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We are members of Rotary International, the world's first and greatest service club organization, with more than 1.2 million members in 34,000 clubs worldwide. Rotary club members are volunteers who work locally, regionally, and internationally to combat hunger, improve health and sanitation, provide education and job training, promote peace, and eradicate polio under the motto of "Service Above Self." 

This motto applies to all Rotary clubs, and our goal as The Rotary Club of Belmont & Redwood Shores is to fulfill these requirements. Our members are constantly creating innovative projects ranging from community fundraising to rewarding young individuals with scholarships. We aim to expand our services beyond our community with hard work and dedication.

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I am Ray Avanzino, proud President of the Belmont Redwood Shores Rotary Club. As a member of Rotary International, the world's first service club organization, I work with a team of dedicated volunteers to improve our local community and communities around the world through service projects and fundraising efforts.


Our club focuses on projects related to education, fighting disease, growing local communities, promoting peace, clean water access, saving mothers and children, and protecting the environment. Some of our ongoing domestic and international projects include:  providing student scholarships and teacher grants, cars for Vets, MELPS (Medical Equipment Loan Program –,  HAWES (Health and Aging Education Series),  the Thailand water filtration project, and much, much more. 

As President, I have the privilege of leading this amazing group of individuals as we work to make a difference in the lives of others. Rotary's motto of "Service Above Self" inspires me every day, and I am honored to represent such a giving and impactful organization in my community.


I look forward to an amazing year of working with our team, giving back to our community, creating new memories and having lots of fun doing it!


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Ray Avanzino

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