Rotary Club of Palmdale

 
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Palmdale, CA  93550
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Palmdale Rotary Welcomes the Rotary Interact Club of Pete Knight High School
 
The Rotary Club of Palmdale welcomed six students as official Rotary Interact Club Members from Pete Knight High School on Wednesday, October 18, 2017.  Rather than the usual Wednesday Business Meeting, Palmdale Rotary planned a bit of a surprise and hosted the students at Janice and Sam Garcia’s home with a pizza feed and dessert along with the presentation of the Interact Club’s Certification.  Club Members included: Ivy Ta, Louise Candeloza, Argelee Mamangun, Monica Ayala, Paola Sanchez, Elias Sanchez, and their teacher Liaison Joy McCall. 
 
After feasting on pizza, President Sam Garcia presented the official Certification document to Interact Club President Louise Candeloza.  In addition, each member present received an Interact Club pin.  After the presentation, Sam cut the congratulatory cake and served it to the new Interact Club Members.  It was a fun time for all who attended and a great addition to the Rotary Club of Palmdale. 
 
 
President Sam Garcia Presents the Certification to President Louise Candeloza
 
 
 
 
Interact Club Members with Their Certification and Interact Pins
 
 
 
President Sam Garcia Cuts the Congratulatory Cake
 
 
 
Attending Members (from the left) Elias Sanchez, Ivy Ta, Louise Candeloza,
Argelee Mamangun, Monica Ayala, and Paola Sanchez
 
“The Bubble Girl” Makes a Return Engagement
 
The Rotary Club of Palmdale sponsored the second of two assemblies for Special Needs Children in the Antelope Valley on October 9, 2017.  The assembly was held for the children of Manzanita Pre-School.  Sharon Freeman, Janice Garcia and Valerie Lensing attended the event.  Both a morning and afternoon session were held to entertain the children.  Principal Colleen Sawyer from the Palmdale Discovery Center was also in attendance.  The Bubble Girl drew Oh’s and Awe’s from the kids as she started her routine.  She then brought the children into the show with an interactive performance.  The children loved the show and were especially thankful that they were able to participate in the activities. 
Palmdale Rotary Hosts 8th Annual Oktoberfest
 
On a beautiful late summer afternoon, the Rotary Club of Palmdale hosted its 8th Annual Oktoberfest at Hacienda Lane Ranch in Palmdale.  Over 130 guests attended the event and enjoyed the food, drink, music, fun, and raffles.  Frances Lane once again hosted the Oktoberfest at her beautiful ranch style home. 
 
Besides local friends and neighbours of Palmdale Rotary Members, Rotarians from Lancaster, Rosamond and Santa Clarita joined in on the Festivities.  Our District 5300 Governor, Raghada Khoury, attended as was amazed at the beautiful setting and weather.  Entertainment was provided by Anton Schnitzel and the Merry Makers.  All the traditional polka songs and Oktoberfest music was enjoyed as well as a stirring rendition of the Chicken Dance and the Macarena.
 
Food included roast pork, potato salad, sauerkraut, red cabbage, brats and of course German Chocolate Cake for dessert. Several German Beers were available as well as wine, soft drinks, water and coffee.
 
Barbara Frazier’s Lancaster High School Interact Club provided additional help by serving lunch, selling raffle tickets and distributing raffle baskets to the winning ticket holders.  It was a fabulous afternoon of food, drink and fun.  The pictures tell the whole story.  
High School Students Visit Palmdale Rotary Club Meeting to Form Interact Club
 
On August 30th, seven students from Knight High School and their Teacher/ Representative visited the weekly meeting of the Rotary Club of Palmdale to meet the current Rotary Club Members and introduce themselves as future members of the Knight High School Rotary Interact Club.  Teacher Joy McCall and students: Louise Candeloza, Paola Sanchez, Monica Ayala, Ivy Ta, Marcia Sanchez, Mia Carranza and Argyu Mananjun met with Rotary Club Members:  Sharon Freeman, David Maddock, Tina Borzage, Chuck Church, Janice Garcia, Yolanda Risch, Larry Flores and Sam Garcia to get acquainted begin the process of establishing an Interact Club at Knight High School. 
 
