996547.32

VISALIA COMMUNITY FOUNDATION AWARDS

The Visalia Rotary Community Foundation has five levels of Fellows
(See description below)

 VISALIA CLUB AWARDS

To date our Club has given

$996,547.32

KARL WEIS FELLOW TOMMY BLACK FELLOW GREELY TOGNI  
       
Akin, Pete Benevento, Tony Hornburg, Phil  
Allen, George Chrisman, Steve Riegel, Byron  
Barbis, John Correia, Tony Shannon, Eric  
Balerud, Andy Fisher, Al Shannon, Mike  
Berg, Doug Groppetti, Don Surroz, Frank  
Black, Eric Higuera, Marybeth Al Fisher Trust  
Burr, David Hopper, Dick    
Burris, Ronald Hyde, David    
Cochran, Dena Langley, Frances    
Crowe, John Pendergraft, Gordon    
Estes, Don Pipkin, Rocky    
Ford, Jim Schneider, Gerald    
Fox, Rob Scott, Duane HUGH "HOOT" MACKLIN  
Gargan, Bill Simpson, Stan    
Geiger, Gary Sumida, Roy Nash, Dick & Barbara  
Glass, Dean Yunt, Gene Shannon, C.R.  
Goldstein, Lee   VISALIA ROTARY CLUB  
Grimmius, John BOB HARRELL FELLOW    
Grove, Jody      
Hardcastle, Greg Bookout, Ralph    
Heinsohn, John Heaney, David    
Hellstern, Ron Hutton, Don    
Herbst, Gary Link, Bob    
Houk Gareth Jacobsen, Scott    
Johnson, Paul Paden, Gary    
LoBue, Fred Salierno, Tony    
Mackey, Joe Scott, Fred    
May, Harvey Sonier, Paul    
Miller, David Wilson, D.R.    
Mirviss, Leon      
Morse, Stewart      
Nash, William      
Peltzer, Tom      
Perez, Victor      
Pope, Doyle      
Rowan, Christine      
Schauffele, Michael      
Sorenson, Jim      
Strid, Rick      
Togni, Greeley      
Watson, Richard B.      
Welch, Susan      
Westbrook, Floyd      
Westley, Rolf      
Winn, Bill      
Yada, Wayne      

 

LEVELS OF V.R.C.F. FELLOWS

Karl Weiss Fellow

$2,500-$4,999

   Born: 1905     Died: 2006
Profession:  Doctor; World Traveler; Philosopher
Rotary:  President (1949)
Dr. Weiss was a Samaritan who arrived in Visalia in a three-piece suit from San Francisco and endeared himself to the community for his efforts to help Visalia’s healthcare.
     

Bob Harrell Fellow

$5,000 - $9,999

  Born: 1920     Died: 1998
Profession:  Former County Supervisor; Educator;
Harrell Ranches; Grandson of Joseph Harrell
Rotary:  President (1967)
Bob was a visionary who tried to start a community foundation in the 1980s and worked hard for vocational education
     

Tommy Black Fellow

$10,000 - $24,999

  Born: 1906    
Entered Rotary:  October 29, 1930
Profession:  Founder and Operator of Jack & Jeff
Records for 60 years; major contributor to VCRF
Rotary:  Member for 65 years
Tommy donated over $100,000 to help establish the VRCF
     

Greely Togni

$25,000 - $74,999

  Born: 1922     Died: 2006
Profession: Owner – Togni Branch; Developer of
Southwest Visalia
Greeley was a Marine who loved Visalia and made a serious donation in VRCF to enable the Foundation to commence making grants
     

Hugh "Hoot" Macklin

$75,000 - $99,999

  Born: 1922     Died: 2007
Profession:  H&R Macklin Sons, Ins.; Appraiser
  and Loan Representative
Rotary:  President (1984)
Hoot was also a Marine and was an original founder of the VRCF and set high standards for its success.
 
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