Since 1959, the Rotary Club of the Santa Ynez Valley has been serving humanity.
Come visit us at our weekly lunch meetings at Root 246 in Solvang, CA. We meet at 12:00pm and have an interesting program or speaker every week.
The Rotary Club of Santa Ynez Valley works on many events throughout the year, our biggest being the annual 4th of July celebration.
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For Immediate Release
Contact: Tammy Westwood
May 27, 2020
SANTA YNEZ VALLEY ROTARY CLUB ANNOUNCES 2020 FOURTH OF JULY FIREWORKS FESTIVAL CANCELED
(Solvang, CA) -After careful deliberation and with a deep sense of responsibility for the well-being of our community the Santa Ynez Valley Rotary has announced that the 2020 Fourth of July Fireworks Festival has been canceled. The decision was made due to concerns about public safety, social distancing, crowd management and uncertainty as to when large public gathering restrictions will be removed during the ongoing covid-19 pandemic. The Rotary club will now focus on making next year’s celebration even grander and continue to aid the community through donations and volunteer help to those in need during this critical time. We look forward to the time we can all get together again and celebrate all the things that make the Santa Ynez Valley such a special community.
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