Guests Barbara Frazier, Luanne Arredondo and Holly Liebenow were also in attendance at the meeting.  Barbara is the Teacher/Representative at Lancaster High School for the Interact Club at that school.  She spoke to the students of her experience establishing and growing the Interact Club at Lancaster High.  Barbara has been especially helpful to Palmdale Rotary in providing youth support to Palmdale Rotary events.  Luanne Arredondo spoke to the guests about the support on-line that Rotary provides to both new and existing Interact Clubs.  Holly Liebenow was a guest of Sharon Freeman.  It was a great introductory kick-off to the establishment of the Knight High School Interact Club.
 
 
 
Barbara Frazier Addressing Knight High School Students
 
 
 
Luanne Arredondo Briefing Students on Rotary On-Line Assistance
Palmdale Rotary Holds Demotion Party
 
On Saturday, June 24, 2017 the Rotary Club of Palmdale held their annual Demotion Party for outgoing President Chuck Church at the home of Sharon Freeman.  The event marked the end of Chuck’s year as President and the recognition of Sam Garcia as Incoming President for 2017-2018.
 
Great food and drinks were in abundance at the party.  After lunch Chuck was presented with a plaque of appreciation from the Members of the Rotary Club of Palmdale by Incoming President, Sam Garcia.  Sam spoke to the Club Members and Guests about his vision for the Club for 2017-2018.  Outgoing President Chuck Church then spoke and thanked everyone for attending and thanked the Club Members for their support during the year.  Chuck then presented Club Members Sharon Freeman, David Maddock, Tina Borzage, Janice Garcia and Sam Garcia with Certificates of Appreciation and gifts for their efforts in 2016-2017.  Sharon’s Certificate was for Membership and Youth Service Chair, David’s Certificate was for Community Service Chair and Sergeant-at-Arms, Tina’s Certificate was for Club Treasurer, Janice’s Certificate was for Club Secretary and Sam’s Certificate was for Foundation Chair and President Elect.  Chuck was also presented with a Certificate of Recognition from 5th District Supervisor Kathryn Barger.  Senior Field Representative Donna Termeer presented the Certificate to Chuck on behalf of Supervisor Barger. 
 
Following the speeches and presentations everyone had dessert and sang “Songs we all know” with Olaf Landsgard leading the way on guitar.  It was a great time and everyone enjoyed the afternoon.
 
 
 
 
Food Was Plentiful At The Demotion Party
 
 
 
Time To Dig In
 
 
 
Sam Presenting Chuck His Plaque of Appreciation
 
 
 
Chuck Receiving His Commendation From Donna Termeer
 
 
 
Chuck Presenting Sharon Freeman Her Certificate
 
 
 
Chuck Presenting David Maddock His Certificate
 
 
Chuck Presenting Tina Borzage Her Certificate
 
 
 
 
Chuck Presenting Janice Garcia Her Certificate
 
 
 
Chuck Presenting Sam Garcia His Certificate
 
 
 
The 2016-2017 President, Officers And Board
(From Left: David Maddock, Sharon Freeman, Chuck Church, Tina Borzage, Sam Garcia & Janice Garcia)
 
 
 
Olaf Landsgard Led Our Sing Along To Wrap Up The Afternoon
 
  
Palmdale Rotary Presents Plaque to Walmart
 
After several attempts to get together with Walmart Manager Veronica Jordan, Palmdale Rotary President Chuck Church was able to slow her down long enough to present her with a plaque from the Rotary Club of Palmdale thanking her and her team for their support of our Children’s Shopping Spree in December of 2016.
Veronica thanked our club for the plaque and said that she was looking forward to our event in 2017.
 
 
Palmdale Rotary President Chuck Church Presents
A Recognition Plaque to Veronica Jordan And Her Team
For Supporting the December Children's Shopping Spree
Marcie “The Bubble Girl” Entertains Special Needs 
Students at Ocotillo Elementary School
 
The Rotary Club of Palmdale sponsored the first of two assemblies for Special Needs Children in the Antelope Valley.  Today’s assembly was held for the children of the Palmdale Discovery Center at Ocotillo Elementary School.  Chuck Church, Janice Garcia and Sharon Freeman attended the event and were escorted to the Assembly room by school principal Colleen Sawyer.  Over 100 kids were entertained by Marcie the Bubble Girl.  She drew Oh’s and Awe’s from the crowd as she started her routine.  Marcie started with small bubble tricks and displays and gradually escalated to bubbles measuring three feet in diameter. 
Kids from the audience were asked to help out on stage as the program progressed. Marcie’s final display was to fully engulf the kids in a balloon.  The kids loved the performance and they got a bubble crown before returning to their classrooms.  For the children, this was a stress free fun time in which the children were able to interact with the Marcie on stage. 
The next performance will be at the Manzanita Elementary School in the Fall to kick off the new school year in August or September.
 
