Service Above Self
Indio Sunrise Rotary Club

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Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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Editor:   Joseph Daily
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Future Speakers
Sep 2 2014
Susan Rigney, MA, LMFT, LPCC
"Gambling Addiction"
Sep 9 2014
Pat Cooper, Board Assistant 4th District
"Supervisor John Benoit Reports"
Sep 23 2014
Lisa Jimenez, Excecutive Director
"Braille Institute"
Sep 30 2014
Eileen Packer Chief Executive Officer
"Health Assessment Resource Center HARCC"
Oct 7 2014
Rotary District 5330 District Governor
"District 5330 and Indio Sunrise Rotary Club"
Nov 18 2014
Joe Daily
"Public Safety Awards Veteran's Recognition Day"

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August 26 Bulletin
by Daily, Joseph


Today our Flag salute was led by Carl Cox, our Invocation by Denny Davis and the 4 Way Test by Tom King

Eva Guenther-James introduced another excellent program today presented by Mika Moulton, Founder and Director of  Christopher’s Clubhouse. Chrisopher's Clubhouise is  a comprehensive community safety education & empowerment organization. We are dedicated to providing an educational program to empower children and families with the skills to avoid exploitation. Spreading the light of hope that all children and families can be safe from predatory crimes. Classes in kids safety education program for children 3 1/2 -13 years of age, Family Internet Safety programs, Adult Education & Child Protection Program, Fingerprinting and ID’s for Children, Teen Girls In Focus (TGIF) A program designed for teen girls to give them the skills to focus on their safety and safety programs for women. Click here to read more about each class or find one on the calendar below that works with your schedule. Contact mika@christophersclubhouse.org to register.

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Past President Scott Trujillo giving assistance to our program today.

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August 19 Bulletin
by Daily, Joseph


Today's flag salute was led by Byron Koenig, our invocation by Ernesto Rosales, and the 4 way Test led by Jason Jackson

Today's program was introduced by Eva Guenther-James, Mr. Chris O'Hanlon, MSW, Executive Director of SENIOR ADVOCATES of the Desert. Chris informed us of a valuable program available to seniors in the Coachella Valley to enable them to obtain necessary services to which they may be entitled.

There is more information on the program at www.saotd.org or by phone at (760) 202-1024

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Pictured from L-R  President Eric, Chris O' Hanlon



President Eric presented awards to our ROTARIANS OF THE MONTH!

 

Eva Guenther-James was the first to receive ROTARIAN OF THE MONTH award from President Eric for the month of July, Eva has arranged our weekly programs for the entire month of July, August and September.

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Norma Strong received the ROTARIAN OF THE MONTH award for the month of August. Norma has spearheaded the collection of back packs and supplies for the fall school term and the dictionary program for local schools.

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Bulletin Aug 12
by Daily, Joseph


Today our flag salute was led by Merritt Wiseman, our invocation by Byron Koenig and the 4 Way test led by Brian Macy

Today we were treated to two programs, first our own BOB SCHNECK brought us up to date on the latest issue of the Rotary Magazine. Next, Eva Guenther-James introduced another excellent program presented by Sylvia Paz, Building Healthy Communities (bhcecv.org). Building Healthy Commities is a 10 year $1 billion program of The California Endowment. The California Endowment is a foundation committed to improving the health of all Californians.

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Don't forget, if  you want to attend a BOARD MEETING, there will be a meeting before Tuesday's meeting beginning at 6:15 AM.

Bulletin August 4
by Daily, Joseph


Today our Flag salute was led by Joe Glowitz, our invocation by Denny Davis and the 4 Way Test was led by Bob Schneck.

Eva Guenther-James brought us another outstanding program, introducing Paula Simonds, Executive Director of the Desert Cancer Foundation, 74091 Larrea St. Palm Desert, CA (760) 773-6554. WWW.desertcancerfoundation.org

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Pictured above L-R  President Eric and Paula Simonds

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​Pictured above L-R, Katie Berger receiving her permanent badge from President Eric

 



Norma Strong has been working hard as usual for our annual back pack program.  PLEASE BRING NEEDED ITEMS, Scissors, rulers, crayons, and of course back packs are a must.  Norma has created a bus at RABO BANK where customers are also helping to donate supplies.

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Great job NORMA!

Bulletin July 29
by Daily, Joseph


Today's Flag salute was led by Bob Schneck, our invocation by Byron Koeniz and the 4 Way Test by Loretta Moss.

Today we had another fantastic program arranged by Eva Guenther-James. Eva introduced Trinidad Arredondo, Regional Access Project Program Officer AND PRESIDENT ELECT CV Rotary.  Trinidad informed us about just a few of the many programs provided through RAP. Today we learned of Coachella Valley Youth Leadership Healing Camp and Rethink your Drink.

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Pictured above Trinidad Arredondo



 

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Pictured above L-R  President Eric, Trinidad Arredondo

Bulletin July 22
by Daily, Joseph


Today's Flag salute was led by Bob Russell, our invocation by Denny Davis and the 4 Way Test by immediate Past President Joe Glowitz.

 

Our program was introduced by Eva Guenther-James and featured Ann Gimble, Coachella Valley Regional Service Center of the Alzheimer's Assoc.

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Ann reported on the many issues of dementia, and support available in eastern Riverside County. Pictured above L-R Preesident Eric and Ann Gimble.



Our Scholarship recipient, Felipe Escalante, who received $1000.00 to attend the Police Academy final module, graduated successfully and was sworn as an Indio Police Officer at a ceremony at Indio Police Department on July 24.

 

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Felipe being pinned with his Indio Police Badge by his father, Felipe Escalante and with his new badge.

 

 

July 15 Bulletin
by Daily, Joseph


                          Today's Flag salute was led by Glenn Miller, our invocation led by Ernesto Rosales and the 4 Way Test led by Denny Davis.

 

                          Today's program was introduced by Eva Guenther-James, who has arranged programs for the balance of the summer into September!  Today Mike Russell "Family Services of the Desert" told us about services provided in Desert Hot Springs, Indio and Blythe. Services included a Food Pantry feeding over 1400 people in the Desert Hot Springs area using over 65000 pounds of food.

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Pictured above: L-R Prez Eric and Mike Russell

 

 



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Eva Guenther-James steps up to be program chair for the summer months. Great job Eva.  Thanks for your great work.

July 8 Bulletin
by Daily, Joseph


Today's Flag Salute was led by Gloria Franz, our invocation led by Rev. Stephen Sloat and the 4 Way Test led by Denny Davis.

Our program was presented by Bob Schneck.  Bob rearched and built a depository for books for use by the "Free Library". Bob suggested this will be a great project for Indio Sunrise Rotary to establish for our community service project. He provided examples of other Rotary Clubs and their similar projects.

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Pictured above Bob Schneck

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Today Past President (2X) Bob Russell inducted our first member of 2014-2015, Mr. Ernesto Rosales, Manager of Forest Lawn in Indio.

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Pictured above L-R  Sponsor Gloria Franz,Past President,  Ernesto Rosales and Bob Russell, Past President

July 1 Bulletin
by Daily, Joseph


                     Today's Flag salute was led by Bob Russell, our invocation by Rev. Stephen Sloat and the 4 Way Test by Jacquie Bethel.

 

                     Today's program was a "State of the Club 2014-2015" by PRESIDENT ERIC DAVENPORT.  Today being the first official meeting with President Eric.

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Pictured above President Eric Davenport 2014-1015



     Rotary Foundation Chair and Past President Bob Russell presented Richard Friestad with his Paul Harris Plus 2 pin.

