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Top 350 ranking of Florida’s biggest companies

Twenty five Pinellas businesses made it into Florida Trend’s Top 350 ranking of Florida’s biggest companies. Front runners in the top 125 publicly-held companies including Largo’s own Tech Data (#2), Jabil Circuit (#4), Raymond James Financial (#18) and HSN (#25), which are also among Pinellas County’s largest employers. Learn more […]

By |August 2nd, 2016|News|Comments Off on Top 350 ranking of Florida’s biggest companies

District Governor, Ted Johnston

Gearing up for a great year in Rotary Largo!Thanks to District Governor, Ted Johnston, for stopping by to kick the year off right!

By |August 11th, 2014|Event, News|Comments Off on District Governor, Ted Johnston

Sir Emeka Announces $1M Gift For Polio at Sydney Convention

Nigerian business leader and philanthropist Sir Emeka announced a $1 million gift to The Rotary Foundation for polio eradication efforts at the Rotary Convention in Sydney.
Sir Emeka, who is executive vice chair of the Chrome Group, has made contributions to Rotary’s campaign to rid the world of this deadly disease totaling more […]

By |June 3rd, 2014|News|Comments Off on Sir Emeka Announces $1M Gift For Polio at Sydney Convention

Water Summit Urges Collaboration To Quench World’s Thirst

The statistics are staggering. Worldwide, 2.5 billion people have no improved sanitation facilities. More than 783 million people lack access to clean drinking water.

But the message at the World Water Summit held Friday in Sydney was encouraging: Rotary members and their clubs can bring down those numbers through collaborations and partnerships with […]

By |May 30th, 2014|News|Comments Off on Water Summit Urges Collaboration To Quench World’s Thirst

Rotary Brings The World To Sydney

It may be the start of winter in Sydney, Australia, but things are heating up down under as more than 18,000 Rotary members from over 150 countries arrive for their biggest international event of the year, the Rotary Convention.

The four-day event, held 1-4 June, offers the perfect venue for our […]

By |May 29th, 2014|News|Comments Off on Rotary Brings The World To Sydney

TRAINING NURSES TO SAVE MOTHERS AND BABIES IN EAST AFRICA

Josephine Awor doesn’t need statistics to know Uganda struggles to provide adequate health care to expectant mothers and babies. As a nurse who has worked with vulnerable populations in areas affected by conflict in South Sudan, she’s seen firsthand what happens when mothers are forced to deliver and care for […]

By |May 27th, 2014|News|Comments Off on TRAINING NURSES TO SAVE MOTHERS AND BABIES IN EAST AFRICA

Peace Corps And Rotary Kickoff Historic Collaboration

In an effort to promote global development and volunteer service, Rotary and Peace Corps have agreed to participate in a one-year pilot program in the Philippines, Thailand, and Togo.

Under the agreement, Rotary clubs and Peace Corps volunteers are encouraged to share their resources and knowledge to boost the impact of […]

By |May 6th, 2014|News|Comments Off on Peace Corps And Rotary Kickoff Historic Collaboration

Death by Chocolate Money Goes to…

Giving $25,000 away feels great! 14 of us just met on which organizations get the Rotary Club of Largo’ Death by Chocolate $$ to.

By |April 24th, 2014|Community Involvement, Event, News|Comments Off on Death by Chocolate Money Goes to…

Currently Accepting Applications for Membership

Are you looking for a great way to give back to your community? The Rotary Club of Largo is currently accepting applications for membership. Our club is more than 50 years old and is dedicated to helping children in the area. “Service Above Self” is our motto. Every Monday afternoon […]

By |April 22nd, 2014|Membership, News|Comments Off on Currently Accepting Applications for Membership

ALUMNI AWARD WINNERS TURN HEADS WITH UNIQUE ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Maya Ajmera founded the Global Fund for Children in 1993 to provide seed money to community-based organizations that help at-risk children across the world. Since then, GFC has awarded more than $32 million in grants to over 600 organizations in 80 countries, improving the lives of millions of children – from educating […]

By |April 18th, 2014|News|Comments Off on ALUMNI AWARD WINNERS TURN HEADS WITH UNIQUE ACCOMPLISHMENTS