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on Oct 08, 2015
District 5180 Governor Glenn Fong visited the Mighty Rotary Club of West Sacramento. Glenn's wife (Elise) and daughter (Katie) attended with him and took part in presenting this year's District theme. Assistant Governor Judy Foote was also in attendance as she introduced Glenn to the Club. As part of the meeting, Governor Fong inducted the club's newest member, Jonathan Barrett.
Membership Chair Tim Kwong and President Heine Roikjer welcome the Club's newest members, Thomas Radcliff and Martin Gorozzo.
The Mighty Rotary Club of West Sacramento started the year on a high note. President Heine Roikjer came with assembly instructions. In addition, the Club inducted 2 new members, Kent Ramos and Erica Leonard.
West Sacramento Rotarians planted trees at Bridgeway Island Park.
Four West Sacramento Rotarians, Ken Wilson, Paul Kolarik, Luan Christ, and Bob Collins along with River City High School Interact member Eric Arauza spend a week in Tijuana Mexico building a home for the Castro Valle family.
The walls go up on the Tijuana house.
The crew hard at work.
Paul Kolarik hands over the keys to the Castro Valle Family.
Eric Arauza presents “Blankets of Love” made by the River City High School Interact Club.
A full crew of Rotarians, family, and friends helped out with a Community Service project at the home of
Caity Silva fends off her attacker with Krav Maga and is able to protect her phone.
The West Sacramento Rotary Club's Anniversary Dinner recognized Past Presidents. Fidel Castro (Dave Kamminga) even made an appearance. The following Past Presidents were recognized: John F. Kennedy (Ken Wilson), Bill Clinton (Andy Wallace), Woodrow Wilson (Mark Engstrom), Ronald Reagan (Jim Cahill), Richard Nixon (Dick Marshall), Teddy Roosevelt (Jeff Post), William Taft (Drew Gidlof), Abraham Lincoln (Bob Collins) and Ulysses Grant (Tim Carnahan).
The Mighty Rotary Club of West Sacramento held it Annual High School Speech Contest. Under the leadership of Youth Leadership Chairs, Joanie Kapell and JoAnn Moffett, three outstanding students from River City High School Competed. The winner will compete at the Area Contest to be held in at the Elk Grove City Hall on March 24th.w
Superheroes, like Andy Wallace aka Superman, and others can show you how to enjoy a life of service above self with Rotary International. Join members of the Mighty West Sacramento Rotary club for lunch on Fridays, at 12:15 p.m. at the Club Pheasant Restaurant, 2525 Jefferson Blvd., West Sacramento.
Seven members of the West Sacramento Rotary Club each donated $100 to ALS Research and $100 to the West Sacramento Rotary Education Foundation for the privilege to have buckets of ice water dumped over their heads. Nine other Rotarians each donated $50 to the West Sacramento Rotary Education Foundation on October 24 at the Club Pheasant. Photo by Dave Kamminga