The Rotary Club of Key West

Service Above Self Since 1916

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Service Above Self Since 1916

Key West

The Rotary Club of Key West
Service Above Self Since 1916

We meet Thursdays at 12:00 PM
The Marriott Beachside Resort
3841 North Roosevelt Boulevard
Key West, FL  33040
United States
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The Rotary Club Of Key West In Action

 President Elizabeth MacLaughlin is pictured with KWHS graduating senior Alexandria Lichtl, recipient of the Paul J. Scher Scholarship during a recent Rotary lunch meeting where they were honored.  


The event was full of fellowship!  All proceeds from the Reverse Raffle go to help Hospital Albert Schweitzer.
 The $500 winners are as follows:
Cynthia Setzer
​Janie Baucom
Michael Browning
Peter Batty Jr. 
Robin Van Mater
The grand prize was split between
Joe Albury
Jay Fisher
Elizabeth MacLaughlin
​Pat Pruess
Kim Oropeza 
Guest Bartenders  50/50 Raffle, Silent Auction, Door Prizes, Special Happy Hour Drink Prices and Snacks.

The Rotary Club of Key West/Crime Stoppers 4th of July 5K Run/Walk
Saturday, July 4, 2015 7:30 am
Presented by the Rotary Club of Key West since 1976, Key West's July 4th fireworks are funded by contributions from local individuals, businesses, and organizations. Please SHARE this page with your friends!
This is a friendly reminder that we will hold the Reverse Raffle fundraiser in support of Haiti Hopital Albert Schweitzer (HAS) on June 11, 2015, at Bagatelle. We have approximately 120 Reverse Raffle Tickets remaining.
Thank you to all our wonderful sponsors and participants who helped make this event a great success. 

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Club Leaders

President Elect
Club Services Chair
International Service Co-Chair & Director
International Service Co-Chair
Key West Rotary Club Foundation Chair
Club Parliamentarian
Program Chair
Rotarian of The Year
Public Relations Co-Chair
Club Photographer
Reggae Concert Chair
KeysStock Concert Chair
Fireworks Chairperson
Sunshine Committee
Rotarian of the Year
Casino Night Co-Chair
Fundraising Chair
Casino Night Chair
Bottlecap Fireworks
Golf Tournament
Interact Liaison
Public Relations
Club Photographer
Past President
Membership Chair
Purple Pinkie Day
Community Service & Director
Paul Harris

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