Wilshire Rotary Club of Los Angeles

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Program Speakers

Nov 26, 2014
Wilshire Rotary is Dark
Happy Thanksgiving!
Dec 03, 2014
Carlton Davis
Living with Bi-Polarism
Dec 10, 2014
Rick Mendoza: Past District Governor
The Art of Scuba Diving
Dec 17, 2014
Ivan Houston
Black Warriors: The Buffalo Soldiers of World War II
Dec 24, 2014
Wilshire Rotary is Dark
Merry Christmas!
Dec 31, 2014
Wilshrie Rotary is Dark
Happy New Year!
Feb 04, 2015
 

Upcoming Events

 

Club Leadership

President
President-elect
Treasurer
Secretary
Co-Program Chair Summer/Fall Term
Co-Program Chair Fall/Winter Term
Co-Progam Chair Winter/Spring Term
Rotary Foundation Chair
Fundraising
Membership
Club Service
Community Service
Vocational Service
International Service
Youth Service
Publicity/Communications
Sergeant-at-Arms
Immediate Past President
 

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Wilshire Rotary Club of Los Angeles

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We meet Wednesdays at 12:00 PM
The Ebell of Los Angeles
743 South Lucerne Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA  90005
United States
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No Club Meeting Scheduled on Wednesday, November 26
 
Wilshire Rotary Club Wishes Everyone a Happy Thanksgiving!
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
The Grand Opening of the World Famous Wilshire Rotary Christmas Tree Lot is Saturday, November 28 at 9:00 a.m.
 
568 North Larchmont Boulevard
(two blocks south of Melrose Avenue)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 

RI News and Stories

Rotary Day at the United Nations highlights the strength of partnerships
To strengthen their 69-year-old partnership, leaders from Rotary and the United Nations met this month in New York City for Rotary Day at the United Nations. The two organizations began working together with the aim of maintaining peace after World War II. Today, the relationship has evolved to include humanitarian work in areas like gender equality, child and maternal health, and disease treatment and prevention. While the UN's Millennium Development Goals are set to expire in 2015, its leaders are preparing for an even more ambitious humanitarian agenda of eradicating extreme poverty by...
A major breakthrough against polio
Rotary and its partners in the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) are approaching a significant milestone: the eradication of type 3 wild poliovirus. The last case of polio caused by the type 3 virus was reported in Yobe, Nigeria, on 10 November 2012. "We may have eradicated a second of three; that's a major milestone," said Dr. Stephen Cochi, a senior adviser at the Center for Global Health at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, speaking to the BBC. Rotary has played an important role in bringing type 3 polio close to extinction. PolioPlus grants have provided key...
Rotary’s World Polio Day live-streamed event is a huge success
More than 23,000 viewers in 24 countries tuned in to Rotary's World Polio Day event, streamed live on 24 October. Health officials including James Alexander, senior medical epidemiologist for the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, gave an update on the polio eradication campaign and praised Rotary's achievements to date. Rotary has contributed more than $1.2 billion to polio eradication since 1979. For World Polio Day, Rotary released $44.7 million in grants to fight the disease in Africa, Asia, and the Middle East. In addition to the update, the event included entertainment by...
Malala Yousafzai wins the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize
Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani teenager shot in the head for speaking out against the Taliban in support of girls' education, has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for 2014. Yousafzai, whose father is a Rotarian, shares the prize with Kailash Satyarthi, a native of India who has worked to combat the exploitation of children for financial gain, according to an announcement in October from the Norwegian Nobel Committee. In announcing the award, the committee praised Yousafzai for demonstrating that "children and young people, too, can contribute to improving their own situations." It noted...
Rotary’s world headquarters hosts Evanston Rotary Day
Business owners and community leaders in Evanston, Illinois, USA, joined Rotary staff and family members in a celebration of the organization's cultural diversity at an open-house Rotary Day event at Rotary's world headquarters on 25 October. Rotary President Gary C.K. Huang is urging clubs and districts to hold these informal events to showcase Rotary's good work. The open house was held immediately after Evanston's Day of Caring, during which volunteers planted trees, fixed up buildings, performed yard work, painted, and participated in other community projects throughout the city. Visit...
 
 
 
Wilshire Rotary Club of Los Angeles
841 S. Lucerne Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90005-3711
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