Rotary Club of Santa Paula, California

Speakers
Feb 15, 2016
Feb 22, 2016
Josie Kalbakian
Recology
Feb 29, 2016
Leap Year! Event @ Garmans Pub
Social and Trivia
Mar 07, 2016
Will van Kranenburg, Rotary Club of Templeton
Vocational Training for Orphans in Bolivia
Mar 14, 2016
Mar 21, 2016
Kay Bliss, Rotary Club of Ojai
International Projects
Mar 28, 2016
Anglea Godwin
Ventura County Weights and Measures
Apr 04, 2016
Apr 11, 2016
Apr 18, 2016
Apr 25, 2016
Jannette Jauregui
VC Area Agency on Aging
May 02, 2016
May 09, 2016
Scholarship Dinner
Glen Tavern
May 16, 2016
Katherine Kasmir
Straight Up
May 23, 2016
May 30, 2016
Dark
Memorial Day
Jun 06, 2016
Wilma Melville
Rescue Dog Foundation
Jun 13, 2016
Jun 20, 2016
Jun 27, 2016
 
 
 
 
 
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Community Service Chair
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Club Administrator
Youth Service Chair
Interact Advisor
Foundation
Webmaster
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Rotary Club of Santa Paula

Santa Paula

Service Above Self

We meet Mondays at 12:00 PM
Flight 126
824 E. Santa Maria Street
Santa Paula, CA  93060
United States
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Donations toward the 2016 Fireworks display are being accepted now! Any and all amounts are welcome and provide a spectacular display in the sky for all of Santa Paula to enjoy.
 

 
The Rotary Club of Santa Paula has launched its annual drive to collect and deliver food and toys to 500 needy families and their children in Santa Paula for Christmas.
 
The Rotarians will be filling boxes with frozen chickens, canned goods, rice, beans, potatoes, and fruit, as well as toys and books for the children.  Members of the Rotary Club of Santa Paula, and other community volunteers, will load up trucks and deliver baskets on the morning of Thursday, December 24, 2015.
 
The success of the program is largely dependent on the generosity of the community. The Faulkner Farm Pumpkin Patch was cancelled last year and has significantly impacted funding. The program costs about $15,000. We are asking for your most generous donation please.  Students, churches, scout troops, clubs, and mobile home parks have all contributed in the past and are asked again to help your fellow Santa Paulans in need this Christmas season. If you are able to donate to the program, please send an email to rotarybaskets@gmail.com or speak with any Rotary Club of Santa Paula member.  Monetary contributions may be given to any Santa Paula Rotary Club member or mailed to the Rotary Club at P.O. Box 809, Santa Paula, CA  93061.  Please make all checks payable to Santa Paula Rotary Club. You may also access our website at www.santapaularotary.org.
 
Collection points for canned goods, books and toys have been established at Fire Station #1 at 114 S. 10th Street, Fire Station #2 at 536 W. Main St., Santa Paula Community Bank at 537 W. Harvard Blvd., Santa Paula Fitness at 847 E. Main St. and several other generous locations.  Donations will be accepted at the Santa Paula Community Center at 530 W. Main Street on Tuesday, December 22nd in the morning. Toys are especially needed for young boys and teens.
 
Once again, thank you for helping ensure 500 families and their children will have a Merry Christmas!
 

 
 
 
President Judy Phelps and Secretary Maria Bombara represented the Rotary Club of Santa Paula at the District Conference in Bakersfield this weekend. Judy and Maria were hosted by Bakersfield Breakfast President Jackie Maxwell. The weekend began with a reunion luncheon  held at Jackie's home for the group who traveled together in Brazil last May. Great Rotary fellowship! The evening began with a fun social at The Park at the Mark. Delicious food, reconnecting with old friends and meeting new friends. We were then invited to enjoy First Friday in downtown Bakersfield. Saturday morning celebrated our youth partners; Boys & Girls Club, Interact and Rotaract.
Interact, Youth Exchange and Rotaract members and presenters reminded us to maintain our core values of Service, Fellowship and Ethical Behaviors while asking our members how we will attract the younger members. Respect the differences n our communications. Understand technology is assumed by the millennials. Ensure Rotary service is maintained for generations to come. Why Now? Why Now.
The evening celebrated Rotary and the Sounds of Bakersfield at Buck Owens Crystal Palace. Our keynote speaker was Larry Powell. Larry was quite the inspirational speaker. There was a delicious BBQ dinner and live music by Monty Byrom and The Buckaroos which sparked lots of dancing! Rotarians work hard and play hard to make a difference in our communities, in our world.
 
 

 
 

Dr. Mike Tushla brought Athletics Director, Danny Guzman, to Rotary for an update on fall sports! Did you know Dr. Mike has been the football on field doctor for home and away games for 21 years? Way to go Dr. Mike!

 
 
President Judy Phelps and the Board of Directors welcome the 2015-2016 Rotary year! Many accolades to Immediate Past President Chris Wilson for an outstanding 2014-2015 Rotary year!
 

