John L. Porro
2017-2018 President 
 
 
Rotary Club of Coral Gables, Florida
 
UPCOMING MEETINGS
 
Meeting Location:  HYATT REGENCY CORAL GABLES 
                                50 Alhambra Plaza, Coral Gables, FL

Meeting Details:    Thursday, September 28, Cocktail
                                5:30 PM - 6:45 PM, Hyatt Regency

                                Thursday, October 5, 12, 19, Luncheon,
                                12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
                               Thursday, October 26, Breakfast,  
                               7:30 AM  - 8:30 AM
                            
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.

SEPTEMBER 2017 PROGRAMS 
Thursday, September 28, 2017, 5:30 - 6:45 PM, Cocktail Reception
COCKTAIL MEETING, NO SPEAKER
 
SEPTEMBER 2017 EVENTS 
Saturday, September 30, 2017, 1-3 PM, Veterans Bingo, Veterans Hospital. 
Contact Yoli Woodbridge, ywassociates@bellsouth.net.
   
OCTOBER 2017 PROGRAMS 
Thursday, October 5, 2017, Luncheon, 12:15 PM, Hyatt
SPEAKER:      Dr. Carl Lewis
PROGRAM:    Fairchild Botanical Gardens, Coral Gables Jewel

Thursday, October 12, 2017, Luncheon, 12:15 PM, Hyatt
SPEAKER:      Capt. Meghan Dean, Commanding Officer
PROGRAM:    The US Coast Guard's Continuing Role

Thursday, October 19, 2017, Luncheon, 12:15 PM, Hyatt
SPEAKER:        Mr. Mark Grossman, Esq.
PROGRAM:      Cybernet Crimes and the Growing Challenges of the Internet

Thursday, October 26, 2017, Breakfast, 7:30 PM, Hyatt
SPEAKER:      Mr. Mark Trowbridge, Executive Director
PROGRAM:    The Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce Today
 
 
OCTOBER 2017 EVENTS 
Monday, October 2, 2017, 5:00 PMInternational Meeting, John Martins,
Contact  Yoli Woodbridge, ywassociates@bellsouth.net.

Wednesday, October 11, 2017, 5:30 PM, Membership Meeting, 2655 Le Jeune Road, Conf.
Rm. 1, 5th Floor. Contact David Mitchell, mitchellesq@aol.com.

Monday, October 16, 2017, 5:00 PM, Foundation Board Meeting, 2655 Le Jeune Road,
5th Floor, Conference Room 1. Contact John Porro at john.porro@lpl.com.
 
Monday, October 16, 2017, 5:30 PM, Club Board Meeting, 2655 Le Jeune Road, 5th Floor,
 Conference Room 1. Contact  John Porro at john.porro@lpl.com.
 
Tuesday, October 24, 2017, 5:30 PMScholarship Committee Meeting, Location TBA,
Contact  Terry Long, terrylong627@att.net.
 
 
 ROTARY INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION
June 10-14, 2018, Toronto, Canada
REGISTER: www.riconvention.org
 
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