What is Rotary?
Rotary is a leadership organization of local business, professional and civic leaders. We meet regularly, to get to know each other, form friendships, and through that, we are able to get things done in our communities. Find out more at www.Rotary.org.
Who is the Rotary Club of Reno Centennial Sunset?
The Rotary Club of Reno Centennial Sunset was chartered in the fall of 2004 with 43 charter members, 11 of whom are still active. Our club has since averaged around 35 members over the past few years. Our club is dedicated to serving youth, veterans and the elderly in our community and around the world.
What do we do – where the money goes.
The money we raise through our various events go to a variety of local and international causes including the following:
- We send 3 high school students per year to the Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA)
- We participate in the Truckee Meadows Rotary Youth Exchange (RYE) program to sponsor 1 outbound exchange student and support 1 inbound exchange student each year
- We sponsor a Rotary Eighth Gread Leadshership (REGL) program at DePoali Middle School
- We provide prizes for our club’s Music and Speech Contests
- International projects
- We provide funds towards a college scholarship for graduating seniors in our sponsored school
- Additionally, we sponsor a variety of community service projects which in the past have included:
- Sending a 5th grade class from Smithridge Elementary to the Challenger Learning Program
- Providing painting and landscaping services for seniors in our community
- Providing mobility equipment for severely handicapped children at Marvin Picolo school
- Providing new mattresses to the Veteran’s Resource Center and wreaths for the Veteran’s Cemetary for the Wreaths Across America effort
- Providing books for grieving children to the Solace Tree
And much, much more!
Come join us!