Long Beach Rotary Club

For The Child to Host Children’s Book Drive at First Fridays

for-the-child For The Child is thrilled to accept new children’s book donations at Bixby Knolls First Fridays event Today, June 6 from 6:30-9:30 p.m. near the Bixby Knolls Business Improvement Association offices (4313 Atlantic Ave.).

Local Professionals Invited to Apply for Rotary Exchange Program to Finland

Rotary International Exchange Program Rotary District 5320 is looking for four young working professionals to become part of a four-week Group Study Exchange (GSE) with Rotary District 1390 in Finland. The team will learn about their specific profession in Finland and share their experiences and knowledge with their Finnish counterparts.

Hertzog Eye Care Finds the Right Site for Expanding

Hertzog Eye Care Last month, just shy of celebrating their 85th anniversary, Hertzog Eye Care relocated to the “right site,” only two miles southeast of their current location. The 6,700-square-foot building at 5094 Los Coyotes Diagonal on the east side of Long Beach boasts a state-of-the-art, full-service eye center, as well as an expanded and beautifully appointed optical retail space.

Long Beach Rotary Welcomes Dr. Terrence J. Roberts, Member of the Little Rock Nine

terrence-roberts Dr. Terrence J. Roberts Long Beach Rotary will host its fourth meeting this year on Wednesday, February 1st, and will feature Dr. Terrence J. Roberts, member of the Little Rock Nine Foundation that was established in the wake of fierce opposition to the desegregation of schools by nine young African American students.

City Parks Alliance Names Rotary Centennial Park a “Frontline Park”

City Parks Alliance Names Rotary Centennial Park a “Frontline Park” Rotary Centennial Park in Long Beach, California has been named a “Frontline Park” by the national urban park advocacy organization City Parks Alliance. Each month, City Parks Alliance recognizes two “Frontline Parks” to promote and highlight inspiring examples of urban park excellence, innovation, and stewardship across the country.

Rotary Club Scholarships donate $174K towards tuition for Cal State Long Beach students

Frank Newell, Greg Gill and Andrea Taylor in the Rotary Scholarship check presentation at CSULB. Photo by Salvador Farfan, Caught in the Moment Frank Newell, Greg Gill and Andrea Taylor in the Rotary Scholarship check presentation at CSULB. Photo by Salvador Farfan, Caught in the Moment Greg Gill, Long Beach Rotary President and Frank Newell, Long Beach Rotary Scholarship Foundation Chair presented a check for $174,800 to CSULB Vice President University Relations and Development, Andrea Taylor.  

Nate Trimmer, from CSULB’s Rotaract, boards the Rotary Rose Parade float

nate-trimmer The Rotary International float captures the ideal of Rotary service as well as the 2010 Tournament of Rose theme “A Cut Above the Rest.” The float, titled“Service Above the Rest,” is based on the motto of Rotary International — “Service Above Self.” According to RotaryFloat.org, the float riders represent the new face of Rotary, young men and women who are members of Rotary clubs, Rotaract clubs, and Rotary New Generations clubs.

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