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Ventura East
Service Above Self
Thursdays at 12:00 PM
Poinsettia Pavilion
3451 Foothill Road
Ventura, CA 93003
United States of America
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Upcoming Events
Club Meeting
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Aug 03, 2023 12:00 PM
Club Meeting
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Aug 10, 2023
Club Social
Aug 17, 2023 5:30 AM
Club Meeting
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Aug 24, 2023
Club Meeting
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Aug 31, 2023
Club Meeting
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Sep 07, 2023 12:00 PM
Club Meeting
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Sep 14, 2023
Club Social
Sep 21, 2023 5:30 AM
Club Meeting
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Sep 28, 2023
Club Meeting
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Sep 28, 2023
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Rotary Club of Ventura-East
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We are a nonpolitical, nonsectarian social organization comprising local business, civic and professional leaders. We meet regularly to get to know each other, form friendships and through that we are able to solve community and global problems with service projects. Like:
  • Scholarships at 5 local high schools,
  • Interact Clubs at 3 local schools.
  • Support the YMCA, City Center, Ventura Botanical Gardens
  • Promote literacy and career guidance in schools
  • Internationally we support a medical project in Ethiopia and contribute to eliminating Polio worldwide.
The Rotary Club of  Ventura-East meets Thursday noon to 1:30 at the Poinsettia Pavilion in Ventura. Come and learn more about Rotary's humanitarian service, high ethical standards in all vocations and help build good will in this community. Use your professional skills and talents to make a difference.
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President's Message
Carin Kally
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Dear Rotarians and Friends,
Last week we heard about Accessory Dwelling Units and learned some new things about creating rentals on your property.  Thank you to Eric Snyder for an informative presentation and to all the members with great questions.
This week’s program is Mack Douglass, VPD, speaking about Emergency Preparedness, so come hear what Ventura has in place and how we can all be ready for the next emergency. 
Club duties this week:
Nancy D’Attilio – Greeter
Dawn Knowles – Front Desk
Jacquelyn Gargano – Attendance
Cal Magro – Opportunity Drawing
Joe Bova – Flag Salute
Sam Marsh – Inspiration
Calendar of coming programs and events:
August 8  — Board Meeting, 5:30, Poinsettia Pavilion
August 10 — Glenda Mahon, CPR and AEDs, how to save a life
August 17 — Social : Taste of Ventura,  Ventura History Museum
August 24 — Beth Baumer, Neuro Boxing Fight Camp
August 31 — Sarah Abrams, Love Ventura
September 7 — Ventura County Supervisor Matt LaVere
And keep your calendars open for the End of Summer Beach Bash September 23
Also, District Governor Marta Brown will visit us on September 28th.
See you on Thursday.
Carin Kally
President 2023-2024
Rotary Club Ventura – East
Meeting July 27, 2023
Flag Salute was led by Dawn Knowles
Ken Kagan took attendance today and Jeff Burgh greeted.
Rich Stewart let us know that the Opportunity Drawing was a $25 gift card to the Ventura Sandwich Factory and $25 cash.
Margarida Eidson gave our Inspirational Message.
Margarida Eidson spoke about the Taste of Ventura coming up on August 17th.
Margarida Eidson, Tim Hughes and Jeff Burgh presented Abby Hanoch with our Rookie of the Year award.
Our speaker today was Eric Snyder whose topic was Building Codes & ADU’s.
Happy $’s: Judy Hoag
Rich Stewart conducted the Opportunity Drawing and our lucky winner was Charles Ferguson.
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