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  Richard Friestad continues his enthusiastic support of Rotary Foundation

Bulletin June 24
by Daily, Joseph


                       Todays Invocation was given by Denny Davis, our flag salute led by Bob Schneck.  Our club was "dark" this morning and we met for the Change of Administration dinner at 6:00 PM.

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Pictured above President Eric Davenport 2014-2015 and Charter President Joe Daily administering the oath of office..



New Board for 2014-15 sworn in;

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Pictured L-R  Immediate Past President Joe Glowitz, Treasurer, Carl Cox, Chair Youth, Scott Trujillo, Chair Scholarship Exchange Byron Koenig, Bulletin;Web Site Joe Daily

Bulletin June 17
by Daily, Joseph


                       Today's flag salute was led by Scott Trujillo, our invocation by Denny Davis and the 4 Way Test was led by Bob Russell.

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                     Today's program was presented by Lisa Slam.  We learned about the Palm Springs Air Museum and the many different types of planes that actually fly as well as those that are prevented from flying for the Government.

www.palmspringsairmuseum.org located on Gene Autry Trail between Ramon Road and Vista Chino at 745 N. Gene Autry Trail, Palm Springs, (760) 778-6262

Pictured L-R President Joe, Lisa Slam



Today Past President Bob Russell inducted our newest member, Katie Berger.

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Pictured above L- R  Sponsor Bob Schneck, Katie Berger and Past President Bob Russell

Bulletin June 10
by Daily, Joseph


            Today our Flag salute was led by Bob Russell, our invocation by Rev. Stephen Sloat and the 4 Way Test led by Brian Macy.

            We had three programs today.

            First, Past President Bob Russell gave us a report on his visit to the Sydney Australia Internation Rotary Convention.

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            First, Past President Bob Russell gave us a report on his visit to the Sydney Australia Internation Rotary Convention.

Pictured above L-R President Joe, Bob Russell



Second we heard from Kristine Knudsen our exchange student from Denmark who will be returning home to Denmark after this summer. She will be leaving this month for a almost 48 state train adventure sponsored by SCANEX the multi-state organization of Rotary Clubs who participate in the Rotary Exchange program.

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Picture above L-R President Joe, Kristine Knudsen

Third we had a lively discussion of the Rotary Magazine led by Bob Schneck.

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Picture L-R President Joe, Bob Schneck

Bulletin June 3
by Daily, Joseph


                            Today our Flag salute was led by Bob Kambe, our invocation given by Denny Davis and the 4 Way test led by Byron Koenig.

 

                            Our program was presented by President Joe and Indio Sunrise member, Brian Macy and provided insight into the Indio Water Authority and domestic water in the Coachella Valley.

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Pictured above L-R President Joe and Brian Macy



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Past President Scott Trujillo with plaque presented in recognition of Indio Sunrise Rotary support of youth team.

Bulletin May 27
by Daily, Joseph


                                   Today's Flag salute was led by Norma Stone, our invocation by Denny Davis and the 4 Way Test led by Merritt Wiseman

 

                                  Our program today was presented by Michael Pierson, General Manager of the General Patton Museum.

Mike brought us up to date on the latest improvements at the museum. The mission, "...to promote peace by honoring the service and sacrifice of America's veterans while educating the public on modern U.S. military history through the preservation and interpretation of artifacts from the major conflicts of the 20th and 21st centuries."  For more information call  (760) 227-3483

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           Pictured above L-R  President Joe, Michael Pierson, Jim Hawks of Circle Take Media in Palm Desert

May 20 Bulletin
by Daily, Joseph


                       Today's Flag salute was led by Jacquie Bethel, our invocation by Rev. Stephen Sloat and the 4 Way Test led by Joe Daily

 

                       Our program today featured Byron Emswiller, DVM, MBA, J.D. Dr. Emswiller told us about modern Vetrintary advances and future possible developements. Dr. Emswiller is a graduate of Purdue University in Veterinary Medicine, Nova University with a Masters in Business Administration and New England School of Law with a Law Degree.  Dr. Emswiller has practiced General Veterinary Medicine for 31 years, 18 of these years at three of his own facilities in Palm Beach, Florida. In addition to working with Ringling Circus Animal in Sarasota Florida; managing hospitals in Boston, MA., Indianapolis, IN, Thousand Oaks and Ventura, CA; he has spent 11 years in the Coachella Valley. Dr. Emswiller is an avid golfer and hiker. He can be reached at Desert Dunes Animal Hospital  (760) 345-8227 | 42430 Washington St | Bermuda Dunes, CA 92203

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Pictured above L-R President Joe, Program Chair/Secretary Byron Koenig and Dr. Emswiller



                                    INDIO SUNRISE ROTARY PRYDE PARTICIPANTS VISIT

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Pictured above, L-R  Gloria Franz, Xaviera Sterling, Sophie Franz, President Joe

May 13 Bulletin
by Daily, Joseph


       Today's flag salute was led by Glenn Miller, our invocation was led by Denny Davis and the 4 Way Test was led by Brian Macy

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       Bob Clayton was presented with the District Patch for the music competition and our program was the Rotary Magazine by Bob Schneck.

May 6 Bulletin
by Daily, Joseph


                        Today our Flag salute was led by Mike Hoffman, Our invocation by Rev. Stephen Sloat and the 4 Way Test led by Denny Davis.

          Our program today was presented by Byron Walls of CALIFORNIA CRIMEFIGHT.

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Byron provided us with great information and practical advise for helping everyone to protect themselves from becoming a victim of crime.

Pictured above L-R  Hugh Mason, Byron Walls and Acting President Scott Trujillo (Past President)

For more information on Byron Walls and CALIFORNIA CRIMEFIGHT call (213) 252-9530 or www.californiacrimefight.com

 

 

April 29 Bulletin
by Daily, Joseph


                                         Today's Flag salute was led by Mike Hoffman, our invocation by Denny Davis and the 4 Way Test led by Brian Macy.

 

                                         Our program featured the Mayor of Indio, Michael Wilson with a State of the City.

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Pictured L-R  Councilman Glenn Miller (Past President), Mayor Michael Wilson, Scott Trujillo (Past President) Acting President.

April 22 Bulletin
by Daily, Joseph


Today's Flag salute was led by Ron Hare M.D., our invocation by Denny Davis and the 4 Way Test by Visiting Rotarian, Mal Hough

 

Our program featured our own, RON HARE M.D.,  a retired vascular surgeon.

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Ron gave us a great auto-biography and shared his successful life and career with us.

 

Pictured above L-R President Joe and Dr. Hare



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April 15 Bulletin
by Daily, Joseph


Today's Flag salute was led by Norma Strong, our invocation by Rev. Stephen Sloat and the 4 Way by Varlyn Fink

 

Our program was presented by our own Exchange Student, Katrine Knudsen and she updated the club on her recent RYLA adventures.

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Pictured L-R  Past President Scott Trullijo Katrine Knudsen.




 

MARK YOUR CALENDARS!

May 10 Rotary Math Field Day at John Glen Middle School


September 6 FOUNDATION SEMINAR

April 8 Bulletin
by Daily, Joseph


Today our Flag salute was led by Past District Governor Dick Olson, Eugene, Oregon, our invocation by Rev. Stephen Sloat and the 4 Way Test by Jim Letsinger.

Today's program was presented by Jackie Calderon, Chair of the 4 Way Test Speech Contest.  

