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Today we had a tour of the Bob Hope USO facility at LAX! 🇺🇸 What an amazing place for our service men and women to visit when traveling through LAX! To view photos of our tour, please click here: https://elsegundorotary.org/PhotoAlbums/uso-2021

Los Angeles International Airport is one of the world’s busiest airports, and Bob Hope USO greets and serves over 100,000 military service members and their families per year.

In 2018, the USO at LAX relocated to the historic Theme Building. An estimated 2.7 million troops and military families will visit in the next 20 years, seeking a safe-haven and a touch of home at one of the world’s busiest airports. The new 7,000 square foot, state-of-the-art airport center was built to support US troops and their families for generations to come.

One of only six USO centers in the world that operates 24/7 (hours currently restricted due to COVID-19), the Bob Hope USO at LAX is the flagship center and is the largest location by number of troops and families served. On busy days, the center has had more than 1,000 visitors, all weary troops and military families seeking the comforts and connection to home amidst the chaos and stress of travel. A congressionally chartered, private organization, the USO relies on the generosity of individuals, organizations and corporations to support its activities, and is powered by a family of volunteers to accomplish our mission of connection.

To learn more about the USO, please visit https://bobhope.uso.org

This month we feature a variety of intriguing guest speakers, a field trip to USO at LAX, a District Breakfast, World Polio Day Wine Tasting Event, and more.  October 24th is World Polio Day for Rotary International. Please join in celebrating, details will be announced as the date gets closer.
For details please visit the District 5280 website event calendar: https://rotary5280.org/Events
 
Saturday 10/2  - Youth Protection Training - Click Here for Event Details
Saturday 10/2 - Membership Session - Click Here for Event Details
Monday 10/4 - Rotary Alumni Reconnect Week 
Monday 10/4 - October Board Meeting ES Rotary
Thursday 10/7 - ADM - Mark Hensley, El Segundo City Attorney
Saturday 10/9 - District Governor Potential Candidate Orientation - Click Here for Event Details
Thursday 10/14 - ADM - Betsy Butler, Executive Director - California Women's Law Center
Tuesday 10/19 - District Breakfast - Click Here for Event Details
Thursday 10/21 - Field Trip to USO at LAX
Saturday 10/23 - Camp Pendleton Collection 
Saturday 10/23 - Strategic Planning Training Session 
Sunday 10/24 - World Polio Day Wine Tasting - Click Here for Event Details
Wednesday 10/27 - Foundation Committee Meeting 
Thursday 10/28 - Upshift - TBD
Saturday 10/30 - Grant Application Deadline 
 
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