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Rotary International is a service organization which has bridged cultures and connected continents to champion peace, fight illiteracy and poverty, promote clean water and sanitation, and fight disease.

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Meet the District Governor 2018- 2019

Susan Zachensky-Walthall is affectionately known as Susan ZW. A native of Alberta, Virginia, she graduated from Old Dominion University and has worked for over 35 years as an instructor and Women’s Basketball Coach in Virginia at Old Dominion University, Virginia Wesleyan University, Christopher Newport University (where she was also Assistant Athletic Director), and Sonoma State University in California. During this time, she held many NCAA Women’s Basketball Committee positions such as a member of the NCAA Rules Committee and the Converse Coach of the Year Selection Committee. Susan is a Charter Member of the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association.

Susan was a member of the Rotary Club of Santa Rosa California for ten years, serving on the Board of Directors and as chair of numerous committees. She was selected Rotarian of the Year 2000-01. For District 5130, she served as a member of the District Sergeant at Arms Committee and as District Conference Commemorative Program Chair. During the 2004-05 Rotary year, Susan relocated to Virginia and joined the Rotary Club of Lawrenceville where she has been a member for 13 years serving on various committees. In 2007 she was again selected as Rotarian of the Year and was awarded the District Governor’s Award as Outstanding Club President in 2009-10. At the district level, she’s served as Area Governor (3 years), Rotaract Chair (3 years), Conference Co-Chair and then Conference Chair, and Chair of the Awards Committee. She is a graduate of Zone 33 Rotary Leadership Institute, has perfect attendance for 18 years, and is a Paul Harris Fellow +4.

Susan has been a popular speaker at Zone 33 events and four district conferences from Maryland to South Caroline sharing “My Rotary Story”

Susan and Zach, her husband of 31 years, live on Lake Gaston in Valentines, VA. In their free time they enjoy camping, walking, kayaking, gardening, reading, all the comforts of lake life, and spending time with family, and with fellow Rotarians.

District Happenings

The district will hold a Grants Management Seminar on March 16th from 9am to noon at the Colonial Heritage Country Club in Williamsburg. If  your club wishes to apply for a District or Global Grant then a member of all participating clubs are required to attend either this seminar or the webinar in April. To register go to DACdb.

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Upcoming District Events

Regular Meeting
January 18th - March 27th 2019
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Rotary Leadership Institute RLI/New Faculty Training - Towson MD
February 23rd 2019
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DCO Webinar - Session 1 Requires Registration
February 27th 2019
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Chesapeake Multi-District PETS 2019 Requires Registration
February 28th - March 2nd 2019
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DCO Webinar - Session 2 (same content) Requires Registration
March 1st 2019
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Rotary Leadership Institute RLI - Jacksonville NC
March 2nd 2019
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Regular Meeting
March 6th 2019
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Rotary Leadership Institute RLI Mini - Sparta NC
March 9th 2019
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World Rotaract Week Social Media Contest
March 11th - March 17th 2019
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2019 PETS Training for District 7545 Requires Registration
March 15th - March 16th 2019
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Rotary Leadership Institute RLI - Fairfax, VA
March 16th 2019
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District Rotary Foundation Grants Management Seminar Requires Registration
March 16th 2019
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Rotaract 101 Information Session
March 23rd 2019
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Rotary Leadership Institute RLI - Dover, DE
March 30th 2019
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2019 D7570 President-Elect Training Seminar & Club Team Training Requires Registration
April 4th - April 6th 2019
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Rotary Leadership Institute RLI - Thomasville NC
April 5th 2019
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DUKE/UNC ROTARY PEACE CONFERENCE
April 6th 2019
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Rotaract District Service Project with Habitat for Humanity
April 6th 2019
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Rotary Leadership Institute RLI - Mooresville NC
April 6th 2019
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Rotary Leadership Institute RLI - Norfolk VA
April 6th 2019
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District Golf Outing
April 9th 2019
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Rotary Leadership Institute RLI - Asheville NC
April 13th 2019
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Rotaract End of Year Award Ceremony & Thank You Picnic
April 13th 2019
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Rotary Foundation Grants Webinar- On Line & Thomas Nelson CC
April 20th 2019
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DEADLINE FOR AWARDS SUBMISSIONS
April 23rd 2019
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Rotary Leadership Institute RLI - La Plata MD
April 26th 2019
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DISTRICT TRAINING ASSEMBLY
April 27th 2019
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Zone 33 Team Training (RC, RPIC, RRFC Teams)
April 29th - April 30th 2019
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Rotary End Polion Night with Norfolk Tides
May 2nd 2019
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Charity Golf Tournament
May 3rd 2019
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Annual CART Fund meeting Requires Registration
May 6th - May 7th 2019
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Zone 33 Membership Seminar (DMCs 2019-20, DGEs)
May 10th - May 11th 2019
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DEADLINE FOR DISTRICT GRANT APPLICATIONS
May 15th 2019
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Rotary End Polio Night Richmond Flying Squirrels Baseball
May 16th 2019
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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 .