May 082014
 
Trotting off the written page

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — APRIL 30, 2014 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor They called it “Horsin’ Around for Literacy.” The regional district of Rotary International asked its local chapters, like the Centennial Rotary Club in West Sacramento, to do something to improve literacy among children. So the local chapter several months ago launched a [...]

Feb 012014
 
Veterans Day volunteers from West Sac

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 22, 2014 – Volunteers place live wreaths on the graves of military veterans at the Sacramento Valley National Veterans Cemetery in Dixon.  Others remove the wreaths for recycling after the holiday. This year, on Jan. 11, it was members of the Centennial Rotary Club of West Sacramento who performed cleanup [...]

Dec 302012
 
Rotary chips in for youth boxing

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 19, 2012 – The boxing program is organized in collaboration with the City of West Sacramento and the Broderick and Bryte Main Event Coalition, with Tony “The Tiger” Lopez and other boxing luminaries helping out. Upcoming is the program’s third summer.   “We had about 60 last year, including about [...]

Jun 062012
 
Rotary chips in for literacy

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 30, 2012 – The Centennial Rotary Club of West Sacramento donated $200 to Westfield Village’s Scholastic Book Fair and to Southport Elementary’s literacy program.   “This thoughtful and generous donation means so much to me,” said Westfield librarian Jennifer Gray. “I definitely will be able to put new books into [...]

May 072012
 
Team effort at teen center

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 2, 2012 – By Steve Marschke News-Ledger Editor The Collings West Sacramento Teen Center on Saturday turned into a bustling food-prepn center for several hours, as a coalition of groups and volunteers donned hair nets to assemble food packets for the hungry.   The Centennial Rotary Club spearheaded the event, [...]

Apr 032012
 
Rotary honors three club members

NEWS-LEDGER — MARCH 28, 2012 – West Sacramento’s “Centennial Rotary Club” (one of two local Rotary chapters) has presented three of its most active members with Paul Harris Foundation Awards, in honor of their support for the club’s work. Rotary engages in a lot of community projects in West Sacramento. According to club president-elect Don [...]