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Latest News and Announcements
It is with a heavy heart that District Governor Cozette Vergari, along with the rest of Rotary District 5280 announces the passing of Rotary International President-elect Sam Owori. Owori passed away on July 13, 2017 after complications from surgery. Owori was a member of the Rotary Club of Kampala, Uganda. He joined Rotary in 1978, and served as District Governor in Uganda, working tirelessly to engage women within Rotary, as well as youth participants, alumni, and community members.
 
Clubs that would like to participate and apply for 2017-18 Rotary District and/or Global Grants must complete the certification process. Click HERE to learn about the qualifications and get certified. 
In January 2017, over 100 Rotarians from District 5280 traveled to Merida, Mexico (Yucatan Peninsula) to make a difference. Among the many service projects, our Rotarians planted trees, rehabilitated a rural elementary school, volunteered at a diabetes clinic, provided musical instruments to an after school program, provided kitchen appliances and supplies to a special needs school, and so much more. Watch the video to see how Rotary is making a difference. 
As part of the Rotary Club of Westchester's Global Grant project with Safe Place For Youth (S.P.Y.), the club is looking to connect Rotarians with homeless youth for mentoring, internships, and job placement.
 
If you can help and/or hire S.P.Y. youth, click here.
 
To learn more about Safe Place For Youth's mission and how they are changing the landscape for homeless youth, visit their website
Are you looking for a good speaker for your Rotary club meeting? Look no further! District 5280 has a brand new Speakers Directory. Check out the Speakers Directory for speakers (Rotarians and non-Rotarians alike) on a variety of topics. The site will continue to be populated throughout the year. Learn More. 
Rotary's new member benefits program gives Rotary members access to discounts on a variety of products and services selected with their interests in mind. Rotary Global Rewards offers discounts on car rentals, hotels, dining, and entertainment. More products and services from companies around the world will be added throughout the year. Check back often to see what’s new in Rotary Global Rewards. Learn more.