Welcome to the Rotary Club of Castle Rock

We are a local community service organization who believe in Service Above Self.

 Visitors are always welcome to join us during our weekly Wednesday meetings from 7:15 - 8:30 AM at:  

Village Inn
207 E. Wolfensberger Rd.
Castle Rock, CO 80104

Map to our meeting location

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Welcome!

The Rotary Club of Parker, Colorado is a volunteer service organization whose members donate their time and resources to help others in the community and throughout the world.  We meet Thursday mornings from 6:45 - 8:15 a.m. for a breakfast meeting. Come join us for our for great fellowship and programs while learning more about this fantastic organization.  Please note, there is no morning meeting on the 4th Thursday of the month when we have an evening social gathering.  Guests are always welcome!

- See more at: http://www.parkerrotary.org/#sthash.iBH7pZQG.dpuf
Welcome!

The Rotary Club of Parker, Colorado is a volunteer service organization whose members donate their time and resources to help others in the community and throughout the world.  We meet Thursday mornings from 6:45 - 8:15 a.m. for a breakfast meeting. Come join us for our for great fellowship and programs while learning more about this fantastic organization.  Please note, there is no morning meeting on the 4th Thursday of the month when we have an evening social gathering.  Guests are always welcome!

- See more at: http://www.parkerrotary.org/#sthash.iBH7pZQG.dpuf
 
 
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May 15 the Castle Rock City Council, in recognition of Rotarians and the annual Ducky Derby, proclaimed the month of June as Ducky Derby month. The 22nd Annual Ducky Derby and Street Festival will be June 9 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Festival Park at Second and Wilcox streets. The public is invited to this free fundraising event.
 
Jerry Krupp, a long-time and loved member of the Rotary Club of Castle Rock, recently said his goodbyes to the club. Jerry is moving east and where he will be living year-round. The club will miss his wit, wisdom and enthusiasm for Rotary. Bye, Jerry.
The Rotary Club of Castle Rock recently helped the Valley House repair and renew its outdoor recreation area used by residents. The project included demolition, construction and lots of landscaping. A massive trash dumpster was filled with debris, new walkways railings were installed, new playground equipment installed and a new gazebo built. About 15 Rotarians put in more than 90 hours on the project. Local Rotary clubs contributed $3,500 to the project and the Rotary District matched that for the $7,000 project. Staff at Valley House also worked on the project. See more photos showing the before and after and the work it took to get the job done.
 
 
Jennifer Walker, executive director of The Crisis Center recently spoke to the Rotary Club of Castle Rock about the services her organization provides. The Rotary Club of Castle Rock Foundation President Wes Schuneman, right, and Club President Rick Nelson, presented a $1,100 check to Walker.
Kelly Cruz Arrazola is the Student of the Month for April. The club recognized Arrazola recently for her academic achievements, her school participation and her community services. With Arrazola were her family, Cornelio, Flora, Amy and Jon. Also present was CVHS Principal Rex Corr.
 
Club member Judson Mitchell recently received the "Light 'n Heart" award from the Cherry Creek Valley Rotary Club in Parker. Mitchell was recognized for his leadership in the Rotary Club of Castle Rock and with Wellspring Community where he serves on the board. Wellspring works to provide opportunities for adults with disabilities and is based in Castle Rock. Club President Rick Nelson helped honor Mitchell at a club meeting where he displayed the plaque he received.
 
Elaine Love accepts a Paul Harris Fellow pin from Club President Rick Nelson. The pin recognizes a certain level of giving to the Rotary International Foundation, which provides money for good works locally and internationally. 
Zach Wilson, senior at Castle View High School, accepts a Student of the Month plaque from President Elect Elaine Love. Also attending were Wilson’s family, father Roger, mother Clare and sister Chloe, and Rex Corr, principal of Castle View High School. 
The Rotary Club of Castle recently presented a $2,000 check to the Colorado National Guard Foundation. The foundation assists soldiers and airmen who are experiencing financial hardship and need assistance to pay basic necessities such as medical emergencies, late pay, and loss of residence through man-made or natural disaster, death or other family crisis. The Foundation will use the grant money to buy gift cards to help 40 families. At the presentation were Ashkan Angha, president of the Foundation, club president Rick Nelson and club member Craig Kinnunen.
 
The Rotary Club of Castle Rock supports ShelterBox, USA. President Elect Elaine Love, right in photo, recently presented a $3,000 check to Dave Addor of Shelterbox at a regional Rotary training session. Natural disasters and conflicts never take days off, and neither does ShelterBox. It is working to help the most vulnerable, no matter how remote. Member of the ShelterBox team hammer pegs, tie knots and build shelter for people in need. The organization provides emergency shelter and tools for displaced families. They hope for a world where no family is left without shelter.
 
 

Ducky Derby 2018

Welcome to 2018 Ducky Derby
SAT., JUNE 9, 2018