Pranav Amin is a former Rotary Scholar, and is now an ophthalmologist in Yuba
City, California. He received his medical degree from N.H.L Municipal Medical
College and has been in practice for more than 20 years.
will update us on upcoming Westwood Village Library Music Concerts (LA
Musical Salon). The Los Angeles Musical Salon is a 501(c)(3)
charitable nonprofit corporation, formed in 2008 following the successful 2008
Inaugural Season of the L.A. Musical Salon Dinner-Concert Series.
In her capacity as an International Rescue
Committee mentor in 2001, Judy met co-authors, Benson Deng, Alephonsion Deng and Benjamin Ajak. Awed and deeply touched by their tragic childhoods, epic journey, and heroic survival, she turned her attention to helping them develop
their poignant stories. They Poured Fire on Us from the Sky: The True Story of Three Lost Boys of Sudan was published in June, 2005.
Child Development Specialist, Chrys Rhodes works for The Center for Childhood,
a non-profit on the west side helping families in need. Its mission
statement is, "The Center for Childhood enhances the quality of life for
children. as a developmental and learning experience, promote parenting skills
in a multi-cultural community and counter the neglect and abuse of children."
April 20 - Bruce Rosen
Rosen is Executive Director of
The Bandini Foundation, a non profit organization created for the
benefit of veterans. The Bandini Foundation was founded in 2008 by members of
the Bandini family and Scott Morey. According to their
website, "We are also the family
that donated the land that the West Los Angeles Veterans Administration occupies
today. Our family has been involved with keeping the property veteran centric
since 1887. The Bandini Foundation has been running the Heroes Golf Course
since 2011 located at the West Los Angeles Veterans Administration. All veterans
play golf free of charge. The Foundation only hires veterans to go through the
jobs training program offered at the Heroes Golf Course. We have partnered with
many local country clubs to help with the hiring process after the veterans
complete the jobs training program. We are also in partnership with the
Westside Food Bank to help provide food for
April 27 - Shea Pitts
in Beverly Hills, Shea Pitts decided to attend UCLA because his mom and dad both
attended and it is in a location that sets him up best for success in his major.
He lists the biggest thrill in his athletic career as making a tackle for a
loss, causing a fumble, and recovering the fumble all in the same play.
His dad and grandpa both played in the NFL for the Packers; his dad played
football (defensive back) at UCLA (1981-84) for coach Terry Donahue and was a
member of Bruin teams which played in the Rose Bowl following the 1982 and 1983
seasons. Shea earned his undergraduate degree in Political Science and is
currently enrolled in the Transformative Coaching and Leadership graduate
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, get things done in our local community. Rotary is the world's
oldest and largest service organization (founded in 1905).