DISTRICT NEWSLETTER MARCH 2017


AROUND THE DISTRICT

Family members welcome to the second full day of Spring, March 22, 2017! And also, did you know that March 20th was International Happiness Day? In 2012 the United Nations (UN) declared it so. WOW! ....
Peace Dinner!

Your Personal Invitation to the Peace Dinner! Please join us... ....
We are going camping

May 18-21, 2017 at Wintergreen resort ....
Family Members Going to the Convention

RI Convention 2017 takes a Jump!!! 162 as of March 20th...the Goal was 145! Why not join them in listening to this impressive lineup of Speakers?? ....
International Women’s Day

On March 8th, 2017, the World Bank Headquarters served as a venue to an audience of about 300 for the second year, to celebrate the accomplishments of women around the world—on International Women’s Day. This event ....
Celebrating a Rotary History Maker

Marie Mehfoud Suyes, the first President of the first all-woman Rotary Club, passed away on January 13th, 2017. Marie was a Rotary Ann at her husband’s, Dr. David (Jerry) R. Suyes Jr., Sandston Rotary Club, near Rich-mond, Virginia, for 27 years, during a time when women could not be members. ....
Su Webb—the Role Model for Citizen Volunteers

At the time of her passing Su Webb was director of the Heritage Farm Museum, providing programs for children and preserving the history of Loudoun's agricultural era. Other historical treasure's were identified and preserved with Su's help. ....
The Historical District 7610

Jerry Evan Evans, District Governor 7610 2004/2005. He was born in Pomona, CA in 1937 and attended Pomona College, '59 and then owned Alhambra Sheet Metal in Alhambra, CA for 35 years before moving to Virginia ....
ROTARY DISTRICT 7610 STRATEGIC WATER ALLIANCE BEGINS 11TH YEAR!

It all started back in 2006 when the Rotary Club of Dulles International Airport knew a Peace Corps Volunteer working in Zambia, Africa. Word got back to the Club that clean water was needed to support one of the villages where the volunteer worked. ....
John Champe High School to Support Rotary District 7610 Strategic Water Alliance

On March 25th The Rotary Interact Club and the SCA of John Champe High School in Loudoun County will host a Color Fun Run/Walk with all proceeds going to the Rotary District 7610 Strategic Water Alliance. ....
Charlottesville RLI Success

District 7610 hosted a Rotary Leadership Institute (RLI) event in Charlottesville on February 11th, 2017. The event was the first full RLI event in the Charlottesville area and was a great success with participants from district 7610, 7600, and 7570. ....
Membership Resources from District Chair DGN Glenn Yarborough

MEMBERSHIP MATTERS, MULTIPLY AND MAINTAIN So important. Have you ever really looked closely at your club and how inclusive it is or could be. “Conscious inclusion” is important and ought to be. Does your club practice conscious inclusion? ....
Service Work in India

Why would I want to go on a Rotary vaccination trip to India? Because I wanted to serve and make a difference. I found this trip to be a life changing event. It impacted me deeply. ....
Memories of Service Work in India

Two Days of National Immunization—by the numbers ....




FOUNDATION NEWSLETTER FEBRUARY 2017


NewGen Peacebuilders Training Workshop

Rotary Peace Fellow Patricia Shafer, is the co-founder of NewGen Peacebuilders, the only global youth peace education designed with principles of the Rotary Peace Fellows program and Rotary’s values in mind. ....
Youth Peacebuilder Agenda

During the March 18 Youth Peacebuilder Conference, Rotarians in District 7610 will have an opportunity to learn more about the importance of youth peacebuilding and the NewGen Peacebuilders program. ....
2017 Duke UNC Peace Conference

The 14th Annual Rotary Spring Conference will take place on Saturday, April 1, 2017, at the UNC (FedEx Global Education Center in the Nelson Mandela auditorium). ....
Introducing Foundation Committee Member, Assistant Paul Harris Society Chair, Brad Bodager

This past year, Brad has served as Assistant to the Chair of the Paul Harris Society and serves on the Foundation Committee of District 7610. ....
Centennial Corner

Did you know that then-RI President Arch Klumph, the founder of The Rotary Foundation 100 years ago, had a hard time getting the Foundation to catch on? ....
Report from 2016-17 Global Scholar Hallie Eilerts

I am a Rotary Global Scholar in the field of Maternal and Child Health. I am currently pursuing a Master of Science in Demography and Health at the London School of Hy-giene and Tropical Medicine. ....
The Paul Harris Society Celebrates its Growth!

District 7610 Paul Harris Society mem-bership continues to grow! Welcome to Jon Bramlett of Warrenton and Sue Klemm of Alexandria West. On Monday, February 13, 2017 at the weekly Fairfax Rotary club meeting, Bruce Jennings became the 11th member of the club to become a Paul Harris Society member. ....
District 7610 Grants: 2016-2017 Overview

This year has been a productive and successful year for the 7610 District Grants Program. We have had a total of 35 Grants approved with 49 clubs participating for a total of $120,500 dollars. ....
District Grants Status Update

Thirty-three humanitarian and educational service projects received funding thanks to Annual Fund-SHARE contribu-tions. The Rotary Foundation (TRF) in Evanston approved all District Grant applications that (49) clubs submitted to our district in June 2016 (or earlier). ....
New Night to Help to End Polio Now with the Capitals

A second End Polio Now Evening on Russian Heritage Night includes special foods and events. For tickets go to link or contact Bobby Minnitte at (202) 292-1947 for large groups ....


























District 7610 Leadership Team

District Governor
Janet L. S. Brown
thereferee@comcast.net

District Gov-Elect
Ronnie Chantker
rmccpa97@aol.com

District Gov-Nominee
William Glenn Yarborough
WGYARC@aol.com

iPDG & Vice Governor
Richard B. Storey
rich@storeyonline.com

Asst Gov (Piedmont)
Wayne Murphy
wayne@wainwrighttile.com

Asst Gov (Middle Peninsula)
Ronald Saunders
dc61ac@outlook.com

Asst Gov (Northern Neck)
C. Norman Wood
woodcn@aol.com

Asst Gov (I-95 Corridor)
Donnell Mohr
dandnmohr@cox.net

Asst Gov (Wine Country)
Wayne Murphy
wayne@wainwrighttile.com

Asst Gov (Prince William County)
Victor L. Evans
vevans@pwcgov.org

Asst Gov (Alexandria/Mt. Vernon)
Jonathan Lucus
Lucus@thearc.org

Asst Gov (W. Central Fairfax County)
James Kirkpatrick
jkirkpa104@aol.com

Asst Gov (E. Central Fairfax County/Fairfax City)
Joe Lott
joe@lottfamily.com

Asst Gov (NE Fairfax County)
Suzanne P. McDougall
spmcd@cox.net

Asst Gov (NW Fairfax County)
Hayward Hull
hullh@aol.com

Asst Gov (Loudoun County)
Steve Radich
stever@bitshop.com