District & Club News
A very happy Valentine’s Day to each member of our vibrant District.   The good work that is taking place in every corner of our District is absolutely staggering when we look at it collectively.  
It was 112 years ago this month that Paul Harris and three of his friends founded the first Rotary club.  His goal was simple: to create an oasis of friendship amid a city of strangers, with those who shared his values.
Ana Reinaldo Constantino (Brazil Exchange Student to Port Townsend Club), Joanne Croghan, District 5020 Governor 2016-17, and Roxane Coldefy (France Exchange Student to Pt. Townsend Sunrise Club).
All Rotarians and especially our District 5020 members are cordially invited to attend the District's Centennial Dinner Celebration on Saturday, March 18, 2017 at Oak Bay Beach Hotel in Victoria, BC. Here are the frequently asked questions about the celebration:
Q. What is the purpose of the Centennial Celebration Dinner?
A. in the year of the 100th anniversary of The Rotary Foundation, the purpose is to recognize donors who have made or committed to make a new contribution, from July 1, 2016 to March 15, 2017, of US$10,000 or more to The Rotary Foundation. These donors will be recognized as District 5020 Centennial Donors. Canadian donors who have made or have committed to make a contribution of CDN$10,000 will be recognized as District 5020 Canadian Centennial Donors.

District 5020 Literacy Chair, Judy Henderson (judy@hendersonlaw.net), encourages all District 5020 clubs to create programs for supporting literacy. This year’s EARLY DEADLINE for the esteemed District 5020 Literacy Award is only eight weeks away:

Deadline: April 15, 2017

For more information and ideas for literacy projects, see the District website's Literacy page:  [Here]

Download the Literacy Award Application form (PDF):  [Here].

Criteria for Club Application:

  • Club must complete at least five literacy projects.
  • Projects that are the same but in different locations (e.g. books to schools)
  • count as only one project.
  • Check out the list of suggested activities on the other side of this brochure. 
Atlanta 2017

Let's all celebrate 100 in Atlanta!
June 10-14, 2017 
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