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Welcome Message from our Club President

Bill HughesWelcome to the Rotary Club of Cameron Park web site. Cameron Park is located in California, USA, on Highway 50 in the Sierra Nevada Foothills, about 30 miles east of Sacramento. Members of the Cameron Park Rotary Club meet every Thursday from 12:15 PM to 1:30 PM in the Cameron Park Country Club main dining room for lunch. Invited guests and visiting Rotarians are introduced and announcements are made about upcoming Rotary projects being conducted in the community. The meeting always includes a 30 minute presentation by a speaker from the community. These presentations enlighten club members about organizations and projects in the community and often include speakers from all different parts of the world.

To learn more about what our Rotary Club does in our community and internationally, see below.
If you are interested in Rotary, inquire about attending a meeting or membership in our Rotary Club here.

Our Thanks for stopping by.
Bill Hughes
President, Cameron Park Rotary Club, 2014-2015

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What does the Rotary Club of Cameron Park do?
What we do in our local community What we do Internationally
The Rotary Club of Cameron Park is involved in a large number of activities in our community. Here is a partial list of Rotary Service projects:
Rotary Provide ongoing support for the Cameron Park Rotary Community Observatory, a project completed in 2006. The Observatory was donated to the El Dorado County Office of Education.
Rotary In 2010, began the construction of an amphitheater, the "Star Theater", adjacent to the observatory. This project was completed in 2011.
Rotary In 2010 we completed the fundraising effort to raise $100,000 in matching funds to create a $200,000 Endowment fund to provide local high schools with numerous vocational and trade school related scholarship awards.
Rotary In 2012 we continued our annual participation with other local Rotary Clubs in an event called "Christmas in April", a Rotary at Work project. We team up with the Salvation Army and ring bells in front of stores. We raise between $4,000 and $5,000 annually with this event for the local Salvation Army and will continue this event in the future.
Rotary In 2011, participated with the Soroptimist International of Cameron Park for the third year in the 21st Annual Show 'N' Shine event held at the Cameron Park airport. Proceeds from this fundraising event are divided between the Soroptimist and Rotary Clubs.
Rotary In 2010, sponsors an ongoing Job Seeker program helping over 100 local residents to date to develop skills needed for fiding a job in this difficult economy. The Rotary Club of Cameron Park is the lead organization for a consortium of three local Rotary Cubs and four local churches.
Rotary The Rotary Club of Cameron Park coordinates yearly, a Rotary Work Project with three other local Rotary Clubs. The project involves the set up and take down of the the Sugarloaf Fine Arts Camp. The labor provides a savings of over two thousand dollars, which the camp directors can apply to scholarships to fine arts student campers. Joining the Rotary Club of Cameron Park members in this Rotary Work Project are members from the Pollock Pines/Camino Rotary Club, the Placerville Rotary Club and the El Dorado Hills Rotary Club.
Rotary Develops and improves parks in our community.
Rotary Landscapes Cameron Park Highway 50 Interchange.
Rotary Completed the Banbanon Water Project construction in the Philippines in 2010. This project replaced the entire fresh water system that was destroyed by floods.
Rotary Supports local graduate students studying in foreign countries. In 2010, we sent a student to Accra, Ghana, as a Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar.
Rotary Hosts Group Study Exchange teams from Rotary districts worldwide and sends and receives youth exchange students to various countries.
Rotary In 2010, A fire in Surigao Philippines destroyed over 300 homes so there were many families in dire need of assistance. A collection was taken during a Club meeting and our Club members donated cash in the amount of $1,000 to help these families.
Rotary Our Rotary Club contributes thousands of dollars annually to The Rotary Foundation and the PolioPlus Program. Two Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation challenge grants totaled $355 million to fight polio worldwide. Rotary International’s matching effort in response is called Rotary’s US$200 Million Challenge, which must be completed by 30 June 2012. This brings the total to 555 million dollars! Polio eradication has been Rotary’s top priority since 1985, with more than $1.2 billion contributed to the effort.

Watch an inspiring video below by Bill Gates about the Rotary International effort to erradicate Polio worldwide.

Bill Gates Message on Rotarians effort to eradicate Polio (video) from Rotary International.


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