Mayor Cookie Kennedy talks about the Indian Rocks Beach 4th of July Beach Cleanup Indian Rock Beach Mayor Cookie Kennedy spoke to the Rotary Club of Indian Rocks Beach about the 4th of July IRB Beach Cleanup. It is an effort to encourage beach goers to leave only their footprints behind.
Scott Lynn shared about his life experiences and new book Sports Idols’ Idols: First Heroes Of Our Heroes’. “Whether it’s broadcasting or life, Lynn said he has learned to handle his own fate, along with the accompanying curveballs” (Read More Here).
Lighthouse of Pinellas was founded in May of 1956. The organization’s mission statement is “to advance the independence and quality of life for individuals in Pinellas County who are blind or visually impaired.” Also from its website, “Lighthouse of Pinellas is the only private, non-profit agency providing vision rehabilitation training for individuals of all ages whoContinue reading “Dan Mann from Lighthouse of Pinellas Speaks with the Club on February 7th”
Beautiful service and tribute today for our club’s immediate past president, fellow Rotarian, and friend. He is greatly missed and loved. Go to obituary
Ian Pike, Membership Coordinator from Tampa Bay Watch, spoke to the club on Wednesday, January 24th. “Tampa Bay Watch is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to the protection and restoration of the Tampa Bay estuary through scientific and educational programs” (Mission statement, website). There is more information including opportunities for volunteering, events and education, donations,Continue reading “Ian Pike from Tampa Bay Watch”
This month we learned about CART, Coins for Alzheimer’s Research Trust, from a fellow Rotarian who visited our Club. From its website, “CART started in 1996 with Rotarians voluntarily emptying their pockets and purses of change at weekly meetings… 100% of donated funds go to cutting edge Alzheimer’s disease research. As of May 2016, the CARTContinue reading “Coins for Alzheimer’s Research Trust”
Jodie Miller, Development Director for LiFT Academy, spoke to our club on January 17th. LiFT stands for Learning Independence For Tomorrow. From its website, “LiFT is a not-for-profit educational organization dedicated to promoting the advancement of knowledge and skills in education within an inclusive setting.” They are seeking Community Partners with whom LiFT University studentsContinue reading “Jodie Miller from LiFT Academy Speaks to Our Club”
On December 27, 2017, Rob Barber spoke to our club about a nonprofit organization called Sozo Children. Over half of the population of Uganda is under the age of 15 for various reasons including war, disease, and extreme poverty. An estimated 2.7 million children in Uganda have been neglected and orphaned. Sozo Children establishes andContinue reading “The Club hears from Rob Barber from Sozo Children”
Shih-Tang Tai, aka Steven, a past Rotary Youth Exchange student of the club, contacted club member and “Mom” Amber Saltzman. He shared that he graduated college and is excited to be starting his internship with Evergreen. Rotary Youth Exchanges are for youth ages 15-19 years old, are sponsored by Rotary clubs in over 100 countries,Continue reading “Rotary Youth Exchange: Message from Steven”
On December 21, our club funded 51 of these boxes of food to needy families in our community. They were delivered by officers of the Pinellas County Sherrif’s Office.