ROTARIAN OF THE WEEK  -  Daniel Bennett, Club Member since 2009 Daniel Bennett was born and raised in the San Diego area, making him a fourth generation Californian in the family. He graduated from Hilltop High School in 1984 where he lettered in Basketball and Track. He also grew up skiing and remains an avid skier.   Daniel graduated from the University of Californ…Read More


    ROTARIAN OF THE WEEK - Diane Margolin, Club Member since 1989 From the time she created The City Scene, the first family newspaper in Los Angeles in 1984, Diane Margolin has made it a point to become an active part of the Westside community as the publisher of local newspapers. When she first started publishing The City Scene, a cousin told her about a morning radio show …Read More

  3. ROTARIAN OF THE WEEK – March 20, 2022

    ROTARIAN OF THE WEEK  -  Bill Buxton, Club Member since 2004 Bill is board certified in Adult Neurology with a Subspecialty Certification in Clinical Neurophysiology and additional certification in Electrodiagnostic Medicine. He serves as Director of Neuromuscular and Neurodiagnostic Medicine and of Fall Prevention at Pacific Neuroscience Institute and has been recognize…Read More

  4. ROTARIAN OF THE WEEK – March 14, 2022

    ROTARIAN OF THE WEEK  - David Bohn , Club Member since 1991 David was born in Santa Monica and currently lives in Tarzana.  He’s the son of John Bohn, a past president of the club; and June Bohn, a past Rotary-Ann connected to the club. David attended St. Augustine by the Sea on 4th Street in Santa Monica  K-6, Lincoln Jr High 7-9, Samohi 10-11 (parted ways), Concord …Read More


    ROTARIAN OF THE WEEK  -  Karin Wallerstein, Club Member since 2021 I’m Karin Wallerstein and I live in Venice, CA. I am the first generation of my Polish family to be born in the USA. Polish is actually my first language which I am fluent in to this day. I am happily married to my husband of 6 years however we have been together for almost 18 years, having met as brigh…Read More

  6. ROTARIAN OF THE WEEK – February 27, 2022

    ROTARIAN OF THE WEEK  -  Linh Da Tran, Club Member since 2021   Linh Da was born in Gainesville, FL and has one elder sister, less than 2 years apart.  This made for a very competitive childhood.  Her mom was a lab technician, after being a history teacher in Vietnam.  Her dad grew up on a coconut farm outside of Saigon and is very skilled at climbing limbless trees!…Read More

  7. ROTARIAN OF THE WEEK – 2/19/22

    Vicky Curtis is a past Director on our Board of Directors and is currently serving as Secretary.  Born in Denver, Vicky and her husband run Curtis and Company a marketing, advertising and design company.  Her interests include Pilot, Airplanes, World Politics, and Nutrition.  In addition to serving on the board, Vicky is our Brand Manager, a new position in charge of co…Read More

  8. ROTARIAN OF THE WEEK – February 13, 2022

    ROTARIAN OF THE WEEK  -  Renuka Desai, Club Member since 2020 Renuka was previously a Rotarian at the Rotary Club of Cherry Hill, New Jersey from 2007 until 2019. In 2017, she relocated to LA to stay close to her two daughters which gave her the opportunity to meet fellow Rotarians at the Santa Monica Club and join the club after her 4th global grant project. She was bor…Read More

  9. ROTARIAN OF THE WEEK – February 6, 2022

    ROTARIAN OF THE WEEK  -  Stan Fox, Club Member since 1987  Stan Fox was born in Savannah, GA and grew up in coastal South Carolina, in a small, nearly 400-year-old town called Beaufort, “Queen of the Carolina Sea Islands”.  The town was awakened from its slumber by its use as the setting for such films as The Big Chill, The Great Santini, Prince of Tides and Forres…Read More