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Rotary Played Easter Bunny for 700 Kids in City

Kathi Baldwin

MAR. 24,2021

The Rotary Club of Placentia participated in the Easter Eggcitement drive through held at the Civic Center this Saturday. Previously the club had gathered to assemble the treats in kid sized bags to make it easier to distribute. Saturday President Ward, Hugh, Gae, Roy, Alice, Kathi, and Glenn handed out the treats as car loads of children drove through the paring lot of the Civic Center. A great time was had by all. Some of the kids had fun too!

Rotary Club of Placentia
Wednesday, March 24, 2021

Attendance: Ward, Alice, Turgut, Nate, Elizabeth, Roy, Craig, Kathi, Lisa, Kevin, Hugh, Jim, Glenn. Guest: Chad Zimmerman-AG for the Rotary Club of Placentia.
Ward announced the 1 year anniversary for the PATH/The Navigation Center on Wednesday , March 31 @ 1:00 PM on Facebook.

Alice reminded every one of the Easter EggCitement Event on Saturday March 27, from 9:15-1:00. Several club members have packaged 800 bags of candy to be distributed to families during this drive through event.

Fine Master Hugh Wood-
Happy Bucks-Craig had $5 from Carrie for Albertson’s making 1,000 vaccines available and another $5 for his son’s travels from Syria to Camp Pendleton! Craig also had $1 for being able to celebrate his anniversary next week. Alice had $5 for Clay beginning a new job next week. Jim had $10, Ward had $5 for attending with Ronda, the 10th birthday for LOT 318. There was pizza & cake. Roy had $5 for Mychal continuing to do well in his group home. Chad had happy bucks for his wife’s successful surgery. Kathi had $10 for finally having the opportunity to visit with children and grandchildren. Ward had $5 for the candy filling event. Craig had $1 for scheduling his 1st vaccination on Saturday @ CVS. Lisa had $5 for taking on a new job as a driving instructor.

No Sad Bucks!

Who’s wearing Rotary Bling? Apparently Ward, Alice, Elizabeth, Hugh and Craig are not! $1 fine.

Chad was able to share his appreciation for all of the hard work Rotary has been doing during the pandemic and since he is not a morning person, he expressed his admiration for early meetings as a source of energy and enthusiasm!

Kevin provided information re: Project Connect. Over $500,000.00 has been contributed to the project in Guatemala so far.

Ward announced Placentia has been given the distinction of being Tree City USA and it should tie-in with the city’s project, Urban Forestry Program.

Roy shared the success of the car show on Monday, in the parking lot between Mr. D’s and BofA. He suggested we might be able to provide trophies w/the Rotary Club of Placentia name/logo for $20.00. This could be a very favorable way to promote the club.

The memorial service for Fred Minter is Saturday, March 27 @ 12:00 PM. The information for this virtual service has been provided to all club members.
Meeting on Wednesday, March 31, 2021
Speaker will be from the State Department, program will be on the US and China relations.
Pledge: 4 Way-Test: Inspirational Moment: Craig

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