Event Types

Polio Plus: What Every Rotarian Should Know!

Colleen Bonadonna is the current Polio Plus Chair and an Area Governor in District 7600, a Rotary Foundation Major Donor, member of the Bequest Society and two-time past president of the Rotary Club of West Point.  

She has been awarded Rotary International’s Regional Service Award for a Polio-Free World, The Rotary Foundation District Service Award, Club Builder Award and was highlighted in the 2011 Rotary Foundation Annual report for her efforts in building awareness for the Polio Plus Campaign.

She is a Rotary Leadership Institute facilitator, district trainer and has held district chair positions for; water & sanitation, international service and, district conference ad committee.  She has participated in nine Polio NID trips to India and Nigeria, led a GSE Team to South Korea, and was a team member with two service projects to Honduras.  In 2010-11 she spoke to 200 Clubs in 200 days to promote the Polio Plus efforts raising awareness and over $8500. 

Colleen lives in Barhamsville, Virginia with husband Dan and two springer spaniels, she enjoys volunteer service and international travel especially when the two are combined. 

Jun 19, 2018

Check out optional activities

Jun 26, 2018
Jun 26, 2018
10:30 AM – 1:30 PM

Prepare for the 4th

Jul 03, 2018
Jul 09, 2018
4:30 PM – 6:00 PM

Installation of Officers and Debrief of RI Convention

Join our club as we install the new leadership team for 2018/2019 and hear from our outgoing Club President Gary Boswick.  Also, President-Elect Pam Tubbs will tell us about her goals for the new Rotary year, as well as her trip to Toronto Canada for the 2018 Rotary International Convention.

Jul 10, 2018

District Governor Update

Susan Zachensky-Walthall is a native of Alberta, Virginia. She graduated from Old Dominion University where she played 4 years of women’s basketball and was Captain of the team her last 2 years. She 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. She is presently an instructor at Southside Virginia Community College.


DGE Susan’s Rotary career began in California where she was a member of the Rotary Club of Santa Rosa for 10 years.  She served on the Board of Directors and was chair of numerous committees. Susan was selected as Rotarian of the Year 2000-2001. She also served District 5130 as a member of the District Sergeant at Arms Committee and as the 2003-2004 District Conference Commemorative Program Chair.  Susan was elected Club President for 2004-2005 but relocated to Virginia prior to starting her term.  She joined the Rotary Club of Lawrenceville, Virginia, where she has been a member for 13 years serving on various committees. In 2007 Susan was selected Rotarian of the Year.  She served as Club President and was awarded the District Governor’s Award as Outstanding Club President in 2009-10. She has been active at the District 7600 level as Rotaract Chair for three years, Conference Co-Chair, Chair of the Awards Committee and Chair of the 2015-16 District Conference. She served three years as an Area Governor and has had perfect attendance for 18 years.  She is a graduate of the Zone 33 Rotary Leadership Institute and is a Paul Harris Fellow +4.  Her husband, Zach, is also a Paul Harris Fellow. Susan is slated to be District Governor of District 7600 in 2018-2019.

Jul 17, 2018

Legislative Session Summary

Get a behind the scenes look into our political system as Kemper Consulting shares the highlights from the 2018 Virginia General Assembly and more. Bring your questions for the team.

Jul 24, 2018

Restoring Lives and Families Devastated by Addiction & Alcoholism

Aug 07, 2018

Mrs Santa Project and Satellitte Club

Aug 14, 2018

Selden Market

Drew Ungvarsky is the CEO and executive creative director of Grow, one of the top digital agencies in the world. Under Drew’s leadership, Grow has created innovative digital marketing campaigns for leading brands like Google, adidas, Spotify, NBC, and EA Games. Drew and his company’s work have been recognized by The New York Times, Fast Company, Entrepreneur, and Adweek among many others. They’ve also been celebrated by the industry’s top award shows, including having won eleven Cannes Lions.


A 2002 graduate of Old Dominion University, Drew is an active community advocate and civic leader in Norfolk. He serves on the board of the Downtown Norfolk Council, where he’s helped create the successful Vibrant Spaces program and the Selden Market. He’s also a founding board member of organizations including the Friends of the Elizabeth River Trail foundation, Re:Vision Norfolk, StartWheel, and RISE.

Sep 11, 2018