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Rotary Youth Leadership Award Camp (RYLA)

District 7610 RYLA (Rotary Youth Leadership Awards) Camp now accepting applications! RYLA 2015 will be held in Haymarket Virginia at Boy Scout Camp William Snyder on October 2-4, 2015.

Plan now to nominate a high school junior to attend this life changing, character building, leadership camp for teen! Your student will return home having made new life-long friends, networked with youth exchange students and figured out how to work as a team to make ANY challenge a success.

Looking to be a part of something amazing? Consider volunteering to be a camp counselor. Applications for Rotarian participation also being accepted.

Click here to learn more and to apply.

Got questions? Need more information? Contact Dan Radtke! 703-283-9540 or danradtke@earthlink.net


Foundation Giving Final Push is On!

Just two weeks to go in this Rotary year to finish up achieving your Rotary Foundation goals for 2014-15. There’s still time, but you’ll need to hurry! ....
Rotary Year-End Giving Deadlines

District Grant Makes a Difference to Migrant Worker Children in India

I feel that being a true Rotarian includes the giving of a small gift of a few dollars to the ‘Every Rotarian Every Year’ program because it helps to make a difference in the world. Let me tell you why this money is so critical to the global outreach of Rotary. ....
Foundation Recognitions in the News!

Jamie and Patty Baisden (center) are congratulated by DG Rich Storey (right) and PDG and DRFC Chuck Davidson (left) on receiving their Major Donor Level 3 recognition at the May 27 regular meeting of the Manassas Rotary Club. ....
Albemarle County Rotary Celebrates 100% Paul Harris Fellows

It’s a rare occasion when a club celebrates 100% Paul Harris Fellows, and the Rotary Club of Albemarle County achieved that distinction at its regular meeting on June 11. ....
Paul Harris Society Helps Those in Need Reach for a Better Life!

The Paul Harris Society welcomes our newest member: Richard (Rick) Burtner, Reston Rotary Club. Rick joins with 224 other District Paul Harris Society Members who have accepted the commitment of continuing to help others throughout the world “Reach For A Better Life!” ....
Salk Inactivated Polio Vaccine Introduced 60 Years Ago

Global Polio Eradication Initiative adopting inactivated vaccine to finish the job. ....
Dave Mercer is Featured Foundation Team Member for June

Dave Mercer grew up in Louisville, KY and attended the University of Louisville on an NROTC scholarship. He graduated with a bachelors degree in electrical engineering and was commissioned a Navy ensign. ....
Foundation Potpourri

District 7610 reps at the May 29-30 Zone 33 Training Seminar in Cary, NC. ....


A Farewell Note

YOU. . .the great Rotarians of District 7610 MADE IT ALL HAPPEN!!!!!!!!!!!! You literally took the theme for the year "Light Up Rotary" and turned it into "Rotary Days" and “Rotary Events" and moved this great district to the next level. ....
Dulles South Club Receives Charter

Rotarians came from across the district to witness the historic day for the Rotarians of the Dulles South Rotary Club as they officially received their charter. ....
Rotary Day in Manassas

On the evening of May 11, 2015, at the Manassas City Council Meeting, the Bull Run Rotary Club was cited and applauded for its 25 years of community and world service and May 23rd was proclaimed Rotary Day! ....
Falls Church Supports Local Charities

Representatives of local charitable organizations were presented with support donations from the Falls Church Rotary Club at a recent dinner meeting at the Harvest Moon Restaurant. ....
Bailey’s gives $25,000 to Fairfax County Public Schools

In recognition of the support that the Bailey's Crossroads Rotary Club has given to the Fairfax County Public School system over the last year, Superintendent Karen Garza asked Bailey's President Harry Henderson to present FCPS ....
Coming Home to Roost in Stafford County

There has been a recent spate of "flockings" of family, friends and Rotarians by a group identified as members of a local Rotary Club. These photos are proof that this nefarious activity, under the guise of a club service project, could ....
Dancing With The Northern Neck Stars

The Northern Neck Rotary Club recently announced plans for CAPINNE 2015, “Dancing with the Northern Neck Stars.” ....
Fairfax Club Lights Up Rotary

On May 2nd, Fairfax Rotarians were present to Light Up Rotary at the dedication of the re-cently completed Old Town Square in the City of Fairfax. ....
Learning Online With “My Rotary”

