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Rotary Club of Bishop helps Elm St. School’s Positive Behavior Program

Press release The Rotary Club of Bishop donated $1200.00 worth of gifts for the new leadership programs’ rewards for students. This new Positive Behavior Program starting at the Elm Street School this year is a way for schools to encourage good behavior.  With Positive Behavior Programs, children are taught about behavior, just as they would […]

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Pictured:  Dr. Leo Pisculli, Dr. Bennett Pafford, Randy Van Tassell and Ed Nahin/Tex and photo submitted by Pat Nahin

Dr. Bennett Pafford joins Rotary Club of Bishop

Press release The Rotary Club of Bishop gains a new member and The Community of Bishop gains a new Doctor. At the Rotary Club of Bishop’s February 5th meeting, Randy Van Tassell inducted Dr. Bennett Pafford into the Club.  Dr. Leo Pisculli was Dr. Pafford’s sponsor.  Being a Rotarian isn’t new to Bennett as he […]

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 Jin, Jordan Kost, Emily Kershner, Kristen Lamb and Arianna Pope.

Rotary Club of Bishop welcomes Interact Club

Press release Tuesday, October 3rd, Five Bishop Union High School Interact Club members came to The Rotary Club of Bishop’s noon meeting to volunteer to work for contributions to their club. “Jin”, Jordan Kost, Emily Kersner, Kristen Lamb and Arianna Pope agreed to do various jobs for members’ contribution.   A total of $1450.00 was raised […]

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Grace A. McCarley Holder, Dr. Leo Pisculli and DeEtte Johnston

Photo by Ed Nahin

Rotary Club of Bishop welcomes new member

Press release The Rotary Club of Bishop’s President, DeEtte Johnston, inducted  Grace A. McCarley Holder at the Tuesday February 7th meeting held at Astora’s Restaurant  in Bishop. Holder’s sponsor, Dr. Leo Pisculli, brought her to several cub meetings to introduce her to other members and some of the organization’s projects.  Grace said she felt she […]

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Kathie Keesler, Nancy Lowthorp, Pat Nahin, Vicki Plume and Margaret Phelps

Donation time – Rotary Club of Bishop aids IMACA

The Rotary Club of Bishop brings toys and gifts for their annual donation to IMACA December 14, 2016. Kathie Keesler, IMACA Program Coordinator accepted toys and gifts from Rotarians Nancy Lowthorp and Pat Nahin. Vicki Plume and Margaret Phelps helped sort and wrap the toys and clothes to be given out to the 300 children […]

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Bishop Rotary Santa Mile – racing for a good cause

Press release Bishop had its 6th annual Bishop Rotary Santa Mile Saturday, December 3rd and attracted runners of all ages – including babies in strollers. The starting line was at the Bishop Chamber of Commerce at the front of Bishop City Park. All proceeds from the Santa Mile go to Polio Plus which helps fund […]

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Rotary Club of Bishop welcomes new members

Press release President DeEtte Johnston, of the Rotary Club of Bishop proudly inducted two new member October 25, 2016; Colin Vaughan, sponsored by his stepfather Robert Atlee and Lisa Fontana, sponsored by Nancy Lowthorp.   Colin has lived in Bishop 11 years.  He is a sales representative for Style Eyes and a Distributor for Sierra […]

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Trina Tobey, Kristina Roberts and Lisa Reel

Photos by Edward Nahin and Pat Nahin

Rotary Club of Bishop welcomes Wild Iris

Press release The Rotary Club of Bishop welcomes first Corporate Membership: Wild Iris, Family Counseling and Crisis Center. Effective July 2016 the Rotary Club of Bishop will have a Corporate Membership Program. Each entity must have a minimum of 10 employees and must be approved by the governing board of the club. Each entity may […]

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Randy Van Tassell, Sue Lyndes, LeeAnn Rasmuson, Nicole Perry-Morley, Mike Gable, Robert Atlee, Dr. Leo Pisculli, DeEtte Johnston, Pat Nahin, Kay O’Brien, and Jody Cutler. Not Pictured: Maggie Kingsbury, Jack England and Manny Astorga.

Rotary Club of Bishop installs new officers

Press release The Rotary Club of Bishop has installation of new President, Board of Directors and Executives for their 2016 – 2017 year. Rotarian Randy Van Tassell inducted new President DeEtte Johnston and her incoming Board of Directors at the June 24th demotion dinner for outgoing President Sue Lyndes. The Rotary Club of Bishop, which […]

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Gabe Distel & Mike Gable

Rotary Club of Bishop supports Inyo drug court

Press release Mike Gabel, past president of the Rotary Club of Bishop, presented a $500.00 check to Gabe Distel, representative for the Inyo Drug Court softball team, for the entry fee for the city softball league summer program.  There have been additional donations by members and from the Sunrise Rotary Club that will be used […]

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 Kay O’Brien and Dr. Leo Pisculli serving treats to folks helping assembly Easter packages

Photos courtesy of Ed Nahin

Bishop Rotarians help make a Happy Easter

Rotary news release The Rotary Club of Bishop assembles and delivers 390 gifts of wonderful Easter “Cheer” Kay O’Brien turned her home into an assembly line of Easter goodies for members to assemble 390 Easter gifts to be given to those who might not receive any gifts or a person-to-person greeting from people who care […]

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