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Pictured above L-R Jacueline Calderon, President Joe, Delania Smith, Miguel Romero, Herminia Ochoa



1st Place Winner

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l-r  President Joe, Miguel Romero

2nd Place Winner

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L-r President Joe, Delania Smith

April 1 Bulletin
by Daily, Joseph


Today's Flag Salute was led by Bob Schneck, our invocation by Rev. Stephen Sloat and the 4 Way Test led by Tom Walker

 

Our program featured our own Mike Hoffman who gave us an enlightening presentation on the "Generation Gap."

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Pictured above L-R President Joe and Mike Hoffman



Foundation Chair Bob Russell presents Paul Harris recognition to Jacquie Bethel

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March 25 Bulletin
by Daily, Joseph


Today our Flag Salute was led by Brian Macy.  Our invocation by Rev. Stephen Sloat and the 4 Way Test by Bob Schneck.

Today's program was presented by Carl Garcyznski.

Carl worked over 42 years for the National Weather Service and spent the majority of his time in agricultural and fire weather meteorology. He retired from the National Weather Service in 1996 and went on to serve as the Chief Meteorologist for the Desert Weather Services in Indio.

Mr. Garczynski was born in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin and raised in Milwaukee. He served four years in the U.S. Navy as a meteorologist and received his Bachelor and Masters Degrees in meteorology from San Jose State University. He spent two years of meteorological research in the Antarctic from 1958 to 1960. He was named the Chief Meteorologist for the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles. Later, he was named the Chief Meteorologist for the 1988 Yellowstone Fires. Mr. Garczynski was also the meteorologist/climber for the American 1992 Mt. Everest Expedition. Carl has also climbed most of the higher mountains in North America plus the highest mountains on each of the seven continents, however, he also says, "…but not quite to the summits of Everest, Tibet or Vinson Massif, Antarctic." Most recently, in the summer of 2007, Carl climbed Mount Elbrus in the Caucasus Mountains of Southern Russia which is the highest mountain in Europe.

Carl has been a resident of the Coachella Valley since 1966. He has five children and ten grandchildren. 

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Pictured above l-r President Joe and Carl Garzcynski

March 18 Bulletin
by Daily, Joseph


Today's Flag salute was led by Merritt Wiseman, our invocation by Rev. Stephen Sloat and the 4 Way Test by Ron Hare.

Today's program was presented by Joe Jordan, JORDAN OUTREACH MINISTRIES" POB 818 Thermal, CA 92274 (760) 398-3352

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Pictured above L-R Past President Scott Trujillo, Joe Jordan



Today we were also joined the Indio High School Interact sponsor and students.

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Paul Schlosser, sponsor, Rev. Stephen Sloat, Interact Chair,  Violet Mendez, President, Brandy Mendez, Lidia Mascarerto, Miguel Romero and Sergio Perez

March 11 Bulletin
by Daily, Joseph


Today our Flag salute was led by Past President, Bob Clayton, our Invocation by Denny Davis and the 4 way Test was led by Dick Friestad.

 

Our Program was presented by our Rotary Magazine guru, Bob Schneck.

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Paul Harris plus 7 received by Byron Koenig presented by Foundation Chair, Past president Bob Russell.

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February 11 Bulletin
by Daily, Joseph


                      Today our Flag salute was led by Ed Rasmusen, our Invocation by Byron Koenig and the 4 Way Test led by Peter Minix

                      Today's program was presented by Indio Rotary Member, Brianna Miller Executive Director of COURT APPOINTED SPECIAL ADVOCATE (CASA) Program of Riverside County.  Brianna is a graduate of Palm Desert High School and the University of San Diego and served in the Peace Corps.

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                   Pictured above L-R President Joe and Brianna Miller



 

                 INDIO SUNRISE ROTARY NEWS

    March 22 Cowboys and Comics for Kids

    April 19 Rotary Award Recognition Lunch

   We will be sending 6 to the RYLA program this year.

    We are sending 4 to the District Music Competition

February 4 Bulletin
by Daily, Joseph


 

                        Today's Flag salute was led by PDG Dick Olson from Eugene Oregon Rotary, our invocation by Denny Davis and the 4 Way Test led by Gloria Franz.

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                        Pictured L-R above President Joe and Mark Goulet

       This year marks the 90 Anniversary of the Shields Date Garden. Since 1924 this Indio Landmark is known world wide for it's great DATE SHAKES, hospitality and delicious dates.

 



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             Pictured above President Joe receiving a check for $4000.00 from Merritt Wiseman on behalf Southwest Arts Festival.  Thanks to all helped with our "parking project."

January 28 Bulletin
by Daily, Joseph


                        Today's Flag salute was let my Jim Letsinger, our invocation by Pastor Stephen Sloat and the 4 Way Test by Joe Daily

                         Our program was presented by Tom Nolan, Executive Director, Palms Springs Airport.  We learned that 1.7 Million passengers past through the airport in 2013, our valley was visited by travelers from over 500 Cities in the world.

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Pictured from L-R  President Joe and Tom Nolan

 

 

 



 Parking chairman, Merritt Wiseman thanked the club members and especially all the "snotarians" who help park cars at the Southwest Art Festival over the weekend. 

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Pictured L-R  President Joe, Jim Letsinger, Norm Levitt, Ed Rasmusen and Merritt Wiseman.  were those present. Dean Little THE FLAGMAN but not present for the picture.

January 21 Bulletin
by Daily, Joseph


 

             Todays flag salute was led by President Joe and our invocation by Byron Koenig. The 4 Way Test was led by Past President Glenn Miller.

 

             The program was "Water and Drought and the Coachella Valley".  Our newest member Brian Macy and President Joe were the presenters.

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             Pictured above l-r  President Joe, Brian Macy



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            Foundation Chairman and Past President Bob Russell receives his Paul Harris plus 5 pin from President Joe

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             Newest member Brian Macy is pinned by Past President Glenn Miller.

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January 14 Bulletin
by Daily, Joseph


Today's Flag salute was led by Gloria Franz, our invocation by Pastor Stephen Sloat and the 4 Way Test was led by Denny Davis

 

Today's program featured the ROTARY MINUTE by our own Bob Schneck.

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After a lively discussion the above picture of Bob commemorated the event!

Bulletin January 7 2014
by Daily, Joseph



Today our flag salute was led by Ed Rasmusen "snowtarian" from Alaska, the invocation was given by Denny Davis and the 4 Way Test by Stone James.

 

Our program was presented by Lauren Skiver, General Manager of SUNLINE TRANSIT AGENCY. lskiver@sunline.org 32-505 Harry Oliver Trail Thousand Palms, CA 92276

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Pictured above L-R President Joe and Lauren Skiver




Today we also received two banners the first presented by Mel Wick of Gig Harbor, Washington

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The second was brought to us by former member Jim Blaisdale, but since we were dark over the holidays it was presented by Joe Daily.

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December 17 Bulletin
by Daily, Joseph



Today's flag salute was led by Jim Letsinger, our invocation given by Scot Trujillo and the 4Way Test was led by Byron Koenig

 

Our program featured Riverside County Prosecutor Mike Hestrin, candidate for District Attorney.

 

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Pictured above President Joe, Mike Hestrin and Program chair Jason Jackson.




 

Assistant Governor, Past President and Foundation Chair Bob Russell presents a 4th Paul Harris pin to Bob Schneck and 2nd to Merritt Wiseman.

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Great Job,  Bob, Bob and Merritt!

