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An Important New Initiative within Rotary District 7610

Developing Peacebuilder Clubs beginning in 2016-2017 ....
Save the Date, October 29, 2016, for a Peacebuilder Conference, sponsored by our own Rotary District 7610!

This year DG Janet Brown, DRFC Juanita Cawley and the Foundation team will be hosting the first Peacebuilder Conference in District 7610. Save the date and plan to attend at the UMW Stafford Campus. ....
News Flash! Polio Update on Nigeria Just In from RI PolioPlus Coordinator, David Green

In Nigeria, two children have recently been paralyzed by wild poliovirus in Borno state. Both cases were reported in July 2016. Prior to these cases, Nigeria had not seen a case of wild polio since 24 July 2014. ....
Welcome AFA Pat Borowski of the Rotary Club of Bailey’s Crossroads

This year the Rotary District 7610 Foundation team has another new member, Area 9 Advisor, Pat Borowski of the Rotary Club of Bailey’s Crossroads (BXRC). ....
Save the date for the District 7610 Foundation Seminar

District 7610 Foundation Seminar September 17, 2016 University of Mary Washington, Stafford Campus ....
District 7610 Paul Harris Society Is a Way to Expand Your Reach!

As we continue the start of a new Rotary year, here is a quick refresher of the Paul Harris Society for everyone to use! ....
Two Level 1 Major Donor families recognized at the District Awards Banquet in July

PDG & DRFC Juanita Cawley recognizes Donna Flory from the Gainesville-Haymarket Club with her husband, Don, as Major Donor Level 1 at the District Awards Banquet. Also, Hayward Hull of the Herndon Rotary Club ( right) and his wife, Eileen, receive the Major Donor Crystal from PDG & DRFC Juanita Cawley at the recognition ceremony during the District Awards Banquet. (Photos by Dave Mercer) ....
Major Donors from the Rotary Clubs of Stafford and Dulles International Airport recognized

Photo by Leigh Ann Poland and Tim Murray ....
The Rotary Foundation Celebrates 100 Years in 2017!

The Rotary Foundation turns 100 this Rotary year. Dedicated and connected volunteers like you have contributed significantly to its longevity. The goal for this special year is to work together to raise a record-breaking $300 million so Rotarians can continue serving communities for another 100 years. ....
Global Grant Resources

If you’re anticipating a grant proposal, be sure to check the new e-learning module in the Building a Global Grant course in the Learning Center at ....
ROTARY’s Scholars Are Peacebuilders Who Can Help Change the World for the Better

Contact Ted Hussar, Scholarship Chair (703) 560-0808 ....
Help Rotarians Serving Humanity!

Come Join the Member Clubs of the District 7610 Water Alliance to Support the Zambian Water Project ....
Save the Date...A New Opportunity to Support End Polio Now.

Join Fellow District 7610 Rotarians at a Mystics Game! Participating Club Presidents will be recognized at the game. A first. ....


From Where I Sit

Welcome. This month’s article is the first of my second round as your Governor, and I am truly humbled to serve the District again. The circumstances surrounding my 2nd Governorship weigh heavy on the hearts of all of us as Rotarians. This was to be the RY of DGE George J. Tyson. George wanted to be the 7610 DG very much. In recognition of DGE George, he will be included in the historical listing of District 7610 Governors as Honorary District Governor, RY 2016-17. ....
George James Tyson, 1943 - 2016

George James Tyson Jr. passed away June 17, 2016. Born December 22, 1943 in Worcester, Massachusetts to George James Tyson and Katharine Veronica Seery, he grew up in Taunton, Massachusetts. ....
Floating Above The Rest

The Rotary Club of Fairfax float snagged first place among the floats entered in the City of Fairfax 2016 Independence Day Parade. The centerpiece of the winning red, white, and blue float was a huge birthday cake, in honor of the parade’s 50th year anniversary. ....
Rotary e-Club 7610, The First Year

On June 10, 2015, then District Governor Rich Storey and I submitted the application to Rotary International to establish this club, with twenty-one prospective members. Our friends at Rotary International helped us to get the approval in just ten days, and we were pleasantly surprised to receive the Charter on June 19, 2015! ....
Herndon Club Passes On The Tradition

The Herndon Club held its installation for club officers on Wednesday, June 29, 2016. Lieutenant Governor Tom (Obie) O’Bryon officiated the ceremony which included passing on the gavel through the club Past Presidents who are active club members. ....
AAARGGHHH, Save The Date Matey

For Blackbeard's Ball The Rotary Club of Reston's 2017 Pirate Themed Gala April 22, 2017 ....
Rotary Leadership Institute Update

This year, District 7610 will host three RLI events for increased convenience to the Rotarians in the southeast and southwest areas of the district. Rather than one fall event in Fredericksburg and one spring event in Fairfax, three full RLI events are planned for the following dates and locations ....
On-Site Tutoring

On-site Tutoring---An opportunity for your Rotary Club to help academically needy students in your immediate neighborhood---and to do it for very little cost! How can that be, you say! Sounds too good to be true! Well---maybe not! ....
Newsletter Editor, Departing

As PDG Jon Allan’s term was drawing to a close, Julie Franklin recruited me to edit and publish the District Newsletter, and I have done so through the terms of Steve Cook, Juanita Cawley, Rich Storey, and Janet Brown. As the current president of the RappahannockFredericksburg Rotary Club, I no longer have the time available to continue in that role, and am turning the reins over to Past President Brad Bodager from the Charlottesville Club. ....
Leesburg Celebrates Youth

The Rotary Club of Leesburg celebrated and supported youth in a big way in May and June. ....
Bring a Friend

August is 'Bring A Friend' Month In District 7610 ....
Alexandria Contributes To The Community

The Rotary Club of Alexandria, together with its affiliate, the Alexandria Day Nursery & Children’s Home, recently held their Annual Contributions Day luncheon at Belle Haven Country Club. ....
Rotary Peacebuilder Conference

Have you had enough yet? ....


In the second year of our partnership with the Washington Mystics, a special night has been planned for us on Sunday, September 18. All club presidents who have members attend the game will be recognized on the court in a special halftime ceremony. Also, the first 50 kids we recruit for the game will participate in a fan tunnel when the teams come on the court. It is a great opportunity for clubs to buy tickets for our Interact Club members.

This End Polio Now! Night will be held at 4:00 p.m. at the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C. Tickets for the game range from $20-40 depending on the section selected, with $5 per ticket going to Rotary’s PolioPlus program. It will be an exciting game against the Connecticut Sun. For groups of 10 or more, please contact George Mulherin at (202) 266-2261 or

Tickets for any other remaining home games can be purchased through the following link for individuals or groups up to 9 people: Promo Code: ENDPOLIO. (PLEASE NOTE: Link cannot be accessed using Microsoft Explorer.) Please contact George for groups of 10 or more. For tickets purchased online, all handling fees and service charges will apply.

Attached please find both flyers with more details. If you have any questions, please contact Vance Zavela at

Please mark your calendars for Saturday, March 27, 2017, for the next End Polio Now! Night with the Washington Capitals.

Click here to download the flyer

Click here to download the flyer

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