Meeting Info
    We meet Mondays at 12:00 PM       
     Eldorado Convention Center 
    345 N. Virginia St.   
 Reno, NV  89501
                        Mail: P.O. Box 1750,  Reno, NV 89505
 
Upcoming Programs
Students Share Their Stories
Apr 22, 2019
Achievement Beyond Obstacles

Achievement Beyond Obstacles is a joint youth program with several Area 8 Rotary Clubs.  High School counselors select seniors who have faced enormous challenges in their life, yet find a path to graduation.  These students spend a leadership weekend with facilitators Dean and Rochelle Whellams obtaining financial aid education and help figuring out what their next step in life is. 

Rotary scholarships to college or vocational school for selected students range from $500 to $2,500.  This ABO luncheon is one of two Rotary luncheons honoring students from Washoe County schools from all different socio-economic backgrounds who have achieved success despite the obstacles in their way.  

Every nominated student is invited to attend and bring a guest and we will hear a 3 minute speech from some of them about where they have been and where they are going.  You won't want to miss hearing from these students and the impact Rotary is having in their lives.

Alex Stettinski
Apr 29, 2019
Downtown Reno Partnership
Brian Crane
May 20, 2019
'Pickles' Cartoonist
 

 
Upcoming Events
 
Rotary Provides Water, Sanitation and Hygiene
Water, Sanitation and Hygeine or WASH, is one of Rotary's six areas of focus. This video shows how Rotary supports local solutions to bring clean water, sanitation, and hygiene to more people every day. We don’t just build wells and walk away. We share our expertise with community leaders and educators to make sure our projects succeed long-term.
 
 
 
Projects Funded by Reno Rotary

Presented by the Reno Rotary Foundation and produced by the Rotary Club of Reno, Reno Mardi Gras is the club’s primary fundraiser. With the event’s proceeds and contributions from members, the club donated more than $193,000 between July 2016 through June 2017 to the following:

COMMUNITY SERVICE – DONATED MORE THAN $96,000

  • Reno Rotary Sculpture Park designed and built with City of Reno 
  • Lemelson STEM Academy reading programs, 5th graders at Grizzley Creek Ranch Camp via Sierra Nevada Journeys, Math contests via NNvMath, and more
  • Rotarians At Work Day
  • Bulb planting at Riverside Drive
  • WCSD Science Fair and Role Model Summit
  • NV Fit for Education at UNR
  • Nevada Youth Empowerment Project for PIT Count for Homeless Youth
  • KNPB Young Writers Workshop
  • Community Service – Career Coaching, Bell Ringing for Salvation Army

VOCATIONAL SERVICE – DONATED MORE THAN $30,000

  • Vocational Scholarships (TMCC, UNR, others)
  • Teacher Recognition
  • Law Enforcement Recognition

YOUTH SERVICE - DONATED MORE THAN $24,000

  • Rotary Youth Exchange (RYE)
  • Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA)
  • Music and Speech Contests
  • Middle School Program (REGL)
  • Achievement Beyond Obstacles (ABO)
  • Interact Clubs at Innovations & Reno High Schools
  • Rotaract Club for young adults (18 to 30)

INTERNATIONAL SERVICE PROJECTS – DONATED MORE THAN $43,000

  • Panama Orphanage, to support abandoned and disabled children (Colon, Panama)
  • Neurosurgical operating instruments - Hotel Dieu (Beirut, Lebanon)
  • Clean water in Baja California and House building in Tijuana (Mexico)
  • Trained nurses in Nursing Education (Uganda)
  • Bought cows for a cow farm (Nepal)
  • Makang Thailand Scholarships - for girls to continue their education (Thailand)
  • RC Beirut Cosmopolitan School for the Deaf & Blind (Beirut, Lebanon)
  • Polio Plus, supporting efforts to eliminate Polio (worldwide)