Upcoming Learning Opportunities:
Zoom link for all Saturday sessions:                                  
All are welcome to attend these Zoom meetings.
Sept 23, 9-10am, Sat:  International Service and Global Grants.  Thinking about doing or participating in an international service project or global grant?  Find out more about how to do it in this webinar.
Sept 23, 10-11:30am, Sat: Foundation activity planning for Club Foundation Chairs.  Need some ideas to encourage The Rotary Foundation donations and participate in the October 24th World Polio Day?  We'll share best practices; help you plan club activities and learn what reports are available on the Rotary website and how the district grant funds are allocated.. 
Oct 7, 9-10am, Sat: Leadership 101.  Interested in sharpening your leadership skills?  Join Benson Medina for wise advice, with a cultural spin.
Oct 7, 10-11am, Sat:  Global Grant project fair.  The global grant pledges are due November 1st.  Attend this Zoom to learn more about the global grants needing funding or pitch your club's grant. Anyway you look at it, you'll be amazed at what D5000 does to help those in need around the world.
Oct 16, 6-7pm, Mon:  Repeat Grant Qualification training.  If you missed the training in August or want a refresher, join us for go over the District Grant procedures, policies and forms.  Monday Zoom link:
Oct 16, 7-8pm, Mon: Alaka’i Forum discussing club activities to support the President and Board.
Oct 24 is World Polio Day.  More information to come from District Chair PDG Roz Cooper
Oct 28, 9-10:30am, Sat; Board Forum for club board members.  We’ll discuss club elections, succession planning and more.
Check out the improvements to My Rotary!  Updated, intuitive and improved search functionality, resource page and more.
Monthly District Committees: (Check the District website for more info and Zoom links)
Fourth Mon, 5:30pm-
Youth Service Chairs
Third Wed, 7pm–
Membership Chairs
Last Fri, 5pm-
Mental Health Initiative
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Applications for District Governor 2026-2027 are now being accepted.  Deadline to submit is October 9th. See your Club President or PDG Del Green at
Jr. RYLA is virtual on October 11th.  Time for Middle School students to sign up for this free leadership RYLA. CLICK HERE to go to the site
Fiji International Service Project Oct 3-10, deadline to sign up is Sept 30.  If you are interested in going, contact Steve Handy:
RI Convention in Singapore: Tours available on the convention website. Interested in securing a hotel room in Singapore to attend the RI Convention May 25-29, 2024?  Click here to reserve a room in the D5000 room block. Deadline is Oct 13. For more info, contact DGN Nancy Cabral at
Zone Institute is open to all and will be in San Diego, November 8-12, 2023.  Inspirational speakers and presentations, learning sessions, networking with leaders from 30 districts in Zone 26 & 27. For info, go to: