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Paso Robles Rotary Club supports local community organizations 


Over the past six months, the Paso Robles Rotary Club has contributed funds to many local community organizations. Club President Gail Tannehill-Llyod recently summarized the club’s activities:

Support for community causes

  • Made in the Shade Shelter for a playground – $2500
  • El Paso Robles Historical Society – $500
  • Boys and Girls Club – $5,000
  • Paso Robles Youth Arts – $3,000
  • Loaves and Fishes – $1,000
  • CAPSLO – meals at the Senior Center – $1,000
  • Thanksgiving in Paso Robles – $500
  • EOD Warriors foundation – $250
  • Skills USA – $3,000
  • Boy Scouts – $2,500
  • PREA – Trip to the Tolerance Museum for students – $1,300
  • Grizzly Academy – $100
  • Skills USA – $3,000
  • Morningstar Youth Ranch for children’s horse therapy – $2,000
  • CASA – $2,000
  • RYLA for Interact Students – $3,850
  • Rancho El Choro Education Center – $1800
  • Winemaker Cook-Off with proceeds going to our local student scholarships – $75,000
  • Upcoming Golf Tournament which funds most of the youth-related donations noted above

Support for international causes

  • Queretaro Mexico – $200 to help build bathrooms in a Daycare Center with a group of 11 Rotary Clubs
  • Rotoplast –  Cleft palate surgery in impoverished areas – $500
  • Grace Center in Zambia- Education center for young girls to keep them out of sex trafficking – $2,100
  • Vision clinic in Belize with 6 people from our club going to distribute 500 pairs of glasses – $500

Community service by club members

  • Old Timers lunch for several hundred Old Timers
  • Hosted lunch for football players before the Paso Robles Bearcats and Atascadero Greyhounds game
  • Salinas River Clean-up Day with Interact students
  • Dictionaries distributed to local school children
  • Peace Conference with Paso Robles Sunrise Rotary Club
  • Salvation Army Bell Ringing
  • Belize vision clinic in March
  • 4-way Test Essay Contest
  • Judging skills USA state competition
  • Support and Interaction with our Interact Club

 

The Paso Robles Rotary Club meets every Thursday at noon at the Paso Robles Inn Ballroom. For information about membership in the Paso Robles Rotary Club, contact Membership Chairman John Fisher. Follow the club on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/pasoroblesrotaryclub/.

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