RI President Ravi Ravindran and DG Ken Solow and their spouses opened the 2015-16 Rotary year at the installation ceremony at Howard Community College. With the focus on "Be a Gift to the World", DG Ken Solow emphasizes each Rotarian's ability to impact communities in a positive way.
Building on immediate Past-President Bill Fine's fund raising efforts for District 7620, the District's 2015-16 plan will focus efforts related to the following:
* Young Professionals Summit on September 12th at Howard Community College
* Two new Polio Fundraisers to push for eradication including donation tied to a Peace and Conflict Transformation Seminar on September 22nd at Charlestown Retirement Community; and a "World's greatest Meal" program in November.
* District website upgrade expected in December/January timeframe.
* New Rotary Membership Rewards Program developed by RI and tied to discounts with major retailers.
* New club awards for membership, foundation and public relations.
* Rotary International Convention held in Seoul, South Korea from May 29th to June 1st.
* District 7620 Conference held at the Hyatt Regency in Baltimore on April 8, 9 and 10, 2016.