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 NEWSLETTER FEBRUARY 2017


The Sights and Sounds of India

It all started January 17th, when I met Polio Plus Chair, District 7600 Colleen Bonadonna at Dulles Airport for our long trip to India. We ate, we slept, we talked, and we read. Finally we arrived at the New Delhi Airport in India. ....
DGND Jonathan Lucus - Joins the District Leadership Team

Jonathan Lucus is the Director of The Arc@Work at The Arc of the United States, a 4.3-billion dollar charity federation. In his role, he is responsible for overseeing the development of innovative workforce solutions for the ....
Membership Resources from District Chair DGN Glenn Yarborough

How to Help Clubs with Membership Challenges. When asked (or attempting) to help a club that has long-term membership issues (up and down years, or multiple years of steadily declining membership), it's important to understand what you're dealing with. ....
Want to Retain Members? Send Them to Jail!

What would you say if we told you 40 Rotarians went to jail…and thoroughly enjoyed it! The Rotary Club of Daniel Island recently held their weekly morning meeting touring the U. S. Navy Consolidated Brig (that’s ‘navy talk’ for jail) in North Charleston, S. C. ....
Send Your New Members on a Scavenger Hunt

Send Your New Members on a Scavenger Hunt with Bill Cawley and the West Point Rotary Club ....
The Historical District 7610

"As a revered member of the Warrenton Rotary Club, he has represented his high calling in accordance with that organization's principles." ....
Woodbridge Rotary Club Partners with Lutheran Church of the Covenant to take a Bite out of Worldwide Hunger!

One of the main standards of being a Rotarian is looking out for those less fortunate than ourselves. District 7610 has done a wonderful job of this and so has Woodbridge Rotary Club (https://www.facebook.com/woodbridgerotaryclub/) ....
Plant a Garden

Plant a Garden and Help the Gloucester Point Club Do Its Part to End Polio! ....
Key for Two

Join the Springfield Club at the Little Theater of Alexandria February 28th ....
Play Games

Stafford Club Invites YOU to Play Games ....
Come Taste the Wine with the Tyson’s Corner Club

Come Taste the Wine with the Tyson’s Corner Club ....
Come to Camp With Rotary

The 2017 District Conference at Wintergreen Resort from Thursday, May 18 - Sunday, May 21 ....


























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