Socorro Rotary Foundation

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The Socorro Rotary Club Foundation is a qualified charitable organization supported by tax deductible donations from individuals who share the vision of a better Socorro. 

Donations can be made to the Socorro Rotary Club Foundation, PO Box 972, Socorro NM 87801

Come visit our club meetings at noon every Wednesday at the Bodega.

 
 
 
 
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Secretary
Treasurer
Past President
Foundation Director
Youth Director
Sergeant at Arms
 

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Welcome !!

Socorro

Serving Socorro since May 4,1938

We meet Wednesdays at 12:00 PM
PLEASE JOIN US AT BODEGA!!!
606 North California
(Mailing address is PO box 972)
Socorro, NM  87801
United States
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Home Page Stories
 Our annual Bill Weiss Wine Tasting at the Capital Bar was a huge success.
Thanks to Penny Lommen for  a job well done!! 
 
 
 
 
Bob Taker was our speaker on Feb 22 telling us about their recent trip to Israel.
They flew into Tel Aviv to begin the tour. Bob pointed out the land area that is Israel and the land locked smaller West Bank area on a map. The contrast between the 2 areas in the economies and infrastructures is startling. Israel has clean modern cities and the West Bank has poverty and hopelessness. Israel has developed large desalinization projects which provide drinking water. The West Bank is dependent on Israel for water and produce. The presentation was most informative.
Can't wait to hear about their run with the Iditarod.
 
 
 
 
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Bill Christy filled the room with his presentation to Rotary on 2.15.2017.
His father, Chief Petty Officer William A. Christy was awarded the Bronze Star
for his work done on the beach on D-Day.
 
                     
 
Details of the presentation are in the downloaded SRC Bulletin 2.22.17
 
 
 
 
 
Glen, thanks for your presentation at Rotary today!
Thank you! It's always fun to talk about my favorite subjects.  I appreciate the invite and kind words.
 I've always liked Socorro and it's citizens, the more I get to know your community the better it gets.
 
 
 
​ Deb Card,a Socorro Speech Pathologist and daughter of a famous local Rotarian,
Gave a Dec 7th presentation on the good work done by the TSC.
  
The Pirates presented themselves and their robot at our Nov 2nd meeting.
They are prepping for the Velocity Vortex national competition in St Louis.
See the 11.9.16 download for the very interesting details of their work.
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Colleen Gino the new Director of our Chamber of Commerce was the speaker at Rotary today.
"We enjoyed your being with us, and thanks"
Thank you for your gift to the Socorro General Hospital's Fall Fundraisers event. Socorro General Hospital has a wonderful History of philanthropy and your contribution continues this tradition. Your support of this fundraiser helps to fund important improvements for the facility as well as provide critical programmatic support.
 
As fellow doctors we hope you take pride in  knowing that your generosity is an absolutely vital part of helping meet the many healthcare needs of our community today while helping to strengthen our foundation for the future.
 
Thanks for continuing your legacy of giving.
 
Gratefully, Giuseppe "Joe" Rizza,
President Presbyterian Healthcare Foundation
Dear Rotary Club Members,
Becoming an International Exchange Student is always our son Casper Huang's wish since he was a high school freshman. We appreciate that you provide the opportunity for him to Austria to carry out his dream. We also want to thank you for recommending him to the Rotary Youth Leadership Academy which is happening now. We would like to donate the same amount of the camp fee to Rotary Club, so you can support more local youth in the future. 
We have seen your dedication to our community. It is touching and appreciated.
Sincerely, Frank & Cecilia Huang
THE SOCORRO CHAMBER OF COMMERCE HELD THEIR ANNUAL AWARDS DINNER AT BODEGA.
 
AMONG THE HONOREES WERE ROTARIANS: EILEEN COMSTOCK WOMAN OF THE YEAR,
 
JON MORRISON MAN OF THE YEAR AND PENNY LOMMEN VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR.
 
Many thanks to the members of the Rotary Club for your generous donation toward the work of Puerto Seguro/Safe Harbor.
 
Your support enables us to continue providing services to the neediest among our neighbors in Socorro...and your generosity does not go unnoticed!
 
Gratefully, Karen Schlue, Volunteer.
 
"ROTARY SERVING HUMANITY" THEME FOR 2016-2017
R otary’s founder, Paul Harris, believed that serving humanity is “the most worthwhile thing a person can do,” RI
President-elect John F. Germ said, and that being a part of Rotary is a “great opportunity” to make that happen.
Germ unveiled the 2016-2017 presidential theme, Rotary Serving Humanity,
to incoming district governors on January 18 at the International Assembly in San
Diego, which was attended by District 5520 Governor-Elect David Anderson.
“I believe everyone recognizes the opportunity to serve Rotary for what it truly
is: not a small opportunity, but a great one; an opportunity of a lifetime to change
the world for the better, forever through Rotary’s service to humanity,” said Germ,
who is from Chattanooga, Tenn., and who will take over a RI president on July 1.
Rotary members around the globe are serving humanity by providing clean water to underdeveloped communities,
promoting peace in conflict areas, and strengthening communities through basic education and literacy. But
none more important than our work to eradicate polio worldwide, he said. After a historic year in which transmission
of the wild poliovirus was stopped in Nigeria and all of Africa, Germ said we are closer than ever to ending polio.
“We are at a crossroads in Rotary,” he added. “We are looking ahead at a year that may one day be known as
the greatest year in Rotary’s history: the year that sees the world’s last case of polio. 
 
 
 
Speakers
Nadine Keller
May 24, 2017
"Double Up Bucks" EBT Program promoted by Don Tripp
Nick Keller
May 31, 2017
Community Kitchen
 
Home Page News
Theresa Kappell is the coordinator for the new NMT Alcohol Safety Awareness Program
 
Interact meetings at Socorro High School are now being held at 11:20 AM in Phil Smith's classroom
 
 
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