A few lucky people get to start their Tuesday morning with a group of great Rotarians. Some of those lucky folks are members of the Rotary Club of Vacaville Sunrise. President Damon Tyler managed to reign in Club members while Randy Nelson and Gerry Holzapple received The True Rotarian Award. Two of their Camp Royal students were on hand to share how the camp changed them and to say, "thank you" for the opportunity. Plans are set for the Club's annual kids fishing day on September 28.
In Woodland, President Clyde Brooker is leading his Rotary Club, chartered in 1926, to continue their long standing tradition of "Service Above Self". It was reported 250 people were expected to attend their Charter Night - in 1926! Immediate Past President Les Engelmann was the recipient of The True Rotarian Award with multiple Paul Harris Fellow Awards presented to President Elect Kris Kristensen, Dona Mast and Tim Pettit. Talk about a celebration!
This week we traveled into the Trinity Mountains to visit the Rotary Clubs of Weaverville and Hayfork. The Clubs hosted a reception for Brian and me at Strawhouse on highway 299, a beautiful location right on the river. The weather was perfect, a lovely, cool evening at a beautiful setting. Thank you Weaverville and Hayfork for taking such good care of us!
Our two newest TRUE ROTARIANS are Dero Forslund and Mike Williams from Weaverville. Congratulations both!
Please plan to join me at one of the Membership and Foundation Seminars, aka Summer School, on either Saturday, August 26 in Vallejo or Saturday, September 6 in Redding. The program begins at 8:45 AM with lots of hot coffee and we will wrap it up at 12:45 PM. Lunch is included and there is no fee to attend this event! Please regisster so we have enough seats and plenty of food! REQUEST EZ LINK.