Stories

  • Arbor Day Tree Planting 

    Unlike last year at Rotary Day with City Plant, the sun shone brightly on Saturday, March 9 at the Van Nuys Recreational Center in Van Nuys, for this year’s Arbor Day Tree planting.   Read More

  • Angel City Brewery

    On Sunday afternoon a jolly group of about 25 LA5 members assembled in our spacious
    reserved area at the Angel City Brewery downtown in the Arts District.   Read More

  • What is The "Good"? - Dr. Larry Arnn, President of Hillsdale College

    The February 22 LA5 speaker was Dr. Larry Arnn President of Hillsdale College. To introduce the luncheon LA5 member Denise Anthony gave an inspiring invocation summarized as follows:   Read More

  • Interacting with USC Rotaract

    It's been a while since I was on the USC campus, my grad school alma mater. I saw a lot had changed when I visited on Tuesday evening February 19 to meet with the USC Rotaract Club through an invite from LA5 member and Rotaract/Rotary liaison Brenda Wiewel.   Read More

  • Rotary LA5 Welcomes Jeremy Wineglass

    Welcome, Jeremy!   Read More

  • Jan Perry -Service Above Self Personified

    Jan Perry, our featured speaker on January 18 began by explaining that she looked at our LA5 website for background. She was struck by what she saw; that is, our commitment to solving local and global problems together in community, the values that have motivated her life.   Read More

  • Floating into 2019!

    Building LA5's Float for the New Year

    On the crisp Thursday morning after Christmas, Brenda, Sally, Richard, and I represented LA5 at Phoenix Decorating, working 8 hours to build Rotary’s 2019 Rose Parade float.   Read More

  • Angels to Angels – Angel City 2018

    LA5 and District 5280's Hallmark Event, the Angel City Celebration 

    This year marked the ninth annual event, originated by LA5 in a church parking lot to provide a few hundred families in need with holiday toys and food. Now Angel City is an all-day festival as Rotary’s largest service project in the greater Los Angeles area.   Read More

  • Invocation by Denise Anthony

    At the October 12, 2018 LA5 luncheon featuring speaker Andy Fastow, member Denise Anthony offered an invocation that many found well-suited to the occasion and personally moving.   Read More

  • LA5 HOLIDAY LIGHTS CRUISE

    Kicking off the Holidays in Newport Beach

    Liz Skrzat, LA5's Social Events Chair along with the Honorable John Green kicked the holidays off in fine fashion by putting together a great LA5 getaway to the famous Holiday Lights Cruise in Newport Beach.   Read More