Rotary District 5280 Governor, DJ Sun and Lawndale Mayor Robert Pullen-Miles visited the Lawndale Rotary Club today to welcome our newest members. Sandy Rodriguez and Raquel Castro are the latest additions to the Lawndale Rotary Club. The Lawndale Rotary club is committed to “Service Above Self” and serving other both locally and around the globe. Contact us to learn how you can be a part of the great organization, or just join us for lunch to learn more.
Today, The Rotary Club of Lawndale recognized 11 Paul Harris Fellows. The Paul Harris Foundation recognizes individuals that have contributed above a specific amount to the Rotary Foundation or someone a donor feels deserves recognition because of their commitment to Rotary and it’s ideal of Service Above Self.
The Rotary Club of Lawndale is proud to be able to recognize such generous individuals. Through their support and millions like them The Rotary International Fund was able to raise more than $230 million dollars. More than 175 millions dollars was spent directly for ongoing programs such as End Polio Now, local educational efforts and disaster relief. The Rotary International fund has a goal of $1 billion for it’s endowment fund. For more detailed information please visit Rotary Internationals Financials page.
Local Pastor, Brandon Cash spoke to our club today about his work with Baseball Chapel, The Los Angeles Dodgers and professional athletes in other sports. From the history of Baseball Chapel and Mickey Mantle to funny stories about bats, gloves and prayers, it was a very insightful and entertaining presentation today. Thanks Brandon!
Today’s speaker was Ron Wildermuth of West Basin Municipal Water District, seen here with Club Member Shirley Glitzow. Ron spoke about water resources and efforts to reduce consumption as well as develop new resources.
A terrible picture, but a great accomplishment. Lawndale Rotary recognized once again as a Club of Excellence. Great job Team!
Santa’s Sleigh is coming to Lawndale November 12th, and the Lawndale Rotary is going to be helping him(Not that he needs it. I mean He’s Santa!)