 
Marcie Started the Show with Small Bubbles
 
 
 
She Moved on to Larger Bubbles
 
 
 
Then Came Cluster Bubbles
 
 
 
Then Came the Super Bubbles, First a Single
 
 
 
Then Came a Double Super Bubble
 
 
 
Students and Supervisors were Glued to the Performance
 
 
 
All the Grades were in Attendance and Watched the Performance
 
 
 
It was a Great Show for the Kids
 
 
 
Several Kids were Selected to Come on Stage and Assist with the Performance
 
 
 
The Highlight of the Show Took Place When Marcie Totally Engulfed the Kids in a Balloon
 
 
 
Marcie Closed Out the Show with Another Total Bubble Engulfment
 
 
 
 
Tina Borzage Participates in Superbuild 2017
 
For the second year in a row Tina Borzage of the Rotary Club of Palmdale participated in the home building project in Tacate, Mexico.  This year’s project was designated Superbuild 2017 and took place on May 6, 2017.  The project consists of volunteer Rotarians assembling houses on pre-poured slabs.  Tina, being a veteran of the 2016 build was put in charge of the painting detail and did an excellent job.  Walls were erected, roofs completed and windows and doors were installed in one day.  For the new owners, this was probably their first home that they could lock and secure.
 
 
                                     
 
Bus Ride from San Diego to Tacate    
 
 
                          
 
Pre-Poured Slabs Awaiting Walls & Roof   
 
 
                          
 
Walls Go Up First & Are Secured  
                            
 
 
 
Final Wall Is Installed Before The Roof
 
 
 
 
Roof, Windows & Doors Are Installed
 
 
 
 
Home Is Then Turned Over To The New Owners
 
     
Palmdale Rotary Conducts Spring Blowout Sale III
 
The Rotary Club of Palmdale held their 3rd Spring Blowout Sale fundraiser at the Four Points Swap Meet on Sunday, April 9th.  Everything imaginable was available at the rummage sale that day from stereo equipment to knick-knacks to used clothing.  The swap meet draws a large Sunday crowd every weekend and this was no exception.  After a slow start, lookers became buyers and the Club was busy with sales until late afternoon.  The results exceeded expectations and the Club looks forward to next year's sale.
 
 
Booth is Staffed and Ready
 
 
 
Shoe Department
 
 
 
Bicycle Department
 
 
 
Clothing Department
 
 
 
Knick Knack Department
 
 
 
PALMDALE ROTARY HOSTS SUPERINTENDENT'S FIELD DIRECTOR
 
The Rotary Club of Palmdale hosted Donna Termeer as their guest speaker at their weekly meeting on January 25, 2017.  Ms Termeer is the Senior Field Director for recently elected Kathryn Barger (Supervisor for the 5th District in Los Angeles County).   Donna spoke to the Club about her new assignment and what lies ahead for the Antelope Valley.  Although very well known in the AV, Donna is still meeting with all the agencies in the AV to coordinate their goals and concerns to report back to Supervisor Barger.  Donna indicated that with Supervisor Barger being the only conservative on the Board of Supervisors, it may be difficult to achieve large break throughs immediately.  Being in a 4-1 minority, the victories will be small and selective in the beginning.  The Club presented their views on several subjects pertaining to the AV.  The Club asked Donna to watch for areas in which Palmdale Rotary could help the community.  The Club's focus has mostly been on youth oriented projects, but we are open to ideas where we can help out the community.
 
