It's Time for the Crab Grab!

We are proud to offer our community Alaskan Dungeness Crab and Clam Chowder! Your purchase fuels our community grants and service projects and allows you to enjoy delicious crab or chowder in your home!
 
 
Crab and chowder will be ready to pick up or have delivered to your door on Saturday, February 24
It's Time for the Crab Grab! Philomena M Rambo 2024-01-17 08:00:00Z 0

RFL Now Accepting Community Grant Applications

 
Applications are now available for the Rotarian Foundation of Livermore's annual grant program. Community organizations are encouraged to seek support for projects that contribute to the health and wellbeing of our community while supporting the mission and vision of the RFL. Community Grants may be awarded for up to $10,000. 
 
Applications for 2024 RFL Grant Awards are due February 1, 2024.
 
RFL Now Accepting Community Grant Applications Philomena Rambo 2023-11-28 08:00:00Z 0

You're Invited: Meet Author Kevin F. Adler 

Kevin Adler
We invite the entire community to meet Kevin F. Adler, Founder and CEO of Miracle Messages, and author of When We Walk By: Forgotten Humanity, Broken Systems, and the Role We can Each Play in Ending Homelessness in America. 
 
In conversation with Kim Curtis, Executive Director of Goodness Village, Kevin will share stories and insight into the human crisis of homelessness during a special event on Monday, December 4 from 6 - 8 pm at CrossWinds Church in Livermore. Admission is free. Light refreshments served. 
 
Please RSVP through Eventbrite:
 
 
You're Invited: Meet Author Kevin F. Adler Philomena Rambo 2023-11-28 08:00:00Z 0

Fall Grants Support Our Community

We proudly awarded our Fall Grants to six deserving community organizations that helped us further our mission to serve the diversity of Livermore residents.
 
Culinary Angels, Granada High School Safe & Sober Grad Night, Partners for Change, Shepherd's Gate, Sleep in Heavenly Peace, and System Overload Explorer Post 987 Robotics  were this fall's top applicants.
 
Thanks to our sponsors and our community donations for funding these important grant awards!
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Chili Cook Off Edition of the Morning Club Hub Philomena Rambo 2023-10-25 07:00:00Z 0

Fall Grant Applications Open Now

 
Applications for Fall Grants are due Friday, October 27. 
 
We encourage non-profit community organizations and educators whose work aligns with our mission as Rotarians to apply for a grant of up to $1,000. We are grateful to be able to extend our reach into the community by partnering with our grant recipients. 
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Our Club Supports Maui Relief Fund Philomena Rambo 2023-08-29 07:00:00Z 0

Lithium-Ion Battery Recycling Event - THIS SUNDAY

All community members are invited to drop off their used lithium-ion batteries and/or their devices that contain lithium-ion batteries for free recycling. Rotary club members will be at Tri-Valley Car Care, 1737 First Street, Livermore, from 11 am - 5 pm on Sunday, September 24 to accept your items and have them safely recycled. Keep these toxic batteries out of our landfills!
 
Bring old rechargeable batteries and any devices that contain lithium-ion batteries. You will be helping to sustain our supply of lithium while helping to provide the batteries that power portable electronics and electric vehicles.
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3rd Annual Chili Cook Off Coming Soon - Register Now to Participate! Philomena Rambo 2023-07-26 07:00:00Z 0

Partnering to Support Axis Community Health

Presenting check to Axis Community Health
We are proud to donate $26,300 to support the new Axis Community Health Dental Clinic in Livermore! Thanks to Supervisor David Haubert for trusting us with ARPA funds to bring health equity to our community.
 
Pictured are Sherri Simoni, Club President-Elect, Dr. Patrice Lane, Axis Chief Dental Officer, Gillian Flagg, Grants Manager, Liz Perez-Howe, Axis CEO, Mary Grace Gomilla, Axis Director of Communications & Community Engagement, and Club President Kevin McCallum.
Partnering to Support Axis Community Health Philomena Rambo 2023-06-30 07:00:00Z 0

Spring Grants Support Our Community

 
Our club was proud to award $7,732 in grants to support local schools and nonprofits during our 2023 Spring Grant Program.
 
