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Patti Brown

President

Gary Sturdivan

President Elect

Karen Martin

Secretary

Cynthia Kraemer

Treasurer

Cynthia Kraemer

Public Relations

James Allenbach

Administration Chair

John Babrowski

Service Projects

Tom Huls
Membership Chair
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Club Foundation


John Babrowski

President

Bob Stadum

Secretary

Cynthia Kraemer

Treasurer

Members at Large -
Gary Sturdivan
Patti Brown
The Rotary Club of Yucca Valley Foundation, Inc.
 
P.O. Box 200     Yucca Valley, CA  92286      Donate     Contact Us

CA Corp #C2348206      Fed Tax #912143586     Rotary District 5330

Past Presidents
Rotary Club of Yucca Valley

Activities and Accomplishments, 2008-2009

Gary Daigneault


July 4, 2008

Organized and put on Community 4th of July Fireworks ($20,000.00 raised) 6,000 people in attendance!!!


September, 2008

CLUB PROJECT -Organized and put on “Pioneer Pass” Golf Tournament to benefit Morongo Basin Historical society.


September 2008

Donated $500.00 to the Yucca Valley High School Football Boosters for ongoing team support. (club photo for Football
Program)


October 2008

Assisted the Braille Institute financially, hosted Guide dog training program


October 2008

Provided support for the Reach Out Morongo Basin “Parade of Homes” event.


October 2008

Provided candy and treats for the Morongo Basin Mental Health Association yearly Halloween Trick or Treat event.


November 2008

Provided support for the Morongo Basin Special Olympics bowling competition. Purchased trophies and helped with
expenses.


November, 2008

CLUB PROJECT - $500.0 as part of matching grants with African Club and District 5330 to provide Mosquito Netting -
International Service


December, 2008

CLUB PROJECT - Partnered with 29 Palms Rotary and Marine Corps to put on “Toys for Tots” motorcycle run. Raised
$5,000 and a full semi-truck full of toys!


December 2008

Donated $500.00 to assist with local “Tender Loving Christmas” event in Yucca Valley


December 2008

CLUB PROJECT - Provided toy pledges from members and financial support for the “Dreams for Kids” program


December 2008

CLUB PROJECT - Club Service put on holiday party for our Rotary Club


February 2009

CLUB PROJECT - Club sponsored and produced “Miss Yucca Valley Scholarship Pageant, proceeds given out as
scholarships.


February 2009

CLUB PROJECT - Organized and presented local “4-Way Speech Contest”


February 2009

CLUB PROJECT - Organized and presented “Youth Musical Competition”


February 2009

Provided financial support for the Morongo Basin Humane Society, facing closure after the loss of grant funds. Were able
to keep no-kill facility open.


February 2009

CLUB PROJECT - Began process for Nepal Medical Clinic Project, International Service - ongoing


March, 2009

CLUB PROJECT - Partnered with 29 Palms Rotary to organize and put on “Firefighters Appreciation Dinner” to honor top
firefighters from eight agencies, Federal, State, County, and local!

March 2009

Reorganized “Yucca Valley Rotary Foundation” as a 501(c)3 charitable organization.

March 2009

Assisted the Boys and Girls Club of the Morongo basin with support for their new “Teen Center” facility.

April 2009

Partnered with American Legion to send local students to “Boy’s State”

April, 2009

CLUB PROJECT - Sent local six High School Students and one Rotary Club member counselor to RYLA Camp, Youth
Service project

April, 2009

Provided financial and Club Support for Boys and Girls Club “Night at the Races”

April 2009

CLUB PROJECT - Had “Rotarians-at-work” team in the Yucca Valley “Relay for Life” event raising funds for the American
Cancer Society.

May, 2009

CLUB PROJECT - Partnered with 3 other local clubs to put on “Shoes that Fit” bicycle ride to raise money for shoes for
needy children.

May 2009

Provided funds to send a Yucca Mesa Elementary School student to Science Camp on Catalina Island.

