FOUNDATION NEWSLETTER JANUARY 2017


Join in Promoting the 2018 Rotary Peace Fellowship. Applications NOW available!

The 2018 Rotary Peace Fellowship application is now available. You can help advance peace around the world by promoting this incredible opportunity! ....
Global Grant Workshop at the Marshall House in Leesburg

What better place to place to learn about executing Global Grants than at the George Marshall House in Leesburg, VA? George C. Marshall was a General and a Rotarian. ....
Individual Levels of Foundation Giving— A Quick Guide

Our generous contributions to The Rotary Foundation are essential to securing and growing Rotary programs throughout the world. Donors are recognized to express gratitude for our commitment, offering individual and club recognition as well as naming opportunities that enable us to honor a friend or family member with a named or endowed gift. ....
Club Levels of Foundation Giving— A Quick Guide

Club Banner Recognition ....
The Rotary Club of Fairfax Celebrates Literacy in Guatemala

In addition to its community service projects, the Rotary Club of Fairfax stays involved in international service projects through Global and District grants. One of the international programs to which the 85 year old club donates is the Guatemala Literacy Project (GLP), funded by a Rotary Global Grant. ....
Meet Assistant Scholarship Chair, Engie Mokhtar, of the Rotary Club of Alexandria West

Engie Mokhtar has a long history of love and caring for her fellow citizens. She has been an avid volunteer all her life. Engie became interested in Rotary International early on from neighbors and her mother Nadia Mokhtar, the current president of the Alexandria West Rotary Club (AWRC). ....
The Paul Harris Society Celebrates its Growth!

District 7610 welcomes two new members into the Paul Harris Society: Bruce Jennings of the Fairfax club, and Shobha Bora of the Vienna club. ....
Centennial Corner. An update to celebrations during the Centennial Year

Did you know that 154 District 7610 Rotarians and guests have already registered and paid to help celebrate the Centennial of The Rotary Foundation by attending the 2017 Rotary International Convention in Atlanta on June 10-14? ....
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 NEWSLETTER JANUARY 2017


Pictorial Review Official Board and Club Visits

Official Visits began with the Northern Neck Club and, after one hundred and two meetings, ended the second week in January with the Bailey’s Crossroads Club. ....
We are still family

I wish I knew where I had found this wonderful quotation about the importance of Rotary in my life, but here it is - In a world that is becoming increasingly divisive, Rotary International must continue to shine, as it always has, as a beacon of peace, unity, fellowship and friendship ....
Meet District Governor–Nominee W. Glenn Yarborough, Jr. (Betsy)

Glenn Yarborough from the Rotary Club of McLean is the District Governor-Nominee and will assume the Governorship for the Rotary Year of 2018-2019. Since joining Rotary, Glenn has served as Club Secretary, Club Foundation Chair, Club International Chair and, in 2010-11, as Club President ....
Meet District Executive Secretary Dr. June Gabler Woditsch (Gary)

June Woditsch from the Rotary Club of Rappahannock-Fredericksburg assumed her duties at the District Office on December 1, 2016. June has served her club as Vocational and Public Image chairs, President of the Rappahannock Educational Foundation, and Club President for 2012-2013. ....
The Historical District 7610

It is only fitting that I should begin this series of articles about District Governors with a "first". Oh, not the first District Governor to hold sway over what is now District 7610 (history is somewhat confusing on that point), but a true "first"! Tin Tin Nu Raschid, the first woman to serve as District Governor of 7610. ....
Herndon "Done In A Day" Fun

The Herndon Club had fun bowling on November 19th with club members and friends. Everyone brought some canned goods and we made a donation to LINK, an interdenominational food pantry serving the Northwest Fairfax and Southeast Loudon County areas. ....
Rotary Club of Vienna Sponsors Shelter Children’s Holiday Party for the 4th Year

On Saturday December 10th, the Rotary Club of Vienna hosted a cherished party to provide holiday cheer to 91 homeless and at-risk youth. ....
Successful RLI in West Point

District 7610 hosted its first Rotary Leadership Institute (RLI) event for Rotary Year 2016-2017 in West Point, Virginia on November 5th. Six individuals from District 7610 and District 7600 completed their Part II seminar focusing on key aspects of Club operations. ....


























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