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july 4th Fireworks sales Jul 3, 2018 Villa Park Rotarians and friends sell Phantom Fireworks to benefit the community and liven up everyone's 4th of July celebrations.
Ronald McDonald House Dinner Jun 21, 2018 Robbie Pitts, Elizabeth Usher and Jay Applebaum provide some good barbecue from Dickies for the residents of Ronald McDonald House
Chad, wife margaret and all the plaques to commemerate his term in office. Demotion Party for Chad Zimmerman Jun 21, 2018 Villa Park Rotarians celebrate another successful year with outgoing President Chad Zimmerman- with food provided by Goodies in the Pantry- We also welcomed new member Robert Frackelton- saluted the 2017, 2018 board and introduced the board for 2018-2019 under the leadership of incoming president Marc Hurd
Gala- Triple Crown Double Down Jun 3, 2018 Villa Park Rotary HOlds its annual fundraiser at The Fifth atop the Grand Legacy Hotel in Anaheim- featuring casino games and food and drink that is associated with each of the triple crown races.
Charlie Gallagher, Chad :&margaret Zimmerman, Lizabeth Valentine, Diane Rothi, David Kritz, Pam Dunn, Jay Applebaum, Diane's guest Linda, John Valentine- many lobsters, tri-tip, corn on the cob were devoured along with good wine. Lobsterfest 2018 May 18, 2018 10 members and quests from Villa Park Rotary made the annual treck to Lobsterfest in Yorba Linda
Villa Park Rotarian of the Year- ED Carter- well deserved for all he does for the community and local schools. Recognition Day 2017-18 May 17, 2018 Villa Park Rotary celebrates its accomplishments and outstanding teacher, students and citizens who go out of their way to make their community a better place.
Robert Shumate, Marc Hurd, Chad Zimmerman and John Valentine Award for District Grants/Community Service May 17, 2018 Villa Park Rotary receives a District award for its 2 district grant projects- Maker Space at VPE and Art Supplies for a Tustin Program that helps troubled youth
Mark Schmidt, Dave Larson(clock tech) Pam Dunn and John Valentine Cleaning and Tuning up the Centennial Clock May 17, 2018 It time to clean and tune up the clock that sits in the Ralph's Parking lot
MIke Brunhober wins favor with Darth and the Storm Troopers District Conference Hospitality Night May 4, 2018 Villa Park Rotarians join the fun as we celebrate May the 4th Be With You
Teacher Mr Baker demonstrates that light can be trapped in a liquid and bend- the principal behind fiber optics Cerro Villa Middle School Visit May 3, 2018 Villa Park Rotarians visit the school and hear about all the wonderful programs and plans for the school for prinicipal Lisa Ogan.
Early Act Students at Serrano Serrano Elementary School Visit Apr 26, 2018 Villa Park Rotary visited Serrano Elementary School hosted by prinicipal Catherine Rizzo.
Mrs. Ariz's Kindergarten class performs Mr Gumpy's Car with the assistance of principal Little. Villa Park Elementary School Visit Apr 19, 2018 Villa Park Rotarians met at the school with Principal Raeanne Lopez- Little.
Chad Zimmerman, Lisa Ogan,Paige Califf(5th)Samantha Masucci(4th), RJ Brown(3rd) Gwen Hodson (2nd) , Rylee Jones(1st), Linda Bartrom Middle School Essay Contest Mar 22, 2018 Students from Cerro Villa Middle School discuss Rotary's 4 Way Test
  Middle School Essay Contest Mar 22, 2018 Students from Cerro Villa Middle School discuss Rotary's 4 Way Test
Speech Contest Mar 15, 2018 Seven students from Villa Park High discuss how the Rotary 4 Way Test Works in their lives
  Speech Contest Mar 15, 2018 Seven students from Villa Park High discuss how the Rotary 4 Way Test Works in their lives
Group shot at the Health Dept prior to giving the polio vaccine Caborca Mexico Polio Trip 2018 Feb 23, 2018 Villa Park Rotarians Mike Brunhober, Chad Zimmerman, David Gayl, Elliott Brender traveled to Caborca with other Rotarians from California, Arizona, Louissiana and Alabama to deliver 2 drops of polio Vaccine, present the new Medical Dental Van and support the Children's Treatment Fund.
Lesslie Giacobbi put out quit a spread for dinner- seen here with Robbie Pitts, facilitator Dan Gray and Brian Clark Fireside Chat Feb 13, 2018 Villa Park Rotary held its first Fireside Chat of 2018 at the home of Lesslie Giacobbi. 9 New members and 2 prospective new members attended to hear presentations by Pam Dunn, Bill Underwood, Jay Lieberman, Ken Caplin and Mike Brunhober.
VP Rotary Food Collection Dec 9, 2017 Villa Park Rotarians help collect food items at Ralph's for the OC Food Bank
Cerro Villa Principal Lisa Ogan,Teachers Roni Hanke, Lisa Buchness,Danielle Matthews, Jennifer Wong 2017 Teacher Mini-grants Dec 7, 2017 Villa Park Awards Mini- grants to local teachers so they can have resources for their classrooms
Induction of Richard Ingle Dec 7, 2017 Newest Rotarian Richard Ingle
  Turkey Prep Anaheim Marriott Nov 21, 2017 Don Ware shows the Wells Fargo Volunteers how to have fun
Parting Selfie Turkey Prep Anaheim Marriott Nov 21, 2017 Don Ware shows the Wells Fargo Volunteers how to have fun
Ken Caplin Turkey Prep at the Anaheim Hilton Nov 19, 2017 Vp Rotarians Steve Stern, Bill underwood, Jay Applebaum, Chad Zimmerman & Ken Caplin come to the rescue unwrapping and seasoning 300 turkeys for the We Give Thanks Thanksgiving event
Camp To Belong Pancake Breakfast Oct 8, 2017 Villa Park Rotarians with the help of Dean, Michael and Cindy Simon of Bruxmix whip up a delicious pancake breakfast featuring Riccotta buttermilk pancake with/ without fresh blueberries.
Maker's Space at Villa Park Elementary School Oct 1, 2017 Villa Park & Orange North Rotary Clubs along with the VPE Dad's Club install a maker's space or STEAM Lab at VPE
Disaster Relief Collection Sep 30, 2017 Villa Park Rotarians collect clothing, diapers and cleaning supplies for hurricane victims in Florida and Puerto Rico
Angel's game to end Polio and Chili Cook-off Aug 26, 2017 Villa Park Rotary competes in the chili cook- off with this year's entry prepared by Marc Hurd
National Night Out Aug 1, 2017 Villa Park Rotarians come out to celebrate National Night Out
Mark and his family- dad Mark Schmidt Sr- wife Heidi,  mother Jan and Mark Jrs kids- also seen Greg Mills, Bill Underwood and Bill Langstaff- at the home of Mark and Jan Schmidt The induction of Mark Schmidt Jun 23, 2017 Mark Schmidt jr becomes the latest member of Villa Park Rotary
demotion party Jun 23, 2017 Out with the old and in with the new - Thanks to Bill Langstaff and his board
Mike Brunhober, Elliott Brender, Margaret Lawson and Jay Applebaum attend the Mora Foundation Dinner Tecate Mexico Computer Lab and Mora Foundation Jun 2, 2017 4 villa Park Rotarian traveled to Tecate over the weekend from June 2-4 to help dedicate the new computer/media lab at the Rotary School and to attend the Elias Mora Foundation Dinner at Rancho Tecate
Rebekah Rota and Pres-elect Chad Zimmerman 2017 Gala At Anaheim Hills May 7, 2017 Rebekah Rota explains the Five Avenues of Service Through Song
  2017 Gala At Anaheim Hills May 7, 2017 Rebekah Rota explains the Five Avenues of Service Through Song
Chad Zimmerman, Hunter Ancich, Abby Mills,Christian Uriostegui, Principal Dr Ken Miller, Hope Gomez & Dr Linda Bartrom
RYLA Students Apr 27, 2017 4 VPHS Mrs. Attended Camp RYLA - they all had a great time and learned valuable life lessons
E-waste Apr 22, 2017 VP Rotarians celebrate Earth Day collecting E-waste with the VPHS Girls Varsity Basketball Team
Vp Rotary Donates $200 toward this year's Grad Night Villa Park High Visit Apr 20, 2017
Dan Gray is welcomed by Membership Chair Bill Underwood Induction of Dan Gray Apr 13, 2017 Dan Gray is our newest Rotarian
Principal Lisa Ogan shows off the school's STEM Lab Cerro Vila Middle School Visit Apr 13, 2017 Villa Park Rotarians visit CV and get a look at their award winning STEM Lab
Group Shot with Principal Ken Miller, Dr. Linda Bartrom and VPRC President Bill Langstaff Speech Contest 2017 Feb 23, 2017 VPHS Students discuss what the Four Way Test Means to them.
Rotarians David Gayl, ken Caplin, Margaret Lawson, Kristen Davis, Marianne Koepnick, Mike Brunhober and Presdent Bill Langstaff Caborca Polio Trip 2017 Feb 10, 2017 Villa Park Rotarians Mike Brunhober and Ken Caplin had another successful trip to Caborca, Mexico to give 2 live saving drops of polio vaccine. 52 Rotarians from 27 clubs made the trip.
  Caborca Polio Trip 2017 Feb 10, 2017 Villa Park Rotarians Mike Brunhober and Ken Caplin had another successful trip to Caborca, Mexico to give 2 live saving drops of polio vaccine. 52 Rotarians from 27 clubs made the trip.
Induction of Robbie Pitts Jan 26, 2017
Holiday Party 2017 Jan 12, 2017 Steve Stern hit the ball out of the park with this year's holiday dinner at Chef's Catering Restaurant- 70+ members and guests attended the evening.
