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Welcome to Rotary International District 5300

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2017 RYLA

(Rotary Youth Leadership Award)

TLC Stop Hunger Now

Polio Plus

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People of Action

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:

31st Annual Peace Conference
PEACE out of CHAOS – a Pandemic
Saturday, October 24, 2020 / 9:00 am—1:00 pm
VIRTUAL — Free via Zoom

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Peace Conference Flyer

Public Registration

2020 Art for Peace Competition

*Cash Prizes*

Rules and Registration  
The registration form on second page may be completed using Adobe Acrobat

Deadline for Submission: 3PM, Friday, October 2, 2020

About the Peace Conference

Big West Rotary Institute

Open to All Rotarians!!!

To be held virtually November 12 – 14, 2020!
Fabulous Speakers – Rotary International Senior Leaders – Special Sessions
Rotary Fellowships – Top Gov Lounge – Class Reunion Parties – Rotaract Forum
House of Friendship – District Celebration Parties – Senior Leader Dinner
District Showcase – Rotaract Happy Hour – Top Gov Gala
Come experience the best virtual Rotary event of the year!

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Public Registration

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

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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Delivery with Dignity was created to provide prepared meals through our food delivery system to the most vulnerable seniors and other high-risk residents who cannot leave their homes in the middle of this pandemic.

We are expanding with support from the community, philanthropists like Rotary and government grants.

Punam Mathur, Executive Director of the Elaine P. Wynn
& Family Foundation and Board Member, The Moonridge
Foundation

Together We Serve
Rotary FOOD HEROES
A partnership with Delivering with Dignity

$8,000 District grant to Delivering with Dignity
1,290 fully prepared meals
63 volunteers delivering from 9 clubs
Hundreds of personal notes written by members
Prepared by four restaurants
Serving food-needy, homebound families and individuals during the pandemic.

153,585 MEALS
have been delivered with dignity by nearly
3,082 VOLUNTEERS

57 JOBS
have been saved in independently owned restaurant partners that prepare the meals.

If any of you want to donate, please visit

www.deliveringwithdignitylv.org/donate
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Congratulations to Michael Soden who was just named our District Governor Designate for Rotary International District 5300!

Michael first joined Rotary in 2003 and is currently a member of the Rotary Club of Green Valley (NV), Henderson Nevada, He is a two time President. The first time was in Central Virginia, District 7600, Brandermill (Midlothian), 2008-2009. The second time was for his current club Green Valley, District 5300, 2013-2014. During his year as President of Green Valley, the club was named the #1 medium size club in District 5300, received the RI Presidential Citation with Distinction and the club became a 100% Paul Harris Fellow club. Michael was honored in receiving Rotarian of the year by his respective clubs on three separate occasions.

Michael currently serves as District Communications Officer (DCO) for District 7600 and District 5300. Is the District 5300 Grants chair 2017-2021. He has been serving on the SWR PETS committee since 2015 as a committee chair for the Website/Social Media/USummit. Additionally, Michael is a Paul Harris Fellow +8.

Michael is the owner/founder of Harcalf Agency. A web development firm since 2001. He lives with his wife Sylvia in Henderson, Nevada. They have one daughter (Alycia) and two grandsons (Aden and Alejandro).
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Congratulations to Michael Soden who was just named our District Governor Designate for Rotary International District 5300!

Michael first joined Rotary in 2003 and is currently a member of the Rotary Club of Green Valley (NV), Henderson Nevada, He is a two time President. The first time was in Central Virginia, District 7600, Brandermill (Midlothian), 2008-2009. The second time was for his current club Green Valley, District 5300, 2013-2014. During his year as President of Green Valley, the club was named the #1 medium size club in District 5300, received the RI Presidential Citation with Distinction and the club became a 100% Paul Harris Fellow club. Michael was honored in receiving Rotarian of the year by his respective clubs on three separate occasions.

Michael currently serves as District Communications Officer (DCO) for District 7600 and District 5300. Is the District 5300 Grants chair 2017-2021. He has been serving on the SWR PETS committee since 2015 as a committee chair for the Website/Social Media/USummit. Additionally, Michael is a Paul Harris Fellow +8.

Michael is the owner/founder of Harcalf Agency. A web development firm since 2001. He lives with his wife Sylvia in Henderson, Nevada. They have one daughter (Alycia) and two grandsons (Aden and Alejandro).

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Congrats Sir Mike, very deserving.

Congratulations Mike!

Congrats Michael

Excellent Choice!

Rotary Food Heroes Day in Las Vegas got over 60, District 5300 Rotarians out delivering food to their neighbors who are shut in because of the Covid-19 virus. An $8,000 check was presented to Delivering with Dignity to pay for the food prepared by Honey Salt. Ten Las Vegas Rotary Clubs participated at 4 restaurants. We are strong, we care, we are Rotary.On September 15 over 60 Rotarians in Las Vegas delivered food to deserving neighbors who are afraid to leave their homes due to the Covid virus. This was a joint project with Delivering with Dignity. We donated $8000 to buy 1300 meals. #Community #RotaryOpenToOpportunities ... See MoreSee Less

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Great cause - Las Vegas Rotary and at least Downtown Rotary clubs picked up from Jolt Coffee, delivering to those in need in older areas - Nellis/Cheyanne - service above self at work!!

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