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Happy New Year!


President BeckyRotary Message for February 2016 The featured theme for February in Rotary is Peace and Conflict Resolution. As a Rotarian, you become aware that the projects our clubs do globally contribute to this theme one person, one village at a time. Locally, we strive to remain attentive to the needs of our community. I believe our support of youth services contributes to the successful development and education for our young future leaders in our community!

This month we will hear from Todd Muck (Transportation Agency for Monterey County) about the new rail plan, Jeff Johnson (Citizens Climate Lobby) on global warming, and Don Reynolds (City of Salinas) about the Salinas Vibrancy Plan. We also have some serious planning of our own. For our District Rotary Clubs, we have the mid-year assembly on February 6th. Our club, along with the Corral de Tierra and Downtown Club, will be doing a presentation on our Sanitation Project for Soledad Street.

Our President-Elect, Anne Olsen is making great strides with plans for our Steinbeck’s Home Brew Fest event scheduled for Saturday May 7th. We are anticipating this to be an all-member participation event—a project that each member can contribute his/her time and talent for the success. On the same day as our Steinbeck’s Home Brew Fest, we will also be participating in The Race of Thrones Crapper Derby. The Race of Thrones Crapper Derby is the multi-Rotary Club fundraising event benefiting the Chinatown Sanitation Project. We have scheduled a club assembly this month, and we can use this time to formulate plans for these events.

Thank you all for your kind support. Be a gift to the world!

President Becky
 

Steinbeck Street Faire!


EAHSSave the date!  

The Salinas Steinbeck Rotary Club is excited to announce a new event designed to showcase the best of Salinas. We are planning a street fair and major fundraiser called “Steinbeck's Home Brew Fest” to take place on May 7, 2016.

Contact Anne Olsen at aolsen@afolaw.com with your ideas for sponsors and questions. Stay tuned for more infomation and the webpage will be published on www.steinbeckrotary.org soon.  

News From Italy


EAHS Here is a quick excerpt from the unedited email from Giulia Fiorentini, our Italian RYE Inbound student way back in 2013-2014. RM
 
Hey there!!! :) I know it's been a while since I last wrote...I apologize.. how are you guys doing??? I miss you a lot!! Here everything is great...I've been really happy for a while and I have to be greatful to the people that surround the near and the far away!! University is going well!! This trimester I took "logic and argumentation" "language in politics" and "contemporary history" it was a fun trimester...I made new friends...and I'm starting to get familiat with this new life!
 
Visit Guilia's webpage for the entire story and all the pictures including her new tattoo!

Upcoming Speakers and Events


Join us every Wednesday at 7:30 a.m. at the
National Steinbeck Center
1 Main Street, Salinas, CA 93901
Click here for a map!
  • Feb 3 - Todd Muck - TAMC will speak about the updated rail plan. 
  • Feb 10 - Club Assembly - No club meeting this fine day.  
  • Feb 17 - Jeff Johnson - Global warming. 
  • Feb 24 - Don Reynolds - Salinas Vibrancy Plan.
Visit our website speaker page for more info.
For more info about Steinbeck Rotary, visit www.steinbeckrotary.org
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