Speaker Date Topic
Steve Certa Oct 17, 2019 12:00 PM
Safe Passage Project in Guatemala
Safe Passage Project in Guatemala

Steve Certa joined Rotary Club of Weymouth in 1994, was elected to the Board of Directors in 1996 and served as President for the Rotary year 2003-04.  He was honored by the Weymouth Club with a Paul Harris in 2004.  He received his second Paul Harris for his Every Rotarian Every Year contribution in 2012.
 
In 2005 Steve was instructed by the club’s president to find the Club’s first International Project. Steve became aware of Safe Passage, a program working with the children and families who live and work in the Guatemala City Dump. In 2006 Steve organized the first Volunteer Support Team consisting of Interact students, teachers and Rotarians. Since then Steve and the Weymouth Club have sponsored six Interact Support Team visits and four adult visits to Guatemala.
 
In 2013 Steve and The Weymouth Club received a District Simplified Matching Grant to purchase and install a solar hot water system and a commercial grade dish washer for the children in the pre-school program of Safe Passage. 
 
In 2015 the Weymouth International Committee received a Global Grant to fund curriculum development and teacher training for Safe Passage.

Steve was District Governor of District 7950 in the 2017-2018 Rotary year.

Caron Russell - No Lunch Meeting Oct 24, 2019 5:30 PM
World Polio Day Social Meeting 5:30pm @ Dueling Dogs
World Polio Day Social Meeting 5:30pm @ Dueling Dogs

October 24th !!!   Polio Plus, usual lunch meeting, and Board meeting all fall on the 24th -- and 5th Thursday Social falls on the 31st (Halloween).   Four functions that can all be rolled into one big fun evening on on the 24th with events held at the Dueling Dogs Brewery, 3030 Barrett Park Lane off Wise Road,  Lincoln, CA 95648   Our past president Caron is our cheerful, capable and courageous leader for the evening.   

 

Schedule:

 --- Board meeting from 4:00 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. at the brewery

 --- Food + Polio Plus + Social 5:30 p.m. until we're told to quit

 ---  NO lunch meeting on Thursday, 24th

 

No Lunch Meeting - 5th Thursday Oct 31, 2019 12:00 PM
Have a Happy Halloween
Have a Happy Halloween
Candy Pierce Nov 07, 2019 12:00 PM
All about the Rotary Foundation
All about the Rotary Foundation

Candy Pierce, past District Governor from District 5160, who will present on the Rotary Foundation.. PDG Pierce has been an instructor at the President Elect Training Seminar (PETS) for many years. Her knowledge of Rotary is extensive.  Candy was at our club when Colleen Knight was inducted into our club. 

District Governor of District 5160 in 2006/2007, Candy is a member of the Rotary Club of Cordelia, and served as President in 1998/99. Candy is the recipient of The Rotary Foundation Citation For Meritorious Service. A Major Donor, Paul Harris Society Member and Bequest Society member, the Rotary Foundation plays a big part in her Rotary life, and at her Rotary 5160 District Conference, Candy honored her daughter Samantha with a Paul Harris. Candy has maintained perfect attendance since joining Rotary. Other Rotary positions include or have included: PETS General Chair 2009, PETS Instructor, Zone Institute Organizing Committee, GETS Instructor, GNATS Chair, GNATS Instructor, Assistant Regional Rotary Foundation Coordinator, Zone Foundation Transition Coordinator, Zone Focus Group Coordinator and District Foundation Chair. Candy is currently the Executive Director for CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) of Solano County. A member of numerous boards, Candy’s commitment to the NorthBay Healthcare Foundation, the American Red Cross and the Ellen Meadows Prosthetic Hand Foundation, takes up much of her remaining free time.