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


Next Meeting: Thursday - July 28, 2016


District Governor Visit





Upcoming Speakers/Events

Aug 4 CSP
Aug 11 Board/Business Meeting
Aug 18 TBA


Special Fundraiser during Neptune Festival

Our Rotary Club will be fundraising for charity at the 24th Street Stage selling adult beverages during the Neptune Festival from Sept. 30 through Oct. 2.  We hope you'll come out and support us!!!


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
 Symphonicity

Together We Can Foundation
 Meals on Wheels

Forward Motion Therapeutic Riding Program



Recent Announcements/Events

 

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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