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The Rotary Club of Ashburn, VA
March 1, 2018
Vol. 8, Issue 34
Executives & Directors
President
 
President-Elect
 
Immediate Past President
 
Secretary
 
Treasurer
 
Sgt At Arms
 
President-Elect Nominee
 
Membership Chair
 
Youth Service Chair
 
Community Service Chair
 
RI Foundation Chair
 
Public Image Chair
 
Director - Legal
 
Director - Elected
 
Director - At Large
 
Director - At Large
 
Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays
John Casamiquela
February 9
 
Ryan Houlihan
February 10
 
Mary Maguire
February 15
 
Dusty Smith
February 16
 
Peggy Durbin
February 17
 
Priscilla Ramaji
March 4
 
Sam Wiley
March 6
 
Howie Manas
March 17
 
Shawn Mitchell
March 30
 
Anniversaries
Todd Meloy
Luz Meloy
February 7
 
Bryant Stone
Jenny Stone
March 14
 
Join Date
Kevin Deans
February 2, 2017
1 year
 
Michael Kim
February 2, 2017
1 year
 
Ron Mizerak
February 2, 2017
1 year
 
Sharon Wright
February 4, 2016
2 years
 
John Casamiquela
February 19, 2010
8 years
 
Lawrence Deigh
February 19, 2010
8 years
 
Mary Maguire
February 19, 2010
8 years
 
Nancy Pav
February 19, 2010
8 years
 
Sam Wiley
February 19, 2010
8 years
 
Sri Amudhanar
February 25, 2016
2 years
 
Chris Burns
March 2, 2017
1 year
 
Michael Grammo
March 2, 2017
1 year
 
Doug Corbett
March 10, 2011
7 years
 
Ryan Houlihan
March 13, 2014
4 years
 
Adam Benware
March 28, 2014
4 years
 
Edwina Batten
March 28, 2014
4 years
 
Shauna Olevson
March 28, 2014
4 years
 
Ashley Mitchell
March 29, 2014
4 years
 
Upcoming Speakers
Mar 01, 2018
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The Rotary Club of Ashburn, VA is pleased to welcome Sharon and Mike Ferraro, who along with their daughter Nikki Ferraro, formed Bite Me Cancer in 2010. Sharon and her husband settled in Chantilly, Virginia, in 1984 and will celebrate their 35th wedding anniversary this coming June.

For the last 20 years, Sharon has been the co-owner of Training Solutions, Inc., a company that was founded by Sharon and her husband, Michael.

From her work with Big Brothers and Big Sisters to volunteering at St. Timothy's Catholic Church, Sharon has made giving back to her community a siognificant part of her life for the past 20 years.  Join us to learn more abou the exciting work Sharon and her family give back through Bite Me Cancer.

Mar 08, 2018
The Claude Moore Charitable Foundation
Mar 15, 2018
Veterans in our Community
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Russell Hampton
National Awards Services Inc.
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President's Message
Kenneth Courter
Good Day 
 
Great meeting last week with Chairperson Phyllis Randall.  Nice to hear the update on Amazon and our taxes.  It appears that the growth of our community is never ending. Affordable housing continues to be an issue.
 
As a wrap up, I shared the many works we have accomplished this year.  They include; school supplies in 1,200 backpacks, Polio Plus, eyesight checks, digging wells in Ghana, blood drive, Mardis Bras charitable work, sponsorship of three Interact clubs at area high schools, donation to hurricane victims in St. THOMAS, contributed to funding a Habitat for Humanity home purchase, funded the area’s largest diaper drive and toy drive with It Takes a Village Baby, Ashburn Volunteer Fire Department golf outing, corn hole tournaments for Loudoun’s First Responders, rung bells with Salvation Army, Food Drive with Loudoun Hunger Relief, coat donations made to Good Shepard Alliance and more.  You can be proud of your engagement through volunteerism.
 
On March 11th we need a few more volunteers for car seat safety event.  The next blood drive is on April 28th, on May 5th we have a special celebration yet to be announced and during the week of May 6th there is a fund raiser for Interact scholarships and Loudoun Hunger Relief.  
 
More good hands on activities and fun are on the horizon.  Thanks for being an especially strong and great Rotary Club.

Ken
 
Ken Courter, President, Rotary Club of Ashburn, VA
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Rotary:  Making a Difference

 

Upcoming Events
New Member Orientation -- RI Foundation
IHOP
Feb 26, 2018
8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
 
Board of Directors Meeting
Ashby Ponds Clubhouse
Mar 09, 2018
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
 
Stories
Celebrate International Women's Day

Rotary International Cordially Invites You To Celebrate International Women's Day at the World Bank Washington, DC

Details:

Wednesday March 7, 2018

9 -9:45 am for security check

Program: 10 am - 12:00 

World Bank Headquarters

Prescon Auditorium

1818 H Street, NW

Washington, DC

MARK YOUR CALENDAR NOW – DON’T MISS THIS SPECIAL EVENT!!

Join other Rotarians and World Bank staff for a morning of discussion, education, and inspiration as we celebrate International Women’s Day. The session will highlight the stories of everyday women who, through their humanitarian work, have helped change the world—and the role of women in society today. Invite your friends, family to share this special day.

For details: Clara Montanez Rotaryattheworldbank@gmailcom

Registration: Directly through clubrunner or email Clara as above

The Four-Way Test

The Four-Way Test is a nonpartisan and nonsectarian ethical guide for Rotarians to use for their personal and professional relationships. The test has been translated into more than 100 languages, and Rotarians recite it at club meetings:

Of the things we think, say or do

  1. Is it the TRUTH?
  2. Is it FAIR to all concerned?
  3. Will it build GOODWILL and BETTER FRIENDSHIPS?
  4. Will it be BENEFICIAL to all concerned?
 
Expect the Unexpected at the 2018 Rotary Convention
 
 

District 7610 News

 

Rotary International News and Events

50 years ago, the first Rotaract club was formed to give young adults a place to connect and take action for good. Rotaract members from each decade share what the program was like and how it shaped their lives.

 
 
 

 

 
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Ashburn, VA
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1757 Golf Club
45120 Waxpool Road
Dulles, VA  20166
United States
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