“Rotary is a fellowship group that meets to do service projects”
Welcome to the South Placer Rotary Club Web site!  The Rotary motto is "Service Above Self."
We are proud to serve the Rocklin and South Placer area. The main objective of Rotary is service — in the community, in the workplace, and throughout the world.
Our major fundraising activity is the Rocklin Brewfest, the proceeds of which help fund many of our annual programs such as -
•             Hooked on Fishing for local elementary students
•             Aerospace Museum for local Jr. High students
•             Holiday Baskets for local families in need
•             Scholarships to local high schools
•             Sponsor of Rocklin Library Programs
•             Grants for local projects
•             Assistance for foster youth attending Sierra College
•             Free Little Libraries
•             High school Interact programs
•             Senior Citizen smoke detector checks
•             Mexico orphanage projects and student scholarships
Our weekly meetings feature guest speakers and other opportunities for social activities for our members. While we spend a lot of time devoted to service, we endeavor to have fun and fellowship at our weekly meetings. If you are interested in finding out more about Rotary and giving back to our community, we would welcome the opportunity to meet you at one of our club meetings!
Randy Green
2017-2018 Club President
It's hard to believe that we are already into the middle of Summer and battling the July heat.  Erin has just completed her term as President she is so appreciated for her dedication and hard work she has given this club.  If you have been attending meetings, you will know that we have had some amazing speakers and will continue to book great speaker so please make it a priority to attend weekly meetings.
Our ninth annual Rocklin Brewfest was a huge success with great weather, awesome brewers and of coarse the wonderful people that attend that make it a great event.  Save the date of June 2, 2018 as Tony Owings is leading the charge to make our 10th annual Rocklin Brewfest better than ever.   We have grown this event to become a must attend attraction for our area and we hope to have over 50 breweries and over 2,000 attendee at our event.  The money raise at this event funds all of the giving programs in our community, our region and even international projects.
Rotary Club of South Placer Photo Opps
1. Your Rotary Board at a the January Board meeting.
2. Fred Ottis Amey spoke to us about his football career successes and struggles on January 18th..
3. John Carter is another year wiser.
4. On January 25th, Kris Calvin Sacramento based Mystery/Thriller Author & CEO of the American Academy of Pediatrics in California was our guest speaker.
5. Three students from Whitney High demonstrated their amazing speaking talents for the district speech contest at our meeting on February 15th. Thank you Shannon for pulling this together. 
6. Tony Owings conducted a Fireside Chat on February 16th at the Ruhkala's home for new members.
7. On February 22nd, Richard Moore from Shoulder To Shoulder talked to us about working with fatherlessness through a mentor program that equips urban youth for life.
8. Local entrepreneur and radio host Mark Haney introduced us to his non-profit Allegiant Giving.  Allegiant Giving provides resources to promote local solutions by building relationships with organizations and individuals.  Our programs serve veterans, students, and athletes.
Your South Placer Rotary Board at a monthly board meeting.
Happy New Year!
We are excited to start the new year at the South Placer Rotary Club. President Erin has kept us on our toes so far for the first half of her term. In 2016 we took a bus load of third graders fishing in the spring. Then again in the fall, we took another bus load of eight graders for an educational experience at the Sacramento Aerospace Museum. We helped lay stones in the new Rocklin orchards on Front Street. We installed smoke and carbon monoxide detectors in 75 homes in one or our local senior mobile home parks along side the American Red Cross. To end the year, we packed and delivered Christmas bags to the children and families of a couple dozen Rocklin residents. We also provided scholarships to Whitney and Victory High School seniors and sponsored Interact Clubs at both schools. In order for us to properly serve the community, we need a to raise money. Once again the South Placer community came out and supported another very successful Rocklin Brewfest in June. We hope you can join us for Rocklin Brewfest 2017 on June 3rd. We are not all about work, we also like to have fun. Thank you to Randy and Veronica Green for hosting our annual summer social around his pool. Thank you also to Jeff and Janice Brower for opening their home for our 2016 Christmas celebration. Robb Angel and Scott Hutton also did a fantastic job arranging our monthly socials and our annual Placer Trails wine trip. We look forward to seeing what is in store for our club and community in the coming year!
Placer Trail Wine Social - Sept 2016
South Placer Rotary in Social Media
Rocklin Brewfest
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Meeting Information

We meet Wednesdays at 11:45 AM
Whitney Oaks Golf Club
2305 Clubhouse Dr
Rocklin, CA  95765
United States
District Site
Venue Map
Save the date: June 2nd, 2018
Jim Quinney
Oct 25, 2017
Lighting for Literacy
Club Assembly - Bill Halldin
Nov 01, 2017
Public Relations
District Governer Sandi Sava
Nov 15, 2017
Governor's Visit to our club - Subject matter to discuss - TBA
Nov 22, 2017
Ray Ward, Past District Governor
Nov 29, 2017
Marketing Your Club
Bill Tobin
Dec 06, 2017
Shelter Box
Club Assembly
Jan 03, 2018
Robert Smith. LMH
Jan 10, 2018
Wellness Coach
Speech Contest
Feb 14, 2018
Club Executives & Directors
Vice President
President Elect
Director - Club Administration
Community Service Chair
Rocklin Brewfest Chair
Community Outreach
Vocational Service Chair
International Service Chair
Director - New Generations
Director - Club Membership
Club Social Media Chair
Director - Rotary Foundation
Club Fundraising/Sponsorship
Immediate Past President
Director - Board Advisor
Director - Club Public Relations
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