Our community grants help us fulfill our mission of serving our community. We are grateful to our sponsors and to community members who participate in our fundraisers, especially the Annual Chili Cook Off, as well as to our members for funding these grants. And we are proud to partner with these organizations to improve the quality of life for members of our community.
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Our Club Joins RFL in Awarding Grants

 
Our club was proud to host the 2023 Rotarian Foundation of Livermore Grant Awards at our April 25th meeting. Almost $200,000 was awarded by the Rotarian Foundation of Livermore to 29 community organizations. President Kevin McCallum welcomed RFL President Mary Anne Rozsa and Club Member Bassant Abdelrahman, RFL Grant Co-Chair, to lead the special program.
Our Club Joins RFL in Awarding Grants Philomena Rambo 2023-05-03 07:00:00Z 0

Shred the Past! Look to the Future!

 
The Rotary Club of Livermore Valley invites community members to bring unwanted documents to a free shredding event. This is great timing for safely and privately destroying financial and legal papers that are no longer needed.
 

This community event will be held Sunday, April 23, from 11:00 am - 2:00 pm at Tri-Valley Car Care's lot at 1737 First St, across from Zephyr Grill.

Shred the Past! Look to the Future! Philomena Rambo 2023-03-14 07:00:00Z 0

Spring Grant Applications Invited

Spring Grants Open
We invite community organizations and schools whose work aligns with our mission as Rotarians to apply for our Spring Grants. Applications are available on our website and are due April 28, 2023, the last Friday in April.
 
Individual awards typically range from $300 - $1,000. Larger grants may be available on a case by case basis. 
 
Thanks to our Club Grant Chair, Sarah Palmer, for her leadership. And thanks to our sponsors and club members for pitching in at the Chili Cook Off to raise the money we are able to share to serve our community!
Spring Grant Applications Invited Philomena Rambo 2023-03-04 08:00:00Z 0

Sharing the Gift of Reading 

 
We are proud to join with our fellow Livermore Rotarians and the Rotarian Foundation of Livermore to purchase and deliver hardcover children’s literature to each 3rd grade student in the Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District! Rotarians are invited to deliver books in person to students at their schools, March 20 - March 31, 2023.
 
We will be donating almost 1,000 books to Livermore students.
 
Each student will receive a book with a customized bookplate attached to the inside of the book (template pictured left). 
 
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Supporting Our Community with Grants

Rotary Club Fall 2022 Grants
 
We were proud to award over $6,000 in grants to local organizations at our January 17th meeting. Thanks to the leadership of Grant Chair, Sarah Palmer, our Fall Grant Program supported the work of six groups, enabling us to fulfill our mission of serving others.
Supporting Our Community with Grants Philomena Rambo 2023-01-17 08:00:00Z 0

Supporting Tri-Valley Haven

 
President Kevin McCallum and Community Service Director David Goulart represent our club as they present a $10,000 check to Christine Dillman, Acting Executive Director of Tri-Valley Haven, to support the new Domestic Violence Safety Shelter that will provide a safe place for families in crisis. We are proud to be able to support this local nonprofit that provides safety and support to individuals and families in times of crisis.
Supporting Tri-Valley Haven Philomena Rambo 2023-01-06 08:00:00Z 0

Magical Children's Holiday Party

 
Dressed in their best holiday clothes, children attending CAPE Preschool delighted in the magical activities at the holiday party held Sunday, December 4, 2022 at Veterans Hall in Livermore. Hosted by the Rotarian Foundation of Livermore, the nonprofit organization shared by the Rotary Clubs of Livermore Valley and Livermore, the annual event delighted children and adults alike.
 
Magical Children's Holiday Party Philomena Rambo 2022-12-13 08:00:00Z 0

Annual Turkey Donation to Families

 
We shared the Thanksgiving spirit on Saturday, November 19 by giving turkeys and grocery gift cards to 57 families whose children attend CAPE Head Start Preschool in Livermore. Thanks to Sherri Simoni for organizing the turkey giveaway and thanks to all who participated!
 
Pictured is Rotarian James Hays giving a turkey to a CAPE parent.
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Rotarian Foundation of Livermore Invites Grant Applicants

Grant helping hands
 
Applications are now available for the Rotarian Foundation of Livermore's annual grant program. Community organizations are encouraged to seek support for their ongoing efforts or their special projects that contribute to the health and wellbeing of our community. Thanks to the recent and generous bequest of Dr. Martin Plone, the Foundation is able to award more funding in 2023 than in the past. Community Grants may be awarded for up to $5,000, or between $5,000 and $50,000, depending on the project. 
 
Applications for 2023 RFL Grant Awards are due Friday, January 20, 2023.
 
