Rotary Club of Capitol Hill - Washington, DC

Capitol Hill

Service Above Self

Second and Fourth Tuesdays of the Month
The Dubliner Restaurant and Pub
4 F Street, NW
Washington, DC  20001
United States
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Do you know a U.S. college student or graduate student who is living, working, or studying in Washington, D.C. who is seeking a scholarship for a graduate degree abroad? The Rotary Club of Capitol Hill is currently seeking applicants for Rotary's Global Grant Scholarship program, a $30,000 scholarship for one year of study in a graduate program abroad. Application materials are due to the Rotary Club of Capitol Hill by November 17, 2018. Final selection for the scholarship will be announced by Rotary District 7620 in March 2019.  
 
To learn more about the Rotary Global Grant scholarship and application requirements, please visit: http://www.directory-online.com/websites/District7620_1786_v6/Scholarships/Global%20Grants%20Scholarship%20Information%20page.doc
 
If you have any questions or would like to submit an application, please contact Diane Rish at Diane.Rish@gmail.com.  
 
 
 
Mark your calendars  for Dec 1st and join us at the Rotary Club of Capital Hill's fundraising event for those in need! We will be collecting lightly worn shoes to the Soles for Souls charity. Join Rotary members for an evening of fellowship and fun. Stay tuned for details coming soon.
 
Rotary Club of Capitol Hill members, Peter Kyle, Diane Rish, Nazila Jamshidi and Sean McAlister celebrate after a day of training sponsored by the Rotary Leadership Institute, August 10th. Classes are available throughout the year for Rotarians in District 7620.
 
Would you or someone you know like to be a speaker at a Rotary Club of Capitol Hill meeting? We are always interested in hearing from members of the DC community and beyond on topics ranging from business to academic to humanitarian. We meet on Tuesdays at 7:15AM at The Dubliner, in the Phoenix Park Hotel. Our speakers generally speak for about 15 minutes and have time for audience questions afterward. If you would like to suggest a speaker, please contact:

Jeremy Pearce
Vice President
Rotary Club of Capitol Hill
JeremyAPearce@yahoo.com
 
 
 
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Three Lessons Learned as a Rotary Club President
Every year on July 1, some 35,000 new Rotary club Presidents take on the reins of their club, leading 1.2 million Rotarians worldwide for a year. As I just completed a year as club President, I thought it might be useful to share a few lessons learned over the past year. 1. Prioritize Unless you … Continue reading Three Lessons Learned as a Rotary Club President
Ending Child Marriage, Promoting Girls’ Education
Occasionally, I reproduce on this blog posts that I published elsewhere. As basic education is one of the areas of focus of  the Rotary Foundation, some of you may be interested in a study on the economic impacts of child marriage, including on girls’ education, that I recently completed at the World Bank. The study … Continue reading Ending Child Marriage, Promoting Girls’ Education
Going to Atlanta? Learn about Promoting Access to College for Disadvantaged Youths
The Rotary International Convention in Atlanta is just two weeks away. It promises to be especially well attended by Rotarians from all over the world. If you are going, I hope that we’ll find a way to meet there. My club (Rotary Club of Capitol Hill) will have a booth in the House of Friendship, so … Continue reading Going to Atlanta? Learn about Promoting Access to College for Disadvantaged Youths
Using our Expertise and Networks to Provide Training for Local Nonprofits
A great way for Rotary clubs to serve their community is to rely on their members’ expertise and networks to provide training for local nonprofits in areas where they need support. As part of my club’s pro bono initiative, we organized in February 2017 two half day training events for local nonprofits on (1) monitoring and … Continue reading Using our Expertise and Networks to Provide Training for Local Nonprofits
Free ebook 6: Tell Your Story in the Local Media – Write about Your Rotary Partners to Celebrate Volunteer Work
The sixth free ebook in the Rotarian Economist Short Books series has been released. The book tells the story of an initiative by a Rotary club to improve its public image by writing articles in the local media about volunteering opportunities for residents to make a difference in their community. The articles feature great local … Continue reading Free ebook 6: Tell Your Story in the Local Media – Write about Your Rotary Partners to Celebrate Volunteer Work
 
 
 
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Matthew C. Moen
Nov 27, 2018 7:30 AM
President of the Gettysburg Foundation
 
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