District Rotary Youth Leadership Awards Camp

RYLA camp director for District 7610, Dan Radtke has scheduled another exciting event for this year on the first weekend in October, starting on Friday afternoon, Oct 2nd. ....
Education and Development Team

Alexandria West Rotary Club Works to Improve Local Park

The Alexandria West Rotary Club (AWRC) is working with Alex-andria Mayor Bill Euille, Alexandria Parks and Recreation De-partment, and fellow members of the Alexandria community to raise money and in-kind services to ....
Fairfax to Host World Police & Fire Games

From June 26th to July 5th, Fairfax County will host the 16th World Police & Fire Games. This international event will attract between 15,000 to 30,000 visitors from all over the world, and will feature over 12,000 police officers, ....
End Polio Now With D.C. United

We are pleased to announce a new partnership in 2015 with D.C. United, Washington’s pro-fessional soccer team. Rotary’s End Polio Now campaign has been selected for one of their two cause nights this season. ....
Expanded Washington Nationals ENDPOLIO Support

The Washington Nationals have extended their discount coupon promotion to Rotary for all 2015 home games. For every ticket sold a donation of $5 will be contributed to Rotary’s Poli-oPlus program. ....
Rotary eClub of NOVA

District Governor Rich Storey and I met the morning of June 9th, and all papers for the chartering of the Rotary eClub have been signed and mailed to Rotary International. ....

Washington Nationals Discount Coupon Promotion for all 2015 Home Games to Benefit Rotary's PolioPlus Program

The Washington Nationals have extended their discount coupon promotion to Rotary for all 2015 home games. For every ticket sold a donation of $5 will be contributed to Rotary's PolioPlus program. To avoid any confusion, Rotarians can use the season-long discount coupon promotion for all Nationals games except the 2014 End Polio Now Night game. Simply go to www.nationals.com/tickets and enter promotion code ENDPOLIO to view the sections and discounts for the other remaining home games.

This year's date for the 6th Annual End Polio Now! Night Is Saturday, August 22. These discounted tickets include a $10 concession to purchase food at most ballpark stands. Please contact your club coordinator for tickets. A flyer with more details is on the D7610 web site. Deadline to purchase group tickets is Friday, August 14 Please contact Vance Zavela at vance.zavela@verizon.net if there are any questions



We are pleased to announce a new partnership in 2015 with D.C. United, Washington's professional soccer team. Rotary's End Polio Now campaign has been selected for one of their two cause nights this season. The game featuring End Polio Now! will be held on Saturday, August 1 at 7:00 p.m. at RFK Stadium in Washington D.C. Tickets to the game are $26 each with $5 per ticket going to Rotary's PolioPlus program. For groups of 10 or more, please contact Aaron McCollum at (202) 587-5480 or AMcCollum@dcunited.com. Tickets for any remaining home games can be purchased through the following link for individuals or groups up to 9 people: https://oss.ticketmaster.com/html/go.htmI?l=EN&t=dcunited&o=4853846&g=3025
Promo Code: ENDPOLIO. Please contact Aaron for groups of 10 or more for those games. For tickets purchased online, all handling fees and service charges will apply. Any questions should be sent to Vance Zavela at vance.zavela@verizon.net.


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District 7610 Leadership Team

District Governor
Richard B. Storey

District Gov-Elect
Janet L. S. Brown

District Gov-Nominee
George Tyson

District Gov Nominee-Designee
Ronnie Chantker

Lieutenant Governor
Shawn Mitchell

Lieutenant Governor
Wayne Murphy

Lieutenant Governor
Tom Watson O'Bryon

Juanita Cawley

Asst Gov (Piedmont)
Jack Manzari

Asst Gov (Middle Peninsula)
Ronald Saunders

Asst Gov (Northern Neck)
John Lewis

Asst Gov (I-95 Corridor)
Donnell Mohr

Asst Gov (Wine Country)
Janet Brown

Asst Gov (Prince William County)
Victor L. Evans

Asst Gov (Alexandria/Mt. Vernon)
James Hicks

Asst Gov (W. Central Fairfax County)
James Kirkpatrick

Asst Gov (E. Central Fairfax County/Fairfax City)
Suyong Min

Asst Gov (NE Fairfax County)
Ronnie Chantker

Asst Gov (NW Fairfax County)
Hayward Hull

Asst Gov (Loudoun County)
James D. Gates