December 3 Bulletin
by Daily, Joseph


 

                      TODAY's Flag salute was led by Joe Daily, our INVOCATION given by Denny Davis and the 4Way Test by Bob Clayton

 

                      Our program was presented by Erica Stone founder of SOS, Soldiers Organzied Services.

                      SOS volunteers provide transportation to service members from Ontario and Palm Springs Airports to 29 Palms Marine Air Ground Combat Center.

 

                      TO VOLUNTEER  email your contact info to: e.stone@sosride.org or call (760) 799-5488

                        VISIT WEBSITE www.sosride.org

November 26 Bulletin
by Daily, Joseph


Today our Flag salute was led by Scott Trujillo and our invocation by Rev. Stephen Sloat.

 

Today's program featured our own Katrine Knudsen, Rotary Exchange Student. Katrine's slideshow gave us a snapshot of her life and family at home and her stay to date in the United States and her "host family", the Sloat's.

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Pictured above L-R  President Joe, Kaitlyn Sloat, Katrine Knudsen, Karen Sloat, Rev. Sloat, "Host Family"

November 19 Bulletin
by Daily, Joseph



Today's flag salute was led by Major Bob Schneck USAF (ret'd)  Our Invocation was given by Rev. Stephen Sloat, Commander US Navy (Ret'd)

Our program today was the 13th Annual Law Enforcement Veteran's Recognition Day.  

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 honorees were:

Indio Fire Dept - Phill Backstrom - Mobile Emergency / Kory McGranahan - Engineer / Paramedic

CHP - Jason Melvin - Officer / Karen Palada - Dispatcher

Sheriff's Dept - Adonis Glasper - Deputy / Artesia Zamorez - Community Service Officer

Border Patrol - Christopher Shields - Agent

 

Indio Police Dept - Abraham Plata - Officer / Erika Martinez - Management Analyst

 

Office of the District Attorney - Samantha Paixao - Deputy District Attorney

 

Bureau of Investigations - Gordon Govier - Senior Investigator

Victim Services - Glenda Escobedo


 

We had over 100 individuals present at today's breakfast including Rotarian's, the honorees and their families. We also include a salute to our 

Veteran's by acknowledging all present.

 



 

Special Thanks to everyone who made the program a success!


Jack Horner PDG

Greeter s  Bob Clayton  Bob Russell

Assistant to awards Bob Clayton

Photography  Eric Davenport  Scott Trujillo

Audio Visual  Eric Davenport

Program creation   Merritt and Barbara Wiseman

Glenn Miller

Norma Strong

Loretta Moss

Mike Hoffman

PJ’s Desert Trophies

President Joe Glowitz

Carl Cox Treasurer

Gloria Franz Publicity


November 12 Bulletin
by Daily, Joseph



 Our program today featured our own Bob Schneck with the ROTARY MINUTE!  (20 really)

 

 

November 5 Bulletin
by Daily, Joseph



 

Today our flag salute was led by Stone James, our invocation by Rev. Stephen Sloat and the 4 Way test by President Elect Eric Davenport.

 

Today's program was a presentation by Erica Ward with an update on the Coachella Valley History Museum.

 

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Pictured above L-R is Past president Scott Trujillo and Erica M. Ward.

 

 

 

 

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Two new members inducted by Past President current Assistant Governor Bob Russell,  Peter Minix and Stone James. Pictured from L-R Linda York sponsor of Peter and Gloria Franz sponsor of Stone.

October 29 Bulletin
by Daily, Joseph



Today our Flag Salute was led by Mike Duran, our invocation by Denny Davis and Bob Kambe led the 4 Way test.

 

Today's program was presented by Joanne Leinow, from the Big Brother,Big Sisters of the Coachella Valley.

The organization has been in existence in the United States for over 100 years.  The website www.manup.com is designed to get more MEN to participate.

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Pictured above L-R Past President Scott Trujillo and Joanne Leinow

October 22 Bulletin
by Daily, Joseph


Today our flag salute was led by President Elect Eric Davenport, our invocation by Rev. Stephen Sloat and the 4 way test by Jim Letsinger

 

Our program featured Mr. Russell Ebert recipient of the Purple Heart in WWII.  Mr. Ebert will be 100 on May 7, 2014.

We learned of the reconnaissance that led to the invasion of Normandy and the difficulty present by the narrow roads and haystacks which covered German gun emplacments.

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Pictured above L-R President Joe, Mr. Ebert, Denny Davis

 

October 15 Bulletin
by Daily, Joseph



Today's Flag salute was led by Mike Hoffman, our invocation by Rev. Stephen Sloat and the 4 way test by Linda York.

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Rotary Exchange Student Katrine Knudsen gave the club an update on her activities and a comparison of her new school and the system of education at home. 

 

 



MARK YOUR CALENDARS


Next meeting speaker will be a 99 Years young Veteran of WWII.


November 12 is the Foundation GALA, need your donations for the silent auction.


December 10 Christmas Party


December 24 and December 31 we will be DARK for the holidays.

October 8 Bulletin
by Daily, Joseph


Today's flag salute was led by Glenn Miller, our invocation by Denny Davis and the 4 Way test by Linda York

Our program today was Rotary District 5330 Governor Joseph Ramos III. 

Governor Joe provided us with a great update of the District's activities and made presentations to several members pictured below.

Governor Joe also inducted our two newest members Mike Duran and Bill Wirin. 

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Governor Joe and President Joe are pictured here with scholarship recipient Felipe Escalante.  Felipe was a RYLA alumni who has been a police explorer for 6 years and will be attending the final module of the Police Academy next week.  The Module is a six month program. His lifelong dream is to become an INDIO POLICE OFFICER.

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Governor Joe presented award to Norma Strong for her enthusiastic and energetic Dictionary and Back Pack Program's leadership success!

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Pictured from left to right Governor Joe, Norma Strong, President JOe

 

       Governor Joe "ignited" members

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              Pictured from left to right President Joe, Bob Schneck, Byron Koenig, Denny Davis, Eric Davenport, Norma Strong, Governor Joe

 

    Governor Joe gets "MUGGED" at Indio Sunrise

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October 1 Bulletin
by Daily, Joseph



 

Today's flag salute was led by Jason Jackson, our Invocation by Rev. Stephen Sloat and the 4 Way Test by Bob Clayton.

 

Our program was presented by David Humphrey, Esquire and CEO of Coachella Valley Brewing Company.

David gave us a first hand look at "Craft brewing" and the valley's own Craft Brewing.  He invited Rotarians to visit the brewery located at 30640 Gunther Street Thousand Palms California Telephone 760 343 5973.

 

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Pictured above President Joe and David Humphrey.




 

 

GOVERNOR'S VISIT October 8, 2013  Look forward to 100 PERCENT attendance!!

September 24 Bulletin
by Daily, Joseph



 

Today's our Flag Salue was led by Bill Wirin our invocation by Denny Davis and the 4 Way Test was led by Eric Davenport

 

Today our program was presented by our own Membership Chairman, Bob Kambe.

 

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Our program was about generating new members to our club and discussed different approaches to meeting the goal of new members.





ATTENTION BOARD MEETING NEXT WEEK OCTOBER 1 to prepare for GOVERNOR'S visit on October 7-8

September 17 Bulletin
by Daily, Joseph



 

Today our flag salute was led by Joe Daily, our invocation by Rev. Stephen Sloat and the 4 Way Test by Scott Trujillo.

