The Rotary Club of Cleveland cultivates a diverse community of informed professionals working collectively to create a positive impact by exchanging ideas, forming meaningful, lifelong friendships, and giving back to our community. 
Link for our Weekly Zoom Meeting
Thursday, April 1, 2021
12:00 Noon
Meeting ID: 926 9844 8849
Passcode: 155842
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Meeting ID: 926 9844 8849
Passcode: 155842
This Week's Rotary Meeting
Lisa Santana Fox
Assistant Director
Pharmaceutical, Health and Chemical Center
"U.S. Customs and Border Protection"
Acting Director Lisa Santana Fox has been with the Pharmaceutical, Health and Chemical Center since 2013. She serves as the Assistant Director, Enforcement.  Prior to her Center assignment, she served as the Assistant Area Port Director (Trade) in Cleveland, Ohio and has served in several trade positions in Cleveland, Miami and Washington, DC. Assistant Director Santana Fox started her government service in 1991 with the U.S. Customs Service as an Import Specialist here in Cleveland.
Assistant Director Santana Fox is a native of Elyria, Ohio.  She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish from Cleveland State University.
Upcoming Committee Meetings
Membership Development Committee - April 1, 1:00 p.m.
Vocational Service Committee - April 1, 1:00 p.m. 
Youth Service Committee - April 8, 1:00 p.m.
Meet our Newest Rotarian
Dhruv Sheshadri, a Research Engineer at Louis Stokes Cleveland Veterans Affairs Medical Center and a PHD Candidate at Case Western Reserve University.  Dhruv's sponsor is Yunus Badat and his classification is Medical Technology.  Dhruv comes from a long lineage of Rotarians starting with his Grandfather Rotary Club of Bangalore, India,  his Father is currently the President and his mother President-Elect of the Rotary Club of Saratoga, California. He has adopted and cherished the "Service Above Self" motto since his elementary school days, where he started and has maintained a broad spectrum of community service and civic leadership. Welcome to the Rotary Club of Cleveland Dhruv!
We want to know what you are doing in the Community! 
The Community Service Committee would like to recognize and reward those that are performing "Service Above Self" activities in and around the community.  Recognition will go to all those that participate and a special award for the individual that records the most!
A few examples, Have you:
  • Helped a neighbor?
  • Donated Blood?
  • Served a meal?
  • Sent a card to someone alone?
  • Volunteered at a food bank, hunger center or school?
  • Mentored someone who has lost their job?  
Let's have fun with this! Please take the time to record your "Service Above Self" on this google document link:
Have you spent more time walking outside this past year?  Would you like to get into summer shape? Join our Health Literacy Initiative!
Join our Rotary Health Literacy initiative!
Walk your dog, a virtual dog or just walk!
For more information contact Ken Glanc (
RCC - Unite and Take Action!  
Our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion subcommittee has several upcoming programs that we encourage all Rotarians to take part in.  Please feel free to join in whatever fits into your schedule. 
1. Participate in the YWCA 21 day racial and equity challenge this year which begins
    March 1st this year. The link to register is below.
The zoom meeting discussing what we learned is on Wednesday, April 7th at 7pm.
Meeting ID: 370 416 4409
Passcode: 266785
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Cleveland Rotary Foundation Annual Campaign
Donate today!  This is an opportunity to help our foundation stay strong so our 4 avenues of service can continue to fund all of the programs and events throughout the year. It also affords the membership to bring new and innovative idea's forward, in order to continue to make an impact in our community.  You can mail a check or click on the link below to donate online! This is the only fundraising event for this rotary year, thank you for your consideration!
(Pictured right - Cleveland State University Student Awards of Excellence)
"Service Above Self" Volunteer opportunities
Our Community Service Committee is doing a fabulous job providing volunteer opportunities for both those that are comfortable to go out and for those that want to volunteer right from their home. If you are doing something to help the community please send a picture and a description, we want to recognize you!!  
The Community Service Committee has a new volunteer opportunity with the 2021 NFL Draft, April 29 - May 1. We will need 15 volunteers, covid protocol and social distancing will be enforced.  Stay tuned for the details on the different types of volunteer jobs that will be offered. 
Volunteer this coming month  April 13th and April 21st from 5-8pm.
Let Paul Qua know if you want to serve. ( or call (216)544-7501
American Red Cross Blood Donor Day, May 20, 2021! 
For every 1 donation, 3 lives can be saved!  Need we say more?  This is a great opportunity for the entire family, a friend, or colleague to join you and make a difference! Due to natural disasters and Covid - 19 the need has never been greater! If donating blood isn't possible, there are plenty of other volunteer opportunities available. 
Upcoming Speakers
Apr 01, 2021
Assistant Director, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Apr 08, 2021
Apr 15, 2021
MetroHealth Transformation
Apr 22, 2021
Honoring Excellence of Cleveland State University Business Students
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