Activities and Accomplishments, 2008-2009
July 4, 2008
Organized and put on Community 4th of July Fireworks ($20,000.00 raised) 6,000 people in attendance!!!
CLUB PROJECT -Organized and put on “Pioneer Pass” Golf Tournament to benefit Morongo Basin Historical society.
Donated $500.00 to the Yucca Valley High School Football Boosters for ongoing team support. (club photo for Football
Assisted the Braille Institute financially, hosted Guide dog training program
Provided support for the Reach Out Morongo Basin “Parade of Homes” event.
Provided candy and treats for the Morongo Basin Mental Health Association yearly Halloween Trick or Treat event.
Provided support for the Morongo Basin Special Olympics bowling competition. Purchased trophies and helped with
CLUB PROJECT - $500.0 as part of matching grants with African Club and District 5330 to provide Mosquito Netting -
CLUB PROJECT - Partnered with 29 Palms Rotary and Marine Corps to put on “Toys for Tots” motorcycle run. Raised
$5,000 and a full semi-truck full of toys!
Donated $500.00 to assist with local “Tender Loving Christmas” event in Yucca Valley
CLUB PROJECT - Provided toy pledges from members and financial support for the “Dreams for Kids” program
CLUB PROJECT - Club Service put on holiday party for our Rotary Club
CLUB PROJECT - Club sponsored and produced “Miss Yucca Valley Scholarship Pageant, proceeds given out as
CLUB PROJECT - Organized and presented local “4-Way Speech Contest”
CLUB PROJECT - Organized and presented “Youth Musical Competition”
Provided financial support for the Morongo Basin Humane Society, facing closure after the loss of grant funds. Were able
to keep no-kill facility open.
CLUB PROJECT - Began process for Nepal Medical Clinic Project, International Service - ongoing
CLUB PROJECT - Partnered with 29 Palms Rotary to organize and put on “Firefighters Appreciation Dinner” to honor top
firefighters from eight agencies, Federal, State, County, and local!
Reorganized “Yucca Valley Rotary Foundation” as a 501(c)3 charitable organization.
Assisted the Boys and Girls Club of the Morongo basin with support for their new “Teen Center” facility.
Partnered with American Legion to send local students to “Boy’s State”
CLUB PROJECT - Sent local six High School Students and one Rotary Club member counselor to RYLA Camp, Youth
Provided financial and Club Support for Boys and Girls Club “Night at the Races”
CLUB PROJECT - Had “Rotarians-at-work” team in the Yucca Valley “Relay for Life” event raising funds for the American
CLUB PROJECT - Partnered with 3 other local clubs to put on “Shoes that Fit” bicycle ride to raise money for shoes for
Provided funds to send a Yucca Mesa Elementary School student to Science Camp on Catalina Island.
CLUB PROJECT - Sent 4 Junior High Students and one Rotarian counselor from our club to PRYDE Camp
CLUB PROJECT - Operated the beer booth at the annual “Grubstake Days” Community Fair.
CLUB PROJECT - Organized a put on “Guns and Hoses” competition between local Firefighters and Sheriff’s Deputies.
Funds went to Fire and Sheriff’s Explorers programs.
CLUB PROJECT - Organized fund-raising softball Tournament to benefit the Tri-Valley Little League
CLUB PROJECT - (President’s Project) - Presented the Town of Yucca Valley with new, remote control, LED lit scoreboard
for town’s softball fields
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