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Wednesdays at Noon at Claim Jumper in Temecula
We not only met, but exceeded, our goal in raising more than $55,000 for the service projects of Rotary! Thank you especially to our Presenting Sponsor, Pechanga Resort & Casino, for their financial support and delicious Italian cuisine served in style at the event. Thank you to all the generous food and beverage establishments who provided delectable items representing areas around the world! What a wonderful night of food & fun for a great cause! The funds raised at the Taste of the World will support:
Holiday Food Baskets & Children’s Gifts for locals in need
High School Scholarships
Local Wounded Warriors & other Military families
Youth Leadership Camps for middle and high school students
Books for Temecula pre-schoolers
Junior Rotary Clubs in 6 local schools promoting service
Rotary International Youth Exchange for high school students
International Projects for Clean Water, Orphanages, Schools & Child Nutrition
And much more…..
The Rotary Club of Temecula Scholarship Program provides financial help to students in the local community of Southwest Riverside County.
The program targets High School seniors who plan to enroll in full time undergraduate study for the entire academic year at a two-year community college, college, university, or vocational/trade school. Scholarship recipients’ eligibility is determined based upon on their service work in the community. Other important criteria include academic record, honors, work experience, and personal goals and aspirations stated in the application. Unusual personal or family circumstances are also considered. (For example: a life-threatening illness, a personal tragedy or acute financial need would be considered.)
The Scholarship Action Committee will award scholarships that are up to $1000 each. (The amount and/or number of awards may change every year based on club fundraising efforts.)
This scholarship program is administered by The Rotary Club of Temecula Scholarship Action Committee. The committee is comprised of local business owners, employees of local companies, and/or officers of local non-profit organizations.
Application Period and Notification of Winners
Applications from qualified individuals will be accepted between Janurary 15, 2015 and April 3, 2015. Winners will be notified by April 30, 2015. (A date will be announced for the award presentations).
Payment and Obligations
Payments will be paid directly to the grantee. Recipients shall update their contact information as it changes and current school status with the Rotary Club of Temecula Scholarship Action Committee during the applicable academic year.
The Rotary Scholarship Action Committee reserves the right to review the conditions and procedures of this scholarship program and to make discretionary changes at any time.
Father, Sailor, Survivor, Speaker and Author.
A veteran blue water sailor, John undertook a life's dream in sailing around the world with his wife Jean and their four children aged three through 14. Their sailing classroom delivered the maritime world in all its beauty and with it the responsibilities of running a ship at sea. A life that sometimes meant hard work in hard places, and facing truths about yourself and each other that were hard to swallow. Two years and 18,000 sea miles later, came a violent shipwreck, ending their voyage on a submerged coral reef deep in the South Pacific while on passage to Australia. Breaking seas pitched tons of seawater upon the Silverwood's and their vessel EMERALD JANE, a 55’ catamaran, their baptism to a long night and day of unimaginable pain, terror and despair.Read more...
Second generation California native. Graduated from San Jose State University with a Bachelor’s in Chemistry, University of the Pacific with a DDS, and the University of California San Francisco with a Certificate in Orthodontics. Vietnam veteran. Adjunct Assistant Professor of Orthodontics at the University of the Pacific. Practiced in Livermore, California before retiring and moving to Mountain Center.
Joined Rotary in 1985 as a Charter Member of the Rotary Club of Tracy, California. Served many roles in District 5330 and continue to do so. District Governor 2009-10. Established the Southern California-Nevada Division of the Rotary leadership Institute. 2016 Southern California-Nevada PETS Chair.
Married to Sue for 51 years. She is currently an Assistant Governor. We are both Major Donors and Bequest Society Members of The Rotary Foundation.
ROTARY WORLD PEACE CONFERENCE 2016
An overview of the January 15-16, 2016 Conference. As one of the six Avenues of Focus, Peace and Conflict Resolution is a major focus, and objective, for Rotarians. The presentation will address the following key questions: Why do we need a Peace Conference? What does conflict look like? How does the USA rank among other countries in the Global Peace Index? What can Rotary and Rotarians do promote peace and resolve conflict? What tools can I use to accomplish this?
This is an “eye-opening” presentation….not to be confused with an anti-war rant.
Rotary has a long history of supporting our military. The Rotary Club of Temecula has picked up on that tradition and created The Military Family Support Project. Our project is simple in its very own nature. Listen to the issues facing our local Military Personnel, and their families, and apply the necessary resources that are needed to resolve the issue.