Gold Country Rotary

Auburn’s Rock Creek School students welcome exam with teeth in it

The class of Rock Creek Elementary School second graders is full of bright eyes and attentiveness as Dr. Dan Mertz arrives. “What is his job, boys and girls?” teacher ...

Reader Input: Auburn Rotarian notes club’s 90th year

In April 1924, a group of Auburn businessmen met at the Tahoe Club in Downtown Auburn to discuss the possibility of organizing a local Rotary Club. The first Rotary Club was form ...

Football, fairies highlight Fat Tuesday feasts

Just because we’re more than 2,000 miles away from New Orleans, doesn’t mean we can’t celebrate Mardi Gras in Auburn. Sure, Fat Tuesday is still 11 days away, but ...

Oktoberfest to serve up 25 years of community outreach

Gold Country Rotary’s annual Oktoberfest arrives Friday, Oct. 19 to celebrate 25 years of fundraising for outreach programs and student scholarships. Family and friends sit at ro ...

Local Rotary members work with ShelterBox to help disaster victims

Gold Country Rotary and some in the Auburn community are large supporters of ShelterBox, an international aid organization. ShelterBox was started in 2000 by an ex-military man; h ...

Rotary drive to benefit food closet campaign

Gold Country Rotarians will be collecting donations of food and money at Auburn’s Save Mart supermarket from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 30, for Auburn Interfaith Food Clos ...

Auburnite talks about crisis in Japan

J.J. Tadlock thought it was just another earthquake until he went inside and watched the news. Tadlock, 19, an Auburn resident, was living in Japan, three or four hours from Tokyo ...

Ditch that old e-waste; it’s for a good cause

Gold Country Rotary Club’s Jo Barragan is hoping to triple the number of items in this year’s e-waste collection drive being held Saturday, March 26, in Auburn. The club’s s ...

Oktoberfest anyone? Take your pick from local celebrations

You don’t have to fly to Germany to soak in the Oktoberfest festivities this year. Gold Country Rotary’s Oktoberfest takes place 5-10 p.m. Friday in the Placer Building of the ...

Another View: Put your money where your heart is, and you could win

We want your marked bills. If you were out of town last Friday, you might have missed a little contest we’ve put together to track how dollars flow through the Auburn economy. T ...