Rotarians Robert Shumate, Pam Dunn, Rich Freschi, John Broussard, Bill Langstaff, Will Warren, Pete Moriarty and Bill Underwood witness the signing of the documents. Villa Park Rotary Endowment Fund Establishment Jan 3, 2017 Villa Park Establishes an endowment to allow larger donations through Iras, Life Insurance and
Farewell Party For Jared Hildenbrad Dec 9, 2016 Villa Park Rotarians honor outgoing city manager Jared Hildenbrand naming him the first recipient of the Challenge Coin Award
Dr Bartrom - Olsen and VPHS Interact & ACS students at The Post 2016 Interact, American Chemical Society Holiday Dec 9, 2016 Dr Linda Bartrom-Olsen and students from VPHS Interact & ACS enjoy a holiday dinner Upstairs at The Post
Front Challenge Coins Dec 8, 2016 Villa Park Rotary created Challenge Coins as a gift for visiting marines on Thanksgiving
All the recipients and their principals- Front Row Robert Shumate, Todd Egland, Ken Miller, Lisa Ogan & Reanne Lopez-Little, Bill Langstaff. Teacher Mini-Grants 2016 Dec 1, 2016 Villa Park Rotary gave out over $7000 in mini-grants to teachers in our local schools
The induction of Jeannie Hankins Nov 17, 2016 Jeannie Hankins returns to Villa Park Rotary after a stint with the Monarch Beach Rotary. She comes with additional Rotary honors
Robbie Pittts Award for Community Volunteerism Nov 17, 2016 Robbie Pitts receives an award for outstanding community service
  Robbie Pittts Award for Community Volunteerism Nov 17, 2016 Robbie Pitts receives an award for outstanding community service
  Robbie Pittts Award for Community Volunteerism Nov 17, 2016 Robbie Pitts receives an award for outstanding community service
Halloweenfest 2016 Oct 30, 2016 Villa Park Celebrates Halloweenfest
Orangewood Foster Home District Grant Oct 29, 2016 Villa Park Rotarians present $5000 worth of kitchen supplies and sporting goods to the Orangewood Foster Home
  National Night Out Aug 2, 2016 Villa Park Rotarians provide free hot dogs, soda, water and cupcakes to celebrate National Night Out.
Brad Reese, John Valentine, mike Brunhober, Marc Hurd, Pam Dunn, Paula Meyer, Eric Sense National Night Out Aug 2, 2016 Villa Park Rotarians provide free hot dogs, soda, water and cupcakes to celebrate National Night Out.
Meg Rothi Fireworks 2016 Jul 4, 2016 Villa Park Rotarians led by Diane and Meg Rothi sell 'save and sane" fireworks scoring about $25,000 for the club
1st contestant is our right off the plane polish immigrant lady Demotion 2016 Jun 24, 2016 Villa Park Rotary Roasts outgoing President Will Warren for a job well done and celebrates the board and others who helped make the year a great success. This year's demotion party was held at the home of Mark and Jan Schmidt and food was provided by Las Cabos. Steve Stern arranged for the catering.
Villa Park Great American Picnic May 29, 2016 Villa Park Rotarians Cooked up a mess of burgers and hotdogs at the newly relocated picnic at Villa Park High School Photos by Ken Caplin
Event Booklet created by Pete Moriarty allowed individual to collect signatures from our guest athletes;
Ticket for the even seen below the booklet. Annual Gala 2016 May 20, 2016 Villa Park Rotary celebrated the accomplishments of our guest Olympic Athletes at the Outdoor Education Center in Irvine Park. Roughly 275 local citizens and Rotarians attended the event.
Above and Beyond Recipient David Gayle was unable to accept his award in person Villa Park Rotary Recognition Day May 19, 2016 Villa Park Rotary takes time to honor the teachers, students and individuals in the community who help to make Villa Park the great city it is.
Marc Hurd checks out one of the carnival games Orangewood Carnival Apr 23, 2016 Villa Park Rotarians led by Community Services Chair Marc Hurd sponsored and manned carnival games and food for the kids at the Orangewood Home
Principal Lisa Ogan and Teacher of the Year Lisa Hedspeth Visit to Cerro Villa Middle School Apr 21, 2016 Villa Park Rotarians visit the middle school and see a presentation of all the improvements the school has seen with our help. Boy Scout Executive Director Jeff Herrmann gives a presentation and presents the club with the official charter for troop 850. Teacher of the Year Lisa Hedspeth. Presentation of $500 to the CV Robotics Club.
President Will Warren welcomes Jay Lieberman back to the club with Vocational Chair Robert Shumate and Club Secretary Pete Moriarty Induction of Jay Lieberman Apr 21, 2016 Jay Lieberman one of our club's Charter Members and Charter President returns to his roots.
Seated:LtoR- Christian Hahm, Troy Ho, Lindsey To, Dino Sdrales, Jack Otair, Kaylee Jansema, Alexa Treka, Lena Bader, Ryan Vu and Davis Smith
Standing: Lisa Ogan, Linda Bartrom-Olsen, Will Warren Middle School "Four Way Test" Essay Contest Mar 17, 2016 10 finalists from Cerro Villa Middle School read their essays on The Rotary "Four Way Test" the top two received prizes of $50 and $100. There were over 50 contestants entered.
Villa Park Elementary Visit Mar 3, 2016 Rotarians from Villa Park visit Villa Park Elementary School to meet the new principal Raenne Little and meet some of the 3rd and 4th grade students who demonstrated their computer prowess.
Composite photo from the Caborca Secretary of Health Caborca Polio Trip 2016 Feb 19, 2016 52 Rotarians made the annual trip to Caborca, Mexico to deliver polio vacine to children under age 5. Led by Villa Park Rotarians Mike Brunhober and Ken Caplin Rotarians form California and Arizona had another great weekend visiting our friends from the Rotary in Caborca; $8000 was also raised for the Caborca Children's Treatment Fund.
and the winning tower is 29 inches- builders Will Warren, Dale Dagley and Jim Reichart built the highest tower only to find out a 3rd grade team built one 41 inches using the same materials Serrano Elementary School Visit Feb 4, 2016 Villa Park Rotarians visit Serrano Elementary School and get to meet their new dynamic principal Ashley Pedrosa. Mrs Pedrosa challenged us to build a tower from paper cups and thats when the fun began.
Teaher Aura Illanescu was given funds to buy some classic story books for her class- James and the Giant Peach- she is seen with her principal Ashley Pedroza and flanked by Robert Shumate and Christine Thomas Teacher Mini Grants Dec 3, 2015 Villa Park Rotary donates funds to local teachers to help them fund projects and buy material to enhance the educational experience in our schools.
Gaddi Vasquez addresses the crowd of about 300 Rotarians and friends Foundation Dinner Nov 14, 2015 District 5320 Rotarians gathered to applaud the accomplishments of clubs in the district. Raise some money and her Gaddi Vasquez the Keynote speaker. The event was held at the Crevier Classic Car Collection in Costa Mesa.
Halloweenfest 2015 Oct 30, 2015 Villa Park Rotarians have a haunting good time
Interact Students doing some on site advertising. E-Waste Collection Sep 19, 2015 Villa Park Rotarians and VPHS Interact Students help collect about 20,000 pounds of electronic waste. Photos by Ken Caplin
Rancho Tecate-Mora Foundation Dinner with Daniela and other Tecate Rotarian. tecate August 28-30, 2015 Aug 28, 2015 Roatarians from Villa Park, Santa Ana North and Newport travel to Tecate to attend the Elias Mora Foundation and explore the area with our Tecate Rotary Hosts. Photos by Ken Caplin.
Chili Chef Marc Hurd End Polio Now Chili Cook-Off Aug 22, 2015 Villa Park Rotarians and Chef Marc Hurd compete against other clubs to see who has the best chili. Thanks to Rotarians Ken Caplin, Mike Brunhober, Mariane Koepnick, Diane & Megan Rothi, Bill Baker for lending a hand.
President Will Warren and President-elect Bill Langstaff National Night Out Aug 4, 2015 Villa Park Rotarians man the grill to give people in Villa Park a look at Rotary and what we do in the community
Villa Park Rotarians Tom Davis, Ed Carter, Jay Applebaum,
Robert Shumate(not Pictured) and Diane Rothi join Lisa Ogan and some of the Cerro Villa dad's to spruce up the school library. Cerro Villa Middle School Ceiling Painting Jul 18, 2015 Members of Villa Park Rotary, Cerro Villa Dad's Club, and VPHS Interactors join Middle School Principal Lisa Ogan and her husband to help beutify the school library.
ED Carter Fireworks Sales Jul 4, 2015 Villa Park Rotary and Phantom Fireworks combine to sell over $72,000 worth of "safe and sane" fireworks
Outgoing VP Rotary President Ed Carter and out-going Distict Governor Jim Paddock. Demotion Party 2015 Jun 26, 2015 Villa Park Rotary celebrates the 2014-15 Officers and Board and welcomes the new 2015-2016 crew. Food provided by Colleary's and served at the home of Mark & Jan Schmidt
President-elect Will Warren, Jim Reichart, Chuck Neimann, Chad Zimmerman and short timer(outgoing President) Ed Carter Rotary District Dinner Jun 16, 2015 Villa Park Rotarians enjoy the dinner at the Double Tree Hotel
Serrano Elementary School Visit May 28, 2015 Villa Park Rotary had a site visit at Serrano Elementary
Rotarians showing support for Ralph's Market- Cindy and Glen Swan. Jay Applebaum, Mike Brunhober,Glen Swan, Marsha Leeg, Cindy Swan, Lesslie Giacobbi, Bill Langstaff, Steve & Lainey Stern, Marc Hurd and Diane Rothi.
S All American Family Picnic May 24, 2015 Ed Carter and a number of Villa Park Rotarians help celebrate Memorial Day Weekend at Irvine Lake
  Orangewood Carnival May 23, 2015 Rotarians from Villa Park led by Community Service Chair Marc Hurd sponsor and man a carnival for the kids at the Orangewood Home
  Orangewood Carnival May 23, 2015 Villa Park Rotarians led by Community Services Chair Marc sponsor and man carnival games and food boths for the kids at Orangewood Home
Ken and Susie Vanderlip De-Stress for Success May 21, 2015 Our good friends Susie and Ken Vanderlip give us good suggestions on dealing with day to day stress.
"Magical Night of Giving" May 15, 2015 President-elect Will Warren throws a bash at the Outdoor Education Center to raise funds to help our community and schools Photos by Mark Schmidt
Cerro Villa Teacher of the Year-Jennifer Wong with her principal Lisa Ogen - along with Robert Shumate, Ed Carter, and Linda Bartrom-Olsen. Recognition Day May 14, 2015 Villa Park Rotary takes time to recognize outstanding student leaders, teachers, businesses and community members.
Welcome Mike Barloewen Induction of Mike Barloewen Apr 30, 2015 Villa Park Rotary welcomes it's newest member. Bill Underwood noted that Mike was sponsored by Bill Langstaff and will join the Community Service Committee
Site Visit Villa Park Elementary School Apr 16, 2015 Villa Park Rotary convened in the multipurpose room at Villa Park Elementary School to see some of the technology inovations and check out the library renovations done with our $6500 grant.
Members of the Villa Park Rotary and VPE Dad's Club and school librarian- relax for a photo after a job well done.   VP Elementary School Library Shelving Project Mar 21, 2015 Members of the Villa Park Rotary join forces with the VP Dad's Club to help install new book shelves in the VP Elementary School Library- this was through a Rotary District Grant for $6000 - Photos by Mark Schmidt
  Caborca Polio Trip Mar 13, 2015 7 Villa Park Rotarians led by MiKe Brunhober and Ken Caplin along with Rotarians from nearby California and Arizona Rotary Club ventured to Caborca, Mexico to give 2 drops of life saving polio vacine to children under 5.
