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Fresno Economic Opportunities Commission

The North Fresno Rotary Grant Writing Team submitted a grant request in junction with Jon Escobar and the Fresno Economic Opportunities Commission.

The Rotary Club of North Fresno Endowment Foundation has given $2,500.00 to Wings Advocacy of Fresno for a furniture bank for recently housed homeless families, children, veterans and victims of domestic violence in Fresno and Madera Counties. The funding will be used for the purchase of approximately 21 bed sets. Wings of Fresno purchases new mattresses, bed frames, and pillows which make up approximately 60% of the total annual cash budget.

This email provides information on how you and your Rotary Club can respond to the terrible flooding in North Carolina. The following information is provided by Rotary International Director David Stovall:

Get Ready for the Rotary International Convention

Join Rotary President Barry Rassin at the 110th Rotary International Convention in Hamburg, Germany, 1-5 June 2019. The historic port city of Hamburg offers something for everyone. Germans call it “The Gateway to the World” — and the 2019 convention will be your gateway to the world of Rotary.

Jim in the Fresno Bee

My article was about fuel being the real cause of the devastating effect of current wild fires.  We are paying the price of faulty forest management.  The breakdown occurred in the late 70's and early 80's when the Forest Service caved to the alleged harm to the habitat of the Spotted Owl.  The result was the halt of timber sales which also involved both the end of thinning and clearing of the forests as well as control burns and also the departing from the Forest Service of Rangers, who knew how to manage forests.