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Welcome to Rotary International District 5300

Clean Water

2017 RYLA

(Rotary Youth Leadership Award)

TLC Stop Hunger Now

Polio Plus



Donald L. (Don) Aikin

District Governor, 1992-93 

Don was extremely active in Rotary, both in the Las Vegas Rotary Club well as District 5300, having served as a Director of the Las Vegas Rotary Club Board from 1974-83, Treasurer from 1975 -80, President Elect in 1980-81, and Club President in 1981-82.  He went on to become District Governor in 1992-93 and RI President Representative  in 2000-01.

Don was a Paul Harris Fellow and an RIMD.

He is survived by his wife, Jane, and son, Ross and daughter, Robin.  At the present time, no services are scheduled.  Jane would appreciate hearing from you.  The home phone number is in the District Directory and the DACdb mobile app.

He was a great guy, always ready to take on any Rotarian project.  He will be missed by everyone who knew him but most especially the Family of Rotary!

Important Dates:

RYLA - Club Intent to Participate

Registration Closes February 1, 2019

More Information about RYLA

Dan Stover Music Contest Club Registration - 2018-2019

Registration Closes January 31, 2019

More Information About the Music Contest

4-Way Test Speech Contest Club Registration - 2018-2019

Registration Closes January 31, 2019
Payment Due: no later than February 3, 2019

More Information About the 4-Way Test Speech Contest

2019 District Conference

Friday May  3, 2019  to  Saturday May 4, 2019
Bring the Kids – Kids Eat Free

Bringing Our Families Together
for a Celebration of Club Success
and the Magic of Disney

More Information about the Conference

Hotel Reservations
Conference Registration

Number of Members in the District

Number of District Clubs

Meet the District Governor 2018- 2019

John and his wife, Elizabeth, were born and raised in the Midwest. They each graduated with an Associate Degree from Iowa Lakes Community College. Relocating to the Las Vegas area in 1990, Elizabeth began her career in the airline industry, and John started working as a police officer.

John continued his education graduating from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas with a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resource Management and later with a Master of Business Administration. John and Elizabeth opened Amerisent Insurance – Boulder City, an independent insurance brokerage office, in 2011. John retired from the Boulder City Police Department in 2014 at the rank of Deputy Chief.


District Happennings

Photos from the Tarnished Brass Gathering

Twice a year the governors’ chain and past district governors gather for an update on Rotary and District 5300 activities. At this January’s gathering, DGE John Chase highlighted news from the International Assembly in San Diego.  The 2018 bruch was held at the Spring...

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Peace Conference Videos

The actual presentations by the speakers from this year’s Rotary District 5300 Peace Conference are available on the Peace Conference page. These links offer an opportunity to hear their insights as they address the theme: Traditional and Social, Their Impact on...

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Theme 2018 – 2019 Announced

RI President-elect Barry Rassin’s theme for 2018-19, Be the Inspiration, asks Rotarians to inspire change in the world and in each other. “I ask all of you to Be the Inspiration to help Rotary move from reaction to action — to take a hard look at the...

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Facebook Posts

4 days ago

Rotary International District 5300

What a wonderful day it was, spending it with our Rotarians of Southern Nevada: Moapa Valley Rotary Club , Mesquite Nevada Sunrise Rotary Club Rotary Club of Mesquite Nevada as we unveiled the Buddy Benches at Grant Bowler Elementary School Virgin Valley Elementary School , Ute V Perkins Elementary School, and JL Bowler Elementary School.

The Buddy benches is to eliminate loneliness and foster friendships on the playground. Rotarians are spreading the message of inclusion and kindness!
With: John Chase Keith Quicho Buchhalter Kevin Boyer Rick Tuttle Jake Noll Linda Gault Deb Parsley Carol White George Gault
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I missed seeing my bowling coach. I hope you are feeling better Rick Tuttle.

4 days ago

Rotary International District 5300

This morning our guest speaker was Jon Ponder, Founder and CEO of Hope For Prisoners. He gave a very inspirational presentation on the importance of supporting and mentoring people as they return to the community and their families after serving time. For more information on the program, please visit their website at ... See MoreSee Less

1 week ago

Rotary International District 5300

Teen Leadership Camp where 8th graders are the inspiration. A beautiful weekend with our future leaders ... See MoreSee Less


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Sorry I missed this year!!

2 weeks ago

Rotary International District 5300

The worlds newest 100% Paul Harris Fellow Club, the Arcadia Rotary Club! Congratulations and thank you for your commitment to The Rotary Foundation! ... See MoreSee Less

The worlds newest 100% Paul Harris Fellow Club, the Arcadia Rotary Club! Congratulations and thank you for your commitment to The Rotary Foundation!Image attachment


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Wake up John.

Congratulations Rotary Club of Arcadia! And welcome to a special group of clubs! Not many clubs can say they have 100% of its members as Paul Harris Fellows! If you are a Rotarian, please share!

Wow! Such an accomplishment! Thank you all for your generosity.

I love you and am very proud of you as I'm sure mom and dad are also.

Rotary - My Rotary


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