 
PALMDALE ROTARY PRESIDENT CHUCK CHURCH PRESENTING CERTIFICATE OF APPRECIATION TO DONNA TERMEER
 
 
PALMDALE ROTARY HOSTS DISTRICT GOVERNOR
 
The Rotary Club of Palmdale hosted District 5300 Governor Luciano de Sylva, his wife Hazel and Assistant Governor Charlene Melchers at their December 7, 2016 meeting at Gino’s Italian Restaurant.  Others in attendance for the preliminary meeting were Sharon Freeman, Tina Borzage, Janice and Sam Garcia and David Maddock.  Governor Luciano “Lu” de Sylva asked about the Club in general as well as the Club’s membership and activities.  President Chuck Church briefed the Governor on the Club’s budget, membership and goals as established in Club Runner and DACdb.  The Governor was given a printed package containing details on the information provided by the President.  Governor de Sylva expressed his concerns and goals for his year as District Governor and asked if there was anything he could do to help our Club.  Longtime Member David Maddock asked the Governor what the District could do to help support small clubs.  Governor Lu said that he would take David’s question under consideration and do what he could to help.
 
At the conclusion of the Governor/Officers meeting, the remaining Club Members and Guests arrived for dinner.  Everyone enjoyed a delicious meal.  At the conclusion of dinner, Governor Lu de Sylva thanked the Club for all they do for their community, the District and Rotary International.  The Club thanked the Governor and his wife Hazel for attending and presented them with a gift package of wine and glasses.
 
Meeting Photos
 
President Chuck Church, District Governor Luciano de Sylva,
Governor's Wife Hazel and Assistant Governor Charlene Melchers
Reviewing Documents During the Governor/Officer Meeting
 
 
District Governor Luciano de Sylva, Wife Hazel, Charlene Melchers
and Palmdale Rotary Club Members and Guests Ordering Dinner
 

PALMDALE ROTARY HOSTS CHILDREN'S SHOPPING SPREE

 
 
The Rotary Club of Palmdale under the leadership of Committee Chairman David Maddock conducted its 22nd Annual Children’s Shopping Spree at the WalMart Super Center on 10th Street West in Palmdale on December 3, 2016.  Veronica Jordan and her Walmart Team provided the venue for twenty under privileged children from needy families to participate in the shopping spree.  The children came from the Eastside of Palmdale and were selected by Teachers from the school district.  Each child was treated to an early morning breakfast at McDonalds and then escorted by a club member or volunteer throughout the store to shop for family members.  At the completion of shopping the packages were all wrapped with festive holiday wrapping paper and bows for exchange at Christmas.  In addition, each child was given and gift card which they could use at the time or wait until after Christmas to select a gift of their choice.  As in the past, the Rotary Club established two objectives for the shoppers: To learn to budget the funds provided to them and to better understand the meaning of the holiday season in which it is more rewarding to give than to receive.  Those objectives were met again with resounding success.
 

SHOPPING SPREE PHOTOS

 

Interact Volunteers from the City of Lancaster

 

Volunteer Teachers, Rotary President Chuck Church

and Walmart Manager Veronica Jordan

 

Club Member Lori starting out with her little shopper

 

Club Member Janice with her little shopper and Mom

 

Shopper at the checkout register

 

Next Shopper is close behind

 

Volunteer Teachers at the Ready Position

 

Wrappers busily at work

 

First set of wrapped packages

 

Second set of wrapped packages

 

Gotta have an Elfie Selfie

 

Another Family Elfie Selfie

 

Our Rotary Team with Manager Veronica Jordan
 

 

Our 2016 Rotary Team

 

PALMDALE ROTARY HOSTS VALERIE LENSING
(SPECIAL EDUCATION INSTRUCTOR)
 
Valerie Lensing addressed the Rotary Club of Palmdale at their weekly meeting on November 30, 2016.  Valerie is a Special Education Instructor and Therapist for Autistic Children.  Valerie briefed the Club on her work with special needs children at Manzanita School and the Palmdale Learning Center.  A few years ago the Palmdale Rotary Club sponsored a petting zoo for the children that Valerie coordinated.  Because of their special circumstances, it is easier to bring a field trip to the children than to charter a bus or van and take them on a traveling field trip.  With that thought in mind, Valerie’s current focus for the children is to bring them an entirely new field trip event.  The kids are very interested in bubbles and are fascinated by the way they float and drift with the wind.  With that thought in mind, Valerie is entertaining the idea of bringing a Master Bubble Blower to the two school campuses to entertain the children.  Valerie has arranged for two events in the Spring of 2017 and is asking the Club if they could fund some of the cost.  The cost for doing two events at two schools is approximately $800.  The Club has taken it into consideration for funding at least one of the events. 
 
