Not too long ago, Rotarian Denny Dynes went on what he thought would be a routine doctor’s appointment. Little did he know that he, his wife and kids would soon learn that he had cancer. His doctor… Read More
John Langfitt graduated from Stanford University and continued on to San Francisco Theological Seminary and the Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley, CA., eventually earning a doctoral degree. In… Read More
February 10, 2015 Dear Los Angeles Rotary Club Volunteers: On behalf of Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles and all of our partner families, thank you for volunteering on February 7th at… Read More
Rita Chow Lee was born on the Indian Ocean aboard an Italian ocean liner. That means her birth is connected to three places: physically, the Indian Ocean; technically, the nation of Italy; and… Read More
John Schmid was born in Pasadena, and currently lives less than 2 miles from his birthplace. He has been a member of LA5 for 19 years, and remains active on many levels. In addition to networking… Read More
Sumi Kawaratani was born July 24 in Montebello, California and is a practicing physician in Los Angeles. For many years Dr. Sumi has put together the Annual Health Fair for LA5.After a seven-year… Read More
This inaugural LA5 fantasy season has come to a close and we have a Champion in Charisse Older! Congratulations to Charisse on a hard fought season. It was well deserved! I can’t wait for next season… Read More
Most members of LA5 know Carol Shafer as the one who honors Rotarians in their birthday month, and whose strong voice often leads in the patriotic song for the week. That is part of who Carol is, but… Read More
Steinar Tweiten is known to most members of LA5 Rotary as a distinguished gray-haired gentleman with an engaging disposition, who arrives each Friday on his motorized scooter. That is part of… Read More
Nancy Iredale is a native of Pasadena who joined LA5 in 1988. She has been an active Rotarian, a highly successful lawyer, and a leader throughout our community.After graduating first in her class… Read More
Simon Khinda was born and reared in England, where he obtained his Bachelors Degree in Business Law, graduating in the top 5% of the student body. He then completed his LL.M. in Commercial and… Read More
Simone Liu was born and raised in Brazil. At the age of ten, she moved to Taiwan, and seven years later came to the United States. Her diversified international background serves as a solid… Read More
Standing exactly five feet tall, Manisha Javeri is living proof that giants come in all sizes. A native of India, she came to the United States in 1999 to pursue a graduate education. What an… Read More
Margaret Karren has been an active member of LA5 since 2008. She has served in several leadership roles, among them as member of the Board of Directors and Chair of the Community Service Community.… Read More
Corey Dantzler President/CEOChallengers Boys and Girls Club Corey Dantzler joined LA5 in 2011, but pressures of his work prevented him from being as active as he desired. So, last Friday when he… Read More
L. Walker Van Antwerp, IIISole ProprietorVan Antwerp Law Firm L. Walker Van Antwerp, III is the newest member of LA5, having been presented to the club last Friday.  A native of California, he grew… Read More
Corey Carter has been a loyal member of LA5 since last Friday, when he was presented at our weekly meeting.  A native of Orlando, Florida he is an active individual both professionally and… Read More
Eve SenutyAccount Executive/AttorneyRobert Half LegalEve Senuty, a native of Los Angeles, earned her B.A. degree in Literature/Creative writing from the University of California, San Diego.  She… Read More
 Nazareth Haysbert is a new member to LA5, and brings to our club a varied and rich experience, both personally and professionally.  A native of Hampton, VA he received a B.S. degree in International… Read More
 There comes a time for each Rotarian who is sentTo provide some service – ah a Rotary moment.!The service is always our special goalThe project really is, a Rotarian's roleFor me it could have been… Read More
Jan SteinVice President/Executive DirectorSt. Vincent FoundationJan Stein likes LA5 so much he joined the club twice.  He was an active member from 1988 – 2006, serving as Chair of the Scholarship… Read More
John C. SpokesSenior Vice PresidentNetzel Grigsby Associates, Inc.John Spokes, affiliated with Netzel Grigsby Southwest, is one of the newest members of LA5.  His sponsors were Diane Netzel and Lois… Read More
Tuan Do has been a loyal and active member of LA5 since 2011.  His high energy and great interpersonal skills have endeared him to many Rotarians, especially to this reporter.Born and reared in… Read More