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Vallejo Rotary Club Service

The Vallejo Rotary Club works within the Vallejo Community to promote many local programs, including those benefiting the youths of Vallejo.

  1. DICTIONARY PROGRAM An $18 (retail value) hardbound dictionary is given to every 3rd grader within the Vallejo City Unified School District (VCUSD) and private schools located in Vallejo. This $17-18K expense is made possible from Rotary’s Annual "Ducky Derby" ticket sales, donation from members and other fund raising efforts. Other expenses include: printing stickers & letters which go inside 1,700 - 1,800 dictionaries at a cost of about $400. Rotary Club members assemble dictionary, and in groups, hand delivery books to every third grade classroom in Vallejo.
  2. YOUTH LEADERSHIP PROGRAM or "Camp Royal" Seven Vallejo high students, at a cost of $4,725, participate in week long program of learning leadership skills at an outdoor camp facility in Northern California with hundred of other youths from 65 clubs of Rotary District 5160.
  3. YOUTH SCHOLARSHIPS Our service club provides 6 graduating high school students with scholarships to help them with their first year of college expenses. A $11,034 well-spent "investment" in our future Vallejo citizens.
  4. GRAD & FRIDAY NIGHT LIVE, SPECIAL "GIFTS" AND OTHERS For years our Vallejo Rotary club have contributed funds that amounts to $900 to Grad Nite, Friday Night Live, and programs to help students enjoy "healthy peer" activities. Students from Maritime Academy and music student get watches at a value of $275 to our service club.

In additional, our club has supported a "Breakfast Club" program that provides breakfast to Vallejo Middle School students and safe environment to do homework before school starts. The club is run by the FirstPresbyterian Church at 1350 Amador Street, right across the street from Vallejo Middle School.

ANNUAL CONTRIBUTIONS TO EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS: *$29,500 DOLLARS* Rounded figure to include "miscellaneous" expenses.

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