The Lamplighter 
Rotary Club of Parker
March 29, 2021
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News for March 29 2021

Parker Task Force Food Drive Saturday, April 3

Bill Shriver reminds us that the Parker Task Force is hosting a drive-through food drive at their facilities (19105 Longs Way, Parker) from 9:00 - 4:00 on Saturday, April 3.   He can accommodate a few more volunteers that day.  The 90-minute shifts start at 8:45 a.m. and run until 4:15 p.m.  The Task Force has asked that all volunteers for that day have received a full COVID vaccination. Please contact Bill if you can help out (bcshriver@comcast.net; 303-913-1135)

 

 

Don’t Miss Out on Our Terrific Speakers

We’ve had a string of fabulous speakers!  If you miss a meeting and want to learn more about the presentation,

  • Go to our website at parkerrotary.org

  • Click on Calendar at the top of the page

  • Click on the meeting date for more information on the speaker

Our most recent speaker, Britt Woodrum, spoke to us about her Summer 2020 adventure climbing all of Colorado’s Fourteeners, with a Shelter Box on her back, to raise money for Shelter BoxClick here to go to the page from our website calendar where you can see her PowerPoint presentation. 

 

 

Parker Impact Awards – The Impact Keeps Spreading

Our special March 11 meeting gave us the opportunity to recognize some extraordinary people who have served Parker during this past pandemic year by presenting them with a Parker Impact Award.  The presentation of the awards is posted on our website at https://parkerrotary.org/ and on our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/groups/1329063647124877  In addition, the Parker Chronicle ran an article on March 26, 2021.  Spread the word!  You can share this good news with friends and colleagues by sharing links to the Facebook page or website.

In addition, you can still make a contribution to the club’s Foundation in support of our service projects by either

  • Sending a check to Rotary Club of Parker Foundation, PO Box 1472, Parker, CO  80134
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Make Your Presence Felt

Here are two ways you can record your support for the club:

  • Volunteer to take on one of the roles needed to run a meeting, such as leading the Pledge of Allegiance.  You can sign up on the Duty Roster online -- just go to the Home page of the club's website

  • Record your volunteer hours in support of the club.  Click here to go to the page on our website from where you can access the volunteer sheets.

 

Jack Baumbach, March Student of the Month for Ponderosa High School

Congratulations to Jack Baumbach, the March Student of the Month for Ponderosa High School!  Jack joined us by Zoom with his father Jack and Assistant Principal Natalie Muñoz-Garcia.


Jack has served the Ponderosa community in a wide variety of roles, from DECA and FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) to Student Council and National Honor Society.  He has been active with Sources of Strength, a suicide prevention outreach, all four years of high school, serving as co-president for two years.  He has also served on the Activities Cabinet for Ponderosa and as a student representative to a Douglas County School District committee.  Jack has played both football and basketball all four years of high school.  With all this, Jack maintains a strong GPA.


Jack plans to attend Colorado State University to major in Civil Engineering.  We wish you every success, Jack!

Russell Hampton
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