Our new president, NATHAN GONZALES presented a demographic of biographical, historical, and contextual portrait of Rotary that not only explained his lifetime motivations and training for this job, but also challenged each member to honor the Club's past, current achievements, and programs. AND, he urged us to look to the future and examine how each of us may play an important and signal role in the effort of making our Club even better than it is!
The final sendoff for President JIM NOLIN. This included satire, ridicule, skits of questionable dramaturgy, and some actual kind remarks on his commitment to leadership and to the work of president, all accomplished with humor, grace, and fining.
The Redlands Community Music Association will present a Broadway Sing-Along featuring Courtney Camp. Outreach Programming Manager Valerie Peister will present a few minutes about their community engagement activities and our own President Jim will give us an overview of the coming season.
Rick Harrell will enlighten us with information on how the Eden Projects has reduced extreme poverty and restored healthy forests through reforestation in Haiti, Madagascar, Ethiopia, and Nepal by employing local villagers to plant millions of trees — for only 10¢ a tree. So far over 95.6 million trees have been planted to provide a habitat for animals, purify water sources, control flooding and erosion and help to replenish the soil with nutrients needed for farming.
Katie Heer, Project Manager of the Inland Empire Resource Conservation District, will present a water conservation education workshop. The program is sponsored by the San Bernardino Valley Municipal Water District and has been updated to reflect Governor Brown’s recent edicts on residential water use.
May 28. Mark Garcia, Redland Chief of Police. Part of the series of City Department Heads. With President Obama now changing his mind on the militarization of police departments, what new use will the chief find for the assault vehicle? Perhaps as a school bus for truants?
Thank you to everyone who came out and enjoy our Touch a Truck event this last weekend! Congrats to Michael L. who was the winner of the remote controlled monster truck valued at $400. The drawing was at the end of the event at 3...