Posted by Chuck Church on Jun 25, 2017
Palmdale Rotary Holds Demotion Party
On Saturday, June 24, 2017 the Rotary Club of Palmdale held their annual Demotion Party for outgoing President Chuck Church at the home of Sharon Freeman.  The event marked the end of Chuck’s year as President and the recognition of Sam Garcia as Incoming President for 2017-2018.
Great food and drinks were in abundance at the party.  After lunch Chuck was presented with a plaque of appreciation from the Members of the Rotary Club of Palmdale by Incoming President, Sam Garcia.  Sam spoke to the Club Members and Guests about his vision for the Club for 2017-2018.  Outgoing President Chuck Church then spoke and thanked everyone for attending and thanked the Club Members for their support during the year.  Chuck then presented Club Members Sharon Freeman, David Maddock, Tina Borzage, Janice Garcia and Sam Garcia with Certificates of Appreciation and gifts for their efforts in 2016-2017.  Sharon’s Certificate was for Membership and Youth Service Chair, David’s Certificate was for Community Service Chair and Sergeant-at-Arms, Tina’s Certificate was for Club Treasurer, Janice’s Certificate was for Club Secretary and Sam’s Certificate was for Foundation Chair and President Elect.  Chuck was also presented with a Certificate of Recognition from 5th District Supervisor Kathryn Barger.  Senior Field Representative Donna Termeer presented the Certificate to Chuck on behalf of Supervisor Barger. 
Following the speeches and presentations everyone had dessert and sang “Songs we all know” with Olaf Landsgard leading the way on guitar.  It was a great time and everyone enjoyed the afternoon.
Food Was Plentiful At The Demotion Party
Time To Dig In
Sam Presenting Chuck His Plaque of Appreciation
Chuck Receiving His Commendation From Donna Termeer
Chuck Presenting Sharon Freeman Her Certificate
Chuck Presenting David Maddock His Certificate
Chuck Presenting Tina Borzage Her Certificate
Chuck Presenting Janice Garcia Her Certificate
Chuck Presenting Sam Garcia His Certificate
The 2016-2017 President, Officers And Board
(From Left: David Maddock, Sharon Freeman, Chuck Church, Tina Borzage, Sam Garcia & Janice Garcia)
Olaf Landsgard Led Our Sing Along To Wrap Up The Afternoon