Will Warren, Chad Zimmerman, Bill Underwood and President Ed Carter Induction of Chad Zimmerman Mar 12, 2015 Newest Villa Park Rotarian Chad Zimmerman is inducted
Jay Applebaum administer the 2 drops of Polio Vaccine
to one of the children in El Desemboque Caborca Polio Vacination Trip Feb 13, 2015 Villa Park Rotarians Mike Brunhober and Ken Caplin led the way for 53 Rotarians from California and Arizona to join forces with the Caborca, Mexico Rotarians to help eradicate polio- Villa Park Rotarians Will Warren, Margaret Lawson and Jay Applebaum participated in this year's event.
Ken and Belle Christmas Eve at Ronald McDonald House Dec 24, 2014 Villa Park Rotarians and friends prepare a Christmas Eve Dinner at the Ronald McDonald House
Marianne Koepnick, Ed Carter and Pam Dunn at your service Villa Park Boat Parade Dec 14, 2014 Villa Park Rotarians prepare hot dogs at the annual boat parade spirits were high despite the low turnout- special thanks to the VPHS Interact Club for their assistance.
The Villa Park Rotary  Contingent reheats the turkey
9-12 shift
Margeret Lawson, Ed Howard, Will Warren, Mike Brunhober,Bill Campbell, Jay Khetani, Pam Dunn and Jay Applebaum We Give Thanks 2014 Nov 27, 2014 Villa Park Rotarians help provide meals for 15,000 on Thanksgiving Day and help prepare the turkeys at the Hilton and Marriott Hotels 2 nights prior to the event- 600 turkeys were donated for the meal.
Rotary Club of Villa Park was well represented: Left to Right-Bill Underwood, Milt & Clarinel Stamos, Diane Rothi, Margaret Lawson, Jay & Terry Applebaum, Pam & Art Dunn, Belle Olsen and Ken Caplin. Rotary Foundation Dinner Nov 8, 2014 Rotary District 5320 has this year's Foundation Dinner at the Aquarium of the Pacific- and no fish were harmed or eaten during this event.
It was a devish good time- with Bob Kreisberg, Ron Lucero and Ed Carter. Halloweenfest 2014 Oct 30, 2014 Villa Park Rotarians and Interacters create some ghoulish treats
Bill Underwood explains the benefits one gets from service to others Rotary Mixer Oct 29, 2014 Villa Park Rotary joins the Orange Clubs and the Orange Chamber of Commerce
Margaret Lawson, Mike Brunhober, Ken Caplin and Vocational Chair Robert Shumate help with much needed 
clean up at the Nature Center EL Modena Nature Center Work Party Oct 18, 2014 Members of the Villa Park Rotary help clean up the Nature Center
Our group enjoying the afternoon at the Tecate Plaza.
Marcy, Mike Brunhober, Jo Holman, Jay Applebaum, Margaret Lawson and Dan Hoffman- photo by Ken Caplin Mora Foundation Dinner -Tecate Mexico Aug 23, 2014 Villa Park Rotarians joined by Newport Beach attend the Alex Mora Foundation that supports needy students in Tecate
Harmony rocks out to the sounds of 3 Dog Night Harmony Concert in the Park Aug 15, 2014 Villa Park rocks out to the 3 Dog Night Tribute Band Harmony
In Memorium Jul 2, 2014 Our great friend and long time Rotarian George Poulos will be remembered by all - we'll miss his big smile.
the booth arrived on June 26th Fireworks Fundraiser June 28-July 4th 2014 Jun 27, 2014 Villa Park Rotary helps Villa Park celebrate the 4th with a bang...more like a pop, but you get the idea.
Steven Pollack and Demotion Party for Steven Pollack Jun 20, 2014 The club helps celebrate the accomplishments of Steven Pollack and welcomes incoming president ed carter.
Pete Moriarty, Ken Caplin representing International Service, Pres. Steven Pollack, Robert Shumate, Chuck Niemann, Pam Dunn and Marianne Koepnick representing Vocational Service. Induction of Robert Shumate and Chuck Niemann Jun 12, 2014 Newest Villa Park Rotarians inducted by Pete Moriarty
Graduating Chemical Society and Interact Board with Dr Bartrom Interact Awards Jun 6, 2014
Presidnet Steven Pollack, Mike Brunhober, Jennifer Chang, Greg Mills and Pete Moriarty. Induction of Jennifer Chang May 22, 2014 Our newest Rotarian Jennifer Chang- will join the International Service Committee
Recognition Day 2014 May 15, 2014 Villa Park Rotary Celebrates a year of projects in all Service Areas and recognizes outstanding individuals in our schools and community.
Photo of a medallion in Washington,D.C. Paul Harris medallion in Washgton, DC May 5, 2014 Photo of the medallion sent by Bill Baker while visiting Washington
Group photo- Will Warren, Teri Brooks, Mike Brunhober, Marianne Koepnick, Bob Grandolfo and Jill Kuli; Mark Schmidt mans the camera. Skyview School Awards Apr 12, 2014 Villa Park Rotarians celeebrate with the Skyview school kids and faculty- new grill, t-shirts and sweatshirts and internet connection.
Group Photo of the students, Judges, Dr. Bartrom-Olsen
and President Steven Pollack Speech Contest Feb 20, 2014 Villa Park hosts four Jr Students from Villa Park High School who spoke on the "Four Way Test" winners received honoraria and certificates of appreciation.
Villa Park Jr. Aaron Rodriguez belts out Sandy from Grease and Earth Angel- wonderful despite having Laryngitis Song Contest Feb 13, 2014 2 Villa Park Student perform for the Rotary Club
Caborca Polio Trip Feb 8, 2014 10 Villa Park Rotarians joined with Rotarians from Arizona and Caborca to do polio inoculations in the Ajidos outside of Caborca
Rotarians Rick Barnett, Pam Dunn, Brad Reese and Supervisor Moorlach Supervisor John Moorlach Club Visit Jan 30, 2014 Supervisor John Moorlach discusses the financial crises that have impacted Orange County
VPHS Interact helps man the event E-waste Day Jan 18, 2014 Villa Park Rotarians and VPHS Interact collect truck loads of e-waste
Party With A Purpose Dec 31, 2013 Villa Park Rotarians ring in 2014 at Villa Park City Center
The Kitchen Crew- not seen Ken Caplin, Rick Stern and the Stern's grandkids. Christmas Eve at Ronald McDonald House Dec 24, 2013 Villa Park Rotarians and friends prepare and serve dinner at the Ronald McDonald House. The dinner was prepared by Steve and Lainey Stern and served by the Stern's kids Julie and Rick, the Applebaums- Jay, Terry and Nicole and Ken Caplin and Belle Olsen.
Interact Holiday Dinner Dec 6, 2013 Villa Park Interact and Chemistry Club meet at the home of Dr. Linda Bartrom-Olsen to share some holiday cheer.
Cerro Villa Middle School teachers Bernard Teyag, Andrea Sender, Cynthia Tompkinson, Jennifer Wong and principal Dr. Miller Teacher Mini Grants Dec 5, 2013 Villa Park Rotary awards grants totaling $4816.82 to local teachers- Bob Grandolfo afficiates.
Bryan Nash receives a $1000 Donation from VPHS Stu Dec 5, 2013 Bryan Nash receives a $1000 donation for the Camp to Belong from students at VPHS who raised to monies for drug prevention
He cleans up nice to make the club $100 Bryan Wears a suit and the club collects $100 Dec 5, 2013 20 club members pay up as Bryan wears a suit- each of the 20 kicked in $5.
The Villa Park Rotary Turkey reheating team and friends.
F: Dana & Jay Applebaum, Ken Caplin & Bell, Marianne Koepnick, Bob Grandolfo R: Will Warren, Ed Howard, Tom Davis and Dale Dagley plus friends of Rotary. We Give Thanks Nov 28, 2013 Villa Park Rotarians participate in the We Give Thanks Thanksgiving Day Event- Ken Caplin, Tom Davis and Jay Applebaum also helped prepare the turkeys at the Anaheim Hilton and Marriott
Grill Cleaning Oct 26, 2013 Villa Park Interact students use a little elbow grease to clean the grill prior to Halloweenfest.
Neil Peake is inducted Induction of Neil Peake Oct 3, 2013 Neil peaked is inducted into the club by Pete Moriarty. Looking on are Teri Brooks and Ed Carter
Bob Meyer Receives the French Medal of Honor Sep 26, 2013 An article describes the roll Bob played in the invasion of Europe
reaching the border town of Tecate, Mexico. Tecate Trip- International Service Trip Sep 16, 2013 Mike Brunhober, Ken Caplin, Jay Applebaum, Tom Davis visit Tecate and reestablish close ties with our sister club and make plans to do an international matching grant to provide a computer lab in a local elementary school.
Caborca Eyeglass Donation Sep 9, 2013 Villa Park Rotary donated over 800 pairs of eyeglasses and a wheelchair to the Caborca Rotary Club. We are still collecting eyeglasses and hearing aids to bring to Caborca in February.
Happy. villa Park Rotarians manning the grill
Paperback Writer Aug 2, 2013 Villa Park rocks out to this great Beatles tribute band
District Governor Rae Shirer and Villa Park Rotary President Steven Pollack. District Governor Rae Shirer Visit Jul 25, 2013 New District 5320 Governor Rae Shirer visits Villa Park Rotary and updates us on Polio Eradication, New Grant Availability and gives us a vision of Rotary as the most powerful agent for global change.
Incoming President for 2013- 2014 Steven Pollack Jane McDonald's Demotion Party Jun 28, 2013 President Jane McDonald turns over the reigns of power to Steven Pollack after thanking her board for their accomplishments in the 2012-2013 year.
Villa Park Community Picnic May 26, 2013 Villa Park Rotary joins in the fun at Irvine Lake as Villa Park celebrates Memorial Day
This year' Phil Hurwitz Award is presented to New York Life's Danny Friedl and Mike Ceci. The award was presented by Pam Dunn Recognition Awards May 23, 2013 Villa Park Rotary takes the opportunity recognize students and community members who have given their time and support to the community.
advertising for the event Shred Day May 18, 2013 Villa Park Rotarians sponsor a Shred Day which saved some 55 trees and raised $708 of donations that will go toward our dinners for the Ronald McDonald House
VP Rotarian Jay Applebaum receives a plaque for the Paul Harris Society for special contributions to the Rotary Foundation. Jay Applebaum Receives Paul Harris Society Award May 9, 2013 Jay Applebaum receives a Paul Harris Society Award. He is the first member of our club to receive this prestigious award.
