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Rotary Donates to Local Organizations

The Monrovia Rotary Club has donated $600 to the Monrovia Firefighters Association for their outstanding and life saving goal of making sure every home in Monrovia has a smoke detector. Other donations this month included $500 to the Monrovia Public Library for their summer reading program, $500 to the Monrovia Historical Society for the Legacy … Continue reading Rotary Donates to Local Organizations

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Cardigans for South Africa

Thanks to the efforts of Club International Chair Malcolm Graham, and Club Foundation Director Julie Roybal, the Monrovia Rotary Club was able to fund the purchase of school supplies and warm cardigans for many destitute children in South Africa. Many members of the Rotary Club directly contributed to this effort via their pledges. Dear Julie … Continue reading Cardigans for South Africa

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MHS Academic Decathlon Team Uses Gift Wisely

The Monrovia Rotary Club gave a $500. gift that teacher Annie Van Dyke used to purchase Demi Dec, an online study guide. Kids used computers at school and at home to study. The Academic Decathlon Team ended up being 2nd in their division – very exciting!   Next year the topic is World War II – the kids are … Continue reading MHS Academic Decathlon Team Uses Gift Wisely

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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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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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Stop Hunger Now Meals Packed by Club Were Delivered

Here is a letter sent to the Monrovia Rotary Club in care of President Bill Shieff: Dear Bill, Blessa Chloe Zamora is a happy, healthy 5-year old who loves food and will eat anything, except maybe vegetables. Abandoned by her birth mother as a baby, Chloe blossomed after receiving nutritious Stop Hunger Now meals at … Continue reading Stop Hunger Now Meals Packed by Club Were Delivered

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Santa Clothes Project Keeps on Giving

Not only did Kohls in Monrovia assist the club with discounts at the Santa Clothes event, the clubs investment also resulted in a substantial amount of Kohls cash.  In an effort to wring every last ounce out of that Kohl’s cash, event chair Dr. Sylvia Domotor went looking for the best way to extend the good will … Continue reading Santa Clothes Project Keeps on Giving

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4th Annual Santa Clothes Event a Great Success

For the fourth year in a row, the club’s  Santa Clothes event was a huge success. According to Dr. Sylvia Domotor, founder and chairperson of the event, 65 kids, many of them victims of or witness to domestic violence or drug abuse, were the beneficiaries of a department store shopping spree, likely providing them with … Continue reading 4th Annual Santa Clothes Event a Great Success

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