Presentation by Galloping Grace Youth Ranch on 9/20/17 on the upcoming Pumpkin Patch in Rio Rancho! Thank you, to our Rotarian of the Day, Carmen Schell for selecting such a wonderful speakers!
Tuesday, August 8, 2017 - Our Rotarian of the day was George Austin and he brought in an amazing presenter Dan Klinglesmithan who has been an astronomer since he was 14. He worked at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center for 30 years (1966 - 1996) and retired to Socorro in 1996. He currently manages the Etscorn Campus Observatory and has research interests in asteroid light curves and shapes.
We were excited to have Boy Scout troupes 703 & 411 visit with us and tell us about their activities.
RYLA Polio Presentation-Manzano Day Camp
Earl Waid, presenting to the RYLA camp on July 25, 2017
Darryl, President of the Foundation Board presented a check to Deacon Steve Rangel, President/CEO of St. Felix Pantry. Deacon Rangel gave an overview of the wonderful work there are performing that results in environmental stewardship for helping needy individuals by reusing food products and other items to help them with their daily needs.
Our Rotarian of the Day was April Spaulding. She gave a most interesting presentation on the family services that Abrazos Family Services provides to this region. Great Work!
President & CEO of the Rio Rancho Regional Chamber of Commerce, Jerry Schalow give a very interesting program on how the chamber helps to grow the number of jobs and businesses in Rio Rancho.
Dr. V. Sue Cleveland from Rio Rancho Public Schools gives an update to the Club.
It is with great pleasure that our new President will be installed on June 27, 2017. Our President Elect Roger Nagel will start his term in Rotary year July 1, 2017 – 2018. He has complete all of the District 5520 training and is anxious to continue the success that the Rio Rancho Rotary Club has experienced in the past.
Below is a photo of Carl and Roger that depicts their enthusiasm for the individuals that are interesting in helping all areas of the local area as well as the International needs.
Carl Thornton, President
Rotary Club of Rio Rancho
President - Roger Nagel
President-Elect - Frank Rivera
V.P./Membership - Kevin Beem
Secretary - Bill Lowen
Treasurer - Marion DeVries