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Norfolk

Meets three Tuesdays a month at 12:15 p.m. See Calendar for details.
Scope arena meeting room
201 East Brambleton Avenue
Norfolk, VA  23510
United States
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In the News
Incoming President, Bryce Burton presents Past President, Sally Hartman with artistic vase to add to her collection.  Rotary District Governor Nominee, John Padgett (not pictured) inducted Bryce and the new officers. Sally gave a summary of our Year of Flexible and Innovative Rotary meetings.  Brava! 
 

 
Suds & Buds Partners and Rotary chairs celebrate increase of proceeds from the May 13 event. Left to right: Lorna Cochrane, Marty Raiss, Lynne Berg (PrimePlus), Lisa Chandler - Chair, Michael Desplaines (Norfolk Botanical Garden).
 

 
Jim Probsdorfer (l), Rotary District foundation chair and former district governor, traveled from Yorktown for our June 14 meeting to celebrate the generosity of two of our members. Dr. Adam Foleck (c), a dentist with the  Foleck Center,  was recognized as a Major Donor to the Rotary International Foundation. John  Searing, a financial advisor with Merrill Lynch, was recognized as a new member of the Foundation's Bequest Society. 
 

 
Rotarians checked out one of the colorful collaborative areas at the new Wall Einhorn & Chernitzer accounting office in downtown Norfolk. Rotarian Angela Kerns hosted a recent noon tour of the firm's new office in the SunTrust building. The office which includes sit/stand desks for all staff, buoy seating, wobble boards for standing at computers, no corner offices, bold colors, equal-size offices with lots of natural light and numerous collaborative work areas. Rotarians enjoyed lunch in the office cafe.
 

 
Cheryl Harbour (l), author inspired the members on the many aspects of grandparenting.  Today's young ones need grandparents to augment busy parents and the stereo type has become quite broad. Lois Kercher agrees that it can be rewarding.
 
 
 
 
 
Speakers
Jul 05, 2016
Don Luzzatto, Pilot editorial page editor
Civility in an Era of Incivility
Jul 12, 2016
Bryce Burton - President, Rotary Club of Norfolk
Rotary International Convention in Seoul, Korea
Jul 19, 2016
Lori Miller - Executive Director, REACH
Reading Enriches All Children
 
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Rotary Video

What would it take to change the world? Rotary International is the world's first service club organization, with more than 1.2 million members in 32,000 clubs worldwide.
 
Below is a short, wonderful video that captures the essence of Rotary:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Rotarians answer the question, "Why join Rotary?"
 
 
A brief introduction to Rotary and a synopsis of Rotary's guiding principles.
 
 
Rotary International offers four programs for young people (ages 12-30) that promote leadership, professional development, and service.
 
 
Watch as Microsoft founder Bill Gates announces at the International Assembly an increase in the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundations challenge grant for polio eradication to Rotary International.
 
 
See Rotary Club of Norfolk volunteers in action in October 2010. They are planting 1,500 plants to stop erosion along a pond at the Hampton Roads Agricultural Research and Extension Center in Virginia Beach.
 
 
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Rotary Club of Norfolk
414 Bute Street, Norfolk Virginia 23510
757-622-7971
rotaryclubofnorfolk@gmail.com