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 MAY 2016


Mark Your Calendars: The 2017 RI Convention Is Coming to the United States Next June!

After Seoul, it is on to Atlanta. It is our goal to make this the biggest and the best convention in Rotary International history. That means we have to attract over 45,000 Rotarians. That means we need YOU. ....
Focusing on Peace

The 13th Annual Rotary Spring Conference took place on Saturday, April 9th , 2016.in the Nelson Mandela Auditorium on the UNC-Chapel Hill’s campus. The theme this year was “Peace and Development: Multidisciplinary Approaches to Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.” ....
Major Donors from the Rotary Clubs of McLean, Tysons Corner and Fairfax

DRFC & PDG Juanita Cawley Recognizes Major Donors from the Rotary Clubs of McLean, Tysons Corner and Fairfax ....
District 7610 Paul Harris Society Grows with 238 Society Members!

WELCOME Barry Byer, member of the McLean Rotary Club and the District’s newest PHS Member. Barry joins 15 other McLean Paul Harris Society Family Mem-bers and 227 other District 7610 Paul Harris Society Members. ....
New Members Join the Ranks of the Paul Harris Society

Photos by Leigh Ann Poland ....
Paul Harris Fellows Earn Their Second and Third Sapphires

Photos by Leigh Ann Poland and Tom Mangan. ....
Introducing Foundation Social Media Contact Mary Maguire

With 37 years serving the public through city and county govern-ment, Rotary was a natural fit for Mary, who first learned of Rotary through her former Fire-Rescue Chief Joseph Pozzo. ....
The Deadline for Filing for 2016-17 District Grants Is Fast Approaching

The June 1 deadline is fast approaching for the 2016-17 District Grants. Go to the District website to apply. DO NOT LOG IN the database. Go to the Rotary Foundation tab in blue near the top of the home page. Click on it. Then click on District Grants on the blue tab to the left of the Grants page. Complete the District Grant Online Application in the middle of the page and submit. ....
A District Grant with Many Participating Clubs Provides Help for Haiti

The Rotary Club of Centreville and Chantilly is once again excit-ed to be leading a partnership of a dozen District 7610 clubs on a new District Grant for 2016 -2017 in the remote village of Chan-tal, Haiti. ....
D.C. UNITED CONTINUE SUPPORT OF ROTARY’S END POLIO NOW WITH ANOTHER SEASON-LONG PROMOTION ON AUGUST 6, 2016

We are pleased to announce D.C. United, Washington’s men’s professional soccer team, has renewed its partnership with Rotary to support the End Polio Now campaign for the 2016 season. ....






DISTRICT NEWSLETTER MAY 2016


From Where I Sit

Welcome. May is Youth Services Month, and I am proud to say district 7610 has an outstanding Youth Services Program. Our district participates in Rotary Youth Leadership Award (RYLA), Rotaract and Interact clubs, short term and long term youth ex-changes, and the speech and essay con-tests. ....
Family photos from district conference 2016

Photos by David Borowski, Bailey's Crossroads ....
District 7610 Rotarian of the Year

Glenn Yarborough from the Rotary Club of McLean was honored at the District Conference as the 2015-2016 Rotarian of the Year. PDG Chuck Davidson announced the much deserved award. Glenn is a dedicated and loyal Rotarian who demonstrates Service Above Self in every aspect of his contributions and conduct. ....
2017 International Convention – Atlanta

After Seoul, it is on to Atlanta. It is our goal to make this the biggest and the best convention in Rotary International history. That means we have to attract over 45,000 Rotarians. That means we need YOU. ....
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 jennifer.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. ....




D.C. UNITED CONTINUE SUPPORT OF ROTARY’S END POLIO NOW WITH ANOTHER SEASON-LONG PROMOTION IN 2016


We are pleased to announce D.C. United, Washington’s men’s professional soccer team, has renewed its partnership with Rotary to support the End Polio Now campaign for the 2016 season. Tickets can be purchased to all remaining home games with $5 per ticket being contributed to Rotary’s PolioPlus program. Here is the link to purchase individual tickets: bitly.com/dcuendpolio16. (You must use a browser other than Microsoft Explorer to get to the ticket site.) For groups of 10 or more, please contact Aaron McCollum at (202) 587-5480 or AMcCollum@dcunited.com. This year’s End Polio Now! Night will take place on Saturday, August 6 at 7:00 p.m. at RFK Stadium featuring archrival Philadelphia Union. 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.



























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