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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.

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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.

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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.

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JUSA TOPSoccer

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.

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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.

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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.

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Fiber, the Next Step in Connection

FEB. 16, 2022

Geoff Spickler of FIBERCITY OPTIC NETWORK Shares the next step in connecting Placentia to the internet via fiber optic cable

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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The Great Western Trail

0DEC. 8, 2021

Paul shared his love of horses and history of the old west.

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Club Assembly

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Community Prayer Breakfast November 18th

NOV. 03, 2021

Come join us for our annual breakfast of fellowship and thanksgiving. Entertainment provided by Valencia high school choir. Keynote speaker: Fred Ouderkerkein
Sponsored by the Placentia Round Table Women's Club and the Rotary Club of Placentia

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Weekly Fines Raise Funds for Local Projects

OCT. 27, 2021

Roy Redman, our fine master for October good naturedly fleeced our members for silly infractions such as birthdays, not wearing a pin or not knowing an obscure date in history. It is all in good fun as the members donate to local beloved projects.

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Placentia Interact Donates to Polio Plus

OCT. 20, 2021

Interact President Ethan Ly presented a check for $336.50 to Polio Plus. The Interactors raised the funds through donations at the recent Heritage Day Festival. This money will used to help eradicate the last vestiges of Polio world wide.

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Venture Academy Maximizes Students' Potential

OCT. 13, 2021

Bill Greenfield Director of the of PYLUSD Venture Academy Adult Transition Program. Bill is a former Rotarian and Paul Harris Fellow from South OC. Venture Academy encourages students to be as independent as possible in the community. The level of support each student receives is based on individual needs. Venture students are adults, but we encourage parent involvement in helping them complete their education.

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