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Today's program was ROTARY MAGAZINE update and quiz by our own ROTARY MINUTE Bob Schneck, Past President HEMET ROTARY, Major, USAF (retired)

 

 




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Byron Koenig brought us banners from Ketchikan and Danville Rotary Clubs demonstrating how easy it is to maintain PERFECT ATTENDANCE!  Remember Attendance is very important and can be done ONLINE or in any other club almost every country in the world.  There is even an app for your smartphone to help you locate a club.

Make-up at a different club is a rewarding and educational experience.

September 10 Bulletin
by Daily, Joseph



Today our flag salute was led by Gloria Franz our invocation by Rev. Stephen Sloat and the 4 Way Test by Haki Dervishi.

 

The program was presented by Lisa Walker, Fitness director of Heritage Palms Country Club. A demonstration of the Automatic Defribrillation unit was given by Lisa.

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Pictured above from L. R. President Joe and Lisa Walker

 




Foundation Seminar at Red Robin in La Quinta on September 19, 2013 at 5:00 PM. Everyone is welcome to learn more about Rotary Foundation.

 

La Quinta Rotary is sponsoring a Rotary "meet and greet" at the Cliffhouse in La Quinta on September 23.

September 2 Bulletin
by Daily, Joseph


Today our flag salute was led by Bob Schneck, Major USAF (ret'd), our invocation by Rev. Stephen Sloat and the 4 Way test was led by Joe Daily.

Today's Program feature Christopher Stout local work site organizer of SEIU #721

Pictured above President Elect Eric Davenport and speaker Chris Stout



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August 23 Bulletin
by Daily, Joseph



 

Today our Flag salute was led by Assistant Governor Bob Russell, our invocation by Rev. Stephen Sloat and the 4 Way Test by Byron Koenig

Today's speaker, Gary Shepherd told us about firefighting and the type of equipment being used in the major fires presently destroying buildings, forests and habitats through out California.

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Picture from left to right, Program Chair for the day, Eric Davenport, Gary Shepherd, Speaker and President Joe

August 20 Bulletin
by Daily, Joseph



Today's flag salute was led by Loretta Moss, our invocation by Rev. Stephen Sloat and the 4 way Test led by Past President Brinn McCone.

Rev. Sloat (Past President) is hosting a Rotary Exchange Student this year and today Katrine Knudsen from Denmark was introduced to the club.

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        Katrine Knudsen and President Joe

    A animated discussion on MEMBERSHIP took the place of a program today.  Committee Chair Bob Kambe and Governor's Rep. Past President (2x) Bob Russell led the discussion.

Membership
by Russell, Bob


Membership – Take It Seriously

 

We at Indio Sunrise have been fortunate to have retained as many members as we have. We went up to fifty at one time, but that didn’t last long. Why, because we didn’t keep the new people interested and involved. Granted, some of them were not Rotary material and no matter what we did to welcome them, it wasn’t enough.

 

I recently learned that we have 35 members in the club right now. At our next Board Meeting, we will lose about 5 or 6 members. The reasons for dropping them include non-payment of dues, lack of attendance, and resignation. This could drop us down to under 30 members.

 

I want to see this club survive and flourish. To do this we need active members. Many of our members have been members for a long time. They “earned their bones” and don’t really want to keep stepping up to fill those positions that always seem to be open.

 

Why do we need more members? We are a good club, a friendly club, and we’re getting along fine without bringing in more members. Wrong, we are a good club and a friendly club, but do you notice that, but for a few, no one seems to do anything except attend the meetings. If we had more members, we wouldn’t have to work so hard to get the participation needed.

 

We have a lot to offer a new member. Look around you; the vast majority of our members have been President of this club or other clubs. We could share this experience with the new members; encourage them to take office and Committee Chairs. Give them the opportunity to “earn their bones” so that they can sit around and do nothing when their time comes.

 

Rotary is working hard to promote Membership. No one wants to see this great organization become anything less than the #1 Service Club in the world.

 

Talking about increasing membership isn’t going to get the job done. We have to get out and recruit those potential Rotarians. You know who they are. They are men and women like you and me, already working at servicing our community in one form or another. They are just waiting to be asked. What do you say to them when they ask what Rotary is? Just let them know that we are a fellowship of like-thinking men and women that work together to service the needs of our Community, our Country, and the World. Then invite them to attend our meeting to learn more about the good that Rotary does.

 

Sponsoring a new member will help strengthen our club through new ideas, new contacts, and more people to share in the work at our events and fund-raisers. 

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August 13 Bulletin
by Daily, Joseph


Today's flag salute was led by Bob Russell, our invocation by Denny Davis and the 4 Way Test by Carl Cox.

Our Program was presented by Past President Scott Trujillo and Karla Campos of the Indio Water Authority.

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Pictured L-R President Joe Glowitz, Karla Campos and Past President Scott Trujillo

 



Today, we also had our monthly presentation on "The Rotarian" by Bob Schneck.  The final three each were able to correctly answer their questions concerning the content of this month's magazine.

Bob assured everyone that next month everyone will have a chance to participate as everyone's name will be available for selection.

August 6 Bulletin
by Daily, Joseph



Today's flag salute was led by Byron Koenig, the invocation was given by Denny Davis and the 4 Way Test led by Mike Hoffman.

 

District Youth Exchange director, Pat Southard was our speaker today and with his slide presentation brought us the ins and outs of Rotary Youth Exchange.

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  Pictured from L-R Past president Scott Trujillo and Pat Southard




JUDICIAL RECUSAL


Club secretary Jim Letsinger said his good byes today.  Jim and his new bride are moving to Beaver City Utah.  We all wished them the best, losing a great member and our secretary will be felt by all.

 

We wish them happy trails until we meet again!

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Best Wishes,


July 30 2013 Bulletin
by Daily, Joseph



Today's flag salute was led by Jim Letsinger, the invocation by Rev. Stephen Sloat and the 4 Way test by Gloria Franz.

 

The Mayor of Indio, Elaine Holmes gave the club the "State of Indio" in today program.

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      Picture from left to right President Joe and Mayor Elaine Holmes.



  Foundation Chair Bob Russell presented Past Presidents Haki Dervishi and Brinn McCone with their Paul Harris PLUS FOUR pins.

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       Our newest member Loretta Moss was inducted by Past President Bob Russell.

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July 23 2013 Bulletin
by Daily, Joseph


Today's Flag Salute was led by Major Robert Schneck (USAF Ret'd)  Rev. Denny Davis gave our invocation while Past President Merritt Wiseman led the 4 Way Test.

A great motivational and instructive program was presented by District Membership Chair, Manzoor Massey.

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Pictured above District Membership chair Manzoor Massey




Contact list from Membership Program

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July 16 Bulletin
by Daily, Joseph


Today's Flag salute was lead by Dick Friestad, our invocation by Denny Davis and the 4 way test by Haki Dervishi.

Our program topic was the Clinton Health Matters Initiative.  WWW.clintonfoundation.org/heathmatters  (760) 834-0975

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Pictured above Program Chair Eva Guenther-James, President Joe Glowitz and Speaker Tricia Gehrlein from Clinton Health Matters Initiative.

July 2 Bulletin
by Daily, Joseph


Today's Flag salute was led by Joe Daily, Our invocation presented by Scott Trujilllo and Immediate Past President Glenn Miller led us in the 4 Way Test.

Bob Russell updated us on the progress of sales at the fireworks booth, while Bob Schneck encouraged everyone to read "The Rotarian" magazine.

 

Joe Daily gave a brief overview of the "DEVIL PUP" program which was to begin on July 4 at Camp Pendleton.

