Our weekly meetings and more
For Ethan Ly RYLA was emotional and inspiring
May 25, 2022
Ethan LY and Jackson ,both Interactors from Valencia high school shared their experiences at RYLA. The Rotary Youth Leadership Awards was live this year after last year's experiment in virtual camp.
The HomeShare OC Program
May 18, 2022
HomeShare OC matches are living arrangements between two unrelated individuals. College students enrolled in school are matched with a homeowner who has a spare room available to rent. The mission of HomeShare OC is to provide students an opportunity to pursue their educational goals, while enriching the lives of seniors through shared housing. If you are a student who needs assistance with affordable housing please read more about our program and fill out a Student Interest Form so that we can contact you and talk more about your needs.
The Four-Way Test
MAY 05, 2022
The Four-Way Test is a nonpartisan and nonsectarian ethical guide for Rotarians to use for their personal and professional relationships. The test has been translated into more than 100 languages, and Rotarians recite it at club meetings:
Of the things we think, say or do
1. Is it the TRUTH?
2. Is it FAIR to all concerned?
3. Will it build GOODWILL and BETTER FRIENDSHIPS?
4. Will it be BENEFICIAL to all concerned?
Rotarians Share their Business Stories
April 27, 2022
Debbie and Bob share their family business with our club. They spoke about the importance of branding. Their customers are businesses that want to be top of mind with branding and professional printing all at an affordable price.
Dollar Signs is a full service Printing Business that specializes in the following: Posters, Flyers, Booklets, Brochures, Postcards, Coroplast Signs, Business Cards, Window Clings, Indoor Banners, Outdoor Banners, Graphic Designs, Stickers and MORE...
Decommissioning San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station
APRIL 20, 2022
Southern California Edison is safely decommissioning San Onofre in full compliance with state and federal regulations. We are doing so in a timely manner, while sharing information and updates with the public.
Ashley Nelson, Miss Placentia heads to Duke University School of Law
APRIL 06, 2022
Ashley Nelson has competed in the Miss America Program for eight years and has held five titles. She graduated from Esperanza high school and is a recent graduate of University of Berkeley has been accepted to Duke University School of Law. She spoke to the club about the benefits of the program.
Placentia Fire and Safety
MAR. 22, 2022
On July 1, 2020 the Placentia Fire and Life Safety Department began their first shift. The primary mission of the Department is the delivery of life safety services. The department provides 24-hour emergency response to a wide variety of critical situations, including fires, medical emergencies, accidents, and miscellaneous public assistance requests.
MAR. 16, 2022
Junior United Soccer Association: The Outreach Program for Soccer
TOPSoccer is a modified version of the game of soccer. It was designed to provide opportunities for athletes with disabilities. It provides affordable opportunity for fitness, fun, and building self-esteem. Modifications are made to the game to allow full participation and enjoyment for each athlete. One-on-one assistance is available to those who are in need of it. TOPSoccer offers a recreational, leisure approach to the game of soccer.Currently, the CYSA-South is promoting the development of new clubs and individual teams of TOPSoccer players throughout the seven districts.
Cowabunga Save the Date!
MAR. 02, 2022
Join the Rotary Club of Placentia for our 13th Annual Cowabunga Community Cookout! Fill your plate with OC's best BBQ and all of the fixings your heart desires, while you enjoy live music and sip on local craft brews. All proceeds will benefit local and international causes. Cowabunga 13 is September 17, 3-8 pm.
Runnin Down a Dream
FEB. 23, 2022
Art shared his national three month road trip in a rented Class B RV. He and Lordes planned this very ambitious tour with scheduled stops at National and State parks throughout the country to coincide with visits with friends and family all over the country. What an amazing trip.
Higherground OC Ministers to Kids Most at Risk
JAN. 26, 2022
The goal of Higher Ground is to promote positive educational habits, strong interpersonal skills, and a sense of empowerment in the local youth. We are overjoyed to experience how involvement with Higher Ground has inspired kids to chose a better path in life.
Colonel Jo-Anne Martin (Ret) Craft Talk
JAN. 19, 2022
Jo-Anne gave an engrossing craft talk about her remarkable career with the United States Air Force. Her reciting of her background and professional accomplishments kept the audience spellbound throughout the presentation.
What is polio?
JAN. 12, 2022
Polio, or poliomyelitis, is a paralyzing and potentially deadly infectious disease that most commonly affects children under the age of 5. The virus spreads from person to person, typically through contaminated water. It can then attack the nervous system.
Everyone Counts - January 25 - 27
JAN. 05, 2022
The Point In Time is a biennial count and survey of people experiencing homelessness on a given night during the last ten days in January. The count provides vital information that helps the County of Orange and the Orange County Continuum of Care better understand homelessness in the community and guides the response to homelessness in Orange County. In 2019, the County of Orange launched Everyone Counts OC to support the effort.
DEC. 01, 2021
Hugh chaired a discussion of club leadership roles for 2022/23. He asked that we think of stepping up as opportunities for greater service to both the club and the community.
Youngest Member Maverick Shuck, Gives Craft Talk
NOV. 24, 2021
At nineteen years old Maverick is the youngest member that we have ever had in the eighty five years our club has been around. Maverick is in his first year at Chapman University. He entered college as a sophomore, excelling in scholastic efforts just as we have seen him do in everything else does.
Zoot Presents Oral Biography of Rotary Founder Paul Harris
NOV. 17, 2021
Zoot Velasco, President of Fullerton Rotary Club gave an entertaining and enlightening view into the early life of Paul Harris. We heard familiar things and new things about the Founder of Rotary.
Fisher House Southern California | Supporting America's Military
NOV. 10, 2021
The Fisher House Southern California Program is a 25-year-old unique private-public partnership that supports America's military in a time of need. Fisher House Foundation builds comfort homes where military and veteran families can stay free of charge, while a loved one is receiving medical care at military and VA medical centers.
These homes are located at military and VA medical centers around the world. As November 2020, there are 91 Fisher Houses located on 25 military installations and 40 VA medical centers in the U.S., Germany and the United Kingdom.