San Luis Obispo Daybreak

   California, USA

Club Information

SLO Daybreak

Tuesdays 7:00-8:30 a.m.
San Luis Obispo
San Luis Obispo, CA
United States of America
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Our Mailing Address
P.O. Box 906
San Luis Obispo, CA 93406
 
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The Rotary Foundation
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In the News
We will continue to hold our weekly meetings online, starting at 7:00am for social time and 7:30-8:30am for club business and our guest speakers. Check your email boxes for a new Zoom link to attend the meeting. Visiting Rotarians and interested guests, contact Matt Janetski for the link. 
Rotary District 5240 is being led in 2020-21 by Deborah Linden of the Rotary Club of San Luis Obispo. Click here to read her July message. Deb will be our special guest speaker on Tuesday, July 14 and a short Board of Directors meeting will immediately follow.
Immediate Past President, Leslie Coe, donated the remaining funds from her President's Club to the SLO Food Bank. This $2,300.00 cash donation transforms into 16,100 nutritious meals for our community members. Each Rotary year, the club President chooses a fun theme and accepts $100 contributions from members which the President can distribute to support programs and activities of their choosing. 
 
Other notable giving this past year by the Rotary Club of SLO Daybreak:
$12,500 in student scholarships
$5,600 in community grant awards
$4,300 in teacher grants
$4,000 for international service projects
$1,100 to Shelter Box
$500 to Pacific Beach High School
 
The $30,300 total accounts for over $1,000 of annual giving per club member. Thank you to the San Luis Obispo and international community for their support in making great things happen!
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The Rotary Club of SLO Daybreak is proud to have awarded scholarships this year to the following students graduating from high school in San Luis Obispo:
 
Pacific Beach High School: Grace Carney, Odin Esguerra, Elle Glinn, Ava Jacobsen, Amelia Pelz and Skye Seher.
 
Mission College Preparatory Catholic High School: Bryce Hilton, Brian Kowall (STEM scholarship sponsored by Chevron), Antonio Silva, Cory Vaccaro and Veda Yaguda.
 
San Luis Obispo High School: Lulu Dai (STEM scholarship sponsored by Chevron), Shayla Truong, Jacob Thacker, Erin O'Neil, Benjamin Lipper, Evan Jenkins and Ellie Treichler.
 
Funds for our scholarship program are raised through our annual club fundraisers with the support of generous sponsors. Congratulations to the Class of 2020!
The Rotary Club of SLO Daybreak recently announced the recipients of its 2020 Community Awards, to programs serving youth, education, families and seniors in the City of San Luis Obispo. Applicants for the small grant awards are nominated by club members and a review committee makes recommendations to the club's Board of Directors. The following organizations are this year's recipients and will be recognized at the April 14 club meeting.
 
Big Brothers Big Sisters of SLO County - School Based program snacks
Community Action Partnership of SLO County - Dinner meals at 40 Prado
Hospice of SLO County - End of life care, grief and support services
Jack's Helping Hand - Little Swimmers and Water Warriors programs
Pregnancy and Parenting Support of SLO - Diapers and wipes
SLO County YMCA - Financial aid for youth attending Camp THRIVE
SLO Food Bank - Breakfast Bags and Children's Farmers' Markets programs
SLO Noor Clinic - Clinic program support
The First Tee of Central Coast - Financial aid for youth participants
Since our club was chartered in 1998, education has always been a focus for our fundraising and philanthropic giving. Believing that education is foundational to the success of our local and global communities, for several years SLO Daybreak has provided grants to K-12 teachers in San Luis Obispo. The following are this year's recipients who received a total of nearly $5,000.
 
Teacher
School
Grade(s)
Activity
Kiley MacLeod
Bishop's Peak Elementary School
Kindergarten
Playhouse
Donald Repucci
Laguna Middle School
7-8
Lathe
Amanda Lake
Laguna Middle School
7-8
Band/timpani
Amanda Bockelman
Laguna Middle School
7-8
Art/blacklight
Sylvia Gomes
Los Ranchos Elementary School
K-6
Makerspace
Mike Daniels
Mission Prep High School
9-12
Radiation testing
Stacey Nairne
Pacific Beach High School
10-12
Sewing materials
Eire Dela Cruz
Pacific Beach HS
10-12
Solar ovens
Kristen Nusbaum
Pacific Beach High School
9-12
ASL materials
Scott Nairne
San Luis Obispo High School
9-12
Newspaper
Speakers
Craig Darnell and Hector Santos
Jul 21, 2020
Club Charitable Giving; Social Media
Courtney Haile
Jul 28, 2020
R.A.C.E. Matters
Nancy Beighley
Aug 04, 2020
Member Craft Talk
Club Assembly
Aug 25, 2020
Steve Teixeira, Co-Founder
Sep 01, 2020
17 Strong
DARK - No Meeting
Sep 08, 2020
Labor Day Holiday
Club Assembly
Nov 17, 2020
DARK - No Meeting
Nov 24, 2020
Thanksgiving Day Holiday
Teacher Grant Awards
Dec 08, 2020
Annual Meeting
Dec 15, 2020
DARK - No Meeting
Dec 22, 2020
Christmas Day Holiday
DARK - No Meeting
Dec 29, 2020
New Year's Day Holiday
 
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