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2nd Annual Chili Cook Off a Success! Philomena Rambo 2022-10-23 07:00:00Z 0
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Our Club Awarded Prestigious Rotary Citation

Rotary Citation Award
 
 
The Rotary Club of Livermore Valley has been awarded the 2021-22 Rotary Citation for outstanding work in serving others to change lives. This honor is reserved for the clubs throughout the world that set goals and achieve success as they contribute to Rotary International.
 
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Rotarian Foundation of Livermore Celebrates 35 Years Philomena Rambo 2022-07-31 07:00:00Z 0

Demotion 2022 - Thank You, Angelika!

 
 
We celebrated our successful 2021-22 Rotary year and said goodbye to outgoing President Angelika Voss-Quinn at our annual Demotion Dinner on June 22, 2022.
 
Thanks to Jerry Hawkins for leading us in song, to Eric Dillie and Pete Patterson for making us fall off our chairs laughing, to Sarah Palmer for opening up her beautiful backyard to us, and to the Demotion Committee for all of their planning.
 
Click Read More for party pics.
Demotion 2022 - Thank You, Angelika! Philomena Rambo 2022-07-09 07:00:00Z 0

Rotarian Foundation Awards 2022 Grants

 
The Rotarian Foundation of Livermore was proud to award over $94,000 in grants to 22 deserving community organizations. Our club joins with the Rotary Club of Livermore to lead the work of the Foundation, allowing us to enhance our service to our community. 
 
Pictured are the grant recipients, along with Grant Co-Chairs Bassant Abdelrahman and Mary Anne Rozsa, far left.
Rotarian Foundation Awards 2022 Grants Philomena Rambo 2022-05-07 07:00:00Z 0

The Gift of Reading!

 
We were proud to join with our fellow Livermore Rotarians and the Rotarian Foundation of Livermore to purchase and deliver children’s literature books to each 3rd and 4th grade student in the Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District! We partnered with Towne Center Books to purchase over 1,900 hardcover books to give to students.
 
 
The Gift of Reading! Philomena Rambo 2022-05-06 07:00:00Z 0

Successful Arbor Day Tree Planting!

 
Club President Angelika Voss-Quinn welcomed over 200 volunteers on Saturday, March 12th during the Statewide Amplify the Urban Forest Arbor Day event in Livermore. Everyone worked together to plant 65 trees.
 
Friends, families, neighbors, co-workers, and Daisy Scouts joined with Rotarians to make this day a success. We beautified Livermore and helped to improve our global environment!
Successful Arbor Day Tree Planting! Philomena Rambo 2022-03-13 08:00:00Z 0

Fellowship at Olivina

 
 
 
On Sunday, February 20th, we enjoyed a beautiful afternoon at the Olivina tasting olive oil, meeting prospective members, and sharing food and fellowship.
 
The Olivina is open to the public from noon - 4:30 on the third Sunday of each month. Come on out to 4555 Arroyo Road any time after noon and enjoy the beautiful weather while meeting some new friends.
 
Rotarian Charles Crohare is on hand to discuss the olive oils.
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Sharing the Gift of Reading - Time to Volunteer! Philomena Rambo 2022-02-05 08:00:00Z 0

Fall 2021 Grants Awarded

We were proud to award almost $6,000 in grants to local schools and organizations during our November 30th meeting. Thanks to the leadership of Grant Chair, Sarah Palmer, we supported the work of seven groups, enabling us to fulfill our mission of serving others.
 
 
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Rotarian Jill Duerig Honored

Mark Maloney, Jill Duerig, Shekhar Mehta
Jill Duerig was recently honored for her generosity to the Rotarian Foundation. She is pictured with Rotary International President Shekhar Mehta (right) and Past President and current Foundation Chair, Mark Maloney (left).
 
Jill currently serves as a District 5170 Lieutenant Governor overseeing Avenues of Service, and she is a Past President of our club.
Rotarian Jill Duerig Honored Philomena Rambo 2021-11-20 08:00:00Z 0

Sharing Thanksgiving Turkeys

On Saturday November 20, 2021 we met at Grocery Outlet where Store Owner and Rotarian Kelli Wiggins (pictured, left, with Roy Porfido) helped us load 52 turkeys into our cars as we set out to deliver them to deserving families in Livermore.
 
Thanks to our fundraising efforts through Football Follies and the World Series & Super Bowl Pools, we raise enough money to purchase turkeys and $50 gift cards to Grocery Outlet that we then delivered to families in time for Thanksgiving.
 
