Rotary Club of Parker
Parker, Colorado
 
As of July 1, 2021, we are returning to in-person meetings at the Parker Library!
Please go to the Calendar to see the dates and speakers of our meetings.
Latest Club News
 
We've had more crews of Rotarians attend local high school football games to hand out messages of hope and information on how to contact Safe2Tell, the Colorado resource for youth mental health.  Above is a crew at the Chaparral football game on October 21; below is a crew of Rotarians and Interact students from Chaparral High School at another Chaparral game on October 15.
 

From the left: Ponderosa teacher Jennifer Cormier, Student of the Month Ainsley DeLockroy, parents Brett and Terra DeLockroy and Rotarian Linda Kamerling.

Congratulations to Ainsley DeLockroy, October Student of the Month for Ponderosa High School!    Ainsley joined us at the October 14 meeting, accompanied by her parents and Ponderosa teacher Jennifer Cormier. 

As teacher Jennifer Cormier notes, “Ainsley is kind, compassionate, intelligent, hard working, and never self-serving…[she demonstrates] all the traits of a servant leader including a tireless work ethic, compassion for those around her, a commitment to excellence, and a strong drive to serve and better her community.   Ainsley serves Ponderosa as a cabinet member for FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America), a co-sponsor of Sources of Strength and secretary of National Honor Society.  She is also a state officer and district representative for DECA, a business and marketing organization.  As Cornier notes, “In this role, she actively leads not only the 150 members of the Ponderosa chapter, but also over 5,0000 students across Colorado.”  Ainsley has also served Parker as a volunteer for Comcast Cares and she has been named the volunteer of the month for SECOR.

Ainsley plans to study health care administration before going on to law school.  We wish you the best in your future endeavors, Ainsley!

Concerned by the mental health challenges facing our youth and wanting to help do something about it, the Rotary Club of Parker is collaborating with Douglas County Schools, Safe2Tell Colorado plus five other area Rotary clubs to provide colorful wristbands promoting the services of Safe2Tell to Douglas County high school students.  Safe2Tell provides “an anonymous way for students, parents, school staff, and community members to report concerns regarding their safety or the safety of others” (https://safe2tell.org/). The wristbands contain a hopeful message and contact information for Safe2Tell. 

Here are Rotarians Ron Sorlien and Tricia Fahey handing out the wristbands at a local high school football game:

 

 

 

It was a beautiful evening to be out serving as Rotarians supported the Parker Area Chamber of Commerce Wine Walk on Friday, September 24.  Above are some of our friendly registrars, while below is Chamber Vice-President of Membership Kara Massa with Rotarian organizer Dan O'Neill.

 

It was a lovely morning for gardening at Praying Hands Ranch on Saturday, September 18.  Crews of Rotarians have worked there several times this summer and the efforts are paying off in the sensory garden.  Here is the latest crew after prepping a new segment of the garden for planting.

2021 Parker Impact Awards
The Rotary Club of Parker held a virtual celebration on Thursday, March 11, 2021 to honor the recipients of the 2021 Parker Impact Award, celebrating individuals and groups who have lived out Rotary’s motto of Service Above Self during this past difficult year.
 
Our thanks to Tom Barr of Lightsail Video (https://lightsailvideo.com/) who produced the program for us, and to Rotarian Lisa Neal-Graves who created three of the short videos in the presentation.
 
Welcome to the Rotary Club of Parker

Service Above Self

We meet In Person
Thursdays at 7:00 AM
Parker Library
20105 E Mainstreet
Parker, CO 80138
United States of America
We have hybrid meetings with a Zoom option. Email president@parkerrotary.org for the Zoom link.
Who Are We?
 
 
Rotary's Annual Theme: 2021-2022 
 
Together, we see a world where people unite and take action to create lasting change — across the globe, in our communities, and in ourselves.
 
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