Wilshire Rotary Club of Los Angeles



Dynamic Speakers Series
Oct 05, 2016
Chef Louis Pechan
Host Chef for the 2016 James Beard Foundation Taste America
Oct 12, 2016
Film Screening "The Final Inch"
An Oscar Nominated Documentary About Rotary's Effort to Erradicate Polio
Oct 19, 2016
District Governor Greg O'Brien
The Governor's Visit
Oct 26, 2016
Alan Johnson
"All You Need To Know About Managing Quality Control"
Nov 23, 2016
No Meeting This Week
Thanksgiving Holiday
Upcoming Events
Club Leadership
Immediate Past President
Dynamic Speaker Co-Chair Summer/Fall
Rotary Foundation
Community Service Director
Club Service Director
Vocational Service Director
Dictionary and Spelling Bee Chair
Youth Service Director
Rotary Peace Chair
The Friendliest Club in the Region!

Welcome to Wilshire Rotary Club of Los Angeles

Wilshire Rotary

Guests Always Welcome!

We meet Wednesdays at 11:55 AM
Ebell of Los Angeles
743 South Lucerne Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA  90005
United States
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LAST CALL to attend the Foundation Celebration Dinner on the Battleship USS Iowa!
DEADLINE to reserve your seat is September 30 - No exceptions!
FIVE seats available at the world famous Wilshire Rotary table.
Reserve your seat NOW with Pearl Leeka, Rotary Foundation Chair
Tickets are $125 per person
(ticket price is not a contribution to The Rotary Foundation)
"A Reservation Made is a Reservation Paid"
Click on link for complete details of the event.

Wilshire Rotary Goes Bowling
Join us Wednesday, September 28 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. for fun and fellowship and gutter balls!
Lucky Strike
 Hollywood and Highland Entertainment Complex
6801 Hollywood Boulevard
Hollywood, CA 90068
$45 per person - includes light noshes and drink ticket.
Reservations through Club Service Director, Cys Bronner at cysbronner4rotary@gmail.com
"A Reservation Made is a Reservation Paid"
No Refunds
$2 parking for up to 2 hours with validation
September is Literary Month so please bring a new or gently used book to be donated at one of the local elementary schools.
See you there!

Wilshire Rotary Club of Los Angeles will not meet on Wednesday, September 28 due to filming at the Ebell.
We will reconvene on Wednesday, October 5 at the beautiful, elegant and historic Ebell of Los Angeles.
Check-in and reception begins at 11:55 a.m. and the meeting is called to order at precisely 12:15 p.m.
Our Dynamic Speaker is Chef Louis Pechan - Host Chef for the 2016 James Beard Foundation Taste America
A delicious three course lunch is $25, raffle tickets are a buck each and parking is FREE for everyone who attends the meeting.
See you there!


Join District 5280 for an Olympic District Breakfast.

We will have an Olympic panel featuring 5-time Olympic medalist Janet Evans, Jeff Millman (Chief Communications Chair for the LA2024 Olympic Committee), and soon-to-be announced current Olympian and Paralympian athletes! This will be a stunning and dynamic event! 

THIS DISTRICT BREAKFAST WILL SELL OUT. Reserve your tickets early! RSVP by October 4 to lock in the early bird $40/person rate. After October 4, the price increased to $45/person. Clubs should complete the registration form and return to the District Office with payment. 







Celebrate the Foundation’s centennial by making a special contribution to help us reach our goal...


To mark this historic year, we have set a goal of $300 million, including contributions to the Annual, Endowment, and PolioPlus funds. By making a special centennial gift beyond what you normally contribute, you are helping to launch our Foundation into its second century of service. And you’re empowering Rotary members to continue fighting disease, reducing poverty, providing clean water, promoting peace, and advancing economic development in communities all over the world.


Only contributions received between 1 July 2016 and 30 June 2017 will count toward the goal.



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Object of Rotary

The Object of Rotary is to encourage and foster the ideal of service as a basis of worthy enterprise and, in particular, to encourage and foster:
FIRST. The development of acquaintance as an opportunity for service;
SECOND. High ethical standards in business and professions, the recognition of the worthiness of all useful occupations, and the dignifying of each Rotarian's occupation as an opportunity to serve society;
THIRD. The application of the ideal of service in each Rotarian's personal, business, and community life;
FOURTH. The advancement of international understanding, goodwill, and peace through a world fellowship of business and professional persons united in the ideal of service.


RI News and Stories
Rotary recognized on public television's 'American Graduate Day'
Rotary was recognized on 17 September on public television's fifth annual American Graduate Day program for its work with San Diego-based Monarch School, a K-12 school for homeless youth. The Rotary Club of San Diego, California, USA, was applauded for its work mentoring Monarch's students, keeping them on track to graduate, and helping the school to continue thriving during tough economic times. Monarch School CEO Erin Spiewak appeared as one of the show's guests, along with Monarch Alumnus Cynthia Valenzuela, who attested to the positive, life-changing experience Monarch School gave her and...
Practicing peace
Nations around the world will observe the International Day of Peace on 21 September, a date designated by the United Nations in 2001 as "a day of global ceasefire and nonviolence." Rotary's commitment to building peace and resolving conflict is rooted in the Rotary Peace Centers program, formed in 2002. Each year, the program prepares up to 100 fellows to work for peace through a two-year master's degree program or a three-month professional certificate program at university partners worldwide. Today, nearly 1,000 peace centers alumni are applying their skills — negotiating peace in conflict...
Charity Navigator upgrades Rotary Foundation’s rating
The Rotary Foundation has received the highest possible score from Charity Navigator, an independent evaluator of charities in the U.S. In the most recent ratings, released on 1 September, The Rotary Foundation earned the maximum 100 points for both financial health and accountability and transparency. The ratings reflect how efficiently Charity Navigator believes the Foundation will use donations, how well it has sustained programs and services, and its level of commitment to good governance and openness. In the previous rating, the Foundation had received 97 points.
eBay Live Auctions that benefit Rotary
Each month, eBay, the world’s largest auction website, selects a set of upcoming Live Auction events and donates a portion of all sales proceeds to Rotary. Only U.S. auction sales are eligible. See the schedule of September auctions.
Rotary district collecting relief funds for Louisiana flood victims
Rotary clubs of District 6200 are collecting relief funds to help thousands of victims after record flooding devastated communities in southern Louisiana, USA, earlier this month. Torrential rains caused rivers, streams, and bayous to swell, damaging or destroying more than 60,000 homes and killing at least 13 people. The U.S. Coast Guard and emergency responders helped rescue more than 30,000 residents from the rising flood waters. As of 25 August, more than 3,000 residents were still in emergency shelters even after the water receded. Donate to District 6200 disaster relief fund.
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