Wilshire Rotary Club of Los Angeles

Home Club of District Governor Elsa Gillham

Program Speakers

Oct 29, 2014
Professor Bernard Jaworski, Claremont Colleges
10 Core Principles of a Drucker-Like Company
Nov 05, 2014
Laine Wagenseller
My Volunteer Work with Orphanages in Uganda
Nov 12, 2014
District Governor Elsa Gillham
It's the Governor's LAST Club Visit
Nov 19, 2014
Daryl Twerdahl
St. Vincent Meals on Wheels
Nov 26, 2014
No Speaker Scheduled
Wilshire Rotary is Dark
Dec 03, 2014
Carlton Davis
Living with Bi-Polarism
Dec 17, 2014
Ivan Houston
Black Warriors: The Buffalo Soldiers of World War II

Upcoming Events


Club Leadership

Co-Program Chair Summer/Fall Term
Co-Program Chair Fall/Winter Term
Co-Progam Chair Winter/Spring Term
Rotary Foundation Chair
Club Service
Community Service
Vocational Service
International Service
Youth Service
Immediate Past President

The Friendliest Club in the Region!

Wilshire Rotary Club of Los Angeles

Wilshire Rotary

Proclaim Rotary!

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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The Wilshire Rotary Pumpkin Patch is open for business!  
Choose from over 20,000 pounds of the most beautiful and freshest picture-perfect pumpkins in Los Angeles. 
There is a huge spider bounce house every Friday through Sunday for the kids and a pumpkin carving contest too.
568 N. Larchmont Boulevard
(two blocks south of Melrose Avenue)
Pumpkin Patch Hours:
Weekdays from 2:00 p.m. to sunset
Weekends from 10:00 a.m. to sunset

The next district-wide event is the annual Foundation Celebration Dinner
Saturday, November 8 at 5:30 p.m.
Biltmore Hotel
506 South Grand Avenue
(downtown) Los Angeles
To reserve your seat please contact President Greg Gill
Tickets are $125 per person
Cocktail attire
(ticket price is not a contribution to The Rotary Foundation)


RI News and Stories

Dynamic young club uses social media to grow
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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...
Chat with food experts on Twitter about alleviating hunger
Hunger affects more than 800 million people worldwide, according to the United Nations' World Food Programme, and one-third of all the food grown every year goes to waste. Together, we can change that. On World Food Day, Thursday, 16 October, join a conversation on Twitter from 12:00 to 13:00 Chicago time (UTC-5), using the hashtag #RotaryHunger. During the chat, food experts will talk about ways to alleviate hunger and malnutrition in your community and around the world. Rotary (@Rotary) will moderate the chat, and experts from organizations including Rotary First Harvest (@RFHarvest), the...
Photo Essay: Rotary’s 2014 Women of Action
This year's Women of Action honorees were selected by Rotary senior leaders and endorsed by the White House. All members of clubs in the U.S., the women were recognized for their humanitarian service projects, which affect the lives of millions of people around the world. Watch the women of action event held at the White HouseRead more about the women and why they were honoredRead more about the event at the White HouseRead RI Director Julia Phelps' take on the honored women
Wilshire Rotary Club of Los Angeles
821 S. Lucerne Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90005-3711
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