1. ROTARIAN OF THE WEEK – May 18, 2022

    ROTARIAN OF THE WEEK  - SARA COLON - Club Member since 2018 Sara grew up in Long Beach and went to Long Beach Poly High School where she ran track and cross-country.  She then went to college at Barnard in New York City and majored in Political Science and Spanish Literature.  She went to Berkeley for law school. After law school, she worked at a law firm in New York (S…Read More


    ROTARIAN OF THE WEEK  - Jennifer Gordon, Club Member since 2018 Jennifer is a native Angeleno.  She has lived in Santa Monica for 23 years and was born and raised in Pasadena. For college, Jennifer went back east to Dickinson College in Carlisle, PA.  After school she lived and worked in Washington, DC for four years before heading back to California.  Once back in Los…Read More

  3. ROTARIAN OF THE WEEK – May 3, 2022

    Donna was born and raised in Los Angeles, graduated from Hollywood High School and then USC, with a degree in Finance. Donna spent many years as owner of two 7-eleven stores, one of which was here in Santa Monica.  During that time, Donna served as an Officer for the 7-eleven Franchise Owners Association, an organization which helps franchisees deal fairly with the parent…Read More

  4. ROTARIAN OF THE WEEK – April 25, 2022

    Born in Rutland Vermont, JB is the oldest of 6 kids. His dad was a Korean war Veteran in the US Navy and 6 of his 7 brothers were in the Navy also. His mother raised them right and did the books for his dad’s small businesses. JB grew up in West Rutland VT, population 2,000. His graduating high school class had 48 students, which was considered a big class at the time. J…Read More


      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

  7. 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

  8. 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