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Newsletter - Current Jul 1, 2017
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Rotary Club of Fort Lauderdale Logo



Established 1922

District 6990, Club 4444

July 2017



The Rotary Club of Fort Lauderdale

awarded $67,000 to 15 outstanding high school seniors!!


Scholarship Photo


Back Row (left to right):  Kayla McCracken, Olivia Aiken, Ariana Matos, Keondra Lyn,

Nathan Vogel, Alejandro Rodriguez, Olivia Teasdale, Kevin Hautigan

Front Row (left to right):  English Pollard, Toni Anthony, Joi McCoy, Brayon Spencer

Therry Beauge, Sean O'Connell, Santiago De Urbina


Many thanks to Terry Robinson

and the Scholarship Committee for their work!


Terry Robinson Photo



We awarded Andy Cagnetta and Roy Rogers

The 2017 "Service Above Self" Community Hero Award!


Community Hero Award Photo


Tom Powers, Andy Cagnetta, Tony Abbate


Community Hero Award Photo


Tom Powers, Roy Rogers, Tony Abbate



Our Annual Installation Dinner

was held on Sunday, June 25th

at the Lauderdale Yacht Club.


Tom Powers, Charles Greene, Dan Austin Photo


We celebrated a wonderful Rotary year

with President Tom Powers

and our 2016-17 Club Officers & Board of Directors.

Tom Powers, President

Jonathan Keith, President-Elect

David Kramer, Secretary

Pat McNamara, Treasurer

Mike Sanchez, Past-President


Dan Austin

Steve Botkin

Bill Branan

Victoria Briggs

Monique Brochu

Jorg Hruschka

Lee Anne LeBlanc

Jeff Levenson


Jonathan & Tracey Keith Photo

We installed our new President, Jonathan Keith

along with our 2017-18 Club Officers & Board of Directors.

Jonathan Keith, President

David Kramer, President-Elect

Pat McNamara, Secretary

Perry Monioudis, Treasurer

Tom Powers, Past-President


Gabe Bodnar

Bill Branan

Victoria Briggs

Monique Brochu

Jorg Hruschka

Rick Marshall

George Maxwell

Carol Moroco

We celebrated Horace Chang's 55 years as a Rotarian:

Horace Chang Photo



 We celebrated Fred Anderson's

60 years as a Rotarian with Perfect Attendance all those years!

Fred Anderson Photo



We awarded Rotarian of the Year to....

 Dan Austin!!


 Dan & Nancy Austin Photo


We awarded Lifetime Rotarian in memoriam to:


Bob Shepard


Nancy & Jennifer Shepard Photo

Our 2017 Annual Auction was a huge success!

Because of our organizers, donors and bidders

we were able to raise over $12,000

for scholarships and community projects!!

A Special Thank you to Ray and Susie Williams

for their hard work organizing the auction.


Ray & Susie Williams Photo


Wednesday Meetings

Lunch Meetings held at noon

 at the Global Events Center

(416 NE 1st St)

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July 5th:  No Meeting due to holiday

July 12th:  Marty Kiar

July 19th:  Amber VanBuren

July 26th:  Evening Social hosted by Denise Caligiuri


at Lago Mar Country Club

500 NW 127th Ave

Plantation, FL 33325



Red Badge Orientation


Wednesday, July 12th, 5:30pm

at the home of Steve & Shelley Leinicke

36 Royal Palm Drive


Future Orientation Date:  Sept 13th 


 Rotary Making a Difference



    Of the things we think, say or do:  

1. Is it the Truth?   

  2.   Is it FAIR to all concerned?

       3.   Will it build GOOD WILL & BETTER FRIENDSHIPS?

    4.   Will it be BENEFICIAL to all concerned?



Rotary Club of Fort Lauderdale

1350 E Sunrise Blvd, Suite 112

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304