Calendar of Programs and Events

W are meeting via Zoom


Coming soon: Official Visit District Governor

also Wreath Sales









Timeline (our Past Calendar and Events)


July 6 Club Assembly on Membership

July 13 Why and How to do Satellite Clubs - Matt Breidenstein

July 20 My Take on Membership - Dwight Leeper

July 27 Why Our Differences are the Key to our Success as Professionals - Hev Saing

Aug 3 No Meeting

Aug 10 Million Dollar Journey - Dave Ellis

Aug 17 Project Cure - Kathy Hrenko

Aug 24 The Divided Moslem World - Tom Ellis

Aug 31 TBA

Sept 7 No Meeting

Sept 14 Club Assembly

Sept 21 Membership Event - Dave Ellis

Sept 28 Moslems in Europe Tom Ellis

Oct 5 No Meeting

Oct 15 Project Cure

Oct 19 Official Visit: District Governor Dave Haradon

Oct 26 The Future of Hindu India - Tom Ellis

Nov 2 No Meeting

Nov 9 The History of The Rotary Foundation” paying attention to some key dates when new programs were launched

Nov 16 Laundromat Library League. Come Hear Arlene Rengert explain the meaning and purpose of the League

Nov 23 November Student of the Month

Nov 30 Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund presentation

Dec 2 Christmas Party

Dec 7 no meeting

Dec 14 Peoples Pantry

Dec 21 Student of the Month

Dec 28 Club Assembly

Jan 4 no meeting

Jan11 Evan Cuttic on Solar Heating

Jan 18 Club assembly

Jan 25 Art Klein - Gundaker

Feb 1 no meeting

Feb 8 Tom Ellis - Liberation Theology

Feb 15 Student of the Month

Feb 22 Doug Harbach - Pennsylvania Gaming Board.

March 1 no meeting

March 8 Carol Metzker Human Trafficing

March 15 Student of the Month

Mar 22 Sue Mardinley "Mommy Sue's Children"

March 29 "Held for Ransom"

April 5 no meeting

April 12 Michelle Epstein - Stress Management

April 19 Student of the Month

April 26 Tom Ellis = Christianity in Africa


May 31 Club Assembly

June 21 Rotary Quiz

June 28 Installation - Jim Scott

Program Responsibilities for 2017-2018 Jim Scott

7-05 No Meeting

7-12 Jim Scott- Club Assembly- Plans/Strategies for Club Year

7-19 Professor Frank Hoffman - Buddhism/Hindi in China (last minute cancellation)

7-26 Dr. Matthew Schildknecht- Kinetic Physical Therapy & Human Performance Center (Phase 1)

8-2 No meeting

8-9 Marybeth Scott- Potential Club Uses of Instagram

8-16 Steven Trubey- Surrey Services for Seniors

8/23 - Jim Scott: Why Climate Change Deniers Deny

8/30 Kimberly Mason, MA, LPC - Opioid Addiction Therapy

9/6 No Meeting

9/13 Dr. Matthew Schildknecht- Kinetic Physical Therapy & Human Performance Center (Phase2)

9/20 - John Morganthaler, Youth Coach, Referee, Parent: Positive Aspects of Competitive Youth Sports

9/27 - Michelle Legaspi Sanchez, President/CEO: Chester County Fund for Women & Girls

10/4 no meeting

10/11 Visit by District Governor Dawn DeFurio

10/18- Lisa Barrickman- Award winning author and recipient of The President’s Volunteer Service Award ; recent book: “A Case for Kindness”

10/25- 1st Quarter Review- RC of GV: Goals/Progress/Plans/Thoughts

11/1- No meeting

11/8- Susan Mojaverian: Discussion of 10/14 Swarthmore Project Fair

11/15- Michelle Venema, CEO, Home of the Sparrow

11/22 Jeff Heim: Introduction to Potential International Water Project

11/29 Club Assembly -Framework for Fund Raising

12/3 Heads up, yes, the C.U.R.E. work day is Sunday, Dec 3. I can't go because of our choir's Christmas concert, but if you wish to go, just contact co-ordinator Roe Dorris before Sunday, Nov 19, per the attached. C.U.R.E. has a great website for further organization info. We will go again as a club in Spring'18, to renew our positive experiences in participating in their historic, inaugural shipment last year. Thanks. Jim

12/6 Club Assembly Brainstorming Fund Raising

12/13 More Brain Storming

12/15 Toys for Tots Party 630PM at Presidents Jim's

12/20 Visit by AG Chuck Benz / Club Assembly

12/27 No Meeting - Holiday Break

1/3/2018 No Meeting

1/10 Club Assembly

1/17 Ice Storm

1/24 Paul Quintavalia (Rotoplast).