Students from Cerro Villa and Covenant Christian School compete for prize money.  Also seen are Pastor Stan Van Den Berg, Dr. Ken Miller Principal at Cerro Villa and Ed
Howard Principal at Villa Park High. Four Way Test Essay Apr 25, 2013 Students from Cerro Villa and Covenant Christian School discuss what the "Four Way Test" means to them and promotes peace.
Grant Funding Seminar Apr 20, 2013 new rules regarding the funding of local and international projects- club attendees included: Bob Grandolfo, Pete Moriarty, Jay Applebaum, Mike Brunhober and Ken Caplin
Dr Ken Miller receives the grant check from Rotarian Ed Carter District Simplified Grant Mar 7, 2013 Dr Ken Miller Principal at Cerro Villa Middle School receives a $3000 grant that will allow him to create a fully equipped media center at Cerro Villa
New Paul Harris Award Recipients Mar 7, 2013 Steven Pollack, Lesslie Giacobbi and Jay Applebaum receive new Paul Harris Awards
Front row: Rachel VanSkike, Jenelle Calvez, Faika Awdal and Linda Bartrom-Olsen Back row: Wayne & Mary Silzel, Teri Brooks. Villa Park Rotary Song Contest Feb 21, 2013 Three contestants from Villa Park High competed and will move on to the District 5320 finals.
Members who made the trip: Marianne Koepnick, Jay Applebaum, Ken Caplin, Mike Brunhober, Ed Howard, Sarah Toner, Tom Davis- Missing Dale Dagley.  The group is wearing the smocks worn during the innoculation. Caborca Polio Innoculation Trip Re-cap Feb 21, 2013 8 members of the Villa Park Rotary Club traveled to Caborca to help innoculate children against polio. This is a recap of the trip.
Vocational Service Chair Bob Grandolfo awards $500 to Theresa Hagelbarger and students from Villa Park Future Business Leaders of America. Vocational Grant for FBLA Feb 14, 2013 Villa Park Donates $500 to the Future Business Leaders of America at Villa Park High School
Newest Villa Park Rotarian Sarah Toner-Hawkins Induction of New Member Sarah Toner- Hawkins Feb 7, 2013 Sarah Toner becomes the newest Rotarian
Recipients of the Villa Park Interact Dusan Ancich and Eddie Nash along with VPHS Interact Members, Dr. Linda Bartrom-Olsen and Prinicipal Ed Howard Villa Park Interact Donations Feb 7, 2013 Interact makes donations to the Dusan Ancich Camp and the Eddie Nash Foundation
Christy Cahill of Cerro Villa receives $450 for Smart Slate Minigrants for Teachers Nov 29, 2012 Teachers from local schools receive grants to help them get new equipment or programs for their classrooms
our own mysterious sheik of Arabi(Greg Mills)
Halloweenfest Oct 30, 2012 Villa Park Rotary celebrates Halloween with the Villa Park Community. Photos by Ken Caplin and Mark Schmidt.
Ticket for the eventk Spectacular NIght Fund Raiser Oct 20, 2012 Villa Park hosts a major fund raiser at the Santiago Mansion Photos by Mark Schmidt
  Coastal Clean-up Day Sep 15, 2012 Villa Park Rotarians join our local Boy Scout Troop 850 to help clean up Huntington/Bolsa Chica Beach
Rich Freschi receives his new Rotary pin from sponsor Pam Dunn as Greg Mills and Membership Chair Pete Moriarty look on. Induction of Rich Freschi Sep 13, 2012 Rich Freschi long time member of the Orange Rotary joins Villa Park.
  Chili Cook-off / End Polio Angel's Game Sep 8, 2012 Villa Park Rotary whips up some chili for the tailgate party at Angel's Stadium before the Angels beat the Detroit Tigers.
Tom Davis is re-inducted into the Villa Park Rotary Club.
Pete Moriarty presiding- Stan Van Den Berg, Linda Bartrom, Jay Applebaum
induction of Tom Davis Aug 16, 2012 Past President Tom Davis rejoins
Bob Meyer receives a citation from our Army Units in Kuwait Operation Bit of Home Aug 16, 2012 Bob Meyer receives a citation for his work with the troops
Camp to Belong Backpacks Aug 2, 2012 Villa Park Rotary creates backpack for the campers attending this year's Camp to Belong at the Irvine Regional Park Outdoor Education Center
Ken Caplin stands outside the City Of Hope Bloodmobile Rotary Blood Drive in honor of Bob Kreisberg Jul 12, 2012 VP Rotary helped collect 66 units of blood in honor of Bob Kreisberg who just had stem cell transplantation at the City of Hope Hospital
Jane McDonald- raps the gavel New Rotary Year 2012-2013 Jul 12, 2012 New VP Rotary President Jane McDonald raps the gavel to begin the new Rotary year
Demotion Party For Bryan "Eddie" Nash Jun 28, 2012 VPRC celebrated outgoing President and his board for 2011-12 and welcomed new President Jane McDonald and her board at the home of Mark Schmidt. Steve Stern presided as Roastmaster General.
Will Warren and Tina Robinson of Union Bank receive the Annual Recognition Awards Jun 14, 2012 Villa Park Rotary honors our teachers, students, local citizens and businesses.
Bob Grandolfo raking in foreground, Steve Stern and John Broussard in background Community Yard Clean-UP Jun 10, 2012 Members of the Villa Park Rotary Club clean up the yard of Norman Smith on Center St. Mr. Smith is infermed and unable to do the work himself. Team included: Steve Stern, Millie Alexander, Dale Dagley and grandsons, John Broussard, Teri Brooks, Tom Davis, Marianne Koepnick, Jay Applebaum ,Bob Grandolfo and Diane Rothi.
Outgoing Interact Presidents with their plaques.
Vincent Pham, Jeremy Tsay and LuHi president James Van Den Berg Interact Awards Ceremony 2012 Jun 2, 2012 Dr Linda Bartrom-Olsen and the Rotary Club of Villa Park Celebrate the outgoing Interact Boards from VPHS and LUHI
District 5320 Conference Jun 1, 2012 Come join other clubs from District 5320 as we meet and learn more about Rotary from great speakers
Jill Kuli and her granddaughter found Elvis's missing blue suede shoe. Villa Park Family PIcnic 2012 May 27, 2012 Villa Park Rotary Helps Villa Park celebrate its 50th Anniversary at Irvine Lake
Ensenada School Project May 23, 2012 Villa Park Rotarians helped with fresh water and playground equipment for children in Ensenada, Mexico
Be The Match - Bone Marrow Donor Drive May 12, 2012 Villa Park Rotarians host a table to sign up potential bone marrow donors to assist The City of Hope's Janet Higgins
Rotary International Conference May 6, 2012 Come meet fellow Rotarians from around the world in Bangkok,Thailand May 6-9, 2012
Induction of Fred Fascinelli Apr 5, 2012 Fred Fascinella becomes the newest member of the ever expanding Rotary Club of Villa Park
You've been pinned!! Greg Haesler does the honors as Steve Steve, Bob Bell and Pete Moriarty look on. Induction Of Bob Grandolfo Mar 29, 2012 Newest Rotarian Bob Grandolfo is inducted into the Villa Park Rotary. His sponsor is Lesslie Giacobbi and he will work on the Vocational Services Committee
VPHS Ed Howard is proud of the accomplishments of his students. Singing Contest Mar 22, 2012 Two VPHS students show off their vocal chops in our annual singing contest.
Project Hope Students Attend Outdoor Education Mar 22, 2012 Students from the Project Hope School recently attended Outdoor Education with sleeping bags and sweatshirts provided by the Villa Park Rotary club.
VP Rotarians Marianne Koepnick, Pete Moriarty, Jane McDonald, Pam Dunn, Jason Mefford, Mike Brunhober, Mark Schmidt, Steven Pollack, Danny Friedl and Tom Grundy attended various didactic sessions. District Assembly 2012 Mar 10, 2012 Rotary District 5320 District Assembly at Chapman University
Glenn Weingarth gets his Rotary Pin from District Governor Greg Owen as Craig Beinlich looks on. Induction Of Rick Barnett and Glenn Weingarth Mar 8, 2012 District Governor Greg Owen presides as two new Rotarians join the club. Membership Chair Pete Moriarty announced that we have had 10 new members join the club this year and there are two more waiting in the wings.
Group photo of our four contestant: L to R
Alex Delgado, Tara Sanders, Sally Baker and Gavin Munro Speech Contest Mar 8, 2012 Four Villa Park High Students compete for cash prizes and a chance to represent the club at the district 5320 Finals. The prompt was "Reach Within To Embrace Humanity".
Bob Kreisberg Receives a Fourth Paul Harris Award Mar 8, 2012 Bob Kreisberg receives another Paul Harris Award
Steve Stern, Bob Meyer and Lesslie Giacobbi man the stove while Brad Reese looks on. Pitching In To Cook Breakfast Feb 23, 2012 Club members pitch in to help cook breakfast while our caterers await the birth of their son.
Valentine' s Dinner at the home of Steve & Lainey Feb 14, 2012 10 Rotary couples ate and drank gourmet food and wine prepared by chefs Steve &Lainey Stern, Betsy & Jim Little and Elizabeth Ussher and Robbie Pitts
Caborca Polio Vaccinations Feb 10, 2012 Villa Park Rotarians Ken Caplin, Mike Brunhober and Jason Mefford traveled to Caborca, Mexico to administer the two drops of Polio Vaccine to the local children.
Holiday Party 2012 Jan 12, 2012 Villa Park Rotary celebrates the new year at the Orange County Mining Company
Tom Grundy receives his Paul Harris award from Pete Moriarty and President Bryan Nash Tom Grundy Receives his Paul Harris Award Dec 15, 2011
VP Rotary President Bryan Nash, Teri Brooks, Pete Moriarty, Jane McDonald and Stan Van Den Berg open the meeting Rotary Rresident's Meeting Dec 13, 2011 Villa Park Rotary was honored to open the Holiday President's Meeting of District 5320
Santa arrives. Boat Parade Dec 11, 2011 Villa Park Rotary serves up some brats, hot dogs and hamburgers to the crowd at the Boat Parade.
Another group shot- Ken Caplin steps in this time. We Give Thanks- Thanksgiving Event Nov 24, 2011 Members of Villa Park and Orange North Rotary Clubs volunteer to help feed 20,000 meals on Thanksgiving Day at the Honda Center with Frank Garcia's We Give Thanks Organization.
