The founder of
"Wally's" liquors and fine wines will give us his
experience in the wine industry and an introduction to his new endeavors
in the restaurant business.
Meeting August 31, 2017 - Colleges and Universities - Kick-Off Week
President Tom has in store a special "member participation" program.
This weekend kicks off the College football season as students return to
the classroom to begin a new school year. Tune up on your knowledge of
universities and colleges (is there a difference?), history of our
educational process and those big fall football games and teams (maybe
even your alma-mater!) that excite the fans across the country.
Bring your spouse!
Meeting September 7, 2017 - Sam Lagana
NFL returned to Los Angeles in 2016 and Westside resident,
Sam Lagana, was invited by the Los Angeles Rams to usher the team
back into the nation's most iconic sports venue, as the Rams stadium
announcer. As a child, Sam, who serves Pepperdine University as
Associate Vice Chancellor, would enjoy Rams football with family friends
at the Coliseum. In this Rotary Club presentation, Mr. Lagana will share
the experience of sports announcing the Rams games with 91,000 fans and
discuss the landscape and impact of the sports and entertainment
Industry in Los Angeles.
Gelvin is a professor of history at UCLA and an expert on the social,
cultural and political history of the modern Middle East, and has
focused his research on Greater Syria. Not much to talk about in that
area of the world, is there!
Meeting October 5 - Evening Club Assembly
This will be an evening meeting beginning at 5:30 p.m. at the home of
our valued member, Sally Brant. We will review the Avenue of Service
projects where you can participate. Results of a special committee
recommendations will be open for discussion. Since this is oriented to
the direction of the WVRC in 2017-2018, it will be members only, no
Rotary is a leadership organization made up of local business, professional and civic leaders who meet regularly to get
to know each other, form friendships, and through that, be able to get things done in our local community. Rotary is the world’s oldest and largest
service organization (founded in 1905).
is Membership and New Club Development Month
is Basic Education and Literacy Month
is Economic and Community Development Month
October 5 - Club Assembly
- Visit San Francisco Chinatown Rotary Club
- District Million Dollar Dinner at the JW Marriott
is Rotary Foundation Month
- Joint Meeting at Santa Monica Club. UCLA +
is Disease Prevention and Treatment Month
is Vocational Service Month
is Peace and Conflict Prevention/Resolution Month