Rotary Sponsored Youth in Japan
of Mission Viejo is pictured above with his host family in Japan.
Destine will spend one year in Japan before returning to
Southern California to complete his high school education.
He will be attending school in Japan and will
undoubtedly be improving his Japanese language skills while gaining
a deeper understanding of the Japanese culture.
As part of this same Rotary Youth Exchange program, MV
Rotarian Jim Colitz and his family are hosting Elisa Selis,
a Rotary Youth Exchange Student in the U.S. for a year.
Elisa has enrolled in Laguna Hills High School and is already very active.
Jim and his family have taken Elisa to numerous
activities in the short time she has been in the U.S.A.
Rotary District Governor Visits
Sanford was the guest speaker at the
Rotary Club of Mission Viejo, CA.
DG Sanford shared his ideas for
members that Rotarians must share their visions.
events and opportunities for District’s Rotarians.
Guest Speaker Shares Rescue Story
Mr. Gary Stevens with Rescue Dog.
was guest speaker on September 7, 2016. Mr. Stevens
shared information about this unique
organization. The Golden Retriever Club
is approved by the AKC to hold licensed shows, obedience trials, hunt tests,
and agility trials. The GRCGLA holds a Specialty Show and
Obedience Trial semi-annually and also holds Licensed Hunt
Tests, Agility Trials and WC/WCX tests.
Gary also shared this data: 63% of dogs rescued come
from shelters; 37% are turned in by owners; and
19% are puppies. Interested people may adopt,
donate, foster, or volunteer for the organization.
For more information,