ROTARY GLOBAL INTERACTION
INTERACT CLUB LAUNCH PARTY
JANUARY 14, 9 AM PST
Join the Rotary Global Interaction Club as they kick off the our new Interact Club! Join us for this special event celebrating this unique e-club made up of youth from around the world.
Our special speaker for this event is vice-chair of the Rotary International Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Task Force (and our club's charter president) Brian Rusch. Brian was a Rotary Youth Exchange student to Brazil before moving to Hollywood to become a fashion stylist and later :using his powers for good" to run foundations for the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu. He now runs Out For Equality, a nonprofit that provides strategy and resources to grassroots LGBTQIA+ human rights organizations. Brian will be speaking about how to arrive as your authentic self while building a legacy of peace through Rotary.
This event is open to youth everywhere. If you would like more information, please contact Kriz Bell for more information.
ROTARY INTERNATIONAL PRESIDENT NOMINEE
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 9 AM PST
The Rotary Club for Global Action welcomes Stephanie Urchik as part of our ongoing speaker series on Tuesday, February 11th, at 9:00 am, (Pacific Standard Time). This event will be conducted via Zoom, and we welcome guests and Rotarians from other clubs to join us for this special event. This event will be moderated by our club's past president, Brian Rusch.
A Rotary member since 1991, Urchick has traveled to Vietnam to help build a primary school and to the Dominican Republic to install water filters. She studies several Slavic languages, has mentored new Rotarians in Ukraine, and coordinated a Rotary Foundation grant project in Poland. She has served Rotary in many roles, including as a director, Foundation trustee, and chair of the RI Strategic Planning Committee and the Foundation’s Centennial Celebration Committee. She currently serves on the Election Review Committee and the Operations Review Committee. She is a Rotary Foundation Major Donor and a member of the Bequest Society.