Thanks to Div. Secretary Amy Scheibel for
her notes used on this page.
from June 8 DCM
Greater Anaheim – The club
participated in a successful Children’s Festival in May. Most
recently, the club held its All Star Baseball Banquet on May 31st
with the 50th annual All Star game on June 6th. They are winding
down their BUG awards with only a few awards left to be distributed
out of the 24 schools. On June 11th, there will a Flag Day event
at Pearson Park.
Cypress – Members cooked pancakes for the Cypress Youth
Baseball League and at least one member helped at the La Habra BUG
dinner. On June 6th, they had a semi-successful member night with
one application turned in and a few prospects still interested.
This Saturday, June 11th marks the
beginning of Concerts in the Park where they will be serving
hamburgers and hot dogs every Saturday through the first part of
La Palma – The morning meeting had a recent special guest –
Josephine Chau from Circle K. Members served pancakes to seniors
at Whitney High School. On July 4th, the club’s largest fundraiser
is serving pancakes at the city’s 5K/10K. A future concert in the
park will find them serving hot dogs as well.
La Habra Highlanders – On May 7th, they had their annual
Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast and were joined by several members of the
La Mirada club. On June 25th, a warm pancake breakfast will be
served to participants at the Relay for Life (La Habra High
The club will be selling water at
the Corn Festival from 8/4 – 8/6 and they are also in the queue to
sell water at a July concert in the park.
Brea – Scholarships have been awarded to the high school and
junior high level. College student scholarship applications are
now closed and applications are currently being reviewed. The club
participated in the Brea Plunge where special needs kids learn life
skills. On July 4th, the club will be serving pancakes at the
city’s annual event and the winners of the club’s wine raffle will
Placentia – Congratulations to the club in celebrating its
5th birthday recently where they inducted a new member. On June
10th, the club will be participating in Placentia Buzz at Tri City
Park with a duck toss from 10am-1pm. The next morning, members
will be serving breakfast to the Special Olympics volunteers at Cal
State Long Beach. On June 24th, members will be serving food at
the opening day of the Placentia Library summer reading program.
The club recently served hot dogs at the Miracle League’s closing
Greater Whittier – Members from La Palma and LTG Richard
recently attended their meeting where they also inducted a new
member. June 25th is their San Manuel Turnaround and you may still
join them for $20. On June 29th, the Concerts in the Park at
Parnell Park begins where they will be cooking/serving food each
week. They will also be serving hot dogs at York Field on July 4th
at the fireworks event. Because they meet on the first Tuesday of
every month, their meeting for July will be cancelled since it
falls on 7/4. If any clubs are interested in doing an inter
club with Whittier, be advised their meeting in August will move to
later in the month. Check with them before attending.
La Mirada - After a year or more in developing, members
will be finally setting up the Reading Oasis room at Foster Road
Elementary on June 16th starting at 11am. Labels will be put in
each book, shelves assembled, audio center assembled, wall and
ceiling decorations created. The grand opening for the room is
tentatively scheduled for August 28th at Back to School Night
pending confirmation from the school. July 1-4 – fireworks set-up
and sales – booth is located at the corner of Imperial and Santa
Gertrudes. The club may not have enough support to have a booth at
the July 3rd festivities. If the club decides to do it, Circle K
and Key Club help is needed! One new member application will be
reviewed at the upcoming board meeting.