1953-1954

President Wayne Kirch

Under the presidency of Wayne Kirch, 1953-54, the well remembered but now sadly missed inter-city program with the Vernon, California club was begun.  Many memorable meetings were held both in Las Vegas and Vernon, and for many years it was a highlight of the Rotary year.  The first District Conference of Rotary was held in Las Vegas during Kirch’s term.  The Rotary Club also gave great impetus to get the Nevada Southern University, now the University of Nevada Las Vegas, established in Las Vegas.

The Las Vegas Rotary Foundation, Inc. (“LVRF”) is registered with the Nevada Secretary of State and qualified by the Internal Revenue Services as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization (EIN: 88-0403571). Established in 1998, LVRF supports the Las Vegas Rotary Club. Las Vegas Rotary’s mission is “teaching youth to succeed through literacy, education & life skills development.” Your charitable contribution to LVRF is tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.

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