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Rayne For The Holidays!
On November 24, 2016 Rayne celebrated its 22nd year of serving Thanksgiving dinner to anyone who might need a place to go. Many of the guests have been coming for years. This year 682 meals were served, complete with turkey, ham, stuffing, yams, mashed potatoes, corn, salad, fruit cocktail, rolls, cranberry sauce and of course, pumpkin pie. With live music in the “dining room” and face painting for the kids it’s the place to be. A large tent was set up to house the clothing and household goods collected throughout...(read more)
Hats and Socks to the Troops
On November 10, 2016, CS Rotarians and CHS Interact Club assembled and stuffed over 150 stockings for our troops overseas. This annual effort has been a very successful collaboration of the two clubs and had collected generous donations of snacks, trail mix, candy, beef jerky, hand-written holiday cards, socks, gloves, and stocking hats to our troops overseas. This year's stockings have already been shipped to Kuwait and are being transferred to troops in Afghanistan. Last year's shipments went to troops in Okinawa and Iraq. We are supported by Cynthia...(read more)
District Governor Visits CSR
Basking in the shade of the new CSR easy-up, the DG, Luciano de Sylva and his wife Hazel display the booty bestowed upon them by his nibs from the coffers of CSR (the CSR flag and a t-shirt). Also visiting were AG Bill Longacre and EG Mark Barragan. Bill said of the 16 clubs he’d visited, ours was the best! The Club and the members were decorated in red, white, & blue as would be a typical meeting. The Two Skins did a rousing Grand Old Flag to start the...(read more)
President Chatfield Kicked Out!
June 2016 saw the end of an empire. One that had flourished successfully under the guiding hand of Sal Flores-Chatfield, taking CSR to a new level. He initiated the "Rotary Moments" where members pointed out an event that was impacted by their association with the Club. His year had witnessed the growth of the Club, particularly with the inclusion of the R'futures Club for the millenials. Other projects, such as the Rosarito Project where backpacks and shoes were distributed, went very well. The Club's fame was exemplified by the huge...(read more)
Great Auction Items at Country Fair!
The fantastic Country Fair event held on May 21st 2016 was one to remember! In addition to all the food & beverage, entertainment and games, it hosted another of the famous auctions that CSR is known for. Doors opened at 6:00pm and about a hundred silent auction items were on display waiting for bids to take them home. In addition, our legendary live auction lived up to its reputation as one of the best in the valley.
From a solid brass antique Ship's Wheel to an 1883 Treadle Sewing Machine, there...(read more)