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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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Rotary Club of Summerlin member Eulalie Young a Person of Action.Thanks to Eulalie Young who donated the”wrong” grocery delivery to Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada #community #catholiccharities ... See MoreSee Less

Rotary Club of Summerlin member Eulalie Young a Person of Action.

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Attendance incentive.

The Las Vegas Spring Mountains Rotary would like to invite you and your club members to join us for a special Valentine's event! We have arranged for three local Las Vegas entertainers to put on a special performance Saturday, February 13, and Sunday, February 14 to celebrate Valentine's Day in a socially distant style. Pour a glass of wine, break out the box of chocolates, and join us from the comfort of your home as we enjoy performances from Janien Valentine, Randal Keith, and Keith Thomson. Please see the attached flyer for more information, or click the link to purchase your tickets!

www.showtix4u.com/events/19358
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The Las Vegas Spring Mountains Rotary would like to invite you and your club members to join us for a special Valentines event! We have arranged for three local Las Vegas entertainers to put on a special performance Saturday, February 13, and Sunday, February 14 to celebrate Valentines Day in a socially distant style. Pour a glass of wine, break out the box of chocolates, and join us from the comfort of your home as we enjoy performances from Janien Valentine, Randal Keith, and Keith Thomson. Please see the attached flyer for more information, or click the link to purchase your tickets! 

https://www.showtix4u.com/events/19358

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We are excited to be able to host this wonderful event! It is going to be a fantastic performance, and a great way to celebrate Valentine’s Day from the comfort of your home.

It is with a heavy heart to share the sad news of the passing of PDG Dr Garbis Derghian. Dr Garbis was a Godly man who devoted his travels and life to building peace. His various health conditions were exasperated by the COVID-19 virus which ended his journey here on earth on January 11, 2021. His untimely death will leave a huge gap in the hearts of many especially District 5300

Dr. Garbis Der-Yeghian has founded and organized 30 peace conferences for Rotary International District 5300. Is the immediate past chair of Rotarian Action Group for Peace and organized a peace mission to the Holy Land in March, 2019 with the participation of RAGFP Board Members. Chair the Middle East Initiative Council established by RAGFP. He is a visionary and dynamic peacemaker and is actively involved in promoting goodwill and better understanding between Armenians and Turks. He serves as President of Mashdots College in Glendale, California and as Senior Professor teaches Organizational Leadership and Public Diplomacy.

Please stay healthy and safe!
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It is with a heavy heart to share the sad news of the passing of PDG Dr Garbis Derghian. Dr Garbis was a Godly man who devoted his travels and life to building peace. His various health conditions were exasperated by the COVID-19 virus which ended his journey here on earth on January 11, 2021. His untimely death will leave a huge gap in the hearts of many especially District 5300

Dr. Garbis Der-Yeghian has founded and organized 30 peace conferences for Rotary International District 5300. Is the immediate past chair of Rotarian Action Group for Peace and organized a peace mission to the Holy Land in March, 2019 with the participation of RAGFP Board Members. Chair the Middle East Initiative Council established by RAGFP. He is a visionary and dynamic peacemaker and is actively involved in promoting goodwill and better understanding between Armenians and Turks. He serves as President of Mashdots College in Glendale, California and as Senior Professor teaches Organizational Leadership and Public Diplomacy.

Please stay healthy and safe!

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The world is diminished with his passing

May he be born in haven

So sorry to hear about Garbis Der-Yeghiayan’s passing. It was a privilege to know him since he was DG and my honor to serve as his Registration chair at the District Conference in Long Beach. Debbie Bentley Wilson was our CHINO ROTARY CLUB President that year and they had a wonderful relationship. Thank you for all your service to the world and for being such a peacemaker Garbis. You will be missed.

I'm so very sorry to hear this. Rest Peacefully sir.

Rest in peace and shine a farewell from your fellow Rotarians of the 4100 district of Rotary International to the perpetual light 🙏🏻🙏🏻🤗🤗✝️✝️⚙️🌎🌍🌏

He will forever be one of the greatest peacemakers of our time 🙏

Deeply saddened by the news. Garbis was truly an inspiration. His legacy will live on as will his amazing energy, warmth and compassion in the hearts of all who knew him. My sincere condolences to the family.

Thoughts and prayers to his family and friends. Such a dedicated Rotarian

So sad to hear. Garbis Der-Yeghiayan was one of the most inspiring people who was able to bring people together from all walks of life to serve a common purpose. Thank you Garbis. I'm grateful for the opportunity to have worked alongside you to help make this world a little more peaceful.

Garbis was a great leader and Rotarian! He had an impact around the world. Such a loss. Our condolences to Angela and his sons and their families.

I will forever admire and appreciate him. 💙

I am truly overwhelmed. I extend my deepest condolences to Angela and the rest of his family.

A huge loss of our great leader!

Rest In Peace 🙏🏼🙏🏼

A great loss.

🙏✝️

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It is with a heavy heart that we share the passing of Mesquite Rotary's President Rick Tuttle from COVID-19 complications this morning in Utah.. His friend and fellow Rotarian Keith Buchhalter shared that Rick's wife and daughters were able to say goodbye and were thankful for the many years and the excellent example of a human being he was in his amazing and giving life. A celebration of life will be held in the Spring. Our prayers go to his family and his Rotary family. ... See MoreSee Less

It is with a heavy heart that we share the passing of Mesquite Rotarys President Rick Tuttle from COVID-19 complications this morning in Utah..  His friend and fellow Rotarian Keith Buchhalter shared that Ricks wife and daughters were able to say goodbye and were thankful for the many years and the excellent example of a human being he was in his amazing and giving life.  A celebration of life will be held in the Spring.  Our prayers go to his family and his Rotary family.

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Thoughts and prayers for the family🙏✝️

RIP my fellow 2019 President Rick. It was an honor to serve with you, a true Rotarian. My thoughts and prayers are with his family. 🙏🙏

Rest in peace and shine a farewell from your fellow Rotarians of the 4100 district of Rotary International to the perpetual light 🙏🏻🙏🏻🤗🤗✝️✝️⚙️🌎🌍🌏

Terribly sorry to hear this. Thoughts and prayers for his family.

So sad to hear. Rick Tuttle was a good man with a good heart. His contributions will have a lasting impact on the communities he served. Grateful for the opportunity to have met him and worked with him through Rotary.

My sincere condolences to his family and the Rotary family of Mesquite.

Sad to hear that. May his departed Soul Rest in Peace. 🙏

“... May his life be for a memory.”

Our heartfelt condolence to the family. It so shocking.

Sending love and prayers to his family, friends and rotary family!

So sad. RIP President Rick. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and the family of Rotary.

Rick was a true Rotarian!

A shining star in our community.

So sorry to hear this🥲🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼

Our condolences

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