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Rotary Club of Livermore Valley ~ April 2022 Newsletter
It's Time to Volunteer!
This month we will distribute almost 2,000 books to 3rd and 4th graders in the 12 elementary school programs in the Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District! 
 
All members of our club as well as the noon club are invited to help with this project. Deliveries will start Tuesday, April 19 and go through Friday, April 29.
 
Rotarians volunteering to help with this project no longer need to show proof of COVID vaccination and do not have to complete the online Civicorp application, as was originally indicated.
 
 
Amplifying Our Urban Forests
Over 200 community volunteers joined together to plant 65 trees in Livermore on Saturday, March 12th. Thanks to everyone who participated! Pictured, left to right: Suzanne Richerson, Dave Goulart, Angelika Voss-Quinn, Philomena Rambo, Dennis Gambs, Graham Scott, Cheryl Bowers, Sarah Palmer. Tammy Barstow and James Hays missed the photo op but helped out by seeking shovel donations and showing up to help plant.
 
Check out the full story and the photo album on our website: Successful Arbor Day Tree Planting.
Celebrating Outstanding Students Each Month
 
Congratulations to Will Taggart, our February Student of the Month!
 
Will is an outstanding student, with a 4.37 Grade Point Average, reflecting a rigorous list of courses including Honors and Advanced Placement. Will has been instrumental as a leader and activist, campaigning in support of anti-tobacco legislation, including encouraging the Livermore City Council to pass new laws. Will is active in student clubs, serving as secretary of both the Interact Club and the Medical Professionals Club. He was a key member of the Livermore team that presented to and helped win the All America City Award in 2021.
 
Will hopes to attend college on the East Coast, where he will study public health or global health, with a minor in biology.
Pallavi Badri, pictured above, is our March Student of the MonthPallavi shows her leadership skills as president of the Granada Mock Trial club, co-president and co-founder of the GHS Gender Equality Society, and as secretary of the Model United Nations Club. Pallavi shared that getting involved in clubs helped her feel more connected to Granada and her fellow students. 
 
Pallavi plans to major in cognitive science or psychology. She hopes to attend UCLA or UC San Diego in the fall.
Ukraine Still Needs Our Help
As global citizens and members of Rotary, we are deeply saddened by the suffering of individuals in Ukraine, brought on by the military aggression of Vladimir Putin. Many organizations are working on our behalf to support those in need of care. Here are two opportunities within Rotary to donate to support this care and relief:
EXCITING MEETINGS PLANNED!
Click on the meeting program topics below to get a preview of our upcoming speakers!
 
Thanks to Dick Quigley for arranging this interesting array of speakers!
Upcoming Meeting Programs
Jul 05, 2022
President Dick Quigley & Club Members
View entire list
HYBRID MEETING DETAILS
 

We meet Tuesdays, gathering at 7:00 am and starting at 7:15.

You are welcome to attend in person at Homewood Suites by Hilton, 5400 Wolf House Dr, Livermore or you may attend via Zoom.

Check your email on Saturday mornings for the link from Angelika.
THE GRAPEVINE
 
Club members receive The Grapevine following each Tuesday meeting. Please reach out to Kevin Drake if you would like to receive a copy in your inbox.
This Month's Celebrations
Member Birthdays
Jeff Bickerton
June 1
 
Frank Vallejo
June 9
 
George Wineinger
June 14
 
Beth McCormick
June 25
 
Philomena Rambo
June 26
 
Dick Quigley
June 30
 
Anniversaries
Jill Duerig
Tom
June 8
 
Bennie Le Bourvellec
John Lincicome
June 25
 
David Goulart
Dawn Goulart
June 26
 
Kevin Drake
Victoria
June 29
 
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