Feb 062013
 
RCHS student volunteers help younger kids with their reading

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — JAN 23, 2013 – River City High School’s community service club, called the ‘Interact Club,’ is now working with the local library branch on a program to help kids read.   In the ‘Reading Buddies’ program, two Interact Club members will spend time listening to first- and second-graders practice their reading [...]

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 [...]

Dec 072012
 
Buy a gift for a senior citizen in need

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 5, 2012 – Visit the Raley’s supermarket this weekend, and volunteers from River City High School will help you brighten the holidays for a local senior citizen. The “senior gift program” is sponsored by the West Sacramento Rotary Club, reports the Rotary’s Charyl Silva. Seniors at the Eskaton Woodrow Wilson [...]

Oct 252012
 
Letter from Austria: West Sac kid reports back from Europe

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — OCT 17, 2012 –   Editor’s note: Fabi Perez of West Sacramento is in Austria as a Rotary Youth exchange student. He’s sponsored by West Sacramento Centennial Rotary Club Centennial and Pocket Greenhaven Rotary Club. Here’s a report he has sent of the first month of his visit: By Fabi Perez [...]

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 082012
 
Cash for local scholarships

FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — MAY 2, 2012 – On April 20, the West Sacramento Rotary Club held its Foundation Dinner at the D.O. Mills building in Sacramento.  The RCHS Interact students served appetizers on the rooftop garden.  The students also bused tables for over 120 diners in the grand ballroom for this event.   Rotary [...]

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, [...]