is an organization of business and professional leaders united worldwide who provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and help build goodwill and peace in the world.
was established in 1974 with a provisional board. On May 5, 1975, this new club was admitted to Rotary International. Today our club has grown to be the largest in the area.
Mike Noon successfully completed the 4 way test challenge. Way to go Mike!
15 second commercials: Bill LaForge is a Psychologist in Temecula specializing in anxiety and stress reduction, his company is Center for Transitions. Dave Frank is a CPA, working with a full service firm Donald McLean & Co. and does corporate and personal taxes. Rachel Mason is the Executive Director for Hemet Hospice Volunteers and Community Hospice Services providing resources for hospice patients. She announced they have just broken ground for Arbor Hospice House which will be the first dedicated hospice home in the entire Inland Empire.
Mark Van Dinter had the distinction of being the only member present not wearing his Rotary pin, $23 was the fine. If you have lost your pin or need a spare, please see Barbara Rubin to purchase a new one. Regular pins are $5.00 Magnetic pins are $8.00 (cash please!).
On December 25th every year we participate in the Community Christmas Dinner at the Temecula Community Center at 28816 Pujol Street. From 11am to 4pm Christmas Dinner is served to anyone who comes whether they arrive on horseback, on foot or in a limo, it doesn’t matter. There are no conditions or requirements. Our club volunteers to help serve and provide pies, to volunteer call Sheila Greico at 909-816-1204. If you didn’t get a chance to donate a pie, there is still time and you can add it to your Rotary bill. Marie Calendars is giving us the special price of $7 per pie for this dinner.Read more...
Invocation – Todd M., Pledge – Bruce C., 4-way challenge – Gary T. Another day at Rotary – Priceless!
Peace is Possible, and on November 13, 2011 Rotarians and peacemakers on the west coast gathered in Palm Springs at the Palm Springs Convention Center to discuss this very theme at the Rotary Peace Conference. This event, hosted by Rotary International Director Ken Boyd is one of a series that have taken place throughout the world.
Keynote Speaker, Arun Gandhi, grandson of Mohandas Gandhi, shared his views on non-violence with riveting and unique reflections on the personal and historical legacy of his grandfather, Mohandas Gandhi.
Donna and Raj represented our club at the Multiculural Feastival.
We celebrated our Military and Veterans in this special program which began with the Temecula Valley High School ROTC presenting the colors and leading our pledge as well as a great military singing of the Star Spangled Banner.
President Debbie gave updates on former club member Harry Shank who is still at Scripps LaJolla and will remain there for an extended stay. Joan Sparkman has been suffering from severe Vertigo and spent several days in the hospital last week but is home now.She also reported that at last weekend's District Conference and Foundation Gala our club was recognized for having the most dollars to contribute as well as the most Paul Harris Fellow's awarded at one meetingRead more...
A great turnout for a terrific special speaker – John Capps; there were so many guests President Debbie didn’t fine anyone! John’s presentation about the many wonderful projects Rotary does as well as his personal passion for Rotary was very inspiring, and he made most of laugh more than once!
Winners of the 15 second commercials were: Wendy Cramer who is for the short term a partner in a computer company. Mark Van Dinter is a bill collector specializing in insurance companies. Jon Atwood is co-owner of Toyota of Temecula franchise and the largest used car dealership in town. Read more...
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.