Turkey prep at the Marriott Hotel 2 days prior to the
We Give Thanks Dinner Turkey Prep for We Give Thanks Nov 22, 2011 Tearing Turkeys for the holidays
Mark Schmidt and Past District Governor Johrita Solare Foundation Dinner 2011 Nov 19, 2011 Villa Park Rotarians attend the Rotary Foundation Dinner at the Old Ranch Country Club in Seal Beach.
Jason Mefford/ sponsor Jay Applebaum: Bill Langstaff/sponsor Steven Pollack -- Pete Moriaty presides as chair of the Membership Committee Induction of Jason Mefford and Bill Langstaff Nov 17, 2011 Jason Mefford and Bill Langstaff become the newest Villa Park Rotarians- We have now inducted 8 new members this year and 15 total new members in the last 17 months- Wow!! Thank you to Pete Moriarty and the Membership Committee
Induction of Prerna O'Hara Nov 3, 2011 Prerna O'Hara is inducted into the Villa Park Rotary
Beautiful princess costume Halloweenfest 2011 Oct 30, 2011 Villa Park Rotarians prepare our annual Halloween goodies- Halloweenies, Batwurts, Goulaid and other assorted nasties Photos by Ken Caplin & Mark Schmidt
Fireside Chat Oct 24, 2011 Fireside chat at the home of Pete Moriarty
Rick Barnett holds the check from the Serrano Water Board
President Bryan Nash and Serrano Water Board Members are seen in background Marine Thanksgiving Donation Oct 13, 2011 Serrano District Board presents Rick Barnett with a check for $10,000 to help support his Marine Thanksgiving and Holiday Gift Program. These funds were donated by fisherman at Irvine Lake
Magical Evening of Giving Oct 6, 2011 Villa Park Rotary Fundraiser held at the Anaheim Hills Golf Course
new members with sponsor Jay Applebaum and Marianne Koepnick induction of Ken Caplin, Mike Brunhober and Bob Me Sep 29, 2011 New Members Bob Meyer, Ken Caplin and Mike Brunhober bring over 92 years of Rotary experience to VP Rotary
New Rotary sign on Santiago and Wanda New Rotary Sign Sep 27, 2011 In with the new out with the old
Bob Bell watches as Gary Metcalf shreds a load Shred Day 2011 Sep 17, 2011 Villa Park Rotary teamed up with Shred-Wise and the Metcalf Family to offer free shredding to the Villa Park Community. Many users gave generous donations that will subsidize the dinners at the Ronald McDonald House.
From Left to Right:  Bob Bell, Tom Grundy, Dale Dagley, 
Dan Friedl and President Bryan Nash Induction of Dale Dagley and Dan Friedl Sep 1, 2011 Newest Rotarians Dale Dagley and Dan Friedl are inducted by Membership Chair Pete Moriarity
Marianne receives her Paul Harris Award Mariane Koepnick receives her Paul Harris Award Aug 25, 2011 Mariane Koepnick receives her Paul Harris Award
  Books For the World Aug 18, 2011 Nev
Books For the World Aug 18, 2011 Nev Roseman introduced our clubs to a project to get more books to Africa- old childrens books, school texts at all levels, school supplies, etc.
Governor Greg Owen, wife Valerie and President Bryan Nash District Governor Visit Aug 4, 2011 District 5320 Governor Greg Owen and wife Valerie visit
Group Shot Ale Roma Cuchina Dining Out Aug 1, 2011 Members of the Villa Park enjoy a savory Italian Dinner at the Ale Roma Cuchina Restaurant in Orange
Immediate Past President Greg Mills racks up another award for the club. Presidential Citation with Distinction Jul 28, 2011 President Greg Mills is honored by Rotary International
Bryan Nash and Nagy Ibrahim receive a certificate to 
commemorate the 1st ever Rotary Pigeon Race. Homing Pigeon Race Jul 21, 2011 Jim Vander Heide DDS and Partner Gary stage our first ever Homing Pigeon Race- The winner was the bird representing UCLA by 20 seconds over the USC flyer
Bryan "Eddie" Nash takes the helm Jul 7, 2011 New president Bryan Nash gets set to run his first meeting
Jennifer Trubenbach of Operation Hope Jennifer Trubenbach - Operation of Hope Jul 7, 2011 Jennifer's organization travels to Zimbabwe to provide reconstructive surgery to children with injuries, tumors and cleft palates
Steve Stern leads the roast of outgoing President Greg Mills Demotion Party for President Greg Mills Jun 23, 2011 The question posed, "Is he organic or inorganic"? You had to be at the home of Mark & Jan Schmidt to find out. We enjoyed a wonderful mexican meal and lots of fellowship VP Rotary-style.
Rotarians John Broussard and Stan Van DenBerg listen to the docent.  Steve Kawa is in the background with Lori and Bryan Nash Hike at Limestone Canyon Jun 16, 2011 Villa Park Rotarians hike Orange Counties "Grand Canyon' Limestone Canyon and enjoy the beautiful flora and vistas.
Welcome to Villa Park Rotary Ed Howard Induction of Edwin Howard Jun 9, 2011 Villa Park Rotary Inducts Edwin Howard as our newest member
Librarian Sharon Nicola visits VP Rotary Jun 9, 2011 Sharon Nicola considers the Villa Park Library " The Best Kept Secret in Villa Park"
Bob Kriesberg, Bob Gujral, Bob Meyer and Bob Bell The Four Bobs Jun 2, 2011 Four Bobs sitting in a row- Bobby K, Bobby G, Bobby M and Bobby B
New member Bob Gujral Induction of Bob Gujral Jun 2, 2011 Villa Park Rotary's newest member- sponsored by Greg Mills
Amphicar emerges Villa Park Community Picnic May 22, 2011 Villa Park does the annual picnic at Irvine Lake. This year's chairman Greg Mills did an outstanding job of organizing the event with a little help from his Rotary friends. All Photos By Mark Schmidt
Ramiro Munoz checks in with Villa Park Rotary. This is the 1st ever skype for our club. 1st Skype from Neiva, Columbia May 19, 2011 Ramiro Munoz from the Neiva, Columbia Rotary Club visits with our club via Skype. We are involved in a matching grant to help build four playgrounds in the area
District 5320 Conference Apr 29, 2011 District 5320 Rotarians Meet at the Irvine Hilton.
newest Villa Park Rotarian Ed Carter, his sponsor VP Rotary President Greg Mills and Membership Chair Pete Moriarty Induction of Ed Carter Apr 21, 2011 Newly inducted Rotarian Ed Carter, Pete Moriarty and his sponsor Greg Mills
Annual Recognition Awards 2011 Apr 21, 2011 Villa Park Rotary takes an opportunity to recognize outstanding students, teachers and community members.
Author Doug Lyle signs a copy of his latest thriller Stress Fracture for Tom Grundy. Author Doug Lyle Apr 14, 2011 Suspense Author Doug Lyle held our Rotary Club's rapt attention with his presentation on the use forensic medicine in literature, tv and Hollywood
Bob Kreisberg receives a check for $500 from VP Rotary
President Greg Mills Junior Achievement Funding Mar 31, 2011 Bob Kreisberg receives a check for $500 to help continue Jr. Achievement Programs at our local schools.
Stan Van Den Berg Receives his Paul Harris Medalli Mar 31, 2011 Stan Van Den Berg receives his Paul Harris Medallion from VP Rotary President Greg Mills
Literacy Month Presentation Mar 31, 2011 Community Service Chair Jill Kuli presents books to librarians Lisa Adray and Debi Adel of Serrano and Villa Park Elementary Schools
Foundation Chair Nagy Ibrahim confers a Paul Harris Award to Stan Van Den Berg. Paul Harris Award for Stan Van Den Berg Mar 24, 2011 Stan Van Den Berg Receives his first Paul Harris Award.
Pam Alison of Project Hope School with Jill Kuli Books for Project Hope School Mar 24, 2011 Pam Alison from Project Hope School receives 25 dictionaries and a number of children's books donated by our club. Jill Kuli made the presentation.
Alex Ureche of the Costa Mesa Rotary explains how the Bookmobile Project will provide books to an area in Southern Romania with 20,000 citizens with little access to books.  Total cost of project $37,500. Romanian Bookmobile Mar 24, 2011 Alex Ureche discusses his Romanian Bookmobile Project. Our club gave a matching grant of $300 to help complete the project.
PDG Lane Calvert and DGN Rae Shirer talk about New Generations New Generations Presentation Mar 17, 2011 Post District Governor Lane Calvert and District Governor Nominee Rae Shirer along with representatives of the Boy Scouts talk about Rotary's newest area of service.
Villa Park Elementary Teachers Lauren Urbanski, Karin Fujitani, Sharon Houlihand and Cecelia Pak receive $500 toward the purchase of Teacher Minigrants Mar 10, 2011 VP Rotary awards funding to local teacher for projects and materials totaling $2500. Teachers from Villa Park Elementary, Serrano Elementary, Cerro Villa Middle School and Villa Park High were represented.
Ertuvan Kanatsiz and President Greg Mills Ertuvan Kanatsiz Mar 10, 2011 Former Orange Unified Teacher Ertuvan Kantsiz gives us his perspectives on education after a 47 year career in education.
Thanks to Tom Davis all this foreign currency will go for a good cause through Unicef. Change for Good Mar 8, 2011 Tom Davis collected all this foreign currency from club members that will go to Unicef and be put to good use
Kristi Mazzara accepts a check for $300 to sponsor 3 VPHS Seniors to Grad Night Jill Kuli awards Monies for VPHS Grad NIght Mar 3, 2011 Villa Park Rotarians donated $300 to VPHS Grad Night- this will sponsor 3 students to attend the event which will be held at the ESPN Zone at Downtown Disney.
Mark shows off his special award with Nagy Ibrahim. Mark Schmidt recieves a Major Donor Award Feb 17, 2011 Mark Schmidt receives a special award for being a major donor to the Rotary Foundation
President Greg Mills welcomes Supervisor Bill Campbell Supervisor Bill Campbell Visits VPRC Feb 17, 2011 Supervisor Bill Campbell updates the club on Measure M2 and on his long range plan for the county.
Certificate honoring the club. Villa Park Honored as Platinum Sponsor of $$$ Dinn Feb 17, 2011 Villa Park Rotary is honored as a Platinum Sponsor of the "Million Dollar Dinner" for the Rotary Foundation.
Mark Schmidt Receives his PH8 Feb 10, 2011 Foundation Chair Nagy Ibrahim presents Mark with his Eighth Paul Harris Award
group photo- Left to Right- Dr. Bartrom, Alex Delgado, Heather Smith, Eunice Lee, Bree Baeyens, Tara Sanders, Sally Baker, Mark Vega and President Greg Mills Villa Park Rotary Speech Contest 2011 Feb 10, 2011 7 Villa Park High students speak on the topic of " Building Communities, Bridging Continents".
