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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.


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.


Letty Gali - LOT 318

NOV. 19, 2022

LOT 318 has made such a difference in the community that it has now begun operating in a second location. The name is derived from 1Johs 3:18 - Loving Others in Truth. The focus: Invest in a Child, Change a Generation, Build a Community.


Rotary Club of Placentia Sponsors HIS-OC in District "Art for Peace"

NOV. 09, 2022

The Rotary Club of Placentia sponsored HIS-OC participants in the District "Art for Peace" project. One adult and six children submitted their drawings. First place drawings will compete at the District.


November is Rotary Foundation Month

NOV. 02, 02022

Under Kevin & Lorraine's leadership, our club has been the lead for three Foundation Grants centered on Quetzaltenango Guatemala. The first grant provided water and sanitation facilities. The Second grant provided school facilities. Third added computer labs and WIFI to the school.


Todd Spitzer Updates Club on Crime Fighting in OC

OCT. 26, 2022

The Rotary Club of Placentia hosted a community meeting with OC District Attorney, Todd Spitzer. Local civic leaders were anxious to hear how Mr. Spitzer was differentiating OC from LA County.


Our Annual Corazon Build is in March.

OCT. 19, 2022

Rotary District 5320 will hold the 9th annual Corazon House build in March and it will include a sanitation system. If you are interested in helping with this project.Let us know ASAP. Spots are filling up quickly.


Cooking Pancakes for Heritage Day

OCT. 12, 2022

The Rotary Club of Placentia has been cooking pancakes at Heritage Day for fifty years. Many in the community know it wouldn't be Heritage Day without a Rotary pancake breakfast. Thank you to Loaded Cafe' for your generous food donation. Thank you to Golden State Coffee Roasters for your delicious coffee.


Katie Savant - CSUF Director of Local & Community Relations

OCT. 05, 2022

Our program speaker was Katie Savant. She has had a varied career. She is currently the Director of Local & Community Relations at CSUF. 41,000 students attend CSUF, many the first in their families.


Cowabunga and Such Matters

SEPT. 28, 2022

The last few weeks we have been focused on club business, Cowabunga, and such matters. Therefore, we have not had any speakers. But we have been busy!


LOT 318 Backpack Distribution

AUG. 31, 2022

LOT 318 backpack distribution took place last week at the Gomez Center and at Cypress Street. The kids were so excited to receive their own backpacks! Thank you to all who helped with the stuffing and distributions!


Hands-On Project
Backpack Stuffing ph 1

AUG. 24, 2022

Last week, we had a hands-on project: stuffing the pencil cases for our Backpack project. Many hands make for short work.


Club Social at Rembrandt's

AUG. 17, 2022

Last week's Tuesday evening social was held at Rembrandt's. The gathering included a neighbor interested in community service. We shared how our club could help fulfill that interest.


Club Assembly with District News!

AUG. 08, 2022

District Membership and Foundation training workshops will be at the District office. Sign up now.


Members Reflect on RI Convention 2022

JULY 27, 2022

This past June, Kathi & Glenn Baldwin, Kevin & Lorraine Padilla, and Turgut & Maria Cakiraga attended the RI Convention in Houston. There were great opportunities to get to know Rotarians from around the world.


Rotary Club of Placentia Honors Letty Galli of LOT 318

JULY 20, 2022

The club was able to honor Letty Galli of LOT 318 with a Paul Harris! Letty gives so much of herself to provide guidance, love, and support to the youth in our at-risk community.

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