Rotary Club of San MarcoJacksonville, FloridaThe Highest Club in District 6970
We meet Tuesdays at 7:30 AM
1301 Riverplace Blvd.27th FloorJacksonville, FL 32207United States
The Rotary Club of San Marco's fourth annual Dirty Martinis for Clean Water fundraiser was a huge success. Over 125 people gathered for fabulous martinis courtesy of Ivanabitch, delicious food from Designed Events and Mellow Mushroom and an amazing silent auction. Thank you thank you thank you to our sponsors and guests.
The Rotary Club of San Marco celebrated its fifth anniversary with a dinner party at Blue Bamboo Restaurant, Tuesday, April 9. Over 55 members, spouses and guests from the District gathered to toast all the Club has accomplished the past five years. All agreed it is really quite remarkable the contributions made through our fellowship and we look forward to the next five years.
There were plenty of Rotarians and guests at our third Thirsty Thursday of the year.
Many thanks to host Pete Helow.
Not sure who had more fun - our volunteer readers or the children at MaliVai Washington Kids Foundation. Club members visited Friday, Feb. 15, to read their favorite books.
Our first Safe Sleep Stuffing Thu., Jan. 10, was a huge success. Fifteen Rotarians, family members and Assistant District Governor Mike Crumpler gathered to assemble 970 Safe Sleep packets. Ten members/volunteers gave up their Saturday morning on Jan. 26 to stuff another 800 packets. Special thank you to Michael Miller for hosting the stuffing and Jim Folds for delivering the packets to Shands Jacksonville. Stay tuned for details on the third stuffing.
Over 40 Rotarians, family members and Santa gathered for the Holiday Social, Dec. 18.
The Club provided volunteers for two days of bell ringing in San Marco Square Dec. 15-16.
Chris and Howard helped judge Spring Park Elementary School's annual Spelling Bee Dec. 12. Ten fifth graders competed and the winning word was Pineapple. The Club donated prizes for the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place finishers.
Six members with future Rotarians in tow joined volunteers at Dignity U Wear Sat., Oct. 6.
Marla Matson-Quattrone was welcomed into the Club Sept. 25. She has lived in Jacksonville for just over a year and is the development director at the Cathedral Arts Project. Marla is pictured here with Marme, her sponsor.