Stories

  • Dinosaurs And More

    Dr. Lori Bettison, President & CEO of NHM presents to LA5

    What is bigger than the biggest dinosaur relic, travels all over the Los Angeles region and has an audience of 1.3 million?  It is the one and only Natural History Museum (NHM) of Los Angeles County, frankly a community treasure!   Read More

  • LA5 Awards $70,000 in community grant funding to five non-profit organizations

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  • Rotarians in Columbia

    Margaret Karen represents LA5 & District 5280

    Among the 140 Rotarians who went to Columbia on our District 5280 Rotary International Annual Humanitarian Trip this past March was LA5 member Margaret Karen.   Read More

  • Children's Institute Inc.

    Paul Harris Fast5 Site Visits

    A number of LA5ers had a great visit to Children’s Institute Inc.   Read More

  • LA Conservation Corps

    Paul Harris Fast5 Site Visits

    On March 9th, PP's Don Crocker, Alan Bernstein and Dave Meshulan joined Lance Miller, Brad Turner, Elizabeth Skarzat and Margaret Karran at Los Angeles Conservation Corps. Wendy Butts, CEO, and Ericka Blodgett, Development Director, hosted the group at their Saito High School site.   Read More

  • LA Youth Network

    Paul Harris Fast5 Site Visits

    LA5's visit to the LA Youth Network went very well! Each Rotarian was impressed by the dedication that the staff demonstrated in helping kids (ranging from ages 12 to 24) with their education, working out their problems, reconnecting with family or a relative, or finding jobs that make them feel good about themselves.   Read More

  • United Friends of the Children

    Paul Harris Fast5 Visits

    Recently seven LA5 Rotarians (Vien, Adam, Ana, John, Bo, Jose, Lauren) and prospective LA5 member Tiffany Rollins attended Paul Harris Luncheon hosted by United Friends of the Children (UFC).   Read More

  • A Place Called Home

    Paul Harris Fast5 Site Visits

    On March 9, 2018, the Los Angeles 5 Rotary did not have one if it’s regular spirited, patriotic, and grand Friday luncheons at the California Club.   Read More

  • LA5 Rotary at Hazard Park

    That Saturday, March 10, dawned cool and overcast, with rain threatening, not exactly our storied sunny California weather.  But braving the elements a group of hearty souls of varied ages cultures and organizations convened at Hazard Park in East LA to muddy our hands and shoes to plant some trees.   Read More

  • In Memoriam: Alvin Rudisill

    It is with great sadness to announce the passing of my step-father and 27-year member of LA5, Alvin “Al” Rudisill. He passed away on February 21 at the age of 89.   Read More