May 2009

CLUB PROJECT - Sent 4 Junior High Students and one Rotarian counselor from our club to PRYDE Camp

May 2009

CLUB PROJECT - Operated the beer booth at the annual “Grubstake Days” Community Fair.

May, 2009

CLUB PROJECT - Organized a put on “Guns and Hoses” competition between local Firefighters and Sheriff’s Deputies.
Funds went to Fire and Sheriff’s Explorers programs.

May 2009

CLUB PROJECT - Organized fund-raising softball Tournament to benefit the Tri-Valley Little League

May, 2009

CLUB PROJECT - (President’s Project) - Presented the Town of Yucca Valley with new, remote control, LED lit scoreboard
for town’s softball fields
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2015 Jill Akalski
2014 - Cynthia Kraemer
2013- Ignazio Ficara
2012 -John Babrowski
2011-John Babrowski
2010-Shannon Luckino
2009-Shannon Luckino
2008-Gary Daigneault
2007-Cindy Melland
2006-Lib Koenig
2005-Jim Larson
2004-Steve Willman
2003-Carolyn Hagan
2002-Ellin Loveless
2001-Art Ehrenberg
2000-Sheldon Hough
1999-Sue Tsuda
1998-Teddi Westfall
1997-Gary Daigneault
1996-Joan Burnside
1995-Ted Leon
1994-Sandy Garvin
1993-Gary Daigneault
1992-Jack Olson
1991-Ted Leon
1990-Bob McCloud
1989-Sheldon Hough
1988-Ray Johnson
1987-Bob Thacher
1986-Dusty Dilley
1985-Roger Duran
1984-Gary Hann
1983-Hal Paradis
1982-Jack Everett
1981-Glenn Zanella
1980-Irl Greer
2015 Accomplishments

1)July 2014 Fireworks Show, raised over $23,000

2)August, 2014:  Unity Home Donation of $250, Galilee Project Donation of $250

3)Sept, 2014 Pioneer Pass - Donations to Historical Society and Miracle League of over $3,000

4)October, 2014 2nd Annual Oktoberfest - Raised over $5,000 and donated $2500 to chamber and used balance for club service projects

5)Oct - May:  Made donations to the Paul Harris Foundation - $3,082.20

6)Dec, 2014:  Dreams for Kids gift program - $300.00 for family gifts along with individual member donations.  Annual Festival of Light Parade, plan and host - Raised $1,500 in donations and provided hundreds with parade and visit to Santa.  Tender Loving Christmas donation of $500.  Sent 4 students to RYLA camp at $1,200.

7)Jan, 2015 Tri Valley Little League Donation $1,000 (also gave them  $250 in July)

8)Feb 2015: Started new Interact Club at YVHS and provided seed funds  - $575.  Funded science camp funds for YVE and ONES for kids needing scholarships to camp - $800.  Annual Miss Yucca Valley Scholarship Program and scholarships awarded in June to graduating seniors. Over $2,000 a year is awarded.   Annual Music Contest with $575 in prizes and fees paid out to winners.

9)March 2015 Participated in 2nd annual MB Food Drive with 3 other Rotary clubs, raising thousands of dollars and over 60,000 meals for local food banks. Also donated $600 of our club DDF funds to the project for costs to put it on.  Donated DDF funds to International Project, Peanut Butter project in Ghana of $500.00.

10)April, 2015: Partnered with DARE at ONES and YVE to provided graduates with DARE shirts $200.  Sent 4 more students to RYLA camp - $1,200. 

11)May, 2015: Raised $1,000 from members to provide Shelter Boxes to earthquake victim in Nepal and had this matched by a donor so we bought 2 boxes!   Sent 4 Junior high kids to PRYDE camp - $960.

12)June, 2015: Raised $20,000 for the July fireworks show! 

We also brought in 6 new members this year in to the club and are seeing a great growth in our membership and interest in Rotary work in our community!   GREAT job all of you for an amazing year! You did me proud!

Cynthia Kraemer
2014/2015