 
 
 
Jim Lewis of Moorpark Rotary shared his polio story with our club on Monday. Jim reminded us the eradication of polio is still a top priority for Rotary.  Jim is pictured here with President Chris Wilson and Past Presidents and National Immunization Day participants Pamela Lindsay and Nils Rueckert. If you would like to make a donation to continue the work of the eradication of polio, you may mail it to the Rotary Club of Santa Paula, PO Box 809, Santa Paula, CA 93061. For further information about the End Polio campaign, you may contact a Rotarian or reference www.endpolio.org.
Happy New Year!
 

 
 

Congratulations to your Board of Directors: Chris Wilson, President, Judy Phelps, President Elect, Carlos Juarez, President Elect Nominee, Pete Fallini, Treasurer, Maria Sust Bombara, Secretary, Scott Dunbar, Jan Marholin, Rick Araiza, Chris Bartelson, Ginger Gherardi and Guy Cole. Thank you to outgoing directors Paul Skeels, Rich Gallimore and Pamela Lindsay.

 

 
 
Congratulations to the newly elected Board of Directors effective July 1, 2014. Chris Wilson, President, Judy Phelps, President Elect, Carlos Juarez, President Elect Nominee, Jan Marholin, Director, Scott Dunbar, Past President Advisor, Rick Araiza, Immediate Past president, Pete Fallini, Treasurer, and Maria Bombara, Secretary.
 

 
 

Congratulations to Chairman Carlos Juarez, Vice Chairman Jason Cole  and all volunteers for a very successful 2013 Christmas Basket project! We provided an extra Merry Christmas for 500 Santa Paula families.

 
 
 
Rotary Christmas Basket Drive Applications Accepted November 18 and 19, 2013. Donations are being accepted.
 
 
 

We will be dark on Monday, August 19 to celebrate the 90th anniversary of our club on Saturday, August 24 at 5:30 pm at the Glen Tavern for only $30. It is a 1920's theme and we suggest you dress for the period. RSVP to Maria no later than August 20. Space is limited for this incredible party! The invitation is attached with all of the details. It will be the cats meow.

 

 
 
On Monday, August 5, Steve Lazenby of the Santa Paula Fire Department will share the latest about CERT and a new neighborhood program. Ask your families about Bocce Ball and Pizza on August 12 and be ready to sign up! 
 

 
 
RI President Ron Burton has challenged us to Engage Rotary -- Change Lives
 
 
 

Congratulations to President Guy Cole for a fun and very successful year!

Congratulations as well to...

 
 
 
 

Staphany Arriola, Jose Mercado, Alondra Lopez, and Aaron Buenrostro!

 

 
 

The first deposit is due to the fireworks company in March. We want to light up the skies for all of the residents of Santa Paula on the 4th of July. Please send donations to:

Rotary Club of Santa Paula, Fireworks Fund, PO Box 809, Santa Paula CA 93061.Image

 

 
 
 
 

 
 
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  "If there is to be peace in the world, 
There must be peace in the nations. 
If there is to be peace in the nations, 
There must be peace in the cities. 
If there is to be peace in the cities, 
There must be peace between neighbors. 
If there is to be peace between neighbors, 
There must be peace in the home. 
If there is to be peace in the home, 
There must be peace in the heart".
Lao Tzu
 
 
 

Congratulations to Santa Paula High School Interact students Emilio Diego, Angelina Mendoza, John Easterling, Angela Valencia, and Kathya Mateo for participating in and graduating from the District 5240 PRLS class on November 5, 2011 in Thousand Oaks. We are proud of you and look forward to great projects with your leadership!

 

 

 
 
 
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Beware of new email scam claiming to be from Foundation Chair Klinginsmith
A new email purporting to be from Rotary Foundation Trustee Chair Ray Klinginsmith is targeting Rotary members. The email falsely claims that members can become End Polio Now ambassadors if they email club information to a Gmail address within 48 hours. The fraudulent email has the subject line “BECOME AN END POLIO AMBASSADOR” and is sent from a fake email address. This is a scam. Rotary staff is working to resolve the issue. Avoid being the victim of scams by deleting any email that appears suspicious.
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Cultivating peace: Sachin Rane
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Cultivating peace: Summer Lewis
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Speakers
Feb 15, 2016
Feb 22, 2016
Josie Kalbakian
Recology
Feb 29, 2016
Leap Year! Event @ Garmans Pub
Social and Trivia
Mar 07, 2016
Will van Kranenburg, Rotary Club of Templeton
Vocational Training for Orphans in Bolivia
Mar 14, 2016
Mar 21, 2016
Kay Bliss, Rotary Club of Ojai
International Projects
Mar 28, 2016
Anglea Godwin
Ventura County Weights and Measures
Apr 04, 2016
Apr 11, 2016
Apr 18, 2016
Apr 25, 2016
Jannette Jauregui
VC Area Agency on Aging
May 02, 2016
May 09, 2016
Scholarship Dinner
Glen Tavern
May 16, 2016
Katherine Kasmir
Straight Up
May 23, 2016
May 30, 2016
Dark
Memorial Day
Jun 06, 2016
Wilma Melville
Rescue Dog Foundation
Jun 13, 2016
Jun 20, 2016
Jun 27, 2016