 

Below are the candidates who boarded the bus at 5:15 AM on the 4th for their trip to the Marine Base at Camp Pendleton.

 

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June 25 Bulletin
by Daily, Joseph


On June 25 our meeting was held from 6-9 PM to enjoy dinner and awards presentations for the Change of Administration for 2013-2014.

 

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Pictured above our new President Joe Glowitz accepting the oath of office from Charter President Joe Daily

 

 

 




 

 

2013-2014 Directors assume the oath of office.

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L-R  Past President Glenn Miller, President Elect Eric Davenport, Assistant Treasurer Norma Strong, Treasurer Carl Cox and Secretary Jim Letsinger.

Bulletin June 18, 2013
by Daily, Joseph



 

Today's Flag Salute was led by Past Presdient Scott Trujillo, our invocation by Pastor Stephen Sloat and the 4 Way Test by Norma Strong.

 

Our Program today was presented by our own Bob Clayton and Bob Russell.  The program featured a film by TNT on presale programs and tips on how to increase sales in our fireworks booth.

 

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Bulletin June 11
by Daily, Joseph



  Today the flag salute was led by Eric Davenport, our invocation by Denny Davis and the 4 way test by Byron Koenig.

 

Today's program was presented by our own Bob Schneck. Before the program Bob treated us to the ROTARY MINUTE, our ROTARIAN Magazine gets much more use since Bob has promoted the "ROTARY MINUTE".

 

Bob introduced us to model airplane flying and informed us the the various planes, cost and offered to give flying lessions.  He urged all to visit the park near the end of Avenue 54 in the east valley.

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Pictured above is Bob Schneck as he taxis around the dance floor.

June 4 Bulletin
by Daily, Joseph


Today's program was presented by Fred Bell from the Palm Springs Air Museum.  Fred was introduced by Jason Jackson.

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Pictured above Past President Scott Trujillo and Fred Bell.




The Palm Springs Air Museum is home to one of the world's largest collections of flyable WWII aircraft; and our air-conditioned hangars have no ropes to keep you from interacting with our exhibits.Our extensive library and our crew of trained volunteers can provide you details on the aircraft and a sense of the experience of flying them 

Palm Springs Air Museum

745 North Gene Autry Trail

Palm Springs, California 92262 

Ph: 760-778-6262Fax: 760-482-1880  

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The Palm Springs Air Museum is home to one of the world's largest collections of flyable WWII aircraft; and our air-conditioned hangars have no ropes to keep you from interacting with our exhibits.Our extensive library and our crew of trained volunteers can provide you details on the aircraft and a sense of the experience of flying them

 

May 28 Bulletin
by Daily, Joseph



Today's flag salute was led by President Elect Joe Glowitz, our invocation by Denny Davis and the 4 way test by Past President Gloria Franz.

 

 

 

Our program was brought to us by Mike Hoffman and featured Bob Pyle a volunteer at the LIVING DESERT.  Bob presented the history of trains in Indio and the effect of the railroad on our valley.  President Glenn and Bob and some model trains are pictured below L- R.

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CHANGE OF ADMINISTRATION  SAVE THE DATE

 

The annual Change of Administration "debunking" will take place at Heritage Palms on Tuesday June 25. Cocktails (no host) from 5-6, dinner begins at 6:00.

Steak and Snow Crab or Chicken Corden Bleau.  See Past President Brinn McCone to make your reservation!

May 21 Bulletin
by Daily, Joseph



Today the flag salute was led by Past President Bob Russell, our invocation by Denny Davis and the 4 Way Test was led by Bob Schneck,

 

Below our program was presented by Dr. Bruce Underwood a member of La Quinta Rotay.  "Healthy Futures"

 

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Health management for life is the goal of Healthy Futures by lowering risk factors of diseases as well as improving the odds for healthy living,  while reducing health care costs, improving morale, increasing productivity, decreasing absenteeism, decreasing workers compensation claims, improving health and the bottom line.

May 14, 2013 Bulletin
by Daily, Joseph



Today's program was presented by our own Robert Schneck.  Bob brought us up to date on his recent trip to Hawaii and kept us on top of news in the Rotary Magazine!  Below L-R  President Glenn Miller and Robert Scneck

 

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May 7, 2013 Bulletin
by Daily, Joseph


Today's program was presented by Litsa Mitchell, LMFT, Program Director from Gilda’s Club. Pictured below L-R Eric Davenport, Litsa Mitchell, Norma Strong

 

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Gilda’s Club Desert Cities is an affiliate of The Cancer Support Community, an international non-profit dedicated to providing support, education and hope to people affected by cancer. As an affiliate of the largest employer of psychosocial oncology mental health professionals in the United States, we offer a network of personalized services and education for all people affected by cancer. This global network brings the highest quality cancer support to the millions of people touched by cancer. To ensure no one has to face cancer alone, our support services are available through a network of professionally led community-based centers, as well as online.

In July 2009, Gilda’s Club Worldwide and The Wellness Community joined forces to become the Cancer Support Community. By helping to complete the cancer care plan Gilda’s Club Desert Cities continues to optimize patient care by providing essential, but often overlooked, services including support groups, education and healthy lifestyle programs. Today, Gilda’s Club Desert Cities provides the highest quality emotional and social support for the Coachella Valley of Eastern Riverside County with program locations in Cathedral City, Palm Desert, Thermal, and Mecca.

 

April 30 2013 Bulletin
by Daily, Joseph



Today our flag salute was led by PDG Jack Horner, Denny Davis gave the invocation and President-Elect Joe Glowitz led the 4 Way Test.

 

Past President Scott Trujillo introduce our program presented by Allison Fedrick of the Coachella Valley Community Trust.

 

A thriving community has many things:

  • Strong families who live with opportunities and hopeful futures.
  • Healthy children, who are excited about learning, feel safe in their neighborhood and dream about their future.
  • A quality of life where residents are working, happy and productive

 

However, some areas of the Coachella Valley face greater challenges in their effort to provide opportunities and services for their community. With the help of supporters and other organizations, The Coachella Valley Community Trust fights against these challenges.

 

Our mission is to foster productive and responsible young people through effective community collaborations.


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Pictured above, President Glenn and Allison Fedrick, Program Director of Coachella Valley Community Trust.




Snowtarians, Ed Rasmusen of Anchorage and PDG Dick Olson of Eugene said good-bye until next winter.  Have a safe trip!

Bulletin April 23, 2013
by Daily, Joseph



Today's pledge was led by Bob Kambe, our invocation by Rev. Stephen Sloat and Dean Little led us in the 4 way test.

 

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Our program was brought to us by Past President Tom King and Imperial Irrigation District.

Copper Theft.  It can lend you in jail! 

IID iis offering up to a @2500.00 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of individuals stealing IID property.

 

Pilctured above L-R Guillermo Barajas, President Glenn, Mario Pimentel, and Past President Tom King

 

 




As the winter comes to a close, we are saying good bye to our many winter "snowtarians".

On April 16, 2013 one of our regular visitors from Iowa, Varlyn Fink, gave us a good bye seranade!

 

Thanks Varlyn, see you next year!  Best Wishes,  INDIO SUNRISE ROTARY CLUB.

