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Welcome to Rotary International District 5300

Clean Water

2017 RYLA

(Rotary Youth Leadership Award)

TLC Stop Hunger Now

Polio Plus

Superbuild

Fellowship

Garbis Der-Yeghian

March 29, 1949 – January 11, 2021

District Governor, 1999 – 2000

People of Action

East Los Angeles Rotary Club Delivers Supplies to Orphanage

East Los Angeles Rotary Club Delivers Supplies to Orphanage

In celebration of the Dia de los Reyes Magos or Epiphany on January 6th, Rotarian Joe Vara visited "Jahve JireH", which means "God Will Provide", an orphanage outside of Mexicali to deliver gifts, food, toiletries and cleaning supplies. Food included 150 lbs of beans,...

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Donation Delivered to Casa Gabriel Orphanage, Ensenada, Mexico

On Monday, December 21, Rotarian Joe Vara of the Rotary Club of East Los Angeles traveled to Ensenada, Mexico to deliver $500 to Casa Gabriel Orphanage for severely disabled children. The funds were used to repair and paint the drywall of the kitchen ceiling. Cement...

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Rotary Food Heroes Day

Rotary Food Heroes Day

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Rotary’s 10 clubs in Las Vegas and North Las Vegas partnered with Delivering with Dignity to mobilize both dollars and volunteers for Rotary Food Heroes Day on Tuesday, Sept. 15 when delivered nearly 1,300 fully prepared meals to needy,...

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Important Dates:

2020-21 George R. Hensel Ethics Essay Contest

The District 5300 George R. Hensel Ethics Essay Contest is designed to challenge high school students to analyze ethical issues and concerns confronting them in today’s complex world.

Deadline for Club Registration – January 31, 2021

4-Way Test Speech Contest Club Registration 2020-21

Registration Closes January 31, 2021
Payment Due: no later than February 3, 2021

More Information About the 4-Way Test Speech Contest

Dan Stover Music Contest Club Registration - 2020-21

Registration Closes January 31, 2021
Payment Due No Later Than February 7, 2021

More Information About the Music Contest

District Governor  2020-21, Greg Jones

Greg grew up in Southern Illinois and met his wife, Brenda, in high school. Both graduated from the University of Illinois with Greg earning a BS in accountancy and Brenda a BS in elementary education. They moved to Southern California in 1985 and to Pasadena in 1991.

Greg was a partner in a national accounting firm for 29 years. Along the way he earned an MS in taxation and an MS in financial planning. In 2010 he started his own CPA and Wealth Management practices in Pasadena.  Greg is a CPA, CFP, CLU (Certified Life Underwriter), PFS (Personal Financial Specialist) and ChFC (Charter Financial Consultant). Brenda is a librarian at Glendale Community College where she just finished her 26th year; she has an MS in library science and an MA in theology.

District Happenings

Michael Soden – District Governor Nominee-Elect, 2023-24

Michael Soden has been named District Governor Nominee-Elect and will serve as District Governor during the 2023-24 Rotary year. Michael first joined Rotary in 2003 and is currently a member of the Rotary Club of Green Valley, Henderson Nevada, He is a two time...

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You are invited to participate in this year's first virtual 5K Run, hosted in partnership with Young Life, to raise funds to serve and support the youth and families of our communities. For a donation of $15 for youth and $25 for adults you can participate by running, walking, biking, or skating at your own time, speed and course of your choosing anytime between March 20 and March 27, 2021.

Participants will receive a goodie bag and commemorative T-Shirt!

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You are invited to participate in this years first virtual 5K Run, hosted in partnership with Young Life, to raise funds to serve and support the youth and families of our communities. For a donation of $15 for youth and $25 for adults you can participate by running, walking, biking, or skating at your own time, speed and course of your choosing anytime between March 20 and March 27, 2021.

Participants will receive a goodie bag and commemorative T-Shirt!

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/walnut-valley-rotary-young-life-virtual-5k-run-tickets-138047231987

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Youth Service

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