FOUNDATION NEWSLETTER DECEMBER 2016


Seeking District 7610 Applicants for 2017-18 Global Scholarships NOW!

Our district has four global scholarships available for the upcoming Rotary year. Let’s not lose these opportunities! ....
TRF is Named the 2016 Outstanding Foundation

The Association of Fundraising Professionals has recognized The Rotary Foundation with its annual Award for Outstanding Foundation. The award honors organizations that show philanthropic commitment and leadership through financial support, innovation, encouragement of others, and involvement in public affairs ....
Celebration at the November District Foundation Banquet!

Rotary year 2016-17 is an important threshold for The Rotary Foundation. It marks the centennial year of an endowment proposed to be set up, ‘for the purpose of doing good in the world. ....
Honored Clubs Receive TRF Giving, Sustaining Member and PolioPlus Recognition at the Foundation Banquet

Clubs Receive TRF Giving, Sustaining Member and PolioPlus Recognitions ....
2015-2016 Foundation District Service Awards

The District Service Award was created by The Rotary Foundation to recognize Rotarians’ efforts to serve humanity and work towards world understanding and peace through Foundation programs. The following persons were recog-nized at the District 7610 Foundation Banquet as recipients of this award for the 2015-16 Rotary Year. ....
District 7610 Celebrates at the Foundation Recognition Banquet

Presentations and Fellowship were the order of the day ....
Paul Harris Society Members Enjoy a Special Reception at the 2016 Foundation Recognition Banquet

Congratulations to Paul Harris Society members ....
The Paul Harris Cup, Ylonen Trophey & Zone Recognition

DG Janet Brown and DRFC Juanita Cawley share the honors ....
District 7610 Recognizes The Rotary Foundation Major Donors

The District 7610 recognizes Johnny Chapman of the Dulles Inter-national Airport club, Dave Varrelman of the Rotary Club of Fredericksburg, and John Leach of the Herndon Club ....
District Grant Progress Reports Due in January

The District Grant Progress Reports are due in the month of January. The re-port form can be found in the section of the district website where the Grant Application is found. ....
The Paul Harris Society Celebrates Foundation Month in November

New members are added to the growing Paul Harris Society in District 7610 ....
Meet AFA Tom Bowman, Jr. of the Leesburg-Daybreak Rotary Club

After moving to Loudoun County, Tom joined the Rotary Club of Leesburg-Daybreak in 2001 as a way to become more involved in his new community. He quickly took advantage of the many opportunities to serve in Rotary and the club. ....
Centennial Corner

Did you know that The Rotary Foundation has published a special book that describes its Centennial? Appropriately entitled, “Doing Good in the World: The Inspiring Story of The Rotary Foundation’s First 100 Years”, the hardbound book is professionally done with color photos throughout, and is available from TRF for $40. ....
UPDATE ON GIVING TUESDAY:

Thank you to many for choosing to support The Rotary Foundation on Giving Tuesday, November 29, 2016. Your generosity made this day the biggest day for online giving during our Centennial year. Rotarians around the world raised over $144,000. in a single day to support our Foundation! ....






Washington Wizards continue partnership with Rotary District 7610 with End Polio Now Night on April 8, 2017 and Season-long Ticket Promotion


The Washington Wizards are hosting the 5th End Polio Now Night with Rotary District 7610 on April 8, 2017. The game versus the Miami Heat is scheduled for 7:00 p.m. at the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C. Tickets for the game range from $26 to $34 in the Upper Level. Three dollars from each ticket will be donated to The Rotary Foundation's PolioPlus program. Rotary clubs will have one opportunity to purchase a block of seats by contacting Group Sales Manager Robert Minnitte at rminnitte@monumentalsports.com or (202) 292-1947. Tickets for individual Rotarians and others can be purchased through the Wizards web site at http://www.msesales.com/wiz/endpolio and using promo code ENDPOLIOWIZ.

The Wizards have once again agreed to offer a season-long discount ticket promotion to support End Polio Now. Three dollars will be donated to PolioPlus for every ticket purchase to all other remaining games this season. They can be purchased through the web link: www.msesales.com/wiz/endpolio. Remember to use the ENDPOLIOWIZ code for these tickets as well. For more information, please contact Vance Zavela at vance.zavela@verizon.net.






DISTRICT NEWSLETTER DECEMBER 2016


District Governor Janet Brown-Done “twice” in a Day

District Governor Janet Brown proclaimed November 19 as Rotary District 7610 “Done in a Day,” a day that highlights District Community Service activities. ....
The Historical District 7610

From the files of the District and Research by the District Historian ....
Help Stafford Honor Our Heroes

The Stafford Rotary Club is pleased to partner with the Armed Services Memorial Commission, the Stafford County Booard of Supervisors and the Memorial Committee to honor our military ....
Rotary Wins First & Third Prizes in Alexandria Mayor's 'Bully Free Starts With Me' Contest

Rotary District 7610 District Governor Janet Brown and Rotary Public Image Co-Chair Jim Holcombe both are staunch supporters of anti-bullying campaigns ....
The Rotary World Choir is Calling All Singers!

The International Fellowship of Rotarian Musicians (IFRM) forms the Rotary World Choir each year to sing during the Interfaith Service on the opening day of the Rotary International Convention. ....
Fairfax Rotary Honored for 85 Years

This fall, several members of Fairfax Rotary were honored in the Fairfax City Council Chambers when the Interim Mayor of Fairfax, Mayor Steven Stombres, read a special proclamation to the group in which he thanked the club for its generous contributions of volunteer time and financial support of many worthy causes. ....
New Generation of Rotarians

It Really is a New Generation of Rotarians!!! Meet Martha Merrill - the Newest Member of the Crystal City-Pentagon Rotary Club ....


























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)
James D. Gates
jamgate@aol.com