1/31 Membership opportunity.The program will be one that gives our guests some idea of what Rotary is and what they may expect. We will have good fellowship and a formal presentation. Dave Ellis

2/7 Latest Technology News - Gene Mitchell

2/14 Horse Power for Life (Karen Wilson)

2/21- Insights-Federal Income Tax Law (Jim Scott, Jr, CFBS- Partner, TRUNORTH Financial Strategists)

2/28- “Visit” to Peru (Leo C. Bernal - Rotary Youth Exchange-Peru)

3/7 No Meeting

3/14 Year to Date Review

3/14 Snow Day

3/28- Stacey Ballard-Fritz Lumber Development

4/4- No Meeting

4/11 interesting session on Covenant Presbyterian's community-focussed program.

4/18- Captain Bob Lotz, East Whiteland Fire Dept.

4/20 to 22 District Conference

4/25- Tom Herbst & Brian Davis (Victory Brokerage), "Long Term Care Overview"

5/2- No meeting

5/9- Lara Dushkewich, "Therapy Dog Program"

5/16- Gene Mitchell, "Technology Update"

5/23- Islam - Amna Salahuddin

5/30- Leo A.C. Bernal, RI Exchange Student, "Year in Review"

6/6 No Meeting

06/11 Minglefest

6/13 TBD

6/20 ScoutReacg - Bob Gallagher

6/27 Wrap-up 2017-2018 Jim Scott President

6/30 New President Induction 5PM at Dave Ellis' Home

7/4 No Meeting

7/11 Host for Hospitals - Kathy Davis

7/18 Club Assemb.y

7/25 How to Deal with Homeowner Associations - Art Klein

8/1 No meeting

8/8 District Governor Paul Quintavilla Official Visit

8/15 Satellite Clubs - Karen Massarella Russo

8/22 Walt Moore CC Dairy Farmer/ also welcome Yuri (Brazil) & Gaspear (Chile) Exchange Students

8/25 Project Cure 9am-1pm

8/29 Digital Resources - Chester County Library - Nancy Niggel

8/30 Issac's Restaurant Lionville - Fund Raiser

9/5 no meeting

9/12 CC Food Bank - Phoebe Kitson

9/19/18- Satellite Clubs info with Karen Massarella Russo

9/26/18- CC-Opportunities Industrialization Ctr; literacy & GED programs. Mary Ann Stravous

10/10/18 Gundaker Fund updates- Carl Lotz

9/20-22/18 Rotary International Project Fair, Montreal Canada-

9/28/18, Thurs. 10A-9PM Fundraiser: Isaac’s Restaurant-Exton:

10/4 No meeting

10/10 Carl Lotz - Gundaker to be rescheduled

10/17 Sherry Hess classification talk - to be rescheduled

10/24- World Polio Day talk by Dave Ellis

10/25 Issacs - Fund Raising

10/31- Planning for Trivia Night event- Club assembly

11/7 No Meeting

Sat. 11/10/18 Foundation Training- at MCCC-

11/10 Community Project Cure 9AM-12 Noon

11/14- Benjamin Freeman- Compassionate Cooperation

11/14 Dictionary Project delivery to 3rd graders at KD Markley School at 10 AM, Wed

Wreath Sales are happening now

11/17 East Goshen Neighbor Day-raking

11/21-Skip Torresson-International Service in Uganda.

11/24 Charlestown Elementary Dictionary Project Delivery

11/25 Fundraisers: Isaac’s Restaurant-Exton: Thurs. 10A-9PM; bring coupon

11/28 Theresa Thomas- AARP Fraud prevention

12/5 no meeting

12/7 Friday Toys for Tots Christmas Party at Jim and Cora Scott home-

12/12/18- Membership Matters review-

12/19/18- Rotary Foundation update with Sherry Hess.

12/20/18 Issaacs Fund Raiser

12/26/18 No Meeting

1/2/19 No Meeting

1/9/19- Yuriâ's exchange experience

1/16/19- Club Assembly

1/23/19- Mike Rudolf-Living Kidney Donor

1/30/19- The owner of the mansion across from the Sheraton.

Membership Matters review- with facilitators Dave, Sherry, and Susan.

2/6 No Meeting (first Wednesday)

2/9 -2/10 RYLA

2/13 TBA

2/20 Dave Ellis -review of DacDB & our website updating (Bring your laptop to this meeting please)

2/23/19 Liver Awareness Fund Raiser for Dan McMonigle

2/27 ?

March 2 Sat Service Projects of the Month: Project C.U.R.E.- 9 AM to 12 PM-see email to complete online registration

3/6 no meeting (first of month)

3/13 Susan Mojaverian- The role of fasting to health, and in religious history.

Mar. 15-16, 7450 District Conference, Springfield CC- see email & Sign up now!

3/20 Sherry Hess - Classification Talk

3/27 Dave Ellis -Rotaplast update

3/29 , 3/30 , 3/31 Great Valley HS Musical: "The Sound of Music" w/ Yuri, our exchange student

3/30 Rotary Leadership Institute-Radisson KOP-Marybeth Scott going.

