Our club heard a powerful message on June 4th from Opal Singleton, President and CEO of Million Kids -- an organization dedicated to the prevention of child trafficking. Opal meets with business executives, city and county officials, community action groups and concerned individuals to explore ways that they can strengthen the fight against trafficking in their community. From exploring safe haven for a teenage victim who has been exploited through prostitution to working with corporations that employee thousands of laborers, Opal uses her background and experience to find creative solutions to stop trafficking.Read more...
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FOUR LOCAL CITIZENS RECEIVE VOCATIONAL SERVICE AWARDS FROM THE ROTARY CLUB OF TEMECULA FOR THEIR SERVICE TO THE COMMUNITY.
Pictured: David Neault, Jami McNees, Kim Kelliher, Trisha Sheas, Bernard Truax, Walt Allen, Bud Kane, Mike Noon, Kevin Vernon. Photo Credit: Todd Montgomery.
Vocational service is one of Rotary’s “Avenues of Service” and encourages members to serve others through their professions and to practice high ethical standards. Each October Rotary Club members nominate distinguished members of the community that exemplify service above self through their careers upholding high ethical standards. In previous years the club has honored only one or two recipients but according to program chairman Kevin Vernon “it has become clear that even in the toughest of times there are many business people in the Temecula Valley who give of their time in extraordinary ways”. In addition to being recognized and thanked by Rotary each recipient received a check for $100.Read more...
Rotary Club of Temecula 14th Annual Music Contest Winners- from left to right: Julie Ngo Program Co-Chair, Rachel Mason Club President, Breanna Ohler(1st Place, Flute); Tessa Fabritius (Trombone), Anya Corse (Piano) Sally Myers. Photo by Todd Montgomery
The Rotary Club of Temecula held its 14th Annual Music Contest on February 27th 2013 at the Temecula United Methodist Church. Three students competed in the instrumental category including flute, piano and trombone.
Prize money for first place was $400 and each of the other participants was awarded $75 for competing. The first place contestant advances to participate in the Rotary District 5330 semi final and final competitions to be held at the University of Redlands set for March and April this year. In addition the judges had the option to advance up to three students based on their evaluation of the performances.Read more...
August 8, 2013 by bicolmail
NAGA CITY — The Rotary Club of Metro Naga D-3820 is the recipient of a $6,425.00 matching grant from the Rotary Foundation of Rotary International in support of their advocacy for clean water.
The Rotary Club of Temecula and Rotary Club of San Bernardino Sunset D-5330 raised $3,500.00,which was matched by the Rotary Foundation. The Rotary Club of Temecula will coordinate the project internationally in partnership with the Rotary Club of Metro Naga.
The initiative of Donna Gandhi Clean Water Liaison Officer of the Rotary Club of Temecula , Rachel Mason President of RC Temecula, and DGSC Kent Demuth D 5330 were key factors in awarding the grant to the Rotary Club of Metro Naga.
Grant funds for $38,458 was presented to Centro Oncologico Pediatrico of Tijuana on June 22nd by Tijuana Milenio Minarete Rotary Club, Temecula Rotary Club and Lake Elsinore Rotary Club members. Tom Thomas from Lake Elsinore RC and Kent Demuth from Temecula RC represented Rotary District 5330. The Rotary Grant was funded by contributions from Murrieta, Temecula, Menifee, Lake Elsinore, and Tijuana Milenio Minarete Rotary Clubs with matching funds from Rotary District 5330 (Riverside County area), District 4100 (Baja and North Western Mexico) and The Rotary Foundation.Read more...