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Meet the District Governor 2017- 2018

John was born in Norfolk, Virginia and graduated from Kempsville High School in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Upon graduation from high school, he attended the University of Virginia, where he graduated with Distinction. After leaving the University of Virginia, John continued his education at the Washington & Lee School of Law where he wrote for the Law Review and graduated with a Juris Doctorate.

John began his legal career with the firm of Jett, Berkley, Furr and Padgett in Norfolk, Virginia as a maritime attorney.  The firm merged with McGuireWoods, LLP, an international law firm with over 1,000 lawyers in 21 offices. John currently serves as the managing partner of McGuireWoods’ Norfolk office and is the head of its Transportation Industry Team.

District Happenings

Message from Our District Governor

By: John David Padgett

Thank you for the honor of serving as the District Governor for District 7600 during the 2017-18 Rotary year. We have inherited a strong District. Immediate Past District Governor Diane and her team have shown how Rotary Can Serve Humanity. The clubs and Rotarians in District 7600 are passionate about the mission of Rotary. We continue to actively raise money for the Rotary Foundation and our Rotarians have improved our communities through innovative and impactful projects. We embrace the relationships that are created through Rotary. Now, it is our time to serve as stewards of this great experience. 


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He profits most who Serves best.
Thank you Rotary Club of Prince George County for this reminder.
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Hungry yet? Thinking about Pizza tonight? How about heading out to Blaze Pizza anytime before 9pm tonight for JTCC Rotaract Club's Cause a Scene for a Good Cause night. Show the below image and 20% of the proceeds from your meal will be donated to the JTCC Rotaract Club.
Thank you to James River Rotary Club for sharing this cool event with us. #peopleofaction #dogood
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It's been a few weeks now - have you used your Spirit of 7600 souvenir glass lately? Show us! ... See MoreSee Less

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What's your Club doing next week for World Polio Day? Or maybe join The Rotary Club of Church Hill, Richmond at their event. #peopleofaction #endpolio ... See MoreSee Less

Purple Pinkie Happy Hour

October 19, 2017, 5:00pm - October 19, 2017, 8:00pm

Join us for a night of celebrations at Honey Whyte's to benefit Rotary's End Polio Now project. Come on by, grab a drink, pick up some raffle tickets, and meet with members of the Church Hill Rotary Club and your neighbors.

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Upcoming District Events

World Polio Day
October 24th 2017
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Interact Fall Training Conference
October 28th 2017
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District 7600 Foundation Banquet Requires Registration
November 9th 2017
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The Five Avenues of Service

Club Service

Club Service focuses on making clubs strong. A thriving club is anchored by strong relationships and an active membership development plan.

Vocational Service

Vocational Service calls on every Rotarian to work with integrity and contribute their expertise to the problems and needs of society. Learn more in  and the .

Community Service

Community Service encourages every Rotarian to find ways to improve the quality of life for people in their communities and to serve the public interest. Learn more in and this .

International Service

International Service exemplifies our global reach in promoting peace and understanding. We support this service avenue by sponsoring or volunteering on international projects, seeking partners abroad, and more.

Youth Service

Youth Service recognizes the importance of empowering youth and young professionals through leadership development programs such as , , , and .