Washington Nationals offer Rotary second End Polio Now!
Night on Saturday, October 1 at 4:05 p.m.

The Washington Nationals are giving Rotary a second End Polio Now! Night at their game on Saturday, October 1 at 4:05 p.m. Tickets are only $40 and include a $10 concession credit for food or souvenirs. Individual Rotarians can go to the link www.nationals.com/endpolio to buy tickets for family, friends, colleagues, and others. Clubs can contact Jennifer McCarty at 202-640-7648 for groups of 13 or more. Groups purchased through Jennifer will avoid many of the service charges and handling fees. For any questions, please contact Vance Zavela at vance.zavela@verizon.net. Go Rotary, and Go Nats!


Sustainable Development Goals. Helping Your Club Identify Important Areas of Focus in 2016-2017

Rotary has identified specific causes to target to maximize our local and global impact. At the same time, we understand that each community has its own unique needs and concerns. ....
Save the Date, October 29, 2016, for the Peacebuilder Conference, sponsored by our own Rotary District 7610!

Plan to attend at the UMW Stafford Campus. Look for details and registration on the 7610 Website. REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN on District 7610 DaCdb Calendar! ....
Members of the 7610 District Leadership Team Visit RI Headquarters in Evanston in August

Members of the District 7610 Leadership Team traveled to Rotary International Headquarters in Evanston, Illinois for a meeting with their staff on Monday, August 15, 2016. ....
District 7610 Paul Harris Society Is a Way to Expand Your Reach!

As of 17 September 2016, there. are 243 Paul Harris Society members in District 7610, generating a minimum of $240,000 annually in donations. ....
Major Donor and Paul Harris Society Recognitions in August and September

PDG & DRFC Juanita Caw ley recognizes, new Major Donor, Eric Reeves of the Rotary Club of Lake Ridge on August 24, 2016. (Photo by Tim Jackson) ....
Major Donor and Paul Harris Society Recognitions in August and September

On September 17, 2016 during the District Foundation Seminar, PDG & DRFC Juanita Cawley welcomed President Michael Arietti of the McLean Rotary Club (right) as the newest member of the Paul Harris Society. DG Janet Brown (left) cheers him on. (Photo by Felton Page) ....
Attendees at the 7610 District Foundation & Membership/Public Image Seminar held on September 17 Inspired by District Scholarship Recipient Amina Amisi

First Rotary 7610 District Scholarship recipient, Amina Amisi, (center) is honored as the keynote speaker of the Fall District Foundation Seminar by (from left to right) DG Janet Brown, First Gentleman, Felton Page, PDG & DRFC Juanita Cawley, and PDG and President of the Rotary E- Club of District 7610, Tin Tin Nu Raschid. ....
Welcome AFA Michael J. Vrabel of the North Stafford Rotary Club

Michael Vrabel was born and raised in Los Angeles, California and enlisted in the United States Marine Corps at age18. He spent 27 years in the USMC with assignments in Asia, Europe, and the U.S., including Viet Nam (65-66) and the first Gulf War (90-91). ....
Hall of Fame Singer Donovan Becomes a Rotary Polio Ambassador

Legendary singer and polio survivor Donovan Leitch, better known simply as Donovan, has joined Rotary in its fight to eradicate the paralyzing disease that afflicted him during much of his childhood. ....
Save the Date...A Second Opportunity to Support End Polio Now. Join Fellow District 7610 Rotarians at Nationals Stadium on October 1st

Questions? Contact Vance Zavela at vance.zavela@verizon.net ....
Help Rotarians Serving Humanity! Come Join the Member Clubs of the District 7610 Water Alliance to Support the Zambian Water Project

The Strategic Water Alliance is proud to host its Fifth Annual Run/Walk for Water! ....


Interview with— District Governor Janet Brown

My top goal is Polio Plus, fol-lowed by a focus on the Rotary Foundation. I want to make this centennial year of The founda-tion, a bold year where we can accomplish great things for The Foundation. A big priority is to look at Membership through New Generations. Our Interact and Rotaract clubs represent our future and I believe that emphasis on their success is the best way to build knowledge of Rotary and future membership. ....
District Governor Elect George Tyson (1943-2016)

District 7610 Tribute. In memory of DGE George James Tyson, Jr. who passed away June 17, 2016. George was a family member, friend, and outstanding Rotarian. He loved Rotary and our District and wanted to serve as District Governor. ....
District 7610 Rotary Youth Leadership Award Camp

Camp Director for District 7610, Dan Radtke, has scheduled another exciting event for this year on the last weekend in September, starting on Friday afternoon, Sept 30th. The leadership camp is designed for high school juniors and seniors during which they will be given instruction in Fundamentals of Leadership, Ethics of Leadership, Communication Skills, Conflict Resolution & Problem Solving, Building Self Confidence and Self Esteem, Goal Setting and Time Management. ....
Rotary UN Day at UN HQ in New York City

Saturday, Nov. 12 is Rotary UN Day at the United Nations in New York City. Last year about 40 youth and adults from our district with about 1,500 Rotarians and youth attended Rotary UN Day at UN Headquarters for panels and talks on economic development, human rights, water, health, polio eradication, literacy, and youth projects. The theme was Rotary’s Global Women of Action. ....
Outreach to Senior Rotarians, By Vicky Robertson, Herndon Rotary Club

Old Rotarians never die…they just fade away?… Ever wonder what happened to that senior Rotarian? He came to every meeting, and worked so hard for Rotary, then suddenly he was gone. What happened? ....
Join us for the first annual night of Wine Helps!

Drink a Little -- Help a Lot! A new social event on the Arlington scene is Wine Helps! for charity. You can sample great wines as well as gourmet cheeses and charcuterie. Enjoy accompanying food and music, while chatting with your friends and contacts or meeting new ones. ....
And the Winners Are, By Rosanne Bunting, Awards Chair

The annual District Installation and Awards Banquet was held July 16. For those of you who were not present, you missed a lovely evening of good friends, good food and many awards. There were numerous clubs this past year who excelled in so many aspects of Rotary service. You should be quite proud of the job you did. Below is a list of all the recipients. Congratulations to all! ....

District 7610 Leadership Team

District Governor
Janet L. S. Brown

District Gov-Elect
Ronnie Chantker

District Gov-Nominee
Joan M. Renner

iPDG & Vice Governor
Richard B. Storey

Asst Gov (Piedmont)
Wayne Murphy

Asst Gov (Middle Peninsula)
Ronald Saunders

Asst Gov (Northern Neck)
C. Norman Wood

Asst Gov (I-95 Corridor)
Donnell Mohr

Asst Gov (Wine Country)
Wayne Murphy

Asst Gov (Prince William County)
Victor L. Evans

Asst Gov (Alexandria/Mt. Vernon)
Joan M. Renner

Asst Gov (W. Central Fairfax County)
James Kirkpatrick

Asst Gov (E. Central Fairfax County/Fairfax City)
Joe Lott

Asst Gov (NE Fairfax County)
Suzanne P. McDougall

Asst Gov (NW Fairfax County)
Hayward Hull

Asst Gov (Loudoun County)
James D. Gates