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Posted by Arthur Deardorff on Jul 10, 2014
Club Assembly and New Member Induction
New President Art Deardorff's first meeting of the 2014-2015 year. Lots of fun. New member Jenny Tucker was inducted and got her Red Badge etc. Clark Osterhout presented a new whistle to David Cesio in hopes that the Red Angels could be better coordinated in next years 4th of July parade with a better whistle. Our Happy Buck guy David Bonillo was in rare form.
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Posted by Arthur Deardorff on Jul 04, 2014
Red Angels Precision Wheelbarrow Team in Lincoln Parade
Under the leadership of Rotarian David Cesio, the Precision Wheelbarrow Team developed the Circle, Slip and Crossover maneuvers to show the parade watchers the coordination and fun-to-be-had while being a member of Rotary Club of Lincoln. Also, special thanks to WWII veteran Stix Bellacera for playing the drums, just like he did when he marched down the Chance de Lise in Paris following WWII.
And, Kris Wyatt and Kim Fricke are to be commended for selling Cow Chip Bingo Tickets to parade watchers. Don't miss your chance to win $2000 in the fundraiser event scheduled for September.
Rotarian Rob Wolf did a great job as usually announcing the parade participates.
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Posted by Arthur Deardorff on Jun 26, 2014
In our club, the Kickout is when the current club President (in this case Karen Johnson) is demoted from office and replaced by the President Elect (in this case Art Deardorff). The President Elect Nominee (in this case Paul Radcliffe) is promoted to President Elect. This annual event, at the end of the Rotary Year (July 1 to June 30) always is accompanied by some entertainment at the outgoing presidents expense!!
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Posted by Arthur Deardorff on Jun 08, 2014
"Bikes for Books" Reading Program
Literacy is one of the focus areas of Rotary. In our community, we currently have a project, partially supported by Sacramento Rotary District 5180, to encourage reading in elementary schools. The project focuses on encouraging students in Grades 2-5 to achieve their reading goals. (In Grades 1-3 students learn to read and beyond that students must read to learn.) To encourage reading, we provide a bicycle to the winner of a drawing that includes all students that achieve their reading goals. The drawing is held each trimester in the seven public schools in Lincoln (or 21 bikes total each year).
The feedback from the program is that more kids are reading to achieve reading goals. This is also evidenced by the enthusiasm of the kids when we present the bikes at school assemblies. With improved reading, the continuing scholastic success of our students will be better.
Our club is currently working on how we can continue to fund this project for coming years.
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Posted by Arthur Deardorff on Apr 26, 2014
The Lincoln Wine Fest was a great success. About 650 people showed up to taste wine from South Placer wineries, and to have food suppled by Lincoln businesses. In addition, there was live music and a wine garden in Beermann Plaza and a "Bottle Shop" when attendees could take home some of their favorite wines. This event is provided as a Community Service to the downtown Lincoln businesses as a way to bring people to Lincoln. Secondly, it is to tie Lincoln to Placer County wineries so that Lincoln is perceived to be the Gateway to the Placer County wine country.
To staff this huge event, our club was supported by volunteers from downtown businesses and from Beale Air Force Base. The gratifying part of this event is that the downtown merchants were absolutely delighted by the turnout. See more pictures at Winefest Album.
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