ROTARY CLUB OF FOOTHILL HIGHLANDS

 
 
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Foothill-Highlands Rotary Club Foundation is a
non-profit 501(c)(3)organization.

EIN 68-0392810

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Weekly Meeting Time/Place:

Welcome to our Club!

Foothill Highlands

Service Above Self

We meet Mondays at 12:15 PM
Lions Gate Hotel at McClellan Park
3410 Westover Street
North Highlands (McClellan), CA  95652
United States
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What Have We Been Up To?

Back-to-School Backpack Project

Foothill-Highlands Rotarians began collecting donations of new backpacks in mid-August and collected them until last Wednesday. Our Immediate Past President took the backpacks to the Pacific Charter Institute which supports the Heritage Peak Charter School and the new backpacks were distributed to students in need. We collected 35 backpacks which surpassed our goal of 20.

 

Making a difference in our community one backpack at a time.

Having a Great Time While Raising Funds for the Homeless.
 
The World’s Longest Teeter-Totter made its annual appearance at the 23rd California Brewers Festival on Saturday, September 16th and was available to Festival Goers for the ride of their lives.   Foothill-Highlands Rotarians with the help of Point West Rotarians joined with Sac State Rotaractors at Discovery Park to raise money for the Rotaractors Project to assemble much needed hygiene kits for distribution to the homeless in Sacramento. 
 
 
 
Estate Sale Fund Raiser Saturday, July 29th from 9:00 a.m.—6:00 p.m. in the parking lot of Walnut Whitney Dental Offices. Sale items were picked up from storage Friday night and stored in a rental truck over night.. 
Photos by Dominic Mecklenburg Lee Wiggins and Richard Hansen
President Roland Wright hard at work loading left over items to be returned to storage for our next sale.
Team Mecklenburg
 Great Job Selling Balloon Pops 
(More photos by Mary Mecklenburg
on photo page) 
 
 
 
District Dictionary Project
As part of an Annual District-Wide Project, The Rotary Club of Foothill-Highlands adopted three schools in its service area and purchased dictionaries for their third-grade students. On Friday, January 13th, 53 "lucky" students at Creative Connections Arts Academy received their allocation. Pictured are President Dominic Mecklenburg, PP Bob Meyer and several students. President Dominic asked the students to make a promise to "learn one new word every day." From the smiles on their faces, they are enjoying their new dictionaries. Two additional schools will be visited within the next few weeks.
Foothill-Highlands Rotarians gathered on December 12th at Freedom Park in North Highlands to dedicate a bench to the North Highlands Parks and Recreation District.
 
 
 
During the month of August, the Rotary Club of Foothill-Highlands collected backpacks for under-served youth in our service area.
THANK YOU to everyone who donated backpacks. Great Job!!!!!
A BIG THANK YOU TO SAM MORGAN AND DICK BIDDLE WHO DONATED 16 BACKPACKS TONIGHT TO OUR PROJECT AND BROUGHT OUR GRAND TOTAL TO 26.
Perfect Attendance Program
Under the direction of Youth Services Director Patrick Magnani, the Rotary Club of Foothill-Highlands once again sponsored the Perfect Attendance Program for the Community Outreach Academy in McClellan, CA.  There were 115 students who qualified.  Almost all of them attended the event on 5/31/16, accompanied by four chaperones, three bus drivers and their sixth-grade teacher, Mr. Tim Strauch, II, in charge.  Their reward was a few hours of food, fun and arcade games at John’s Incredible Pizza in Roseville in celebration of their fine accomplishment.  Each of these students did not miss one day of school all year long.  WOW!!!  They were extremely grateful to Rotary for our continued sponsorship. 
Thanks to PE Dominic Mecklenburg and Jeff Donlevy for representing the club at the festivities.  
 
 
 
 
 
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Officers & Directors
President
President Elect
Vice President
Secretary
Treasurer & IPP
Sergeant-at-Arms
Club Service
Community Service
Vocational Service
International Service
Youth Services
Rotary Foundation Chair
Program Chair
Historian
Communications
Web Master
Club Information Officer
 
 
 
 
Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays:
  • Robert Meyer
    October 23
Anniversaries:
  • Dominic Mecklenburg
    Mary Mecklenburg
    October 2
  • Roland Wright
    Diane Wright
    October 10
  • Pat Magnani
    Jennifer Magnani
    October 18
Join Date:
  • Dominic Mecklenburg
    October 29, 2007
    10 years