At the conclusion of her presentation, Valerie was presented with a Certificate of Appreciation from the Club for her briefing as guest speaker.
 
 
Valerie Briefing the Rotary Club of Palmdale
 
Valerie Receiving Her Certificate of Appreciation

AARON TURK BRIEFS pALMDALE ROTARY ON EAGLE SCOUT PROJECT

            Palmdale Rotary President, Chuck Church Congratulates Aaron Turk
on the Successful Completion of his Eagle Scout Project
 
 
Eagle Scout candidate Aaron Turk briefed the Palmdale Rotary Club on the successful completion of his Eagle Scout project at their weekly meeting on November 9, 2016.  Aaron's project was to paint and trim the offices at the Grace Resources Center in Lancaster.  Aaron was responsible for obtaining the equipment and supplies to do the painting, scheduling the date for the project, coordinating activities among the staff at the Center and his supporting scouts and of course participating in painting the office.  The project went smoothly and was successfully completed.
 
The Palmdale Rotary Club asked Aaron to speak to his scout troop and remind them to come to us for help when planning their Eagle Scout projects.  Aaron is only a few merit badges away from obtaining his Eagle Scout Award.  We asked him to notify us when he completes his tasks and is scheduled for Court of Honor to receive his Eagle Scout Award.  Job well done Aaron!
 
 

PALMDALE ROTARY HOSTS SPEAKER FROM LA COUNTY ANIMAL Shelter FOUNDATION

Palmdale Rotary President, Chuck Church Presenting
Pauline East with a Certificate of Appreciation
 
 
At its regular Wednesday evening meeting, Palmdale Rotary met with Pauline East from the Los Angeles County Animal Shelter Foundation to find new ways to support activities in the Antelope Valley.  In her presentation, Pauline described the work her foundation does to support the newly constructed animal shelter in Palmdale, California and the other five shelters in Los Angeles County.  The primary concern in working with the County is to help find homes for the animals and work to get lost pets back to their owners.
 
Although the shelter does an excellent job with the budget it is provided by the County, the number of incoming animals far out weighs the outgoing adoptions, resulting in a budgetary shortfall.  The Foundation is focusing on education, training and information directed specifically at children regarding spay and neutering as the downstream means to reduce the influx of new animals coming into the shelter.
 
Palmdale Rotary will continue to remain in close contact with Pauline and the Foundation in hopes of creating a joint project that we can work on together in the near future.  Our thanks to Pauline for her informative presentation.
 
At their April 20th regular Wednesday meeting, the Rotary Club of Palmdale honored John Martinez as their newest Paul Harris Fellow.  John’s recognition as a Paul Harris Fellow brings the club’s total to nine.  All beginning 2015-2016 club members are now Paul Harris Fellows.  In the photos below, President Sharon Freeman presents John with his pin and recognition certificate.  The club’s three new are looking forward to becoming Paul Harris Fellows in the near future.
 
 
John Receiving His Paul Harris Pin From President Sharon Freeman
 
 
John Receiving His Paul Harris Certificate
 
 
In addition to pinning a new Paul Harris Fellow, the club celebrated former President Rosana Budd’s birthday during the meeting.  Rosana was club President in 2013-2014.
 
 
Happy Birthday Rosana
 
 
 
The Rotary Club of Palmdale held their 2nd Spring Blowout Sale fundraiser at the Four Points Swap Meet on Sunday, April 17th.  Everything imaginable was available at the rummage sale that day from stereo equipment to knick-knacks to used clothing.  The swap meet draws a large Sunday crowd every weekend and this was no exception.  Funds raised from the event will be used to support the Rotary Foundation.
Setting Up For The Sale

 
Ready to Open
 
 
 
Sale is Underway
 
 
 
Come and Get It, Before We Throw It Out!
 
 

PALMDALE ROTARY INSTALLS NEW MEMBERS

 
 
The Rotary Club of Palmdale
installed three new members at their weekly meeting on February 17, 2016.  The new members were Lori Chambers, Brandon Youngblood and Lori Troise.  Club President Sharon Freeman conducted the ceremony and welcomed the new members to the club and presented them with their "Welcome to Rotary" packets and membership pins.  District Governor Randy Pote was in attendance as well and assisted Sharon with the ceremony by presenting the new members with District 5300 pins.  The new members are a welcome addition to the Palmdale Club and we look forward to an exciting future with them on board.
 