Students who participated in the Song Contest
from left to right- Eunice Lee, Marisa Williams, Marisa Lyn Hunter, Jayd Lauren Cox, Dr Linda Bartrom, Rex OsterKamp and Marcos Higareda- Missing Clay Scarborough Young Singer of the Year Contest Feb 3, 2011 Villa Park Rotary hosts a group of talented young singers to see who will represent us at the District 5320 event
VPHS Interact presents about $2000 to Rotary President Greg Mills,  Also in this Photo Bryan Nash, Linda Bartrom-Olsen, Courtney Branstadt, Sarah Rice, Christine Dunn and Madison Quails. Pennies From Heaven 2010 Dec 16, 2010 VPHS Interact presents Rotary with about $2000 collected for drug and alcohol prevention
Marianne Koepnick, Lisa Stepanski, Ed Howard, Linda Bartrom-Olsen, Judy Fusco and Nagy Ibrahim Science Olympiad Presentation Dec 16, 2010 Villa Park Rotary's Vocational Service Committee presents Science Olympiad Coach Judy Fusco with a check for $900
Marianne Koepnick, Lisa Stepanski, Linda Bartrom-Olsen, Jennifer Wong and Nagy Ibrahim Future Scientists Dec 16, 2010 VP Rotary Presents a check to Jennifer Wong of Cerro Villa Middle School who is the sponsor of the Future Scientist Program.
Induction of Will Warren & Tom Grundy Dec 16, 2010 Newest Rotarians Will Warren, Banking and Tom Grundy, Finance receive their name badges from Membership Chair Pete Moriarty
Santa arrives on his Harley Villa Park Boat Parade Dec 12, 2010 Villa Park and the Rotary Celebrate the Christmas Holiday with a dry-land boat parade. Rotary served our usual hot dog combos. Photos by Mark Schmidt
Halloweenfest 2010 Oct 30, 2010 Villa Park kids of all ages come out to celebrate Halloween one day early. Photos by Mark Schmidt
Certificate of Appreciation form the Army Citation & Award for Detergent to the Troops Oct 28, 2010 Bob Meyer and the Club receive an award from the Army for sending over 50 gallons of detergent to the troops in Iraq. Presented by Army SGT Brian Kling
a day's haul EWaste Day Oct 23, 2010 Villa Park Rotary and the Villa Park Foundation sponsor a free Ewaste day where citizens could deposit old computers, tv, computers, microwaves, etc. The total at the end was 20,000 pounds
Lea and sponsor Jim Brodsky Induction of Lea Bowsher Oct 21, 2010 New Member Lea Bowsher is inducted into the Villa Park Rotary Club. Her sponsor is Jim Brodsky.
Marianne poses with her sponsors. Induction of New Member Marianne Koepnick Oct 14, 2010 Marianne Koepnick becomes our newest member with sponsors Jane McDonald and Nagy Ibraham
Dr. Rebecca Roberts, Linda Bartrom-Olsen and VPHS Principal Ed Howard Vocational Service Awards for AP Testing Oct 14, 2010 Dr Linda BArtrom- Olson and the Vocational Committee donate $860 to help needy students take the AP exams
Mystery Bags loaded with lots of goodies sold like hot cakes-  Chanda Parrett and Bob Meyer with guests Fall Festival 2010 Oct 7, 2010 Villa Park Rotary's Annual Fundraiser. This year led by President-elect Brian Nash and Bob Kreisberg. With a little help from numerous VP Rotarians and neighbors.
Villa Park Rotary Shred Day Sep 11, 2010 Villa Park Rotarians and Students from Villa Park High help the community shred important documents. Thanks to Community Services Chairperson Jill Kuli along with her able assistants the event raised $600 for the Ronald McDonald House at no cost to the club. Photos by Mark Schmidt
Paul Hudson receives his Villa Park Business of the Year Certificate from District Governor Johrita Solari Villa Park Business Rotarian of the Year Sep 9, 2010 Paul Hudson represents Villa Park Rotary at the Rotary Business Person of the year. Competition was tough and Paul did the club proud. Paul thanked the club at our Sept 16th meeting for nominating him.
Yard Clean-up Project Aug 28, 2010 The VP Rotary and friends help clean up at the home of Terri Brooks Photos by Mark Schmidt
Orange Picking for Share Our Selves Aug 21, 2010 Villa Park Rotarians and some youthful helpers pick oranges at the home of Lorna Ross to donate to the Share Our Selves Charity in Costa Mesa- Photos Mark Schmidt
Tee It Up For the Troops Award of $2000 Freedom Rest Award & Tee It Up For the Troops Jul 29, 2010 Bob Meyer receives awards from Freedom Rest a group supporting troops on leave and Tee Off for the Troops who gave Bob $2000 to help suppport the troops.
Greg sports his official Rotary Bling- this will give him the smarts, patience and energy to rule the club over the next 12 months.  Bon Chance Greg!! Greg Mills 1st Meeting as President Jul 1, 2010 New President Greg Mills receives his Rotary Bling from Past President Joe Brand as he prepares to run his first meeting.
Teri Brooks brought down the house with her portrayal of one of Officer Joe's frequent arrestees. Demotion Party 2010 Jun 27, 2010 Outgoing President Joe Brand takes his lumps from fellow rotarians as Incoming President Greg Mills prepares to start the new Rotary Year.
  This was the last session of the year that included other speakers- Lesslie Giacobbi on Real Estate, Ken Fischer on Orthodontics, Bob's daugter Lauren Kreisberg on Veterinary Assisting among others.  Thank you Bob for taking the time to set up the 7th and 8th grade programs. Jr. Achievement Jun 15, 2010 Bob Kreisberg's Junior Achievement 8th Grade AVID Class at Cerro Villa Middle School - Topic- "What Adults Do For Work" Weekly sessions included a wide variety of professionals who explained what they do, how they decided to do it and then answered questions from the class
The grilling crew- Joe Brand, Craig Alexander, Jay Lieberaman and Bob Meyer. Villa Park Family Picnic May 30, 2010 Villa Park Rotarians brave the smoke to provide hotdogs and hamburgers to Villa Park Residents attending the picnic.
VPHS Interact Co-Presidents take one last opportunity to pose with Interact Liaison Dr. Bartrom-Olsen Interact Recognition Awards Dinner May 22, 2010 Villa Park Rotary honors the service of the Interact Boards and Presidents from Villa Park High and Lutheran High at Rockwells
The claw gets its revenge Yorba Linda Sunrise Lobsterfest 2010 May 21, 2010 Villa Park Rotarians,spouses and friends pig out at the famous lobsterfest
 Rick Barnett  had several of the Marines who attended  say this was, Rotary Awards Breakfast 2010 May 13, 2010 Rotary Club awards for Teacher of the Year, Rotary "Four Way Test" Essay, RYLA, Business of the Year and "Above and Beyond" Awards- Chairperson Linda Bartrom-Olsen.
Team Photo Harlem Ambassadors Basketball Fundraiser May 1, 2010 The Harlem Ambassador play the All-Star Rotary Wheel team at the Villa Park High Gymnasium as a fundraiser for our club. The event netted $7000 for the club to allocate to our local schools and other service projects.
Wayne and sponsor Jim Glenn Induction of Wayne Silzel Mar 18, 2010 Newest Villa Park Rotarian Wayne Silzel is inducted by Steve Stern along with his sponsor Jim Glenn. Wayne's catergory is Commercial Real Estate Finance
Linda Bartrom-Olsen presents mini-grant evaluation leader Jill Kuli with 2 pink roses to begin the 
event. Minigrants for Teachers Mar 11, 2010 Teachers from our local schools receive grants for classroom projects totalling $4000
Lisa Stepanski and Eric Sense take a moment to pose after the Induction Ceremony.  Lisa will be working with Pete Moriarty on the Membership Committee. Induction of New Member Lisa Stepanski Mar 11, 2010 Lisa Stepanski an Attorney and Villa Park resident becomes our club's newest member.
Club Treasurer Steve Kawa gives us some good financial news- also seen President Joe Brand, International Service Chair Jane McDonald and Community Service Chair Teri Brooks.  Not seen Linda Bartrom-Olsen who presented Vocational Service and Jay Applebaum Rotary Foundation and Club Service. Club Assembly Mar 4, 2010 Service Area Chairpersons fill the club in on their activities and expenditures for the 2009-2010 calender year
Certificate of Recognition Citation from Orange County Supervisor Feb 25, 2010 Orange County Board of Supervisors Vice Chairperson Bill Campbell recognizes our clug for community and humanitarian services
Bench repairs included the upper lip of the bench plus clips to keep skate borders off.  Thanks to Rotarians and other Villa Park residents- each person paid $300 to help finance the repair. Villa Park Centennial Clock Bench Repair Feb 19, 2010 Rotarians and other Villa Park residents stepped up to help replace the bench that had been destroyed by skateborders
Group shot with Students in foreground with Dr. Bartrom and Judges in rear Speech Contest 2010 Feb 18, 2010 Four Villa Park High students address the theme "The Future is in Your Hands" and do an outstanding job in front of a full house of Rotarians and family.
Serving up a great meal with smiles Ronald McDonald House Dinner Feb 17, 2010 Pam Dunn, Mark Schmidt and Millie and Craig Alexander whip up a meal for the residents of the Ronald McDonald House
Breaking bread with Pete Moriarty, Lainey Stern, Lisa Stepanski, Greg Mills, Stan Van Denbert, Jay Lieberman and Wayne Silzel. Not seen Jim Glenn Fireside Chat Feb 17, 2010 New Club members meet at the home of Steve and Lainey Stern to learn about Rotary
Competitors(left to right): Forrest Orta(2nd Place), Ginna Marie Dabbah, Sarah Vannoy(Honorable Mention), Caroline Adnams(1st Place), Katie Rock and Clay Scarborough(3rd Place). Annual Song Competition 2010 Feb 11, 2010 6 Villa Park High students compete in our Annual Song Competition. Winners will receive a certificate and cash prizes and go on to compete at the District Level.
Bill Baker enjoys a moment with Marsha Leeg, Anita Jameson, Lesslie Giacobbi and Diane Rothi Holiday/New Year's/New Decade Party Jan 13, 2010 Villa Park Rotarians ring in the New Year/Decade with a dinner at PJ's Abbey in Orange.
Santa stopped in to the delight of the children and gave out some treats. Christmas Eve at Ronald McDonald House Dec 24, 2009 Rotarians and their families prepare a Christmas Eve dinner for residents at the Ronald McDonald House. Santa pays a special visit to the children.
