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

 

 
 

12/17 Santa Tour stops shown below:
 
 
 
Specifics for the preliminary March 1st competition in the District Vocational Arts Contest have been announced. Contestants will vie for 2 wining positions each in speech, fine art, music and dance. See the attached flyer for more information. 
 
 
 

Listed below are the teams, their names and captains.
 
 
 

Take a quick look at the results of our best ever Cultural Dinner, Noche Espanola. 
 
 
 

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!

 
 
 

2014-2015 Rotary International Theme


 

Speakers

Dec 24, 2014
Dec 31, 2014
Jan 21, 2015
Sgt II Brent Carey
LAPD Air Support Division
Feb 04, 2015
Tonya Davis Marriott
Cancer Family Assistance, Inc.
Feb 11, 2015
Rick Mendoza (PDG)
My Life with Scuba
Feb 18, 2015
Luis Escobar
Caballo Blanco 50 mile run
Feb 25, 2015
Mar 25, 2015
Apr 01, 2015
Diane Pollock
Gardens and Communities
May 13, 2015
 

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Rotary AIDS day event turns spotlight on world’s deadliest infectious disease
The recent Ebola outbreak in West Africa, the worst ever, has claimed several thousand lives and generated worldwide concern. But its impact pales in comparison to that of AIDS, which, despite advances in treatment, still kills more than a million people a year, the majority of them in Africa. "Even with the Ebola outbreak at its worst expected levels, it's never going to reach what we've seen with the HIV/AIDS epidemic," said Dr. Timothy B. Erickson, director of the Center for Global Health at the University of Illinois at Chicago, speaking at Rotary's World AIDS Day event in Evanston on 1...
Statement by Rotary International on the deadly school attack in Pakistan
Rotary International condemns the horrific attack that killed more than 130 schoolchildren and wounded over 100 of their classmates in Peshawar, Pakistan. We believe that children everywhere have the basic right to receive an education in an environment unthreatened by violence or fear. Rotary extends our heartfelt sympathy to all of the families in Pakistan, including those of seven Rotary members, who have lost children as a result of this unfathomable tragedy. We stand with them in mourning their loss. Gary C.K. Huang, PresidentRotary International
Indoor air pollution linked to millions of deaths
After decades dreaming about the Himalayas, Rotary member George Basch went on his first trek through the mountains in 2001, when he was 64. A member of the Rotary Club of Taos-Melagro in New Mexico, USA, Basch found that the experience was even more than he had hoped. "My expectations were high, and dramatically exceeded," he remembers. But a less-than-pleasant aspect of the experience was the indoor smoke pollution he encountered in the guest houses and private homes he visited. Many families in the Himalayas use rudimentary cookstoves or, in some cases, an open fire pit inside the home to...
Rotary staff members bond over Miles to End Polio bike ride
For six staff members from Rotary headquarters in Evanston, the fight to eradicate polio has become personal. Together, they biked the physically grueling 104-mile (167-kilometer) Tour de Tucson in Arizona, USA, collectively raising more than $20,000 for polio eradication while putting their bodies and minds through a feat of endurance. For the tightknit group, the experience was about more than just raising money and crossing the finish line. It was about learning about each other and what Rotary members are doing to rid the world of this crippling disease. They advocated together, trained...
How a simple school project in India became a global grant
Two years ago, U.S. Rotary members in Maine set out to improve the education system in Bikaner, Rajasthan, an Indian city near the border of Pakistan. The Rotary Club of Kennebunk Portside chose Bikaner because club member Rohit Mehta was originally from the area and had connections there. Mehta put the club in contact with Rotarians in India to provide desks for four government-run schools. But when community leaders returned with a request for more desks, the Maine Rotarians decided they had to think bigger. The Rotary Foundation had rolled out its new grant model, which required that the...
 
 
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