 

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April 16, 2013 Bulletin
by Daily, Joseph


On April 16 our flag salute was led by Bob Schneck, the Invocation by Denny Davis and the 4 way Test by JacquelinE Calderon

Today's Program featured RYLA Participants

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Below, pictured with the RYLA participants our RYLA Chairperson Jacqueline Calderon, Interact Chair Stephen Sloat and Interact Sponsor Paul S

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Doug and Linda York receive Paul Harris recognition from Paul Harris Chair and Past Presdient Bob Russell.  Linda is presented with her Paul Harris plus two and Doug his Paul Harris.

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April 9, 2013 Bulletin
by Daily, Joseph


On April 9 our flag salute was led by Hugh Mason.  Byron Koenig led our invocation and the four way test was led by Tom Walker.

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Above our own Bob Scneck, Major USAF (retired) gave us a presentation on  the aircraft he commanded during his career in the Air Force.

Below  our contestants in the 4 way Test Speech Contest provided us with their speeches and our judges named Miguel Romero 1st place and $200.00 .  Big thanks to Jacqueline Calderon for making all necessary arrangements.

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and Melissa Martinez 2nd place and $100.00.

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March 26 Bulletin
by Daily, Joseph


           Salute to the Flag was led by Jim Letsinger, Denny Davis gave our invocation and Bob Kambe led the 4Way test.

 

Today's program was presented by Brigit Phillips of SafeHouse of the Desert.

 

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                SafeHouse of the Desert provides emergency shelter to runaway, homeless, and at risk youth ages 12-17.  This program provides intervention and outreach services to youth and family in crisis.

 

 

March 19 Bulletin
by Daily, Joseph


Today our flag salute was led by Gloria Franz, Pastor Stephen Sloat gave the invocations while Carl Cox led the 4 Way Test.

Our program chair, Bill Wirin, Colonel, USAF (retired) introduced our speaker, Major General Robert A. Rosenberg, USAF (retired)

   L-R   President Glenn, General Rosenberg, Bill Wirin.

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Major General Robert A. Rosenberg is director of the Defense Mapping Agency, Washington, D.C. 

General Rosenberg was born in 1934, in Kansas City, Mo. He graduated from Leavenworth (Kan.) High School in 1953 and entered the U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, Md., where he received a bachelor's degree in general engineering in 1957. He was commissioned a second lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force following graduation. He earned a master's degree in aerospace engineering at the Air Force Institute of Technology, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, in 1964, and graduated from the Industrial College of the Armed Forces, Fort Lesley J. McNair, Washington, D.C., in 1972.

General Rosenberg was assigned to the National Security Council, the White House, in June 1976, as an adviser to the assistant to the president for National Security Affairs, and in direct support of the National Security Council and the president. He participated in the policy formulation and decision-making process for national security related requirements, programs and budgets. He took part in National Security Council Committee proceedings and was responsible for formulation, issuance and implementation of presidential directives and executive orders. 

In March 1980 the general returned to the Pentagon as assistant chief of staff for studies and analyses, Headquarters U.S. Air Force. He was responsible for studies about military utility and cost effectiveness of alternative policies, doctrines, requirements and weapon systems. In September 1983 he became assistant vice commander of the U.S. Air Force Space Command and vice commander in chief for the North American Aerospace Defense Command, with consolidated headquarters at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo. General Rosenberg assumed his present duties in July 1985. 

His military decorations and awards include the Defense Distinguished Service Medal, Legion of Merit with four oak leaf clusters, Air Force Commendation Medal with four oak leaf clusters and Air Force Outstanding Unit Award Ribbon. He wears the Master Space and Master Missile badges. 



 

   Veteran's atending today's meeting representing service in defense of our country from WWII to present day. U.S. Air Force, U.S. Army, U.S. Navy U.S. Marines

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March 12 Bulletin
by Daily, Joseph


Today's flag salute was led by Jacqueline Calderon. Our Invocation by Pastor Stephen Sloat and the 4 way test by Jason Jackson.

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Today’s program was presented by “snowtarian”  Bill Bass of the Rotary of Achorage.  Bill shared with us his experience and insight into the world famous Iditarod Race.

We learned of his three successful completions of this grueling race and the history of when it began with delivery of needed serum to save the lives of those early Alaskan settlers.  The race begins in Nome and ends in Anchorage.

 

 

 

 

 

March 5 Bulletin
by Trujillo, Scott


Today's program featured Coachella Valley Native Sheriff Stan Sniff pictured below with

President Glenn Miller

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Indio Sunrise Rotary Club

Youth Services

 

The Indio Sunrise Rotary Club is committed to uniting the community and its many cultural and diverse resources to develop a supporting environment for youth.  We are committed to collaborative, innovative and comprehensive efforts to meet the wide range of needs of our young people and their families. This includes working for local coordination of human and financial resources through Rotary International.  Our primary goal is to provide fun, safe, healthy, educational, and nurturing experiences that enable and encourage our young people.  This will empower youth to become successful contributors to our community and prepare them for the challenges of life.

Please find below a few of our youth programs and services:

1.) Indio Cadets      

2.) Indio Youth Task Force

3.) CHIPS – Children’s Holiday Event

4.) Local Youth Performing Arts Program

5.) RYLA – 8 plus students

6.) PRYDE – 8 plus students

7.) Interact Club – Indio High School 20 club members

8.) Valley wide Jr. High Math Field Day (joint with other valley clubs)

9.) Valley wide Elementary School Math Field Day

10.) Backpack program 100 Jackson & Eisenhower Elementary Schools

11.) Dictionary Program 300 (jointly with Indio Noon Club)

12.) Sponsor Indio Chamber of Commerce Scholarship program

13.) CV Wildbird Center – Youth Outreach Program

14.) Wilson Middle School Book Drive

15.) First Tee Program

16.) Sponsored local soccer team to nationals in Orlando, FL

17.) Sponsored Indio High School Mock Trial Team to compete at Harvard University   

 

We welcome new youth projects 365 days a year! 

February 26 Bulletin
by Daily, Joseph


Today Bob Schneck led us in the salute to the Flag, Bill Wirin provided the invocation while Rev. Stephen Sloat led the 4 Way Test.

Our program was presented by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Indio Sector;

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Pictured L-R  Charter President Joe Daily, Toni Pusich, U. S. Customs and Border Protection Community Liaisons, Eulices Recinos, Abel Rodriguez

 

February 19 bulletin
by Daily, Joseph


Today our flag salute was led by Dick Friestad, our invocation by Byron Koenig the 4 way test by Norma Strong and Bill Wirin was our Mystery Greeter.

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Our program was presented by Jacquie Bethel  and featured the Date Festival Royalty , pictured from l-r Rhobbi Mahmood mother of Princess Dunyazade,  Princess Dunyazade, Lina El Mahmood, Queen Scheherzade, Madison Givens,  Princess Jasmine, Abigail Beckert and Queen Mom, Barbara Creson.

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Today at the fair is "Canada Day" so our Canadian visitors joined the queen's court for a photo opportunity, l-r front row, Ted Turner, Norm Devitt, Mal Hough, Norm Legace,Ray Van Deane Little, back row l-r Tom Walker Wayne Brewer

February 12 Bulletin
by Daily, Joseph


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Pictured with President Glenn is our own, ROBERT SCHNECK.

Today's program was presented by our Robert Schneck, "The Rotary Minute"  Bob brought his famous "HAT" and drew names for his monthly test on the latest issue of the "Rotarian".  Those who came prepared with crib notes survived the embarrassment of not having the correct answer.

