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High Heels and Hipsters
On March 20, 2018, the "Ladies of CSR" decided to recognize the 30th anniversary of women being allowed in Rotary. Basically asking the male members of CSR to walk a
mile few steps in their shoes. With help from district members, a collection of high heel shoes and feather boas were distributed to the guys. Not all opted to don the distaff garb, deciding that a $60 alternative "donation" to the Rotary Foundation would be worth the possibility of a pulled hamstring. Some of the "dancers" seemed strangely experienced in...(read more)
2018 Country Fair coming soon!
The 2018 Country Fair is coming at 6:00pm on Saturday, May 19th this year. This will be the 25 year CSR has held its major annual fundraiser. The event primarily provides funding for our Operation Santa Clothes and the Tex Everson Humanitarian Endowment. As has been the rule for the past few years, we will be holding it at the Hurst Ranch in West Covina. This year's Fair will follow the successful lead of past years with the return of 25 local restaurants,...(read more)
2018 Chili Cook-Off Winners!
"It's the coldest winter on record" we've all heard on the news! Accordingly, to help solve the nation's chillblains, on Sunday, February 18th, 2018 our annual Chili Cook Off competition was held downtown at Casa Moreno - 223 N Citrus Avenue in Covina. The CCO series has been well received in past years by the cooks AND the community of tasters. This year, Galen Metz defended his sweeping victory of last year with his exotic concoction by taking the People's Choice Award. Newcomer Cherri Walsh...(read more)
Pauly's Project: Making a difference - Together!
On Sunday, November 19, 2017, CSR created a group service club project in conjunction with Pauly’s Project to give back to the homeless in the skid row community of Los Angeles. Skid Row is no longer just a "row". A huge 54 block section of downtown Los Angeles has been the generally accepted limits of the area. Dozens if not hundreds of camps are set up in this area each with a dozen or so tents clustered. Our day saw us traveling with a caravan of cars to several of...(read more)
Thunderfest 2017/Rotary Beer Garden
Thunderfest 2017 was held downtown Covina on Saturday, October 21. Covina Sunrise Rotarians were on site at the Beer Garden volunteering all day to set up, sell tickets, check ids & issue wrist bands, pour beer and more beer and tear down as well! A big thank you to all club members, family and friends that helped and a HUGE thank you to Galen and Kathy Metz for their tireless efforts. Without them, there would be no beer garden! Another successful community event and fundraiser!