Sunday
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Lesson about women's equity

Club member Christi Womack Villalobos and President Annette Zang pose for a photo with Luka Correa Kassawara, exchange student from Brazil, at the Women's Equity Day Luncheon on Aug. 23 at the Polo Grill in Lakewood Ranch. The event celebrated the 95th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, which gave U.S. women the right to vote.

Sunday
Aug232015

Banner exchange

President Annette Zang trades banners with the club's 2015-16 exchange student, Luka Correa Kassawara, of Brazil. He brought the flag from his sponsor club in Brazil District 4590. Luka is staying with Annette and her husband, Rich, and begins classes Aug. 24 at Palmetto High School. The Rotary Clubs of Manatee Riverside and West Bradenton are also contributing to Luka's stay.

Sunday
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Yen-An "Andy" Chen, exchange student

Andy, from Taiwan, is one of the stars of Rotary's "This Close" campaign to rid the world of polio. He spent the 2014-15 school year at Palmetto High with host parents Annette and Rich Zang and at Manatee High with host parents Tim and Sharon Milligan.

Sunday
Aug232015

Yen-An "Andy" Chen, exchange student

Last year's exchange student from receives a Paul Harris Award upon his return to Taiwan. Special thanks to Pam and former District Gov. Steve Schlueter for making this happen!

Sunday
Aug232015

David Bates, guest speaker

President Annette Zang is shown with David Bates, who spoke to the club July 30 about the historical significance of the Tropicana glass plant. He brought several specimens to illustrate his talk.