of Atascadero Mutual Water Company since 1969. 
 
Great views of the crowd awaiting the Grand Opening of the Joy Playground at Colony Park. The only all inclusive playground in San Luis Obispo county! 

The Playground is accessible to those in wheel chairs and many other disabilities enabling them to play with their friends. Makes you proud to see that your city got behind this effort over the last 6 years! 

 President Don Idler presenting our contribution of $25,000. to help finish the project. Congratulations Parents for Joy for a huge success!

The Take the Lead conference helps local high school students grow in their leadership skills and their awareness of ethical considerations. - Superintendent Tom Butler participating in student exchange -  Planning their team presentation - Performing their presentation - The Judge listens to their argument - Voting for the teams after each presentation. This all day event was the 18thyear our club has provided this opportunity to our students. Sabrina Harper, Coast Hills Credit Union was the chairperson
The Rotary Club of Atascadero awarded one of Rotary's highest honors to two long time club members at their meeting on February 20th.  The Paul Harris Fellow is an acknowledgement of an individual who has made a significant contribution to Rotary.  The first recipient was Rich Johnson who has served for many years as the club's vocational service director.  Under his leadership he has implemented and expanded the club's vocational service activities. 
The second recipient was long time Rotarian John Sanders.  You can always find John working in the background at club events as part of the BBQ crew or anything else he is asked to do. John's hard work and friendship are highly valued by our club membership.
 
Our 20th Annual Crab Feed was held on Feb. 13th, 2019. Thanks to a committee headed up by John Hollenbeck the evening was a very BIG success. Thanks to all who worked on the committee and the InterAct members who did all of the serving and stayed to clean up. Also, big thanks to Doug Filipponi who ran our Live Auction that was organized by Sabrina Harper!!! Fantastic work by all.
 
 
 
 
Templeton H.S. Drama students are going to Scotland in June, 2019. They performed a few numbers from "The Addams Family" for Atascadero Rotary. CLICK ON "READ MORE" AND THEN "PAGE LINKS" TO VIEW VIDEO.
 
President Haddie Daner and fellow Interact members joined us for the Colony Days Parade on October 6.  Rotarian Robert Borish supplied his classic Cadillac for the ride. Thanks Robert!!!
A-TOWN PARK visit made front page of the Atascadero News on August 31. Our Rotary club teamed up with Home Depot to rebuild and update the skate park. A great investment in our community providing youth and adult skating in Atascadero.
 
 
1)  The date for the drawing is November 14, 2018 at our meeting.
2)  The Wine Fridge is valued at $ 999.95 and 4 cases of Ancient Peaks wine is priceless.
3)  The Kegerator is valued at $ 400.00 and the we increased the cases of beer to 6 if a keg is not wanted.
 
The main thing I am selling is what Rotary does for the community and how important this fundraiser is.
We need to sell tickets now!
 
Don Idler

Rotary marches in the Long Walk Home in Atascadero...

The Echo homeless shelter hosted the Long Walk home on August 24th in an effort to raise awareness of homelessness in San Luis Obispo County. The march represents the walk the homeless population makes every day in their search for permanent housing. We marched to support Echo here in Atascadero, the only homeless shelter in the North County of San Luis Obispo.

Graduating Atascadero, Paloma Creek and Morro Bay High School Seniors along with many family members attended our meeting on August 8th to receive their awards. Each was given an opportunity to share with us their future goals.
 
 
Nathan Mueller receiving the Everett Scholarship.
 
On Saturday, July 14  for 3 hours we scooped ice cream while several hundred families visited over 200 animals that call the Charles Paddock Zoo home, including red pandas, monkeys, meerkats, parrots, a Malayan Tiger, a variety of reptiles and more! 
 
Mr. Maytag Man worked along with many of our members. A funtime at the Zoo!
 
 
Ticket sales have started....contact Ken Johnston <johnstonken8@gmail.com> for tickets.
Books of 8 (one table) for $ 480. and individuals for $ 65.
 
Don Idler announced the major sponsors for our 19th Annual Crab Feed
James Stoddard of the Whirlpool Corporation
 
 
 
 
Kristen Kearns and Gary Borjan
Pacific Premier Bank
 
 
 
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