Rotary Club of Villa Park Newsletter
Annual Speech Contest
Invocation: Bill Campbell-
Pledge of Allegiance: Elliott Brender
Rotary Four Way Test: Marc Hurd
Song : "When Irish Eyes are Smiling" Teri Elmendorf
Secret Greeter: Robert Shumate
Sgt At Arms: Dale Dagley
Family and Friends of our speakers
Eagle Scout Presentation
Building Benches in the Quad at Villa Park High
Funds were collected to help support the project.
Dr. Linda Bartrom- Youth Services Chair
Topic: Rotary's Four Way Test and What it Means to Me.
Judges: Lesslie Giacobbi, John Valentine, Dan Gray, Charlie Gallagher, Robert Shumate, Paula Meyer
Certificates: Jay Applebaum
Monetary Awards: Craig Beinlich
Entrants and Placement:
- 1st Place- Abbie Mills
-2nd Place- Elianna Peng
- 3rd Place- Alexandra Lai
- Honorable Mention- Sophia Faxcenelli, Dina Mirbabaei, Andrew Urch, Christian Uriostegui
Front: Alexandra Lei, Elianna Peng, Dina Mirbabaei, Abbie Mills
Back: Sophia Fascenelli, Lesslie Giacobbi, Chad Zimmerman, Dr. Ken Miller, Dr. Linda Bartrom,Christian Uriostegui, Andrew Urch
Chad Zimmerman- Next Fireside Chat - April 17 or 18th at the home of Al Verkuylen
Mike Brunhober- Global Mexican Grants for Caborca, Mexico
- The next global grant is for 2 portable incubators and monitors for infants that need transport to the neonatal ICU at Hermasillo
- proposed cost is $70,000- 75,000 and we already have commitments for $40,000- we are still looking for partner clubs.
Robert Shumate- School Visitation Dates- to follow
Charlie Gallagher- Birthday yesterday- celebrated with dinner at the Orange County Mining Company and plans to get together with friends this weekend.
Bill & Paige Baker- celebrated their anniversary- details to follow
Chad Zimmerman- celebrated his 3rd year in Rotary. Daughter Alyssa celebrated her birthday last week.
Pam Dunn- Thanked Jay Applebaum and Dan Gray for trying to consolidate our Facebook Page. Pam also helped in this effort. We discovered there were 3-4 different
Facebook pages for the club.
- Lobsterfest- Yorba Linda Sunrise Rotary - Saturday, May 18th- We are hoping to get 10 members to attend -
For those of you who have never attended this is a great event- As Big Tail Sponsors we get a special table with appetizers, wine and beer
All the Lobster, Steak and side dishes you can eat served at the table - The more people go the merrier!
Chad Zimmerman and Lesslie Giacobbi- were Principal of the Day at Cerrano Elementary and Villa Park High and really enjoyed the experience.
- they were able to meet the new OUSD Superintendent- Gunn Marie Swenson.
Robert Shumate- Having a great time on his staycation.
Chuck Neimann- Is proud of grandson Ethan Harris who won the VPHS Science Fair and just participated at the County Science Fair. Chuck is waiting to see
if he made it the State Science Fair.
Dale Dagley- visited with Steven & Barbara Pollack in Prescott, Az.- they're doing well.
Jay Applebaum- Noted the article that appeared in the recent edition of the Sentry about our recent polio trip to Caborca. Another article should appear in the upcoming
issue of the Villa Park Magazine. We also plan to submit this to the Rotary International Magazine.
Dan Gray- Is working on improving our social media presence.
3/20- Board Meeting
3/22- Cerro Villa Essay Contest
3/ 29- Steve Lopushinsky
4/5- Ed Carter - Community
4/9- District President's Dinner