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Joan Grimes Named President of the Rotary Club of Alamo
Joan Grimes has been elected president of the Rotary Club of Alamo for the 2017-2018 Rotary Year, effective July 1. She succeeds Peter Waldrom who served as the 2019-2020 Club President.
Joan joined The Rotary Club of Alamo in early 2016. She is an attorney specializing in Estate Planning and Bankruptcy Law. Her offices are in Walnut Creek and Brentwood. Joan grew up and still resides in Lafayette. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from U.C. Berkeley and her Law Degree from Cal Western School of Law. Joan stated “the club has many great projects planned for the year including a Rotary District Grant in excess of $50,000 to purchase for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for the Pittsburg, Concord and Richmond RotaCare Free Medical clinics.” Over 29 Rotary clubs in the area have contributed to the Grant. The Rotary Club of Alamo was one of the founding clubs for the RotaCare Clinic in Pittsburg that has had over 13,000 patient visits since opening in 2011. In addition to the District Grant, Alamo Rotary will also continue their work with the Interact Club at Monte Vista and will be continuing their service to the community through monthly clean up projects. It also sponsors the Annual Christmas Tree lighting in Alamo and the Annual Easter Egg Hunt and Family Fun Days at Livorna Park.
The Club also announced officers for 2020-2021, including Joan; Jack Thompson, treasurer; Karen McPherson, secretary; Beth Randall, 2021-2022 president-elect and youth services director; and Peter Waldron, immediate past president. Other directors include Steve Larmore, community service; Greg Schuyler, foundation; Dana Wellington, membership and retention; Steve Polcyn, international service; Steve Collins, programs; Brad Gai and Bill Randall, at-large directors.
The Rotary Club of Alamo was founded on May 7, 1971 and will be celebrating its 50th Anniversary in 2021. ...
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A demotion party was recently held for outgoing Alamo Rotary President Peter Waldron. Peter received his report card as the 2019-2020 club president. The report card entitled Peter to be honorably discharged to the position of immediate past president. Bill Randall presented Peter with the report card and 2020-2021 Club President Joan Grimes presented Peter with his past president's pin and a thank you gift from the club. As is tradition, the party ended with Peter taking a dunk in the swimming pool. ...
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