Rotary Club of Playa Venice Sunrise

 
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Playa Venice

Service Above Self

We meet Wednesdays at 7:15 AM
The Marina City Club (eff.10/2/13)
4333 Admiralty Way
3rd Floor Center Building
Marina del Rey, CA  90292
United States
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ImageAs 2014-2015 Playa Venice Rotary President, I want to welcome you to our Club's website. We have an exciting schedule of events this year to make a positive impact in our local and global communities! I look forward to exchanging ideas with our members and community partners as we work towards our vision of a brighter, more resilient world.

Yours in Rotary Service,

Katie Butler Litsey

 

 
 

Westchester Fire Fighter deliver "turn out jackets" to Mexican Fire Fighters from Zapopan

 
 
 

Those of you who have registered with Ralph's Rewards Card Community Giving program will have to re-register starting 9/1/14. If you are a Ralph's customer but have not yet participated, please consider signing up for this program which costs you no money but earns funds for the Playa Sunshine Foundation, a 501C3 charitable non-profit. 

 
 
 

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The following is a review of one of Playa Venice Sunrise's signature programs, Teacher Mini Grants. 

 
 
 

This is a new program recently instituted at our Club. 

 
 
 

Click on the video to see a quick overview of our Rotary Club's activities. 

 
 
 
 
 
 
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Learn how to eradicate polio forever!

 
 
 
Rotarians doing business with Rotarians
 
 
 

2014-2015 Rotary International Theme


 

Speakers

Nov 05, 2014
Don Culton and others
Projects with our sister club in Ajijic Mexico
Nov 12, 2014
Nov 19, 2014
Marco Guzzardo and Hillina Sg
Help a Life Foundation (young women in Ethiopia)
Dec 03, 2014
Craig Marshall
Three Essential Strengths for Inner and Outer Success
Dec 17, 2014
Peter Linz
Intl Chief Medical Officer, Mercy Ships
Jan 21, 2015
Sgt II Brent Carey
LAPD Air Support Division
Jan 28, 2015
PDG Rick Mendoza
My Life in SCUBA
Feb 04, 2015
Tonya Davis Marriott
Cancer Family Assistance, Inc.
Feb 11, 2015
Feb 18, 2015
Luis Escobar
Caballo Blanco 50 mile run
Mar 25, 2015
Apr 01, 2015
Diane Pollock
Gardens and Communities
 

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Restoring vision to hundreds in China
Seeing an elderly Tibetan woman weep with joy when cataract surgery restored her vision after 10 years is the kind of moment Dave Razo will never tire of. For several summers Razo, a member of the Rotary Club of Warner Robins, Georgia, USA, traveled to rural northwest China with a team from Georgia-based nonprofit Gansu Inc., to provide free sight-restoring cataract surgery to some of the country's poorest residents. In 2012, after 22 years and 6,000 successful procedures, Gansu's founder, ophthalmologist William Conrad, retired and discontinued the organization's operations. But Razo didn't...
World Polio Day: Health officials laud polio eradication achievements, point to disease’s endgame
After a year of shrinking polio cases worldwide, the crippling disease is now on the cusp of being eradicated, said top health officials at Rotary's second annual World Polio Day event on 24 October. At a special Livestream program -- World Polio Day: Make History Today -- Rotary leaders joined global health experts and celebrity singers to hail the progress of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative. After nearly 30 years, the GPEI, which includes Rotary, the World Health Organization, UNICEF, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, is on...
Dynamic young club uses social media to grow
Erin Mills had just finished teaching for the day in Montevideo, Uruguay, when her smartphone buzzed with a message. An impromptu gathering to watch Uruguay's World Cup soccer match was being organized. Through the power of a mobile messaging app, a majority of the Rotary Club of Plaza Matriz had soon assembled at a member's home to munch on baked goods and chips while rooting for their national team. That enthusiasm and ability to draw a crowd has made the club, which just received its charter in July, a success in the country's capital city. Made up almost entirely of young professionals,...
Previewing the World Polio Day Livestream event
Rotary celebrates World Polio Day on 24 October with a Livestream event featuring expert speakers and celebrity performers. Hosted by Time magazine science and technology editor Jeffrey Kluger, the Chicago event also includes a global status update on the fight to end polio and the challenges that remain, as well as information about joining Rotary's historic campaign. The program, being held before a live audience at 18:30 Chicago time (UTC-5), includes a performance from Tessanne Chin, 2013 winner of the TV show "The Voice," an introductory message and videotaped performance by reggae star...
Creating works of art helps refugee children repair their lives
When asked to describe his future, a refugee child from Iraq draws a picture of himself as a doctor. Another child uses colorful paints to depict happy memories of his former life in Iraq. Both children are among the 200,000 displaced Iraqis who now live in Jordan, a country that has become a safe haven for those fleeing oppression and war in neighboring Palestine, Syria, and Iraq. Alexandra Dawley, a former volunteer with the Collateral Repair Project in Jordan, emphasizes how something as simple as an art project can help young refugees adjust to their new lives in a foreign country. With...
 
 
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