 
Sharing Thanksgiving Turkeys Philomena Rambo 2021-11-20 08:00:00Z 0

Creating Space for Community

Our club supports the residents and mission of Goodness Village, the tiny home community in Livermore at Crosswinds Church. After hearing from Director Kim Curtis about the need for residents to have some place to gather outdoors, our club member Dave Goulart led us in a community service project to make Goodness Village a true community.
 
Creating Space for Community Philomena Rambo 2021-11-03 07:00:00Z 0

Chili Cook Off A Huge Success!

Chili Cook Off logoOur First Annual Chili Cook Off at Carnegie Park on Saturday, October 23, 2021 was an awesome community event! Over 800 people attended throughout the day, enjoying chili, local beer and wine, and food truck fare. Shoppers visited local vendors and visitors learned about local non-profits. We danced to live music and had a fabulous day all around!
 
THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO MADE THE DAY A SUCCESS!!
 
For more information on this fun day, please visit the Chili Cook Off at Carnegie Park page and the Chili Cook Off 2021 Photo Album!
Chili Cook Off A Huge Success! Philomena Rambo 2021-10-25 07:00:00Z 0

First Annual Chili Cook Off is Saturday!!!

Chili Cook OffMark your calendars for Saturday, October 23rd and plan to enjoy a fun-filled day of local music, wine, beer, arts & crafts - and, of course the best chili in town! We will be hosting our First Annual Chili Cook Off at Carnegie Park from 11:00 am - 5:00 pm.
 
Admission is free. All ages are welcome!
 
Funds raised will support our local community grant program.
 
Click here for more information: Chili Cook Off at Carnegie Park
First Annual Chili Cook Off is Saturday!!! Philomena Rambo 2021-09-17 07:00:00Z 0

We Support the Wheelchair Foundation

Our club is proud to support the international Wheelchair Foundation during our 2021-22 club year!
 
On Tuesday, November 2, our International Chair, Leslie Lemieux, presented District 5170 Governor, Richard Flanders, with a check for $6,150 from our club to donate directly to the Wheelchair Foundation!
We Support the Wheelchair Foundation Philomena Rambo 2021-09-15 07:00:00Z 0

Kids Against Hunger Service Project

Kids Against Hunger logo
Members of the Rotary Club of Livermore Valley joined other Area 4 Club members on Saturday, September 25, 2021 to serve our community by packing 38,016 meal kits to provide food for those in need.
 
We enjoyed camaraderie with Rotarians from throughout the Bay Area - Livermore, Pleasanton, Dublin,  Castro Valley, Hayward, and San Leandro.
 
Thanks to Kids Against Hunger for welcoming us!
 
 
 
Kids Against Hunger Service Project Philomena Rambo 2021-09-15 07:00:00Z 0

2021 Spring Grants Awarded

 
The Rotary Club of Livermore Valley awarded almost $6,000 to community organizations to enhance our positive impact throughout our community. This year's awards were given in loving memory of longtime Rotarian and Grant Chair, Rosemary Almand. 
 
 
2021 Spring Grants Awarded Philomena Rambo 2021-05-04 07:00:00Z 0

Livermore Rotarians Award Annual Grants

 
On April 13, 2021, the Rotarian Foundation of Livermore awarded $81,500 to community organizations as part of its annual grant program. Both Livermore Rotary Clubs join together to raise funds for the Foundation grants and to serve on the Foundation Board.
 
 
 
 
Livermore Rotarians Award Annual Grants Philomena Rambo 2021-04-13 07:00:00Z 0

Partnering to Support Students

Check presentation
The Rotary Club of Livermore Valley joined with the Livermore Valley Education Foundation (LVEF),  the Rotary Club of Livermore, and the Rotarian Foundation of Livermore to donate funds to provide Chromebooks to students in the Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District (LVJUSD) during distance learning, necessitated by the COVID-19 pandemic.
 
Pictured: Ted Michels presenting donation check to LVJUSD Superintendent Kelly Bowers
Partnering to Support Students Philomena Rambo 2021-02-05 08:00:00Z 0

Our Club Helps with COVID-19 Relief

Rotarians donating masks
 
We have not seen a more challenging time than the current coronavirus pandemic, with the emergency creating desperation and needs, both locally and globally. Rotarians are people of action who want to help during such times.  The Livermore Valley Rotary Club was able to serve our community during this challenging time.
 
Pictured: Rotarians Eric Dillie and Frank Vallejo donating masks to residents at Shepherd's Gate.
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