People of Action
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,...
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...
Global Scholar Kelsea Jeon Completes First of Three Terms at Oxford
I completed my first of three terms at Oxford, where I am completing a master’s in Socio-Legal Research. My studies focus on how nonlawyers can help litigants unable to afford attorneys resolve their legal matters. My research falls under Rotary’s “Peace and Conflict...
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,...
DC 24 - Cruise to Service
June 21 – 24, 2024
3 Night Ensenada Cruise
Day 1 Los Angeles, California
Day 2 Cruising Day at sea
Day 3 Ensenada, Mexico – Day of Service
Day 4 Los Angeles, California
Contribute to the Garbis Der-Yeghian Endowment for Peace
The Endowment accepts tax-deductible gifts to the Rotary District 5300 Foundation for the Garbis Der-Yeghian Memorial Endowment for Peace to be used to support a broad range of peace-related programs, including peace building/conflict resolution efforts here and abroad, scholarships, exchange programs, contests such as Art for Peace, and funding to ensure the District 5300 Peace Conference continues.
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District Governor 2022-23, Roger Gutierrez
Roger Gutierrez joined Rotary a new Rotary Club in Irwindale CA, in 1984. He served as a member of the Board of Directors and ultimately Club President in 1989. Roger spearheaded a merge with the Rotary Club of Foothills Sunrise in Glendora CA in 1993. There, he was Club President in 2001-2002. After losing membership, he again orchestrated a merge in 2005 with the Rotary Club of Azusa CA
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...
50th Charter Anniversary of the Rotary Club of Rancho Cucamonga — September 30, 1970 – September 30, 2020
On September 30, 1970, Rotary Clubs from Los Angeles to Las Vegas sent 541 members to the Regina Winery Restaurant to celebrate the newest Rotary Club Chartered into Rotary International and District 530 as it was originally designed. Initially, the Charter was...
District 5300 Rotarian Honored with RI’s Most Prestigious Award
District 5300 is proud to recognize Past District Governor, Luciano De Sylva, who was recently honored with the Service Above Self Award. The award recognizes those individual Rotarians who have demonstrated exemplary humanitarian service, in any form and at any...
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The Five Avenues of Service
Club Service focuses on making clubs strong. A thriving club is anchored by strong relationships and an active membership development plan.
Vocational Service calls on every Rotarian to work with integrity and contribute their expertise to the problems and needs of society. Learn more in An Introduction to Vocational Service and the Code of Conduct.
Community Service encourages every Rotarian to find ways to improve the quality of life for people in their communities and to serve the public interest. Learn more in Communities in Action: A Guide to Effective Projects and this Community Service presentation (PPT).
International Service exemplifies our global reach in promoting peace and understanding. We support this service avenue by sponsoring or volunteering on international projects, seeking partners abroad, and more.
Youth Service recognizes the importance of empowering youth and young professionals through leadership development programs such as Rotaract, Interact, Rotary Youth Leadership Awards, and Rotary Youth Exchange.