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Visiting Rotarian Dr. Joshi, from District 3261 in India, presents the district banner to our President Virginia Hayward.
Thank you to our volunteers who put Rotary labels on the United States Constitutions that were handed out to schools in Simi Valley as a joint project with the Daughters of the American Revolution.
Saturday evening, 8/29/2015, two of our club members Anil Garg and Dee Dee Cavanaugh were honored as Humanitarians of the Year by the Simi Valley Community Foundation. Past District Governor Anil Garg was honored for his work in eradicating Polio. He has lead teams to India for National Immunization Days or NID's for over 13 years and has been honored at the White House for his work. Our club's first female President Dee Dee Cavanaugh was honored for her service to the community serving on several boards.
Ever wanted to take some classes to help you be a better public speaker, facilitator, and leader?
Rotary has designed a special set of classes where you can do just that called Practical Relevant Leadership Skills
Please Click on this link for the schedule PRLS Schedule 2015-2016
And if you want to learn more, please go to the District 5240 website Here
From Past President Lori Brown: My duties as the Club Rotary Youth Exchange Officer, YEO and Rotary Counselor:
My job is to serve as liaison between the student, Rotary club, host families, and community at large, the job plays a crucial role in the success of the Youth Exchange program. I serve as the student’s primary Rotary contact, easing his or her transition into the country and the community through regular personal contact throughout the year.
I enjoy working with young people and advocate on behalf of the student should any issues arise during the exchange.
Rotary and ShelterBox support Syrian refugees
In Syria, where a civil war has been raging since 2011, more than 6,000 people flee the country every day. As of September, more than 4.1 million people have become refugees, and 7.6 million more have been internally displaced. “The plight of Syria’s refugees is a litmus test for the world's compassion,” says Rotary International General Secretary John Hewko. “Rotary members worldwide are profoundly disheartened by the refugee crisis now unfolding in Syria and other parts of the world,” which the United Nations has described as the worst in decades. “Rotary is following the situation closely...
Ravindran declares Riseley president-nominee
RI President K.R. Ravindran officially declared Ian H.S. Riseley Rotary International’s president-nominee on 1 October. The nominating Committee for President of RI selected Riseley, of the Rotary club of Sandringham, Victoria, Australia, in August. He will be formally elected at the 2016 RI Convention in Seoul, Korea, and will become president on 1 July 2017. Read more about Riseley
Attend one of five presidential conferences
Find new and innovative ways to improve your community by attending one of five presidential conferences this year, hosted by RI President K.R. Ravindran and Foundation Trustee Chair Ray Klinginsmith. The conferences, to be held around the world between January and March, will highlight Rotary’s areas of focus. Use these links to learn about each of the programs and to register to attend: Peace and Conflict Resolution, 15-16 January in Ontario, California, USA Disease Prevention and Treatment, 19-20 February in Cannes, France Economic Development, 27 February in Cape Town, South Africa...