Tree Nursery Dec 19, 2009 Villa Park Interacters and the Rotarians give some love to the trees.
Pam Dunn and Woody Rickerl man the Villa Park Food Booth at the Boat Parade- also pictured in background
Jeannie Hankins, Diane Rothi, Ken Fischer and Interact C0-President Diane Markus and Cody. Villa Park Boat Parade 2009 Dec 13, 2009 The city of Villa Park emerges from a downpour to put on its annual Boat Parade- Rotarians played a big part in the festivities- cooking, riding floats and photographing the event.
Toys for Ronald McDonald House were purchased by Bob and Fran Kriesberg Holiday Gifts for Families at Ronald McDonald Hous Dec 6, 2009 Rotarian Bob and Fran Kreisberg generously donated $200 worth of gifts for the families staying at the Ronald McDonald House in Orange
Pam & Art Dunn and their daughters share their Thanksgiving with 6 marines. Thanksgiving with Marines Nov 26, 2009 The Dunns and other Villa Park Families shares their Thanksgiving with the Marines from Camp Pendleton- 102 Marines shared Thanksgiving with families in Villa Park- thanks to the work of Rick Barnett.
Jeannie Hankins Presents the Banner to the Club Nov 19, 2009 Jeannie Hankins with the 100% Paul Harris Banner
Mark Schmidt Nov 19, 2009 Mark celebrates 30 years of perfect Rotary attendance.
OC Parks thank the club of tree donations Nov 19, 2009 A letter from the ranger thanking us for donating native California trees to the park
Another banner shot Rotary Foundation Dinner Nov 7, 2009 Villa Park Rotarians receive the 100% Paul Harris Banner and an award for Foundation Donations- the key note speaker was Fritz Coleman of NBC News
Millie and fellow Charger fan Rod Laver Millie Alexander meets Tennis Legend Rod Laver Nov 1, 2009 Millie Alexander meets Rod "the Rocket" Laver at the Charger Raiders game thanks to an introduction by Eric Sense.
Greg Mills shows us he's ready to become our next Chief Rotarian. Halloweenfest 2009 Oct 30, 2009 The Villa Park Rotary Serves up our traditional Batwurst and Halloweenies and road kill- Thanks to Rotarians Millie Alexander and husband Craig, Steve and Lainey Stern, Ken and Bob Meyer, Jim Glenn, Lesslie Giacobbi, Joe Brand and Jay Applebaum- Sauer Kraut By Tom Davis and appearances by Ken Fischer, Jay Lieberman, Eric Sense, Jill Kuli, Milt Stamos and Teri Brooks--- Photos by Jay Applebaum and Mark Schmidt
Here's what goes into the backpack International Service Backpacks for orphans Oct 17, 2009 Jane McDonald and club members plus Interact Students stuff 500 backpacks for orphans abroad
Poster by Clarinel Stamos- another wonderful and creative work of art- Thanks Clarinel. Oktoberfest 2009 Oct 7, 2009 President-Elect Greg Mills organizes and runs this year's major fundraiser at the Phoenix Club with over 300 Rotarians, family and friends- Photos by Mark Schmidt
District Governor Bret Gerdes and a Paul Harris impersonator congratulate Ron Accornero for his award.
The event was a luncheon on Sept 25th at the Knott's Resort Hotel.  Villa Park Rotarian Businessman of the Year Sep 25, 2009 Ron Accornero receives his award from Immediated Past District Governor Roger McGonegal
Thanks to those club members who participated in the recent food drive to help the Orange County Food Bank Certificate of appreciation for food collection Sep 17, 2009 The Orange County Food Bank gives our club a certificate of appreciation for our food collection efforts last month.
International Service Chair Jane McDonald demonstrates the proper way to hold a backpack Backpacks for Tecate and Laguna Clambake Aug 29, 2009 The club does double duty as we pack 300 backpacks for Tecate orphans and entertain a group of 30 at the Laguna Clambake.
Ralph's sign says it all!! District 5320 Food Drive Aug 22, 2009 Asst Governor Ken Caplin roused the troops throughout the district to help collect food for the Orange County Food Bank- VP President Joe Brand, Rotarians Jane McDonald, Bob Bell, Milt Stamos, Millie Alexander, Jill Kuli and Jay Applebaum gave an assist.
Bryan Nash is all smiles before the run/walk event Camp to Belong Run/Walk Jul 19, 2009 Members of the Villa Park Rotary Club come out to help support the 1st Annual Camp To Belong at Irvine Regional Park.
New president Joe Brand wearing his Rotary Bling prepares to start his first meeting- Good Luck Joe!!! New President Joe Brand's 1st day Jun 25, 2009 President Joe Brand begins the new Rotary Year- Pam Dunn gets her award as Vice President & Lesslie Giacobbi talks about the credit crunch and its affect on the housing market.
Ringing the Bell one last time 2008-2009 Demotion Party Jun 20, 2009 Demotion of Jay Applebaum at the Applebaum Alpaca Ranch; photos show the club achieving the 100% Paul Harris level and the roasting of outgoing president Jay; good luck to incoming president Joe Brand and his board. Photos Schmidt, Applebaum
Congratulations to Steve Kawa Rotarian of the Year 2008-2009 Jun 20, 2009 Steve Kawa is awarded Rotarian of the Year because of his outstanding performance of his duties as Club Treasurer, plus his total commitment to Rotary and it's motto of Service above Self. Congratulations Steve
Samantha Markovitz and Jill Kuli- Samantha received the award and a check for $500 Annual Awards Breakfast Jun 11, 2009 Villa Park Rotary salutes the outstanding citizens, business and students who have contributed to our community over the last year.
Roger McGonegal and Dennis Saltz confer the Cliff Docterman Award to Bob Meyer Governor's Transition Party Jun 10, 2009 2008-2009 District Governor Roger McGonegal steps down and is replaced by Incoming District Governor Brett Gerdes; Bob Meyer recieves the Cliff Docterman Award for his work with the Boy Scouts
Presidential Citation awarded to our club by outgoing District Governor Roger McGonegal Presidential Club Citation Jun 10, 2009 RI President D.K. Lee awards our club a Presidential Citation for our contributions to the Polio Plus Program
Steven and Cameron Pollack- making it a family affair Storage shed II May 30, 2009 Rotarians Ken Fischer, Neal Peake, Tom Davis, Teri Brooks, Steven & Cameron Pollack and Jay Applebaum put some additional touches on the new storage shed at our Tree Nursery
No tears here- Ken Fischer and Lesslie Giacobbi as Sous Chefs prepare the onions, tomatoes and lettuce Villa Park Family Picnic 2009 May 24, 2009 Villa Park Rotarians brave the smoke to prepare tasty hamberger and hot dog combos for Villa Park Residents at Irvine Lake
one of the theme silent auction items---it was Lobster,Lobster and more Lobster Lobsterfest 2009 May 15, 2009 11 Villa Park Rotarians and spouses attend the Yorba Linda Lobsterfest at the Yorba Linda Community Center- dinner included all you could eat lobster, steak, corn on the cob,cole slaw, rolls and later coffee and cake.
website award from District 5320 May 12, 2009 Our website was awarded 3rd Prize out of 12 other websites in the district because of its up to date entries and ease of navigation
Our visiting Rotarians from Denmark- Former District Governor Inge Drost and husband Kim announce an educational program with Denmark and Santa Ana College Rotary Meeting May 5 2009 May 5, 2009 This was an action packed meeting with teacher Scot Williams and Villa Park Elementary Principal Larry Hausner demonstrating some of the new technology provided to the school by our minigrants; Visiting Rotarians Inge and Kim Drost from Denmark and speakers from Providence Speech and Hearing Center.
Group Photo- Bob & Ken Meyer, Teri Brooks, Marsha Leeg, Steven Pollack, Milt Stamos and Interactor.
Not pictured: Millie Alexander, Tom Davis, Jay Applebaum Love Packs for Tecate Orphans Apr 29, 2009 International Service Chair Steven Pollack and Villa Park Rotarians fill back packs with school supplies, hygeine supplies and toys for orphans in Tecate, Mexico
Paul Harris Medallion- the Paul Harris Awards Dinner 2009 Apr 27, 2009 Villa Park Rotarians enjoyed an evening of food and celebration as we inducted new Paul Harris Fellows from PH to PH4 at Rockwell's Restaurant. Photos by Jay Applebaum
Rotarians at Work Day Apr 25, 2009 Villa Park Rotarians begin construction on a new storage shed at the Tree Nursery site and then join up with the Orange North Rotarians to collect food at Ralph's for depleted food banks in Orange County
Kim Dubroux leads the facilitation team as we discuss future club directions Rotary Future Vision Program Apr 21, 2009 Club members meet with facilitators to craft a 5 year plan for the club. The results posted represent where the club would like to accomplish in 5 years. Photos by Jay Applebaum and Steven Pollack
One of the Villa Park High School Science Olympiad students models the shirt our club purchased for the team. Science Olympiad Shirts Apr 17, 2009 Science Olympiad shirts were purchased by our club for the Villa Park High and Cerro Villa teams.
District 5320 Governor Elect Brett Gerdes opens the session for a packed house District Assembly 2009 Apr 4, 2009 District 5320 met at Chapman University to present informative discussions on a variety of topics helpful to club members and officers and board members.
California Dreamin' District Conference Mar 27, 2009 The District 5320 Conference was held at the Newport Hyatt. Rotarians and their spouses got to meet and greet fellow Rotarians at the Host Hospitlity Night and then hear inspirational and informative talks during the next two days.
Friendly Center Food Drive Mar 19, 2009 Mark Schmidt delivers canned and dry foods to the Friendly Center in Orange. Club members generously donated the food for the needy.
VP Rotarian Jill Kuli presided over the ceremony-
giving each teacher awardee up to $500 for projects in the classroom or school Minigrants for Villa Park Teachers Mar 5, 2009 Jill Kuli emcees as the VPRC gives out $5000 in minigrants to teachers in the elementary, middle and high school to help them "make dreams real" for the children in their classes
Backpacks for Make a Wish Foundation Mar 5, 2009 108 Backpacks were donated to the Make a Wish Foundation Bob Kreisberg made the arrangements and Jill Kuli purchased the backpacks
SPC Meyer tells us she came from a milatary family. Her duties in Iraq are to deal with medical evacuees and coordinate medevac; she is actually trained as a mechanic, but the needs of the Army come first. SPC Angel Meyer US Army Mar 5, 2009 SPC Angel Meyer gave a presentation about her two tours of duty in Iraq- She spoke about the hardships and successes of her time in-country.
