It is hard to believe that it has been 9 years since Jim Paddock, Kathy Paddock, Kathi Baldwin, and Glenn Baldwin were at the Rotary International Convention in New Orleans. We had a great time and shared fellowship Rotarians from around the world.
Trees up and decorated at Navigation and Veteran Village
DEC. 16, 2020
The Rotary Club of Placentia donated Christmas trees and decorations for Placentia Veteran's Village and the Navigation Center. Rotarians reached out to brighten the holidays for the under served in our community.
Placentia Rotarians getting ready to stock up Placentia’s five city blessing boxes. These boxes will be used to help those needing a little boost to their holiday food supplies and beyond. You can help this support go even farther by donating $10, $20, or any amount to our online Givsum parter.
Rotary members, Glenn, Kathi, Carol Kennedy, Ron & Sue White, Dottie Rogers & Jim Cole handed out popcorn at the Placentia Library end of the year celebration. This community event hosted by the Placentia Library District is the climax of their summer reading program. The fun activities throughout the summer are designed to engage the whole family and help motivate youngsters to read. It is a great program and the Rotary Club of Placentia has helped with it for many years.
An update from Miss Placentia 2020 Alexandria Steward
NOV. 18, 2020
Our guest speaker was Alexandria Steward, Miss Placentia. She is a junior @ UCLA, majoring in health in society. Alexandria plans to be a pediatric PA. Her platform is mental health and suicide awareness, which became very important to her following a freak accident where she broke her back and suffered a head injury during cheerleading in high school.during her injury, the With Hope Foundation was extremely helpful to her.
Final Prep & Assignments for Halloween Drive Through
The Rotary Club of Placentia packed up hundreds of bags of candy for the city's Halloween Drive Through and final assignments were made for stations at each of the four planned stops. The club members helped to ensure that the event was a big success for all our local residents.
The Halloween Event on Thursday , October 29th, sponsored by the city, will be a drive-thru, occurring @ 4 different locations-the fire station on Valencia Ave., the fire station on Bradford Ave., Placentia City Hall on the corner of Kraemer Blvd. & Chapman Ave. and the Whitten Center on Melrose Ave. from 5-7 PM. The Rotarians are volunteering to pass out candy to the children in the cars as they drive through a location. Contact Kathi Baldwin if you would like to help. (714) 875-5976 The screenshot shows what happens when we all stand to salute our flag at the opening of our virtual meetings.
Marshe Samuel is the Volunteer Coordinator for PATH, the Navigation Center. The center recently celebrated 6 months! 2970 hot meals were donated from July to September. The residents are permitted to bring their pets & they currently have 35 pets, so donations of food, flea treatment, shampoo, etc. is always needed. More food support is needed.