The Rotary Foundation and UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education are offering up to 10 scholarships


Frequently Asked Questions document on Rotary clubs and the IRS


Rotary International District 7610 Payment Approval Request






FOUNDATION NEWSLETTER APRIL 2016


2015-2016 Has Been a Great Year for 7610 District Grants!

This year has been a produc-tive and successful year for the 7610 District Grants Pro-gram. We have had a total of 23 Grants approved with 41 clubs participating for a total of $95,000 dollars. ....
Focusing on Mothers and Children

Rotarians improve access to essential medical services for mothers and their children. These efforts are aimed at reducing the number of children under age five who die each year because of malnutrition, inadequate health care, and poor sanitation – a figure that is currently estimated at 7 million. ....
District 7610 Paul Harris Society Grows with 236 Society Members!

Kevin, Bill and Mary join 233 other District 7610 Paul Harris Society Members. Through the generosity of Society members, The Rotary Foundation is able to fund projects that help communities throughout the world address their greatest challenges. ....
New Members Join the Ranks of Major Donors, Bequest Society and Paul Harris Society

(Photo by Walter Robinson) ....
DRFC Juanita Cawley Receives Donations to TRF from The Rotary Club of Vienna

At the April 20 meeting of the Rotary Club of Vienna, DRFC Juanita Cawley receives two checks for The Rotary Foundation from AFA and Club Foundation Chair Woody Bentley. ....
Rebuilding Together Helping Low Income Families Be Safe At Home

A recent grant (of $2,500) from McLean Rotary to Rebuilding Together Arlington/Fairfax/Falls Church (AFF) made a tremendous difference in the lives of three low-income homeowners in northern Virginia in January and February. ....







Rotary Foundation Grants Helping Communities in Our District

Photographs from the Rebuilding Together Project in Vienna, VA ....




DISTRICT NEWSLETTER APRIL 2016


From Where I Sit

Welcome. This month’s special area of focus is Maternal and Child Health. Did you know that there are nine million children under the age of 5 each year who die due to malnutrition, poor health care, and inadequate sanitation? ....
Service Above Self Award

The recipient of this year’s Rotary International’s Service Above Self Award is our own Chuck Da-vidson. Chuck has tirelessly promoted the programs of and giving to The Rotary Foundation as a past District Governor and District Rotary Foundation Chair. ....
Mardi Bras

The Rotary Club of Ashburn held their 3rd Annual Mardi Bras event on Feb-ruary 9th and it was one for the record books. The Club was proud to more than double their attendance at the event as well as their collection of bras for Free The Girls (www.freethegirls.org) ....
Successful Fairfax Rotary Leadership Institute

District 7610 hosted a Rotary Leadership Institute (RLI) event on Saturday March 19th at George Mason University, Fairfax, VA with 38 participants from 19 clubs in 7610 and sever-al clubs outside our district. ....
Don’t Miss The Deadline!

Applications for Club Excellence Awards and all Club Service Awards will be due soon. We have so many wonderful clubs in our district. Make sure your club is recognized and honored for their hard work and terrific projects. All information and applications are posted on the District website under “Awards.” ....
Happenings in King George-Dahlgren

The Rotary Club of King George-Dahlgren recently hosted the District Speech Contest Finals at the University of Mary Washington Dahlgren Campus. The subject for this year’s Speech contest was our Rotary theme: "Be a gift to the world.” ....
Global Grant Scholar Cecilia Kern

The Rotary Club of Fairfax is pleased to report that our Global Grant Scholar, Cecilia Kern, is wrapping up her graduate studies at the University of Manchester in Manchester, England. Cecilia is studying International Social Policy and Development. ....
Essay Contest Winner

Each Rotary Club in the District was able to nomi-nate one essay for the District wide competition. The subject for the essay this year as it is every year was the Four-Way Test. We had ten entries in this year’s contest from the Rotary Clubs of Herndon, Louisa, West Springfield, Bailey’s Crossroads, Caroline, Leesburg, Mt Vernon, Tappahannock, McLean, and Falls Church. ....
Happy Birthday, Bailey’s Crossroads

The Bailey's Crossroad's Rotary Club (BXRC) celebrated its 39th birth-day May 18 at the home of member Rob and Francine Cannon. President Pat Borowski presented the BXRC Rotarian of the Year award to Jim Holcombe and the BXRC Citizen of the Year award to Dawn Sykes from Our Daily Bread. ....
Area Membership Advisor of the Month

Reese Peck is the Area Membership advisor for area 3, the Northern Neck. This Area includes the Kilmarnock-Irvington-White Stone, Middlesex County, Northern Neck, Tappahannock, and the Warsaw Clubs. ....
Incoming RI President John Germ at End Polio Night

The 2016-2017 Rotary International President John Germ will be attending the 7th Annual End Polio Now! Night at the July 2 Washington Nationals game. Clubs are encouraged to form groups (of at least 13 or more) and purchase tickets through Jennifer McCarty at jen-nifer.mccarty@nationals.com or (202) 640-7648 ....
John Champe 5K Color Run/Walk

Saturday, May 28, 2016 ....
26th Annual Chesapeake Bay Conference

The conference uses the campus of Christchurch School, an Episcopal day and boarding school in Middlesex County. Christchurch School provides air-conditioned student housing, full-service cafeteria, classrooms, laboratories, campus center, and other sports and recreational facilities for the conference. ....
A Smorgasbord of Membership Strategies

Sample Intentional Membership Strategies ....
























District 7610 Leadership Team

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

District Gov-Elect
George Tyson
gtyson@hyperioninc.com

District Gov-Nominee
Ronnie Chantker
rmccpa97@aol.com

District Gov-Nominee Designate
Joan M. Renner
joanrenner@rennercpa.com

Lieutenant Governor
Donna Phillips
dzphandpt@gmail.com

Lieutenant Governor
Bill Cawley
bcawley@cox.net

Lieutenant Governor
Wayne Murphy
wayne@wainwrighttile.com

Lieutenant Governor
Tom Watson O'Bryon
tom.obryon@ubs.com

iPDG
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)
Bill Croxton
crox@croxtons.com

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

Asst Gov (Wine Country)
Sam Kessler
skessler.rotary@gmail.com

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

Asst Gov (Alexandria/Mt. Vernon)
James Hicks
depprinting@aol.com

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

Asst Gov (E. Central Fairfax County/Fairfax City)
Suyong Min
suyongmin@aol.com

Asst Gov (NE Fairfax County)
Ronnie Chantker
rmccpa97@aol.com

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

Asst Gov (Loudoun County)
James D. Gates
jamgate@aol.com