Steven Pollack with a  car load of Lovepacks for Tecate Orphans Feb 27, 2009 VP Rotarians Steven Pollack and Jay Applebaum brave the trip to Tecate to deliver 100 "Lovepacks" for orphans. Each backpack contained school supplies, daily hygeine supplies and a few toys.
Melissa Glascow of Lutheran High was one of our first place winners in the Musical Theater category Rotary Song Competition Feb 26, 2009 6 students from Villa Park High and Lutheran High vie for the coveted song competition- there were two categories- Musical Theater and Classical. Our first place winners Shannon and Melissa Glascow and Andy Zanka will go on to compete in the finals on March 22nd at UCI. Photos by Mark Schmidt
Our happy winners 2009 Speech Contest Feb 19, 2009 Two students, 1 from VPHS and 1 from Lutheran High competed. The theme "Make Dreams Real". Interesting neither contestant was a native enlish speaker-but both did an outstanding job. Our winner will go on to compete against other students in the district.
Jim and Cathy Brodsky set the mood for the evening Valentine's Day Dinner Feb 14, 2009 Villa Park Rotarians and neighbors enjoy a gourmet meal at the home of Steve and Lainey Stern- Chefs included Robbie and Elizabeth Usher, Betsy and Jim Little and Steve and Lainie- Great food,wines and fellowship. Photos by Mark Schmidt
caught in the act of making latkes- check out the apron! Ronald McDonald House/ Hanukkah Party Dec 24, 2008 Rotarian Steve Stern outdid himself with a feast for the residents of the Ronald McDonald House and a Hanukkah Party with all the traditional goodies
Invocator Kirk Parker and Bob Kreisberg Holiday Party 2008 Dec 17, 2008 Villa Park Rotary Club revisits PJ's Abbey for a great meal and fellowship- Thanks to Steven Pollack, Jeannie Hankins and Jim Glenn- Photos by Mark Schmidt
Rotarian Jill Kuli and the entire Kuli Clan served as parade Grand Marshalls Villa Park Boat Parade 2008 Dec 14, 2008 Villa Park Celebrates the holidays with a dry land boat parade- Villa Park Rotary makes the dogs, brats and bucks.
Kim Dubroux explains the visioning program Rotary Future Visioning Presentation Dec 4, 2008 Ditrict 5320 Membership Chairperson Kim DeBroux explains how clubs can effectively set and attain 5 year goals.
Induction Ceremony of new Rotarians - Ken Meyer and Brice Prather-
Ken was co-sponsored by his dad, Bob and Steven Pollack
Brice was sponsored by Linda Bartrom and is here with his mom Mary.  Steve Stern Membership chair presided with President Jay Applebaum Induction Ceremony - Brice Prather, Ken Meyer Nov 20, 2008 Induction Ceremony of new Rotarians Ken Meyer and Brice Prather, 11/20/2008
Our hosts- Kathy McCarthy and Al Ricci Trolley Tour of Old Towne Orange Nov 8, 2008 Villa Park Rotarians and guests tour historic Old Towne with Al Ricci and Kathy McCarthy
Mark Schmidt receives his finished commerative photo collage from Oktoberfest Chair and President-Elect Joe Brand-- Well done Mark!! Rotary Meeting of Nov 6th 2008 Nov 6, 2008 Villa Park High School Peer Assistance League(PAL) presents VPRC with a check for over $2000 for drug aversion and rehab use; Mark Schmidt receives his collage photo for 29 years of Rotary Service
President Jay Applebaum presents Mark Schmidt with a congressional certificate and a copy of the program cover by Clarinel Stamos Oktoberfest 2008 Oct 2, 2008 Rotary celebrates Oktoberfest at the Anaheim Hill Golf Club house and honors Mark Schmidt for 29 years of Rotary Service
Steve Hart's Demotion 2008 Jun 28, 2008 Steve Hart meets another hound dog and Jay Applebaum takes the helm as VP Rotary President for 2008-2009
The official event poster PETS- Feb 2008 Feb 29, 2008 President Elect Training- Feb 29, 2008 LAX Marriott- President-Elect Jay Applebaum gets basic training on the year ahead as president- Learns the Rotary President's Prayer: Lord please don't let this thing fall apart during my year as president--Amen
Villa Park Rotary Club at your service- Ellen Turnbull, Terry and Nicole Applebaum District Conference 2008 Feb 22, 2008 Rotary District Conference at Hyatt Newporter. Hospitality Night- VPRC serves up a mean Chili and Margaritas
We packed the house with 380 guests who enjoyed a german-style meal Oktoberfest 2007 Oct 4, 2007 Oktoberfest moved to its new home at the Anaheim Hills Golf Course Club House- 380 guests attended- photos taken by Mark Schmidt
Bill Baker wins the day! Demotion Party 2007 Jun 23, 2007 Demotion - Steven Pollack is he psychic or psychotic? Find out for yourself in this revealing photo essay by Mark Schmidt
Tom Davis, Ken Fischer, Jay and Dana Applebaum and Steven Pollack getting organized Love Packs for Liberia Oct 13, 2006 Packing backpacks with school supplies for Liberian orphans
Lark Romero entertains- Phoenix Club Oktoberfest 2006 Oct 5, 2006 Phoenix Club
Now that's a tritip-Steve Stern mans the grill Fellowship Brunch at the Stern's Jun 4, 2006 Fellowship BBQ and Square Dancing at the Stern's
Bill Baker workin' them trees Villa Park Tree Nursery May 13, 2006 Villa Park Rotarians and VPHS Interacters nurture and replant California's native trees Photos by Mark Schmidt October 2008 Clean-up with Lutheran High Interact
Club President Jay Lieberman accepts the club charter from Dr Mike Abdalla Club Charter Night May 11th 1996 Villa Park Rotary Club celebrates its Charter Night at Raffaello's Restaurant Special Thanks to Jill Kuli for keeping historical club photos and documents
Jill Kuli and witch Teri Brooks, Rotarians Dave Edson, Mike Cornue and Steven Pollack Halloweenfest 2002 Serving up our Special Villa Park Halloweenies and potions for the kids of Villa Park
Our First Fundraiser booklet cover Oktoberfest 1996 Our First Fundraiser- held at the Phoenix Club Special thanks to Jill Kuli for keeping historical records
  Lesslie Giacobbi Rotary Interview
Rotary Celebrates the clock tower Centennial Clock Project Our Rotary Centennial Project is a clock tower located in the Villa Park Shopping Center. The clock was co-sponsored with the Villa Park Foundation
Steve Kawa demonstrates the correct way to flip a pancake to lesslie Giacobbi and Steven Pollack Project Hope Breakfast Teams of Villa Park Rotarians take turns cooking breakfast for the Project Hope School students in Orange
2006 Rotarian of the Year - Steve Stern Miscellaneous Photos 2006 Rotarian of the Year, District Governor Visits and a visit to the Tecate Orphanage
Steven Pollack and Rotary International President 
Carl Wilhem Stenmark Copenhagen International Meeting - 2006 President Steven Pollack, Jay Applebaum, Diane Rothi and Jeanne Hankins visit Copenhagen and Southern Sweden
Mark Schmidt Meals on Wheels Rotarians deliver meal to homebound seniors
Pam Dunn and Jill Kuli Community Service Blood Drive 2006
More Paul Harris Fellows and new President Steven Pollack Demotion Party 2006 President John Broussard passes on the reigns of power to Steven Pollack
Best Costume - Bill and Paige Baker- 2003 Rotary Pictures Miscellaneous Photos (Halloween Party and Tecate Clinic Photos) Photos by Jay Applebaum
Sylvan and Barbara Swartz and District Governor Alan
and Sandra Stark Rotary Holiday Party 2003 Orange County Mining Company was the site of this year's Holiday Party
Peter and Lesslie Giacobbi, Ken Fischer and Marsha and Jim Leeg Octoberfest 2003 Phoenix Club Ken Fischer President-Elect
Pam Dunn helps create the sauce for dippin' the seafood Clam Bake 2007 Three Arch Bay, Laguna Beach
Villa Park Rotarians meet with Tecate Rotarians to see progress on clinic Tecate Clinic Visit 2005 This was one of several visits club members made to see the progress on the clinic construction- everyone was impressed with the size and quality of the work
The Villa Park Rotary Team
Mark Schmidt, Mike Cornue, Tom Davis, Ron Accornero,Kirk Parker, Jay Applebaum, John Broussard, Greg Mills and Steven Pollack- celebrate a job well done Corazon Villa Park Rotarians, VPHS Interact and UCI Rotaract travel to Tecate Mexico to build a house for a deserving family- construction is done in 1 day
Barry Denes delivers a check and our agreement to participate in the clinic construction Tecate Visit Villa Park Rotarians visit the construction site of the Tecate Clinic-
10 years of Presidents
Jay Lieberman, Bob Kreisberg, Barry Denes, Craig Alexander, Steve Hart, Steven Pollack, John Broussard,
Ken Fischer, Sylvan Swartz, Tom Davis and ? Tenth Anniversary Party Green Parrot Restaurant, Santa Ana, CA Photos by Mark Schmidt
  Rotary Song Competition
  August 29th Backpack for Tecate and Laguna Clambak
  Jeannie Hankins Presents the Banner to the Club
  Holiday Gifts for Families at Ronald McDonald Hous Rotarian Bob and Fran Kreisberg generously donated $200 worth of toys and books to the families at Ronald McDonald House in Orange.
  Greg Mills 1st Meeting as President
  Ertuvan Kanatsiz Former Orange Unified Teacher Ertuvan Kantsiz gives us his perspectives on education after a 47 year career in education.
  Ale Roma Cuchina Dining Out Members of the Villa Park enjoy a savory Italian Dinner at the Ale Roma Cuchina Restaurant in Orange
  Valentine' s Dinner at the home of Steve & Lainey
  Fireworks Fundraiser June 28-July 4th 2014 Villa Park Rotary Club helps Villa Park celebrate the 4th with a bang.. more like a few pops, but you get the idea.
  Middle School "Four Way Test" Essay Contest 10 finalists from Cerro Villa Middle School read their essays on The Rotary "Four Way Test" the top two received prizes of $50 and $100
  Middle School "Four Way Test" Essay Contest 10 finalists from Cerro Villa Middle School read their essays on The Rotary "Four Way Test" the top two received prizes of $50 and $100
  Fireworks 2016 Villa Park Rotarians led by Diane and Meg Rothi sell 'save and sane" fireworks scoring about $25,000 for the club
  Induction Of Dan Gray Dan Gray becomes the newest member of VPRC. He was sponsored by Chad Zimmerman and will join the Vocational Sevice area
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