Welcome to the Rotary Club of Fair Oaks
 LOCATION CHANGE NOTICE, THIS WEEK WE WILL BE  MEETING
@ ROUND TABLE PIZZA 9500 GREENBACK LANE FOLSOM, CA

We meet Mondays at 6:45 pm
Fair Oaks

Community Clubhouse

7997 California Ave.

Fair Oaks, CA 95628

 
 
 
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What Have We Been Up To?
Going to Rotaryville?
Register soon or you'll be left behind!
Where is Rotaryville?  It's that relaxed state of a Rotarian's mind when the projects are on hold, and Rotarians are connected and inspired.  It occurs at irregular intervals, and another occurrence is about to happen, this coming October 25-27 at the Peppermill Resort and Casino in Reno.  If you told me that the District 5180 Conference is happening on those same dates, you'd be absolutely correct.  But time is running out, so find out more and register now by clicking here.
 
We hope to see you there!
Fair Oaks Rotarians
Welcome Lovisa!
 
I know you're asking yourself, WHO is Lovisa, and what are the blue and yellow flags all about?  Well, she would be Lovisa Hansson, and if you guessed that was a Swedish flag, you'd be correct.  She is the Rotary Youth Exchange student sponsored by our club; she will be spending the next nine months attending school here in Fair Oaks.  We had a crew of 18 to welcome her to Sacramento; she would be the one standing between her first host mom, Jeanne Carr, and our outgoing student, Charlie Bingaman, who is off to Bolivia soon.
Dunbar Takes the Reins of
Fair Oaks Rotary
 
 
 
The bell rings and the room empties... hey, it's tradition.  Then the little kids lure the adults back in with... Transformers?   Really?  It all made sense when incoming club president Dennis Dunbar revealed the club theme for the year... Connect to Transform Lives.  It was a good start to what looks like another great year for the Rotary Club of Fair Oaks.
Fair Oaks Rotarians
Get Inspired in Hamburg
 
 
  
What's inspiring about Hamburg, you might ask.  Well, it was the Rotary International Convention, which welcomed 25,000+ Rotarians from 170+ countries for five days of learning, inspiration and hanging out together.  Eighteen members of the Fair Oaks club had so much fun attending this one, that it looks like next June in Honolulu may see even more going!
Big Day Of Service...
Isn't That Every Day at
Fair Oaks Rotary?
 
 
 
  
 
Well, this Big Day of Service was a special one, because a bunch of people besides Rotarians got to discover the joy of service.  We did our gig with our good partner, the Fair Oaks Rec & Park District, as part of their annual It's My Park Day.  Twenty of us turned out to drag previously cut tree branches to a chipper-shredder, a task for which most of us were eminently qualified.
  
We did so well that we had time to rest and eat.  By the way, when lunch was served, it was obvious that a Rotarian had not planned it, since is was mostly "real" food, like sandwiches; fortunately, as we were finishing eating, someone came by with Rotary food (cookies, though anything sweet would do).  All in all, a really nice day, and I'm guessing that we'll be back next year.

Our club is pleased to announce grant funding for up to $1,000 per project for charitable and educational activities to benefit children and senior citizens in the local community.

Application deadlines are October 1, January 1, and April 1.

Funding is budgeted annually July 1 to June 30 and is available until funds are depleted.  Click Here to Download the application. 

 
Rotary People of Action