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Club Inducts Deb Pringle

The Monrovia Rotary Club was pleased to induct Deb Pringle to membership. Deb  is a Realtor® with Vastree Real Estate, specializing in families and historic homes in the Monrovia area. Originally born in Queens NY, Deb grew up in a small town in Pennsylvania where she pursued her love of animals, working with the local VCA … Continue reading Club Inducts Deb Pringle

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Club Inducts New Fire Chief

The Monrovia Rotary Club has inducted Fire Chief Brad Dover to membership.  Brad is being sponsored by Immediate Past President, Bill Shieff. Brad Dover began volunteering for Monrovia Fire and Rescue in 1994 as a fire cadet. In 1998, he was hire full time as a firefighter. The following year, he was assigned as a … Continue reading Club Inducts New Fire Chief

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2016 Demotion Dinner In Honor of Bill Shieff

A stylish send-off for our stylish outgoing President Bill Shieff and First Lady Sue Shieff. Planned and executed perfectly by 2014-2015 President Bryan Earll and the lovely Sarah Earll, with help from Sia Soris, member of the club and proprietress of the Monrovian Restaurant.  The banquet room was quiet elegance with white table cloths, silver … Continue reading 2016 Demotion Dinner In Honor of Bill Shieff

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2016 Student Scholarships Awarded

The Monrovia Rotary Club presented $14,000 in scholarships to deserving students from the Monrovia School District.  These scholarships were made possible by the generosity of our community partners,  our members, in particular Mr. Richard Tipping, and by the generosity of Choon Baick, M.D. and Delos Comstock, M.D. , the original donors to the club’s Comstock Fund. … Continue reading 2016 Student Scholarships Awarded

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Distinguished Speaker: Zanaida Robles-SGV Choral Company

The Monrovia Rotary Club was pleased to have Zanaida Robles as its guest speaker yesterday, March 1.  She was here to speak about her passion, the San Gabriel Valley Choral Company, of which she is the artistic director. The San Gabriel Valley Choral Company (SGVCC) was founded by Dr. Thomas M. Miyake in September 1995 … Continue reading Distinguished Speaker: Zanaida Robles-SGV Choral Company

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Service Saturday

A small but dedicated group of Rotarians partnered with the Monrovia Area Partnership (MAP) and the Volunteer Center of San Gabriel Valley to plant drought tolerant materials at a home in Monrovia. Hard at work were Bill Shieff, Steve Knight, Bryan Earll, Trevor Fessenden, Lindy Hercus and Sylvia Domotor.

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Annual Music Contest Held

Jenny Pappano acted as master of ceremonies as four anxious young men each awaited his turn in front of us, hoping to demonstrate his virtuosity on his chosen instrument in the club level of the Dan Stover Music Competition. The completion, named in honor of the Alhambra Rotarian and dedicated musician, is one of three … Continue reading Annual Music Contest Held

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The Power of One

Rotary brings us many remarkable stories about how one person can motivate wonderful projects.  Today’s breakfast speaker at the 2016 multi-district PETS (President-Elect Training Seminar) was David Bobanick, talking about Rotary First Harvest.  RHF was started in 1982 by one Rotarian, Norm Hillis.  He recognized that roughly 38% of grown food in the United States is … Continue reading The Power of One

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Picnic Table at Rotary Park Honors Bill Faith

The Monrovia Rotary Club has funded a picnic table at Rotary Park in memory of Bill Faith.  He was a long time and respected member of the Club. Learn more about Bill here: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/pasadenastarnews/obituary.aspx?n=william-earl-faith-bill&pid=148136373

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“The Heart of a Rotarian” – Malcolm Graham

Persons drawn to Rotary membership are often involved deeply in many other charitable activities – Monrovia Rotarian Malcolm Graham is no exception. Following a successful 26 year career in insurance, first with a British Insurance Company (Royal Sun Alliance Group) and thereafter a CEO of an Insurance brokerage company he became a missionary for 30 years with African Enterprise as … Continue reading “The Heart of a Rotarian” – Malcolm Graham

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