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Club Has Fun Stuffing Backpacks for Lot 318

AUG. 23, 2023

The club assembled binders, folders, paper, pens, pencils, , markers, and various other school supplies, depending on grade to fill over one hundred backpacks for children in grammar, junior and high school.


National Night Out is Back!

AUG. 09, 2023

National Night Out, held in conjunction with the Farmer's Market on Tuesday August first was well attended. We cooked and served free hot dogs.


New District Governor, Roy Jefferson - Official Visit

JULY 26, 2023

This year, our club was one of the first to host the new District Governor for his official visit. Roy Jefferson is a member of the Anaheim Hill club and has been a Rotarian for 31 years.


Demotion Night a Big Hit!

July 05, 2023

We Celebrated a great year lead by President Alice Shiozawa. Kevin & Lorraine Padilla hosted a fantastic BBQ party at their home. The food and fellowship were wonderful, capping a terrific year. Thanks Alice!


Rotary Sponsored Miss Yorba Linda's Outstanding Teen Ashley Lee Going on to State

JUNE 14, 2023

A Bon Voyage send-off was held for the four young ladies now serving our community. Pictured Ashley Lee, Miss Yorba Linda's Outstanding Teen, Chloe Adler, Miss Yorba Linda, Paige Williams, Miss Placentia, Ireland Mercado, Miss Placentia's Outstanding Teen


Chadrika Bhakshi & Jolie Yang
Their RYLA Experience

JUNE 07, 2023

RYLA kept the campers busy with exercises and activities, some easy and fun; some more thought-provoking; others more strenuous. But each had valuable lessons.


City recognizes the Rotary Club of Placentia as a Sponsor of Love Placentia

May 24, 2023

Carolyn Anderson visited our club on behalf of Love Placentia and presented us with as appreciation plaque.


Rotary Connects at Sip & Shop

MAT 17, 2023

At last week's Chamber Sip & Shop Lisa and Kathi talked to new met friends about our club's service work in our community.


Zack Rogers - Service in Mexico and Africa

MAY 10, 2023

Zack Rogers is a senior at El Dorado High School looking forward entering SDUC in the fall. He will be heading to Kenya for a 2 week service trip.


Take a Suitcase, Change a Life

MAY 03, 2023

Carl Eaton explains how Travelers to developing countries can volunteer to take and deliver luggage filled with medical supplies.


Rotary Volunteers to Love Placentia

APRIL 26, 2023

This Saturday we got the teams started with hot sausages while the Kiwanis provided pancakes. Then we assembled 250 hygiene kits. Great fun for all while helping Placentia.


Jo-Ann Creates "Martin's Flying High Chile"

APRIL 19, 2023

Rotary District 5320 annually has a Chili Cook-Off as a fundraiser for Polio Plus. Clubs are encouraged to enter their best chili for a modest fee. Great fun and fellowship for a good cause.


March is Rotary Water and Sanitation Month

MAR 01, 2023

We visited two of several sanitation and clean water stations (restrooms) installed in local schools in 2018. This clean water and safe restrooms were made possible by a Rotary Global Grant by the Rotary Club of Avalon, Xela-AID, District 5320, Rotary Clubs Signal Hill, Los Alamitos/Seal Beach, Hunting Beach, and the host Club of Quetzntenango, Guatemala.


ROP Holds Classes at 25 High Schools in Orange County

April 05, 2023

Amy Choi-Won is Partner Engagement Specialist for North Orange County Regional Occupational Program (NOCROP), and serves as a catalyst for elevating the student learning experience by establishing, strengthening, and leveraging partnerships with the private and public sectors. Photo courtesy Amy Choi-Won


Its Harvest Time

MAR. 15, 2023

The students of Venture Academy did a wonderful job of harvesting 500 pounds of ripe grape fruit at a local home. The members of the Rotary Club of Placentia participate in a local project every few weeks.


Club Charters Troop 723, The Screaming Eagles

FEB. 22, 2023

Founded in 1963 Troop 723 is a long established troop in the Placentia area. The Rotary Club of Placentia is now the Charter organization for this fine youth group.


Candidates Bryanna Myers and Ashley Lee meet our Club

FEB. 15, 2023

Our club continued in it's support of the Miss Placentia / Miss Yorba Linda Scholarship Program by sponsoring two candidates, one for Miss and one for Teen. We also awarded scholarships for the platform which best reflected one of Rotary's 7 Areas of Focus.


Ruben Skipper Elected President of the Placentia Library Friends Foundation

JAN. 25, 2023

Ruben Skipper is the Current president of the Placentia Library Friends Foundation Board. Ruben provided our club with important information regarding upcoming events. Photo courtesy Ruben Skipper


January is National Slavery & Human Trafficking Prevention Month

JAN. 18, 2023

In order to raise awareness, Rotarians are "Riding for Hope" to raise funds. One of our members has already ridden over 80 miles. Pictured here are Alice, Jo-Anne, Al, Kathi, and Glenn wearing blue.


A Second Humanitarian Journey to Ukraine

JAN. 04, 2023

Ward recently returned from a second trip to Ukraine, along with four other members of his church. They took backpacks of medical supplies, some supplied by our club. The supplies were distributed to medical relief teams at locations throughout Ukraine.

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