Today our Flag Pledge of Allegiance was led by Billy Nyman, Invocation by Stephen Sloat and the 4 Way Test by Jacqueline Calderon

February 5 Bulletin
by Daily, Joseph


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Today's program was about the Desert Sands Unified School District Foundation presented by Jeremy Roos and Darrell Cinatl., it's purpose is to close the ever-widening gap between what an excellent education costs and what the state funds.





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Joining us for breakfast was the Indio High School Rotoract officers; Keinien Cebreros, President Giovanna Mascareno, Vice-President, Kimberly Miranda, Treasurer and Alah Musni, Secretary.

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Our invocation was delivered by Denny Davis, Flag Salute led by Norma Stone and the 4 way Test by PDG Dick Olson.


January 29 bulletin
by Daily, Joseph


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CDTA
California Desert Trial Academy College of Law

"Educating, Training and Developing Extraordinary Legal Advocates"

Our mission at CDTA College of Law is to educate, train, and develop extraordinary legal advocates. Your legal education will be comprised of bar-tested academic subjects, skills training, and values reinforcement. Upon completion of your 4-year course of study you will be fully qualified to take and pass the California Bar examination. Upon admission to the Bar you will be fully educated, trained and coached to represent your clients on your first day of practice with skills far beyond your contemporaries from other law schools.

Today’s program was presented by Attorneys John Patrick Dolan and Sue Steding.  They have been instrumental along with other legal professionals in the Coachella Valley in bringing a law school to the area. Application for registration as a California Unaccredited Law School was approved on June 29, 2012 by the Committee of Bar Examiners of the State Bar of California.  

CDTA College of Law
45-915 Oasis Street 
Indio, CA 92201
            800-859-0888      
            760-771-5490      
Info@LawTalkMCLE.com 

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Our annual fundraising activites received a big help from our visiting “snowtarians.” Left to right; Dean Little, Loretta Moss , Tom Walker, Merritt Wiseman, Ed Rasmusen, Bill Wirin, Varlyn Fink.  Special Thanks to all who help park cars for the Southwest Art’s Festival 2013


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The "Legal Profession" at today's Rotary Meeting; L-R. Hon. James Letsinger (Indiana Judge Retired) Bill Wirin (Air Force Judge Advocate General Retired) Sue Steding (Retired Assistant District Attorney County of Riverside) John Patrick Dolan Attorney at Law) Glenn Miller President, Indio Sunrise Rotary Joe Daily (Retired Senior Deputy District Attorney County of Riverside)

Jean Easum District Governor 2012-2013 Official VIsit
by Daily, Joseph


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Governor Jean is a member of the Corona Circle City Rotary Club and is employed by the Department of the Navy where she has worked for over 30 years.

She is married to Ralph  and they have five children. She is past president of the Riverside Sunrise Rotary Club.


During the Governor's visit Bob Clayton (Past President) and Jim Letsinger (Secretary) were honored with Paul Harris plus pins pinned by Governor Easum.

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SNOWTARIANS RETURN and New Visitors
by Daily, Joseph


Today many of our "SNOWTARIANS" returned and we had a couple of visitors.



Norman Devitt, Varlin Fink IOWA, Mal Hough RED DEER, Deane Little LETHBRIDGE,

 Ed Rasmusen ANCHORAGE, Ted Turner, REGINA, Tom Walker JASPER, Bill Wirin SOLDOTNA and regular visitor Sophie Franz and visiting from Coachella Valley Rotary Trinidad Hurtado

January 8 2013 Bulletin
by Daily, Joseph


Today's speaker was our own Eric Davenport D.C.


Eric gave us some great tips on how to have a healthier 2013 and the rest of our lives.  Best tip of the day, "Exercise is any activity not resting!"Image

December 18 Program
by Daily, Joseph


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Today's program featured Job's Daughters Bethel 155 Coachella Valley. L-R Glenn Miller President, Victoria Amaya, Jr., Brianna Calderon, Senior Princess, Caitlin Hollenbeck, Guide Elect, Jacqueline Calderon Club Member  Indio Sunrise Rotarians, Jacqueline Calderon, Jacqueline Calderon(ISR member),  Jennifer Amaya Bethel, Jacquie Bethel(ISR member) represent four generations of membership in Bethel 155..



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President Glenn Miller and Steve Levine from Frisco Colorado Rotary continue tradition of "Banner Exchange"

December 4 Program
by Daily, Joseph


Todays Program Ned Roach of SCORE

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Today’s program featured Mr. Ned Roach of SCORE. SCORE is a nonprofit association dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground, grow and achieve their goals through education and mentorship. We have been doing this for nearly fifty years.

Because our work is supported by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), and thanks to our network of 13,000+ volunteers, we are able to deliver our services at no charge or at very low cost.
December 4, 2012 Bulletin
by Daily, Joseph


Exchange of Club Banners



ImageExchange of Club Banners

One of the colorful traditions of many Rotary clubs is the exchange of small banners, flags, or pennants. Rotarians traveling to distant locations often take banners to exchange at make-up meetings as a token of friendship. Many clubs use the decorative banners they have received for attractive displays at club meetings and dis­trict events.

The Rotary International Board recognized the growing popularity of the banner exchange back in 1959 and encouraged participating clubs to ensure that the design of their banners is distinctive and expressive of the club’s community and country. It is recommended that banners include pictures, slogans, or designs portraying the territorial area of the club.

Exchanging club banners is a very pleasant custom, especially when a creative and artistic banner tells an interesting story of community pride. The exchange of banners is a significant tradition of Rotary and serves as a tangible symbol of our international fellowship.

Thanks to Byron for keeping the tradition active
November 13 Bulletin
by Daily, Joseph


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November 13, 2012 we hosed our 12th Annual Law Enforcement Veteran's Day Celebration.

We were honored to recognize members of the Office of the District Attorney, Fire Department, Indio Police Department, California Highway Patrol, Probation Department and Sheriff Department.

October 16 bulletin
by Daily, Joseph


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Today's program featured our own Rotarian, Linda York, pictured above with President Glenn.

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Linda is the Executive Director of the Coachella Valley Wild Bird Center  which was formed in 1986 for the specific purpose of the care of sick, injured or orphaned native wild bird, with emphasis on raptors and pelicans.  The ultimate goal is to release them back into the wild.
Birds are received from the general public, animal control Fish and Game and Fish and Wildlife agencies.

In 2001 the Indio Multi-Purpose constructed Wetlands opened to the public. THe wetland habitat consists of three ponds which cover fifteen acres. The wetlands provice visitors with birding and photographic opportunities all year long. Guided bird walks are held the first Saturday of each month October-May starting at 8:00 AM.

THe CVWBC has tax exempt status # 33-0181401 funding comes from membership and donations.

Visit the website www.coachellavalleywildbirdcenter.org

Located at:  46-500 Van Buren St. Indio, CA 92201-3454

Telephone (760) 347-2647
October 9, 2012 Bulletin
by Daily, Joseph


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Immediate Past President Brinn McCone and Foundation Director Bob Russell (past president) pictured left to right.

Bob Russell presents Brinn with his Paul Harris Fellow PLUS THREE pin!

GREAT JOB BRINN!  Congratulations.
Welcome to our new website!
by Daily, Joseph


Welcome to our Rotary Club!
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Rotary International is the world's first service club organization, with more than 1.2 million members in 33,000 clubs worldwide. Rotary club members are volunteers who work locally, regionally, and internationally to combat hunger, improve health and sanitation, provide education and job training, promote peace, and eradicate polio under the motto Service Above Self.

Indio Sunrise Rotary Club was chartered on June 12, 1987.

We meet on Tuesday mornings at 6:50 AM