News and Events

1606, 2014

Above and Beyond

By |June 16th, 2014|Event|Comments Off on Above and Beyond

Each year our President chooses a member who goes above and beyond to be named Rotarian of the Year…in the 2013-2014 year Paula Cryer was THE CHOSEN ONE for all of her efforts with the club. Thank you Paula!!

1606, 2014

Rotary Installation Banquet

By |June 16th, 2014|Event|Comments Off on Rotary Installation Banquet

Rotary Installation Banquet! Presidency passes from Steven Moore (13-14) to Maria Kadau (14-15) to Paula Cryer in 2015. NEW Paul Harris Members Maria, Ward and Teresa, Rotarian of the Year Paula Cryer, and Sponsors Awards for Joan, Sue, Jay and Dorothy. BUSY MEETING TODAY… OH YES, AND WE HAD PINELLAS […]

306, 2014

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

By |June 3rd, 2014|News|Comments Off on 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 […]

3005, 2014

Water Summit Urges Collaboration To Quench World’s Thirst

By |May 30th, 2014|News|Comments Off on 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 […]

2905, 2014

Rotary Brings The World To Sydney

By |May 29th, 2014|News|Comments Off on 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 […]

2705, 2014

TRAINING NURSES TO SAVE MOTHERS AND BABIES IN EAST AFRICA

By |May 27th, 2014|News|Comments Off on 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 […]

1905, 2014

Speaker Dr. Anthony Ottaviani

By |May 19th, 2014|Weekly Meeting|Comments Off on Speaker Dr. Anthony Ottaviani

Dr. Anthony Ottaviani takes a question from President Steve Moore at today’s Rotary meeting. He is the Director of The Graduate Medical Education program at Largo Medical. Fascinating discussion about the shortage of qualified physicians in the U.S. currently and in projected years out! Thank you for being our speaker […]

1505, 2014

Happy Hour Social Tonight

By |May 15th, 2014|Event|Comments Off on Happy Hour Social Tonight

We’re usually all happy at the Rotary Club of Largo! So much so that we’re having a Happy Hour Social tonight @Island Way Grill on Clearwater Beach. See you there!

605, 2014

Peace Corps And Rotary Kickoff Historic Collaboration

By |May 6th, 2014|News|Comments Off on 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 […]

2404, 2014

Death by Chocolate Money Goes to…

By |April 24th, 2014|Community Involvement, Event, News|Comments Off on 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.