June 9, 2020
As he was returning to his home from the market on a winter solstice, Robert Frost, long before he was a celebrated poet, pulled to the side of a snowy road and wept. He had sold very little at the… Read More
June 2, 2020
Last January, only weeks before our world went into pandemic lockdown and the protests and riots of this past week erupted following the death of George Floyd, I participated with Lauren Schlau, Paul… Read More
May 25, 2020
During last Friday’s meeting I asked the members of our club to consider making an additional contribution to the Community Grants Fund to cover the remaining $15,000 needed to support Families Are… Read More
May 19, 2020
With thanks to Matt Ball, Ann Romney attended our weekly ZOOM meeting last Friday and shared her powerful and personal story of suffering and overcoming fear. When I asked her if support for her work… Read More
May 12, 2020
It was a big question. Too big, even. During last week’s First Five Zoom Chat, Rotary International President, Mark Maloney asked, “What does Rotary need to do to be successful in the next 100 years… Read More
May 5, 2020
Rotary meetings tend to be run with a fair amount of predictability. We begin with the traditions of an inspirational thought and a patriotic song and end with the recitation of the four way test.… Read More
April 28, 2020
Who do people call upon when they needs things to get done, need a solution to a problem, have a need to help make things better for others? The answer to all these of course is Rotary! Not… Read More
April 28, 2020
In an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19 in the Los Angeles area, the Rotary Club of Los Angeles Foundation has committed $50,000 to support a project to aid frontline healthcare service providers… Read More
April 21, 2020
During last Friday’s meeting, Walker Railey shared some encouraging news from Rotary International. Though the International Convention has been cancelled and Rotary travel largely suspended,… Read More
April 9, 2020
In the midst of a crisis that is demanding we put our lives on hold, our club is taking action to prepare for the future needs of our city as a result of COVID-19. Allow me to provide you with a… Read More
April 7, 2020
Dr. Wayne Strom was a brilliant organizational behavior scholar. He understood that businesses, clubs, churches, and schools were human endeavors and subject to the passion or apathy, strengths,… Read More