Glasses for School Children
 
Hygiene in Africa
Holiday Party
Welcome to the "Club of Excellence"
Rotary Club of Redondo Beach
 
We meet the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays at Rock & Brews
at 12:30 p.m. for lunch,
3rd Wednesday via Zoom at 12:30 p.m.
and the 1st Wednesday at 4 p.m. for a social hour.
Guests and speakers wishing to
attend should contact
Anne Shea, Membership chair, 
via email to obtain instructions of how to attend.
 
We serve our community around the block and around the world to improve the lives of people everywhere following the interconnected and interdependent Rotary Areas of Focus:
Promoting Peace
Fighting Disease
Providing Clean Water, Sanitation and Hygiene
Saving Mothers and Children
Supporting Education
Growing Local Economies
Protecting the Environment
Nancy Weisel cutting cake honoring her year of service to the club.
Past president Nancy Weisel holding plaque indicating year of service to the club.
Outgoing president Nancy Weisel &
2022-2023 club president Jeff Weigel
 
 
 
 
 
 
Newest club member Ben Harati (left) shown with sponsor George Schane. Ben was introduced to the club by Vicki Radel, PDG. He transferred to the Redondo Beach Rotary Club from  LA5, another club in District 5280.
The Rotary Club of Redondo Beach supports youth in a number of ways. In addition to hosting international youth exchange students, offering free eye exams and eyeglasses to all Redondo Beach Students who need them, we are proud to offer scholastic scholarships to deserving Redondo Union High School graduates.
Saturday morning was the dedication ceremony at Peary Middle School for a new sign (see above) in their Community Peace Garden. 
District 5280 Governor Guity Jarvis, numerous members of the Redondo Beach Rotary Club, along with Kenneth Jones from People for Community Improvement, were present. Club President Nancy Weisel gave $500 donation from our club to the principal and vice principal of the school to go towards a Kindness Award for the students.  
The club also gave a $1,000 check to Kenneth Jones from People for Community Improvement so he can continue to feed the community!  
Redondo Beach Rotary Club named a Club of Excelance.
At the district conference in Arrowhead.
Supporting students through all aspects of their education in a priority at El Camino College. The Warrior Pantry is just one of our many resources providing vital assistance to those in need.
Food problems with community college students is a real problem that impacts the ability to learn new vocational skills and improve life in our community.
John Barnett (center) accepts thanks from El Camino College officials for the   donations by the Redondo Beach Rotary Club to the El Camino College Warrior Pantry.
Charitable & Humanitarian Activities the
Rotary Club of Redondo Beach supports. Join us!
             Local Initiatives
 
Vision to Learnfree eyeglasses to all  South Bay schoolchildren who need them;
Music Mends Minds – Song therapy for    dementia and memory patients;
Free dental exams to South Bay families in need;
College scholarships for Redondo Union  students who are college-bound;
High School Vocational Scholarships for students who choose vocational education;
Project ECHO high school entrepreneur    and leadership training;
Meals on Wheels to stay-at homes adults due to disabilities and illness;
The Redondo Beach Police Reserves;
Community gardens & healthy classes  in a local "food desert";
Peace and conflict resolution initiatives  throughout the community;
Salvation Army to help prepare meals during Thanksgiving;
 
High School INTERACT CLUB;
Meals for First Responders (Good Stuff Restaurants);
Backpacks for Kids in domestic violence programs;
Food & Clothing for Homeless in downtown L.A.;
Counting the homeless in Redondo Beach;
Beach Cities Symphony;
STEM Education Initiative;
Battered Women Crisis Center;
RFPD Domestic Violence Program;
Middle School Nutritional Training;
Buddy Benches at key locations;
Serving Thanksgiving Dinners through the Salvation Army;
Annual Bell Ringing fund raising for Salvation Army.
         International Initiatives
 
Worldwide Polio eradication (Rotary wide) -- since the mid-1980s, Rotary International has worked at eradicating polio worldwide. The dread disease is now only in Nigeria and Pakistan.
Girls' hygiene initiative in Kenya -- teaching hygiene to female students;
School uniforms for orphans in Africa -- often the first school attire for youngsters;
Literacy initiative in Guatemala - teaching reading & writing.
Education & female empowerment  in Bangladesh. southeast Asia - mothers teaching other mothers;
Life-saving neonatal equipment for      hospitals in Mexico - to give newborns infants a chance.
Clean water initiatives on Fiji Islands and around the world;
Remote Island Oxygen for pre-natal (multi club grant)
International Youth Exchange (Rotary wide)
Argentine prenatal ultrasound equipment (multi club grant)
Household Goods for Camp Pendleton military families (multi club)
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Upcoming Speakers
Location: Table Manners, 1611 S Catalina Ave #150, Redondo Beach
Jul 06, 2022 4:00 PM
Plan for New Year
Jul 13, 2022 12:25 PM
Los Angeles Regional Food Bank. (Zoom meeting)
Jul 20, 2022 12:25 PM
Craft Talk
Jul 27, 2022 12:25 PM
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