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In just a few words Rotary is, “Service Above Self.” As a part of Rotary International this Vienna club has a global impact bringing hope and support to millions in need. With over 33,000 clubs in over 200 countries we leverage with organizations like the Gates Foundation to help eradicate Polio. We embrace diversity, tolerance, peace and much more. We have all joined this club to do our part to give back. We proudly support local charities but also think globally. Whether your passion is the organization down the road or across the globe, you are more than welcome to join us for lunch to find out more. Wednesdays at 12:15 til 1:30 pm at Westwood Country Club Big events take a lot of small efforts and the more hands the easier the work. Contact us to volunteer-even if you are not a member. There is great reward in bringing joy to the community. Enjoy at our Annual Casino Night February 26, Friday at Westwood Country Club. Click here or on our calendar for more details. Hope to see you at Vienna Casino Night!
 
 
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Rotary recognized on public television's 'American Graduate Day'
Rotary was recognized on 17 September on public television's fifth annual American Graduate Day program for its work with San Diego-based Monarch School, a K-12 school for homeless youth. The Rotary Club of San Diego, California, USA, was applauded for its work mentoring Monarch's students, keeping them on track to graduate, and helping the school to continue thriving during tough economic times. Monarch School CEO Erin Spiewak appeared as one of the show's guests, along with Monarch Alumnus Cynthia Valenzuela, who attested to the positive, life-changing experience Monarch School gave her and...
Practicing peace
Nations around the world will observe the International Day of Peace on 21 September, a date designated by the United Nations in 2001 as "a day of global ceasefire and nonviolence." Rotary's commitment to building peace and resolving conflict is rooted in the Rotary Peace Centers program, formed in 2002. Each year, the program prepares up to 100 fellows to work for peace through a two-year master's degree program or a three-month professional certificate program at university partners worldwide. Today, nearly 1,000 peace centers alumni are applying their skills — negotiating peace in conflict...
Charity Navigator upgrades Rotary Foundation’s rating
The Rotary Foundation has received the highest possible score from Charity Navigator, an independent evaluator of charities in the U.S. In the most recent ratings, released on 1 September, The Rotary Foundation earned the maximum 100 points for both financial health and accountability and transparency. The ratings reflect how efficiently Charity Navigator believes the Foundation will use donations, how well it has sustained programs and services, and its level of commitment to good governance and openness. In the previous rating, the Foundation had received 97 points.