On December 13th, several of our club members volunteered for the Florida Botanical Garden’s Holiday Lights. You will see our club members volunteer on various evenings for this memorable event this month.
The Florida Botanical Gardens will be hosting their Holiday Lights in the Gardens event through December 31, 2017, nightly between 5:30 – 9:30PM. A minimum $4 donation is appreciated.
Our club has a great partnership with Habitat for Humanity. This month, several of us helped on-site. It’s so remarkable to witness first hand what the power of many working towards a common goal can achieve.
Watch a clip of the December 8th build
Building for Bob! December 13th, some of our Rotarians helped with another build and fondly dedicated the day to our dearly departed past president, Bob Dittmar. He was an excellent example of a true Rotarian and friend to all whose positive energy and outlook will continue to inspire our club.
We held our Big Raffle Drawing Party today at Slyce Pizza in IRB.
We are happy to announce the winners:
- Grand Prize Winner: Richard Gerhard, Janesville, WI
- 2nd Place Winner: Dawn Evans, Florida
- 3rd Place Winner: Dick Beaucar, Wisconsin
WATCH the Live Drawing from 12/10/17 Here!!!
Don’t worry if you didn’t win this year, there is always the chance to win next year! As always, all proceeds benefit the charitable causes of Rotary and Rotary International.
If you’re buying anything from Amazon this Cyber Monday, please consider using this link to support the Rotary Club of Indian Rocks Beach. It doesn’t cost you anything, and we receive a small donation from Amazon when you purchase something.
The Rotary Club of Pimentel, Duarte in the Dominican Republic partnered with the Rotary Club of Indian Rocks Beach to provide 250 edible fruit bearing trees to the towns of Pimentel, Los Cachones and Castillo in the Duarte province of the Dominican Republic. Rotary International President Ian Risely has challenged every Rotary club around the world to plant a tree for each of its members.
New Port Richey, FL.
On Thursday evening, November 16th 2017, Past President Bob Dittmar collected awards at the District 6950 Awards Banquet. The Rotary Club of Indian Rocks Beach had 100% EREY participation, we were #3 in total foundation donations and the highest per capital giving in District 6950 in 2016-2017.
Our fundraisers and donations allow us to make a difference in our community and the world.
We woke up early on Sunday morning and set out in the rain to plant trees at Community Action Stops Abuse (CASA). Our motivated members finished in record time, and now the men and women who use the bus shelter will have some shade to keep them comfortable.
Club President Fintan Vargas took some amazing video of the Taste of IRB on Saturday! You can see the event from the air and close-up on the ground. Chic-A-Si Park was crowded, and everyone looked to be having a great time!
We were there to talk to people about rotary and everything we do for the community, and to let people know about our Big Game Raffle Fundraiser… and, of course, to sample some of the fine restaurants from our community!