4/3/19 No meeting

4/10/19- Bob Larkin- Mass Incarcerations

4/25/19, Thurs. 10A-9PM; Isaac's Restaurant-Exton: bring coupon

4/26/19 Our Fund Raising Play at Lamplighters- tickets for $25.00 each. See Carl for additional tickets

5/1/19 No Meeting

5/8/19 ?

5/15/19 Great Valley Interact

5/22/19 to be announced

5/29/19 to be announced

6/5/19 No meeting

Carl Lotz, 2019-20 President Great Valley Rotary instillation gathering at ?? When TBA.

6/12/19 Yuri Tews, His exchange year story. Meet his sister!

6/19/19 CARIE-advocating for older adults in Chester County

6/20/19 5:30 to 8:30PM. Rotary District Governor Peter Mardinaly Instillation dinner at the Airport Museum

6/26/19 Nancy Fromnick on recycling from the CC Solid Waste Authority

7/4/19 No Meeting

Wednesday July 10th -7:00am to 8:30am. Rotary Club of the Upper Main Line - VIK DEWAN, President/CEO of the Philadelphia Zoo will speak to us about his vision for the Zoo, updates, and his initiatives to serve and revitalize neighborhoods surrounding the Zoo.This is going to be an informative, 'Service Above Self'-focused event.
WHERE: Waynesboro Country Club, 440 Darby Paoli Rd, Paoli, PA 19301

Wednesday July 17th - Club meeting - Trellis 4 Tomorrow

Saturday July 20th - Project Cure 9:00 to 12;00

Wednesday July 24 - Club meeting - Jen Langlois - Summer Reading

Our plans for the year

Project C.U.R.E.- Sat. July 27: 9 AM to 12 PM- complete online registration.

Phillies Game 7/31/19 for End Polio Now. Contact Carl for tickets. Get your tee shirts.

August 6th, Tuesday We are hosting a thank you event at the School of rock
in Berwyn. It turns out a touring musician,who we have become friends with is on tour and passing through Pa. and She offered to do a show for us..
Doors open at 7pm show starts at 8. You know me there will be a few surprise opening acts. There will be plenty of libations and finger foods all for free, there will also be plenty of free hugs from a true walking and breathing miracle.

Wednesday August 7 - NO MEETING

Wednesday August 14 — Soup Project (Fund Raiser?)

Wednesday August 21 -- Open

Wednesday August 28 - John Hidell River cruising in Europe-

10/16 Kyle Hudson from WCHE : Producer and owner of Let's Build a Time Machine

10/23 TBA

10/30 Occupational Therapy - Julie Bauer

Saturday, Oct 19 Project C.U.R.E. visit to help sort medical supplies - Meet at the Sheraton at 8:15am - we will return around noon. No cost

Saturday, Nov 2 Rotary Foundation Training Day - Montco Community College, 340 DeKalb Pike Blue Bell - 7:30am-3pm cost $25 includes breakfast and bag lunch - Register on www.dacdb.comÂ

Sunday, Nov 3 "Dare to Dream" movie at Uptown Knauer Preforming Arts Center, West Chester - Rotary's Journey to eradicate Polio. 4pm-6pm - cost $45 all goes to the PolioPlus program. Purchase Tickets at

Nov 13th, Formal induction: Jen Wright as a new member of Great Valley Rotary

Nov 20

Nov 27 Jim Classification Talk

Friday, Dec 6 "Elf, the Musical" at Media Theatre, 104 E. State St., Media - Fundraiser for Gundaker Foundation (helped support our Project C.U.R.E. program to Sri Lanka) 6pm for light fare and cash bar - 7pm show starts. - cost $50 - there will be an appearance of Mr. and Mrs. Claus and children are invited ($35). Purchase tickets at

Friday December 13 6PM Tots for Tots & Holiday Party at Jim & Cora's place in Chester Springs

Club News: Carl received a "walking" cast today. Our best wishes to Carl, as well as to Ed, as they recover. Glenn tells that he will have cataract surgery this week of Dec 116

Program Responsibilities for 2019-2020 Carl

Service Projects of the Month: Bring to each meeting, cleansing agents for distribution on MONDAYS 11 am by Amna at her office to low income people in W.C.

CC-OIC literacy volunteering- call 610-280-2618 to schedule your time.

Dec 18 Meeting at Upper MainLine Rotary and not at Sheraton still 7AM at the Waynesborough Country Club,  2069 Waynesborough Rd, Paoli

Dec 25 No Meeting - Merry Christmas

Jan 1 No Meeting - Happy New Year

Jan 8 TBA

Jan 15 Official Meeting of our District Governor

Jan 21 Rick, an East Goshen Twp. Manager who will discuss local ecological initiatives. Please try to join us.

Mark your calendars for Sat 2/29, and Sat 4/18 as our next volunteer service days at Project Cure.

We had a lot of fun networking with 4 or 5 other Rotary clubs in attendance at last week's service day

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