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John L. Porro
2017-2018 President 
 
 
Rotary Club of Coral Gables, Florida
Don't Miss our Chili Cookoff on Sunday, February 25, 2018, 1-5 PM
Taste the Chili, Listen to the Bands, Win Valuable Prizes,
Bounce House, Fun for the Whole Family
For more information: www.chilichillin.com, or see contacts below
 
UPCOMING MEETINGS
 
Meeting Location:  HYATT REGENCY CORAL GABLES 
                                50 Alhambra Plaza, Coral Gables, FL

Meeting Details:     Thursday, February 1, 8, 15, March 1, 8, 15 Luncheons,
                                12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
                                Thursday, February 22, Cocktail  Happy Hour
                                5:30 PM
                                Thursday, March 22, Breakfast, 7:30 AM
                                Thursday, March 29, TBA
                            
Cost:                       $28 per person at the door for luncheons,
                               $25 for cocktail events (cash bar) and breakfasts.
 
Mailing Address and  E-Mail
PO Box 14-1446, Coral Gables, FL 33114-1446
rotarycoralgables@gmail.com
 
President John Porro welcomes you to the Rotary Club of Coral Gables.  The Rotary Club of Coral Gables was chartered in 1946, and is one of 32,000 Rotary clubs with 1.2 million members in over 200 countries. Rotary is an organization of business and professional leaders united worldwide who provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and help build goodwill and peace in their local communities and around the world.
The Rotary motto is Service Above Self.

All Rotary Clubs engage in fund raising for local and international service projects and support The Rotary Foundation. Since 1947, The Rotary Foundation has awarded more than US$1.1 billion in grants, initiated and administered by local Rotary clubs. Rotary is best known for Polio-Plus, the 20+ year program to eradicate polio worldwide. Since the program began, 2 billion children have been immunized and polio has declined 99%. Rotary is committed to a polio-free world.

   
UPCOMING PROGRAMS 
 
Thursday, February 15, 2018 Luncheon, 12:15 PM, Hyatt
SPEAKER:     Debbie Van Stone
PROGRAM:   The Coral Gables Womens Club

Thursday, Februaty 22, 2018 Luncheon, 12:15 PM, Hyatt
SPEAKER:     Mark Trowbridge, Executive Director 
PROGRAM:   The Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce
 
Thursday, March 1, 2018 Luncheon, 12:15 PM, Hyatt
SPEAKER:     Alicia Bravo, Director
PROGRAM:   Miami-Dade Department of Transportation
PROGRAM:   Miami-Dade Director of Transportation
 
Thursday, March 8, 2018 Luncheon, 12:15 PM, Hyatt
SPEAKER:     Actors Playhouse: Barbara Stein, David Arisco and Performers     
PROGRAM:   Performance of Selections from "Once"

Thursday, March 15, 2018 Luncheon, 12:15 PM, Hyatt
SPEAKER:     Frank Sexton, Attorney 
PROGRAM:   The War of 1812 or the Revolutionary War, Part 2
 
Thursday, March 22, 2018, Breakfast
PROGRAM:  TBA
 
Thursday, March 29, 2018 Luncheon, 12:15 PM, Hyatt
TBA  
 
UPCOMING EVENTS 
Monday, February 12, 2018, 5:30 PM, Membership Meeting 
2655 Le Jeune Road, 5th Floor, Conference Room 1, Coral Gables, FL 
Contact David Mitchell, mitchellesq@aol.com.

Saturday, February 17, 2018, 1:00 - 3:00 PM, Veterans Bingo, Veterans Hospital, 
Contact  Yoli Woodbridge, ywassociates@bellsouth.net

Sunday, February 25, 2018, 1:00 - 5:00 PM, 3rd Annual Chili Cookoff,
Fred B. Hartnet Ponce de Leon Park. Contact Greg Martini, gtm@sachmarlaw.com,
Debbie Swain, dswain@milianswain.com, or Bruce Kerestes, bkerestes@aol.com
  
Monday, February 26, 2018, 5:00 PM, Foundation Board Meeting, 2655 Le Jeune Road,
5th Floor, Conference Room 1. Contact John Porro at john.porro@lpl.com.

Monday, February 26, 2018, 5:30 PM, Club Board Meeting, 2655 Le Jeune Road, 5th Floor,
 Conference Room 1. Contact  John Porro at john.porro@lpl.com.
 
 ROTARY INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION
June 10-14, 2018, Toronto, Canada
REGISTER: www.riconvention.org
 
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