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Southwest Eureka

Service Above Self

We meet Fridays at 12:00 PM
The Lodge
445 Herrick Ave.,
Eureka, CA  95503
United States
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The Rotary Club of Southwest Eureka, in partnership with the City of Eureka, presents its annual Veterans Day Observance and Program.  Friday, November 11th at 11am .  Adorni Center in Eureka.  To honor the men and women who have served—and continue to serve—our country.
 
 
 

 
 
Emcee PP Melinda Ciarabellini with DG Wulff Reinhold.
 
Mark McGowan chaired the Foundation Dinner North.
 
 
Mark with members of the ticket and basket posse.
 
PDG Erin Dunn cooks her steak.
 
Liz and Melinda cooking steaks.
 
Exchange student Chen receives her PHF.
 
Random Acts of Comedy performed after dinner.
 
 
 
 
 
Hundreds of fish-loving diners gathered at the Elks Lodge to enjoy the Rotary Club of Southwest Eureka’s All-You-Can-Eat Fish Feed.  The Saturday evening dinner, an annual event on the Rotary calendar, featured calamari, salmon, cod, oysters, petrale sole and all the fixin’s, prepared, cooked and served by members of Southwest Rotary and the Elks Lodge.   Proceeds from the event will provide funding for the club’s vocational and academic scholarship program and for other community projects.  “This year we will provide two scholarships to Zoe Barnum High School students and two scholarships to students attending College of the Redwoods.  A cadet who is selected by his or her fellow cadets attending the College of the Redwoods Law Enforcement Academy will be presented with the club’s Service Above Self award as well as a monetary award to defer training costs,” said Event Coordinator Haider Ajina.  “We thank our generous guests for joining us and helping us to help others,”  added Roland Johnson, President of the Rotary Club of Southwest Eureka.  Serving the fish dinner are (pictured, left to right):  Rotarians Marty Lay, Ken Singleton, Lee Smith and event volunteers.
 
 

 
 
 
Several hundred diners shared an evening of celebration with friends, family, neighbors, colleagues and Rotarians Thursday night at the Elks Lodge in Eureka.  The Rotary Club of Southwest Eureka, Rotary Club of Eureka, Old Town Rotary Club and Elks Lodge combined to host a Thursday night steak dinner to honor the United States Coast Guard (USCG) and to commemorate its 226th birthday and the centennial anniversary of USCG aviation.  Eureka is one of only twenty officially recognized USCG cities in the country and the second to receive that designation, according to Past-President of the Rotary Club of Southwest Eureka and Eureka City Council member Melinda Ciarabellini who, in remarks after the dinner, noted the respect and affection that Eurekans have for the men and women of the Coast Guard who serve the residents of the North Coast.  USCG members were guests of the Rotary clubs and the Elks Lodge whose members organized, hosted and served the dinner and grilled, boxed and delivered dozens of steak dinners to service men and women who were on duty and unable to attend.   Pictured, left to right:  Commander Kevin Barres, Response Chief, Sector Humboldt Bay;  Sector Chief Scot Reed, OIC, CGC Barracuda;  Chief Bill Gillespie, Humboldt Bay Fire;  Exalted Ruler Kurt Bialous, Elks Lodge #652;  Mayor Frank Jager, City of Eureka;  President of Rotary Club of Southwest Eureka Roland Johnson;  Captain Arthur Snyder, Commander, Sector Humboldt Bay;  Chief Andy Mills, Eureka Police Department;  President of Old Town Rotary Club Jeff Pauli;  Deputy Commander Olav Saboe, Sector Humboldt Bay;  Past-President of Rotary Club of Southwest Eureka and Eureka City Council member Melinda Ciarabellini.
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
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Doug McCorkle, Town of Scotia Company
Dec 09, 2016
Update on Town of Scotia transformation, home sales process status, and town growth
Sheila Rocker Heppe
Dec 16, 2016
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI), a community educational program at HSU
 
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