A coalition of researchers and scientists led by environmentalist and writer Paul Hawken mathematically modeled the climatic and economic impact of potential solutions to learn which ones would yield the best results for people and the planet. The list, compiled in a 2017 book called “Drawdown: The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming,” […]
The Rotary Club of Monterey Pacific see value and strength in diversity. In past years we have issued financial grants to many community minded non-profits. Sometimes these grant partners are a match made in Heaven! Like our grant gift to Rancho Cielo, located in Salinas, CA.
The organization states, “Rancho Cielo is a comprehensive learning and social […]
Rotary International as an organization is apolitical, but within, Rotary ranges broadly around the world with numerous elected roles, like District Governor. One of the ways Rotary chooses to maintain our sense of decorum and dignity is to provide Rotary Election Guidelines, and I found that, in this day and age, two […]
With the overwhelming amount of fires this season in California and the West, the worst yet it seems, I began to wonder what rotarians are doing to help out. I found a lot of fundraising drives that were really interesting, but the one thing that caught my eye was the Rotary Fire Fighters Home.
The Rotary Fire […]
Interested in using your unique talents and skills for service? Rotary Action Groups are independent, Rotary-affiliated groups made up of people from around the world who are experts in a particular field, such as economic development, peace, addiction prevention, the environment, or water.
One group in particular caught my eye, Rotary Action Group […]
A note from Joy Anderson, District Governor 2020-2021, District 5230
Hello Coastal Club Presidents,
The Fresno Cultural Arts Rotary Club and the Central California Passport Club is wrapping up their Heart and Sole Shoe Drive and I would like us to support this worthwhile cause. The flyer is attached.
I have set up a drop off point at the […]
We held our official first off-site meeting last Thursday, seamlessly led by Dennis and “zoomed” by Ann. Ben shared a great inspiration tributing our firefighters, and Janet’s Rotary Minute was about Rotary’s “5 Avenues of Service.” Our Rotary Trivia expert, Lisse, recited the history of how “The Bell” became part of Rotary meetings. Diane gave the […]
Every first Saturday of the month, you’ll find members of the Monterey Pacific Rotary Club cleaning the Rec trail that runs through Cannery Row. We start at the section just above the Monterey Bay Aquarium and head towards the yacht harbor, picking up trash and cigarette butts over about a 1/3 mile stretch of paved trail […]
The club got together earlier today to kick out our two most recent presidents, Everett Sivils and Miles Stearman, with masks, social distancing, and a lot of fun.
The day began with a diabolical scavenger hunt that proved to be a mind-bending test of local Monterey knowledge and trivia. Fortunately for Miles and Everett, it was […]