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2020 Disco At The Barn!
CSR will hold its annual major fundraiser of the year on May 16th, 2020! It will be themed once again as Disco At The Barn so be sure to put on your best '70s aparrel and those platform shoes to boogie down with! The event will run from 5:30pm to 10pm and most of the great features of the old Country Fairs of previous years will still be there: the free wine & beer, dozens of great restaurants, gambling house, live and silent auctions, special tasting booths and many more. TWO...(read more)
2019 Chili Cookoff Event
The annual CSR Chili Cookoff was held on March 3, 2019 this year at the Azo Vino Wine Bar at 678 S Citrus Avenue in Covina. The event started at 1:00pm and ran through 5:00pm. Prizes were awarded for Judges Pick and the Peoples' Choice in addition to having the winner's name inscribed on our perpetual trophy. This year Shannon Hidalgo took Peoples' Choice Award with her spicy concoction. And the Judges Award was inscribed with the name of Bill "Bull" Hubbert. The "Bull" appropriately took the coveted prized due...(read more)
President Shannon Kicked Out!
June 30, 2018 marked an end of the line for the Sparkle Princess. A year of life at the top of CSR had come to completion for president Shannon Hidalgo at a spectacular kickout party in her honor. The event was held on the last day of her reign so as to celebrate every last drop of the year she has so magnificently presided over. Shannon ended the year in the same infectious spirit that she started it with. Every meeting was pervaded with her unlimited enthusiasm and sparkling manner....(read more)
The Passing of a Great Man
On June 8th, 2018, Covina Sunrise Rotary suffered a monumental loss - one of our own, Hugh Ledford, left us peacefully in his sleep. Although Hugh has been fighting for his life at City of Hope for several years, his time had come to pass. Hugh has been a Charter Member of CSR from its origin in 1982 and was a keystone of its existence ever since. He became Club President in 2000 and served many years on the Board of Directors in many capacities. He was present at nearly...(read more)
2018 Country Fair Success!
The 2018 Country Fair was held at 6:00pm on Saturday, May 19th this year. It was the 25th 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 held it at the Hurst Ranch in West Covina. This year's Fair followed the successful lead of past years with the return of 25 local restaurants, free beer and wine bars, the great Big Band Theory...(read more)