1. Mike Real announced that the Arcadia Rotary Beach Party is set for Saturday 07/25/2015, at Huntington State Beach – Brookhurst Entrance, 10:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., bring your chairs, umbrellas, surfing lessons to be given by Mike Real & Matt Weaver, BBQ.
2. Eric Barter announced that the Relay for Life to fight cancer will be held on Saturday 08/01/2015 Santa Anita Race Track, cost is a donation of $25 payable to American Cancer Society and for that you will receive a pastrami sandwich. A sign up sheet is being passed around at the club meeting or you can sign up on line. Eric announced that to date over $1,000 has been donated online. This is a great cause that needs every member’s monetary support.
3. Bob Harbicht announced that for the past 3 days the city of Arcadia has hosted, and Arcadia Rotary is one of the sponsors, for approximately 88 athletes and coaches from Trinidad and Tabago & the Kyrgyz Republic (part of the old Soviet Union) who are in town to compete in the 2015 Special Olympics World Games to be held in Los Angeles over the next 2 weeks. Part of their activities included a picnic at Wilderness Park with hot dogs cooked on George Fasching’s hot dog machine, tours of the Arcadia Police Department. the Arboretum and Westfield Mall, dinner and a DJ at Matt Denny’s Restaurant, and the finale was attending the Concert in the Park on the lawn of City Hall and the Police Department with a Chinese buffet dinner put on the the Chinese Association and they danced all night to music from a Trinidad steel band.