The Rotary Club of Capitol Hill celebrates its 10th Anniversary on Capitol Hill with a special Latin American fiesta at the Banana Cafe (500 8th Street SE) on Tuesday, November 19th from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm. Rotarians, guests, and neighbors are invited to join the club in its 10a Cena de Aniversario

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The Rotary Club of Capitol Hill celebrates its 10th Anniversary on Capitol Hill with a special Latin American fiesta at the Banana Cafe (500 8th Street SE) on Tuesday, November 19th from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm. Rotarians, guests, and neighbors are invited to join the club in its 10a Cena de Aniversario. Also, as part of the evening, the Rotary Club will be raising money for its local charities by hosting a 50/50 raffle, a wine raffle, and a silent auction.

The cost for this event is $25 for singles and $40 for couples. (Please note that the fare for the event will be heavy Hors d'oeuvre and Cash Bar, not dinner.)

The club asked that you register for the event by Friday, November 15th online.To register, please use this link: 10th Anniversary Celebration 


Since the club’s founding on November 18, 2003, its members have represented the dynamic diversity of Capitol Hill.  The club’s members are a blend of the numerous races and nationalities – reflecting the unique culture that is Capitol Hill. 

The dynamic, diverse and service-centered Rotary Club of Capitol Hill draws members who live, work, and play in Washington, DC, Maryland and Virginia. The club is one of three Rotary clubs located in Washington, DC, and one of seventeen Rotary clubs located within the Washington, DC beltway whose combined base is close to 1,000 members. 

Drawing from the diverse international experiences of its members, the Rotary Club of Capitol Hill supports international service projects that promote health, peace, and education.

  • From 2005 to 2008, it built the first water and sanitation system in the Chiquitano region of Bolivia, ensuring clean water for hundreds of children, women and men throughout the desert region.
  • From 2008 to 2011, the club developed, funded and managed a new and sustainable community level project in Bamako, Mali to prevent and treat of Malaria - one of the leading causes of sickness and death throughout Western Africa.
  • From 2009 to present, the club is supporting the Basra, Iraq Prosthetics Project, which provides medical supplies, equipment, training, and artificial limbs to the people in the Basra region of Iraq that has been devastated by the Iraq civil war. 

The Rotary Club of Capitol Hill’s members also know that there are many issues here on Capitol Hill that need their support and attention too.  Its members local philanthropic efforts fight hunger and encourage literacy for the citizen of Capitol Hill.  The club’s local service projects include:

  • Volunteering at the National Capitol Area Food Bank’s warehouse in NE by packing food for agency’s local area clients.
  • Donating, each quarter, new library books for Tyler Elementary in SE Capitol Hill. 
  • Providing dictionaries each fall to every third-grader attending public schools on Capitol Hill, including Gallaudet Elementary, in celebration of Noah Webster’s birthday; founder of the Webster’s Dictionary.

The members of Rotary Club of Capitol Hill, as volunteers, strive to build goodwill and peace, and provide humanitarian service in their communities and throughout the world. They have done a lot since 2003, and they promise to do even more in the coming years.

The Rotary Club of Capitol Hill meets every Tuesday from 7:15 AM to 8:30 AM at Uno Chicago Grill in the historic Union Station (50 Massachusetts Avenue NE), Washington, DC. Visitors and guests are always welcome.

Rotary International (www.rotary.org) was founded in 1905 in Chicago, Illinois, and is an international service organization whose stated purpose is to bring together business and professional leaders in order to provide humanitarian services, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and help build goodwill and peace in the world. It is a secular organization open to all persons regardless of race, color, creed, religion, gender, or political preference. There are more than 34,000 Rotary clubs and over 1.2 million members in 212 countries worldwide. Members usually meet weekly for breakfast, lunch or dinner, which are social events as well as opportunities to organize work on their service goals.


For more information about the Rotary Club of Capitol Hill or Rotary International, please visit www.CapitolHillRotary.org.