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Welcome to Virginia Beach Rotary Club
Crowne Plaza Hotel on Bonney Rd.

Next Meeting: Thursday - Jan. 19, 2017

Business & Board Meeting

Brickell Student Seminar #2


We invite you to join us for our

8th Annual Corks For Cures Wine Tasting

Friday, February 3, 2017
7:00 10:00 PM

At the Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art
(2200 Parks Avenue in VB)

Enjoy great wines, extravagent Hors d'oeurves, live music, and the museum gallery.

Click here for more details and to
purchase your tickets.


Upcoming Speakers/Events

Jan 26 Visit A Business - TBA
Feb 2 No Meeting in lieu of Corks For Cures Wine Tasting
Feb 3 8th Annual Corks For Cures Wine Tasting



Meet Our Members

See who makes up this outstanding Rotary Club here.

Understand Our Passion

Video Bill Gates helps Rotary eradicate polio
Brochure Rotary Basics
Letter What it means to be a Rotarian


Our 2015 Financial Support To Local Charities

Each year the Virginia Beach Rotary Club donates thousands of dollars to local nonprofit organizations. In 2015 we donated nearly $10,000 to the following local organizations so they could continue to do great things.  Click here to see Presentation Photos.

 Khedive Shrine Center Transportation Fund 
 Tidewater Council Boy Scouts of America
 VB Library STEM Science Stations
EVMS Otolaryngology hearing aid program
 VB Parks & Recreation Foundation

Together We Can Foundation
 Meals on Wheels

Forward Motion Therapeutic Riding Program

Recent Announcements/Events


District Governor Visit



During her visit to our club September 8, District Governor Diane Hagemann awarded club member Bud Satterwhite with his Pin for 26 years of Perfect Attendance! Congratulations, Bud!



REACH program receives $20,000 Rotary award

(L – R)) Norfolk Rotary President Bryce Burton, Reading Enriches All Children (REACH) Executive Director Lori Miller, Town Center Rotary President Pat Edwards, Portsmouth Rotary President Calvin Molen, and Virginia Beach Rotary President Amy Kurtz. The four Rotary clubs joined together to apply for a District Grant for the REACH program and received the $20,000 award! The photo shows Lori's reaction to being presented with this great news. With the funds, she will be able to purchase many new books for her reading programs, as well as update some book shelves, purchase bags for the children with the Rotary logo, and other items to support the program which encourages the literacy needs of at-risk and homeless children in our community.




Our 2015 Doors to Opportunity Award winner is Burger King Restaurant number 18114 managed by Cesar Breucop (L). Cesar's store has employed persons with disabilities since July 2012. His nomiation letter states “Mr. Breucop understands that with a little support, individuals are capable of working in a competitive workplace and being a contributing member of society.” Past President Mike Summers presented the award.
Our 2015 Special Achievement Award winner is Samson Santos pictured here with Past President Mike Summers. Samson has been working at Regal Columbus Theaters and has been very successful there. His nomination, submitted by his "success coach" Cara Wehman, stated that Samson’s “greatest gains are in the self-assurance and sense of self-worth he has acquired through his employment at Regal Columbus Theaters.”
The Opticians Association of Virginia honored Rotarian Bernard McNamara.
Congratulations Rotarian Dan Edwards who continues an historic run of 17 years as Chairman of the Virginia Beach School Board.
Our club achieved a District Grant to the Crisis Intervention Home in Virginia Beach.
Our 2015-2016 City Employee of the Year is Christopher J. Wojtowitz of the Virginia Beach Public Works Department.

(L - R) Chris was nominated by Kal Kassir, Chairman of the Bayfront Advisory Commission. Chris is Project Manager of the Lesner Bridge Project on Shore Drive. He has proven to be a highly effective liaison between city government and the residents and business people of the Shore Drive Corridor.


(L- R) Kurt Williams was nominated by White Oaks Elementary Principal Stephanie Haus. Joining them is Dan Edwards.



Anne Bright (C) with the Pungo-Blackwater Library was nominated by library employees Ellen Burns (L) and Sarah Bell (R).

Our 2015 - 2016 Volunteers of the Year are Kurt Williams and Anne Bright. Keep doing great things!





7th Annual
Corks For Cures
Wine Tasting
a fun & great success


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Congratulations to our 2016 Brickell Scholarship winner, Bradley Hilliard (L), seen here with our very first Brickell Scholarship winner in 1990, Dr. Deepack Talreja.
Past Presidents Night honored our past leaders.
Club presents Tidewater Boy Scouts with donation
to renovate a handicapped-accessible cabin.
We are proud to announce that on
July 23, 2015,
Bob Scott, a Past President of the Virginia Beach Rotary Club, was presented his certificate as a
Paul Harris Fellow by Club President
Barbara Bradley. Congratulations Bob!
Club presents
2015 City Employee of the Year Award
Club presents
2015 City & Schools Volunteer of the Year Awards
Club presents
Special Achievement Awards



Area Clubs For Make-Up Meetings
Cape Henry Wed. 7:30 a.m. Virginia Beach Resort Hotel
Chesapeake Wed. 1:00 p.m. Chesapeake Conference Ctr
Churchland Tues. 7:30 a.m. American Legion Hall
Great Bridge Mon. 7:30 a.m. Chesapeake Golf Club
Hampton Roads Fri. 7:30 a.m. SpringHill Suites
Newtown Road, Norfolk
Norfolk Tues. 12:15 p.m. Norfolk Scope
Norfolk Sunrise Tues. 7:30 a.m. Town Point Club
Northside Norfolk Tues. 7:15 a.m. Airport Hilton
Portsmouth Thurs. 12:30 p.m. Holiday Inn - Waterfront
Town Center of Virginia Beach Wed. 12:30 p.m. Hilton Garden Inn
Virginia Beach Thurs. 6:30 p.m. Crowne Plaza Hotel on Bonney Rd.
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Rotary Lookback

Corks For Cures Wine Tasting

In February 2016, the Virginia Beach Rotary Club raised more than $15,000 for international and local charities during its annual Corks For Cures Wine Tasting at the Princess Anne Country Club. More than 250 celebrants enjoyed great wines and foods, as well as live music by the Walter Noona Trio.

View event photos here.


Our 2015 Rotarian of the Year is Hearst Vann. Thank you for all your great work in Rotary over the years!!!

Virginia Beach Rotary Club, P.O. Box 2256, Virginia Beach, VA 23450, Ph: (757) 301-1374
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