The Rotary Club of Cleveland cultivates a diverse community of informed professionals working collectively to create a positive impact by exchanging ideas, forming meaningful, lifelong friendships, and giving back to our community. 
Our upcoming meeting schedule! 
August 12th - In Person Windows on the River
August 19th - Virtual via Zoom
August 26th - After Hours 5:30 p.m. - Cleveland Cultural Gardens
September 2nd and 9th - In Person Windows on the River
September 16th Virtual via Zoom
September 23rd - After Hours 5:30 p.m. - League Park, CLE
September 30th - Virtual via Zoom
This Week's Rotary Meeting
Thursday, August 12th 
At Windows on the River
(2000 Sycamore St. CLE  44113)
12:00 Noon - 1:00 p.m.
Asher Rapkin 
Director, Global Business Marketing 
Facebook Blue and Emerging Platforms
Asher and his team look after global business to business marketing for Facebook’s blue app as well as Facebook’s emerging platforms: SparkAR, Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality. Prior to taking on this role, Asher was the Product Marketing Communications Lead for Platforms and SMB on Facebook's Global Business Marketing team.
Before coming to Facebook, Asher was the Global Head of Channel Marketing for iAd, a division of Apple, where he oversaw the verbal and visual articulation of the brand and managed the platform's PR, events, and thought leadership work. Before shifting into tech, Asher spent eight years in television, working in Integrated Marketing for Current TV, NBCUniversal and MTV.  In 2018, Asher co-founded Collective Horology, a watch ethusiasts' driven company, where community and collaboration bring passionate collectors closer to the watch brands they love.  
Asher is a member of the Producers Guild of America and holds a BA from Oberlin College in Theater and lives with his family in Ventura, CA.
Upcoming Committee Meetings
  • August 12th, 1:15 p.m. - Community Service Committee Meeting at Windows
  • August 19th, 1:15 p.m. - International Service Committee Meeting via zoom
The time is now!  
Purchase your tickets to our 
Growing for the Greater Good Next Chapter
Foundation Fundraiser!  
Upcoming Rotary After Hours - August 26, 5:30 p.m. 
Don't miss seeing one of the "Crown Jewels" of Cleveland
We will meet at the new plaza, visit 5 gardens with representatives at each, learn about their heritage and garden followed by food and refreshments from a local establishment. 
*NEW* Operation Comic Book Literacy Project
Check out our new literacy project with Operation Comic Book -  an online tutorial for creating your own through our Comic Book Academy
"Service Above Self" Volunteer opportunities 
Greater Cleveland Food Bank
In the effort to streamline the registration process for our monthly FoodBank Volunteer days please click on the following links.  You can select the current month or any month there after. Times at 5:00 - 8:00 p..m. Remember if you have not created an account in the past, it will prompt you to do so. 
Volunteer Days  -  Wednesday August 18th, Tuesday September 14th
Rebuilding Together Northeast Ohio
Rebuilding Together Northeast Ohio serves low-income older adults, veterans and persons with disabilities living in Cleveland.   We have partnered with them to help the homeowners in the Clark-Fulton and Brooklyn Centre neighborhoods.  Porch repair, clean up in the community parks and greenspaces, and bench painting are a few of the area's in need. Please join us for our upcoming community service opportunity. 
  • Neighborhood Step Up on Friday, August 20th.  This will be on Brinsmade on the west side of Cleveland, with landscaping, address numbers and light repairs.  There will also be an opportunity for porch repair and painting at the Julia De Burgo’s Art Center on the same day.
American Red Cross Blood Donor Day, September 9, 2021! 
For every 1 donation, 3 lives can be saved!  Need we say more?  This is a great opportunity for the entire family, a friend, or colleague to join you and make a difference! Due to natural disasters and Covid - 19 the need has never been greater! If donating blood isn't possible, there are plenty of other volunteer opportunities available. 
Upcoming Events
Asher Rapkin, Facebook App
Windows on the River
Aug 12, 2021
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Community Service Committee Meeting
Windows on the River
Aug 12, 2021 1:00 PM
International Service Committee
Aug 19, 2021
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Growing for the Greater Good Fundraiser
Aug 29, 2021
4:00 PM – 7:00 PM
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Upcoming Speakers
Aug 12, 2021
At Windows on the River - Director Global Business Marketing, Facebook App
Aug 19, 2021 12:00 PM
Virtual - Zoom Format
Aug 26, 2021
Tour of the Cleveland Cultural Gardens
Sep 02, 2021 12:00 AM
At windows on the River - Beachwood Police Chief
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