 
 
 
Club President Sharon Freeman Prepares to Install the New Members
 
 
District Governor Randy Pote Presents District 5300 Pins to Our New Members

pALMDALE ROTARY HELPS START MUSIC PROGRAM

 
 
  In a project that began last summer, the Rotary Club of Palmdale added a new chapter on March 13, 2016 with the delivery of an upright piano to the Antelope Elementary School in Littlerock.  During the summer, Palmdale Rotary took on the project of creating a music program at the elementary school.  The Club conducted a special raffle at their Oktoberfest event at Lane Ranch and raised  $1,000 which went to the purchase of musical instruments from Dana Grossi Music and Guitar Center.
 
The instruments were purchased and delivered to the school in January 2016.  A special ceremony took place on January 21, 2016 at the School District's Board Meeting to thank Palmdale Rotary.  Club President Sharon Freeman accepted a plaque presented by the School Board and the entire Club received hand made thank you cards from the students.  In addition, Palmdale Rotary presented a check to the school to help fund a music instructor for the first quarter of the year.   
 
On March 13, 2016 the Club was able to deliver a piano which had been donated to the program.  The Club is actively working on plans for future contributions to the music program.
 
 

2015 Palmdale rotary children's shopping spree

 
Our Volunteer Helpers with Our Palmdale Rotary Banner Anxiously Await the Kids to Bring
Their Gifts to The Wrapping Table at the 2015 Children's Christmas Shopping Spree
 
 
The Rotary Club of Palmdale conducted its 18th Annual Children’s Shopping Spree at the WalMart Super Center on 10th Street West in Palmdale on December 5, 2015.  Eighteen children from needy families were selected by club members to participate in the shopping spree.  Each child was treated to an early morning breakfast at McDonalds and then escorted by a club member or volunteer throughout the store to shop for family members.  At the completion of shopping the packages were all wrapped with festive holiday wrapping paper and bows for exchange at Christmas.  In addition, each child was given and gift card which they could use at the time or wait until after Christmas to select a gift of their choice.  The club established two objectives for the shoppers: To learn to budget the funds provided to them and to better understand the meaning of the holiday season in which it is more rewarding to give than to receive.  Those objectives were successfully met.
 
 
 
 

Palmdale Rotary recognizes Norm Hickling

 
On February 25, 2015 the Rotary Club of Palmdale recognized Norm Hickling (District Representative for 5th District Supervisor Michael Antonovich) for his long time support to our Rotary Club.  Mr. Hickling has been a strong supporter of the Club for many years and specifically to its annual Children’s Christmas Shopping Spree held each year in early December.  Club President Tina Borzage honored Mr. Hickling with a plaque of appreciation.  We are extremely fortunate and grateful to be able to include Norm as one of our Friends of Rotary.

PALMDALE Rotary HONORS ARIKO JACKSON

 
 
On December 6, 2014 our club conducted its 17th Annual Children's Christmas Shopping Spree held at Wal-Mart Superstore on 10th Street West in Palmdale.  Ariko Jackson, Manager, was instrumental in helping us to orchestrate a successful event. On March 17th Club President Tina Borzage honored Mr. Jackson with a plaque of appreciation.  We are so grateful to be able to include Ariko as one of our Friends of Rotary.
 
RYLA PARTICIPANT SHARES HER ADVENTURE
 
 
We were so fortunate to meet with one of the students that we sponsored to attend this years RYLA -Rotary Youth Leadership Awards camp.  Her name is Jamie Calhousa a student at Palmdale High School. She shared with us her experiences at the weekend event that took place at Thousand Pines Camp in Crestline, CA.on April 17th -19th.  The excitement she gained from her experience at RYLA was infectious. All of our members were impressed with her maturity and goodness and we can tell that she is growing up to be a very special person.
Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) is an intensive, two-and-a-half-day leadership training program for high school juniors in District 5300 chosen for their leadership potential. In addition to the development of leadership skills, RYLA is meant to develop understanding of Rotary among youth participants and reinforce and provide recognition for their efforts, accomplishments, skills and potential as leaders. Rotarians serve as facilitators to the students’ learning and discovery, as well as role models of Rotary ideals of the Four Way Test and Service Above Self.
We look forward to hearing from Jamie again and hope that her desire for "service above self" continues to grow.