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Since 1953, the Rotary Club of Folsom has pursued a mission to support youth, serve people in need and support organizations who serve the less fortunate and to help to make our community a better place to live. Folsom Rotarians are dedicated to supporting this mission by getting involved in many worthwhile humanitarian causes, community service projects, and fund-raising activities. Folsom Rotarians support our wonderful community with a spirit of friendship and fun and are devoted to enriching lives in our community and beyond!

Rotary Club of Folsom

Chartered October 17, 1953

P.O. Box 756 – Folsom, CA 95763, USA

Email: Folsom.Rotary.Secretary@gmail.com

Phone: (916) 962-6216

 

RI President Barry Rassin’s theme for 2018-19, Be the Inspiration, asks Rotarians to inspire change in the world and in each other. “I ask all of you to Be the Inspiration to help Rotary move from reaction to action — to take a hard look at the environmental issues that affect health and welfare around the world and do what we can to help.”

 
 
On September 15, 2018, more than 3,300 city volunteers worked on over 70 projects for Folsom Community Service Day.  Rotary Club of Folsom members worked hard Saturday morning on several projects serving our seniors. 
 
 
On Monday, April 16, 2018, 50 community business leaders met with 50
Folsom High School juniors at the 23rd Annual Partnerships for Tomorrow
Youth Leadership Conference held at Lakeside Church. This conference unites high school students with business and community leaders representing the
City of Folsom to discuss leadership skills and ethical choices in the work place,
in schools, and in the local and global community.
 
Students and business leaders meet first thing over continental breakfast.
 
Group discussion between students and business leaders.
 

At the Rotary Club of Folsom meeting on February 22, 14 teachers from Folsom schools received grants totaling $5,155.  The amount of each grant ranged from $191 to $500.  Bob Mange introduced each teacher who was at the meeting and presented the checks.  Upon receiving the checks, each teacher explained his/her project.

Left to right - Tamara Sutton, Dale Waldo, Jessica Vota, Michelle MacDonald, Glenda Hartman, Melanie Roehrs, Kim Smith, Kari Bjork, Brian Schaubmayer,
Liz England, Lisa Johnson, and Kerry O'Reilly. 
Absent: Megan Arnaldo and Tyler Johnstone
 
Starting Monday, January 29 and going through Friday, February 9, members of the Rotary Clubs of Folsom and Historic Folsom are giving every third grader in Folsom a dictionary.  Below is a photo of some of the third graders at Gold Ridge Elementary School on January 30 after they received their dictionaries.
 
 
On Saturday, November 11, 2017, the Rotary Clubs of Folsom, Folsom Lake,  and Historic Folsom participated in the 17th Annual Veterans Parade in Folsom.  Members of the Folsom High School Interact Club and the Folsom Lake High Interact Club marched with Rotarians and Rotary family members.  The Rotary group also included three classic cars and four Rotarians on Segways.
 
Rotarians and families line up before the parade.
 
 
 
The Rotary Club of Folsom participated in Community Service Day on Saturday, September 16 in a big way.  Twenty-six members worked from early morning to late afternoon installing a 13-person Cross Fit rig at Willow Hill Reservoir Community Park.  The Rotary Club of Folsom purchased the Cross Fit rig for this park at a cost of $12,500.  On Sunday, October 15, the club completed the project with the addition of wood fiber under the rig.
 
 
On Thursday, August 24, members of the Rotary Clubs of Folsom and Historic Folsom gathered on the Johnny Cash Bike Trail at the Donor Wall for the unveiling of a Rotary plaque.  The Donor Wall is for individuals and organizations who have donated to the Johnny Cash Art Experience.  Robert Goss, City of Folsom Parks and Recreation Director, conducted the ceremony. 
 
 
Bill Hutto, Immediate Past President of the Rotary Club of Folsom, removed the cover on the plaque for the Rotary Clubs.
 
 
 
 
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We meet Thursdays at 6:30 PM
Robert H. Miller III Rotary Clubhouse
Lew Howard Park
7150 Baldwin Dam Road
Folsom, CA  95630
United States of America
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Mystery Trip
Oct 25, 2018
Lucia Pulgar
Nov 01, 2018
Foreign Exchange student will talk about Spain
General Bill Wade
Nov 08, 2018
John Messner
Nov 15, 2018
Foundation
Dark for Thanksgving
Nov 22, 2018
Sergent Ken Clark and Detective Rob Peters
Dec 06, 2018
East Area Rapist-Golden State Killer
Dark (Christmas Party)
Dec 13, 2018
Teacher Grant Program
Feb 07, 2019
Bob Mange
Mar 07, 2019
Speech Contest
 
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