District Foundation Dinner and District Conference ahead
I hope everyone had a great holiday season and are enjoying the opportunities we have in Rotary to serve our communities and the world in so many rewarding ways.

Plans for our District Conference April 28 to 30 are moving rapidly: check out the theme and draft program and register. There’s something for everyone, an interesting and varied program, great speakers, fun and fellowship all in a great location.  The $400 registration cost is being extended for another month, to January 31, before it rises to $450.  And there’s a special rate for Rotaractors and first-year Rotarians -- $99, not including a Gala ticket.  There are still hotel rooms in the block at our special negotiated rate.
District Foundation Dinner, Lower Mainland, donate to online auction for Foundation and Richmond Rotary Lunar New Year
The Year of the Rabbit, in the Lunar Calendar is coming. Right now it is time to get together to do something extraordinary and make a difference in our world, starting with donations of items to the online auction as part of the Lower Mainland District Foundation Dinner and Richmond Rotary Lunar New Year Gala on February 4, 2023.  We need all Rotarians to participate and donate items for On-Line Auction. Each club is asked to please donate one item to the Rotary Club of Richmond which is hosting the event by January 14th. 
"Imagine" Rotary theme float wins trophy at Tournament of Roses Parade
With the theme of "Serving with Imagination and Hope'', the Rotary entry, in the 135th annual Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena, California on January 2, 2023. won the 2023 Princess Award for most outstanding floral presentation among entries 35 feet and under in length. 
Rotary and Gates Foundation renew partnership
Rotary and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation have renewed their longstanding partnership to end polio. The renewal agreement includes a joint commitment of up to $450 million to support the Global Polio Eradication Initiative.
"We’ve made tremendous progress, but the world is facing multiple pandemics, and vaccine hesitancy is on the rise," says Ian Riseley, trustee chair of The Rotary Foundation. "Partnering with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation helps us ensure that children in polio-affected countries get the lifesaving vaccines they need."
District Foundation Dinner
February 4, 2023
Upcoming Events
District Youth Committee
Jun. 19, 2024
7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Youth Committee Meeting
Jun. 19, 2024 7:00 p.m.
AG Club Goals and Progress due
Jun. 20, 2024
Annual Pemberton Rotary Golf Tournament
Jun. 20, 2024
10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
District Board Meeting
Jun. 21, 2024 7:00 p.m.
District Strategic Planning Session
Accent Inn
Jun. 22, 2024
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
District Installation June 22 2024
Richmond City Hall
Jun. 22, 2024
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
AG Training
Accent Inn
Jun. 23, 2024
8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Assistant Governor Meeting
Jul. 01, 2024 7:00 p.m.
Governor Team Meeting
Jul. 08, 2024 9:00 a.m.
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