San Luis Obispo Daybreak

   California, USA

Club Information

SLO Daybreak

Tuesdays 7:00-8:30 a.m.
Luna Red
1023 Chorro St.
SLO, CA  93401
United States
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Our Mailing Address
P.O. Box 906
San Luis Obispo, CA 93406

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Club Executives & Directors
President
President-Elect
Secretary
Treasurer
Past President
Community Service Director
Foundation Director
Club Service Director
International Service Director
Youth Service Director
Membership Director
Public Relations Co-Director
Public Relations Co-Director
Sergeant at Arms
President Elect Nominee
District 5240 Awards & Recognition Chair
 
 
In the News
Two big events are coming this fall so mark your calendars!
 
First, Rotary District 5240's annual conference will be held October 6-8 at the Ventura Beach Marriot. The conference is a wonderful opportunity to learn more about Rotary and connect with other Rotarians and district leaders in our region. The agenda includes additional opportunities for a grant application training to fund club service projects and an introductory course on Practical Relevant Leadership Skills (PRLS). You can also sign up for fun excursions to explore the best of Ventura with your family and friends. Special hotel rates are being offered. Highlights include:
  • Aloha Welcome Reception
  • Amazing Speakers
  • Celebration Dinner with fantastic music by the Sgt. Pepper Band
  • Project Expo
  • Excursions
  • Raffle to Eradicate Polio
  • Rotaract 50th Anniversary Celebration
  • Loads of Fun and Fellowship!
Click here to learn more and here for additional information and to register to come and "Celebrate Rotary".
 
The weekend after is our club's yearly Rotary Campout in Paso Robles for our club members and their families and friends. Past president Mike Alamo is again leading this effort and it's always a good time at the Wine Country RV Resort in Paso Robles. Make your reservations in a spot for your motor home or book one of their cabins for the weekend of October 13th. We enjoy a Friday night social, time up at a nearby tasting room that's within walking distance, play time at the pool, a pot luck dinner on Saturday night and breakfast brunch in the mornings. All activities are optional except for having fun which is guaranteed! More information to come as the date gets closer but it's best to book soon so you won't miss out.
Our Rotary club is part of a regional "district" comprised of over 70 clubs and 3,500+ members in four different counties - all interested in "Service Above Self" - from Paso Robles to Simi Valley to China Lake. Need to know what's happening in District 5240? Be sure to visit the district events calendar to be "in the know" with district-wide events, trainings and learning opportunities. There is so much more to Rotary beyond our club and participating in District 5240 activities is one way to broaden your knowledge and involvement in Rotary. Click here to find out more.
Giving to the Rotary Foundation creates significant change in people's lives and global communities. Wade Nomura, our district's Rotary foundation committee chair, says, "The articles and stories we share are to inform you of the many good things we are doing and how the Rotary Foundation is making all these dreams come true. The partnerships, both locally and internationally have benefitted and leveraged the projects we are doing, AND the network we have established internationally, has benefitted our districts by having a number of Global Grants sponsored by our international partners benefitting our local communities". Click here to read the latest edition of the District 5240 Rotary Foundation Newsletter and learn more about Rotary's charitable efforts.

The goal of PRLS, begun in 1993, is to provide a set of training sessions where current and future Rotary leaders could learn to become more effective in their leadership roles.

The PRLS program offers practical training in professional circumstances that can benefit anyone on both a personal and professional level. Basic PRLS consists of a half day with three modules: Rotary Then and Now, Leadership & Leading a Meeting and Communications & Speaking in Public. This program was specifically developed to train individuals whose goals include a future leadership position in Rotary. They learn skills that will make them more effective in that role.

The subsequent sessions are carefully designed to improve individual leadership skills that are broad based and not just Rotary- specific. Participants have found substantial value in the many practical applications of information presented throughout the curriculum. The program's blend of curricular theory and practical application skills helps prepare students for success in any leadership role.

Click here to learn more and for the 2017 training schedule.

Club graduates of the Basic PRLS and Master PRLS  program include Mike Alamo, Bill Almas, Thom Brajkovich, Leslie Coe, Brian Conroy, Craig Darnell, Robin Dudley, John Eichler, Bob Harway, Doug Hoffman, Berni Ann Lewis, John Mascarenas, Dave Nilsen, Charlene Rosales, Annie Shanks, Harry Sharp, Doug Shaw, Steve Sicanoff, Liz Summer and Linda Wilson. 
If you happen to miss a Tuesday morning meeting, there are a variety of ways to make up for it. Our club's current policies require that members who miss a meeting complete a make up requirement within two weeks of the missed meeting. And we pride ourselves in historically having over 90%+ attendance in comparison to other clubs throughout our district.
 
Here are the ways you can do so, and help keep our attendance track record high:
  • Attend a Rotary District 5240 meeting, seminar or PRLS class
  • Attend a SLO Daybreak fundraiser
  • Visit a Board of Directors meeting (second Monday of each month, 5:30pm) or a club committee meeting
  • Participate in a club community service project - local or international
  • Attend an Interact or Rotaract meeting
  • Join a small group meeting with President Wilson
  • Complete an online meeting such as Rotary e-Club One or E-Clubs around the World
 
Remember to notify our club secretary, Dave Wilsonwhen you do a make up - he reports our club's attendance monthly to Rotary District 5240. And sorry folks, attending social events or being somewhere and running into a few other Rotarians doesn't count, however fun and productive it may be! However, there are a lot of ways to get an A+ as a regular attendee and we want to make sure our club members stay engaged in our activities and connected with each other. That's why our club policies require consistent attendance - we want everyone to get the most out of their Rotary membership.

The Rotary Club of San Luis Obispo, Rotary Club of San Luis Obispo de Tolosa, and Rotary Club of San Luis Obispo Daybreak celebrated the completion of a major project with a ribbon cutting ceremony on June 7.

Over the course of the last several months, Rotary Clubs from the Central Coast down to Mexico and the SLO County Office of Education came together to replace and enlarge an existing amphitheater at the Rancho El Chorro Outdoor School that is operated by the County Office of Education. The new amphitheater consists of a new stage and backdrop and upgraded electrical service. The project was constructed through the volunteer labor and financial assistance of Rotarians coupled with generous donations by a number of local businesses. This is the latest of many projects that the three Rotary clubs have completed in the San Luis Obispo area, the others include an exercise course at Laguna Lake Park, an Airport Viewing Platform at the SLO Airport, the Rotary Community Garden in Meadow Park and the Rotary Bandstand in Mitchell Park.

 
 
Speakers
Kim and Scott Bisheff
Sep 26, 2017
Rotary Club of Central Coast Passport
Frank Kalman
Oct 10, 2017
Kids Cancer Research Foundation
DARK - No Meeting
Nov 21, 2017
(Thanksgiving Holiday)
Annual Meeting
Nov 28, 2017
Approve 2018-19 Club Officers and Directors
K-12 Teachers
Dec 05, 2017
2017-18 Teacher Grant Recipients
DARK - No Meeting
Dec 26, 2017
(Christmas Holiday)
DARK - No Meeting
Jan 02, 2018
(New Year's Holiday)
 
 
 
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