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Welcome to the Rotary Club of Burbank Sunrise! We are a non-profit service club actively involved in humanitarian efforts in our community and the world! Come to one of our meetings and see what we are all about. 
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"Great things happen when good people come together." Paul Harris

We meet Tuesdays at 7:15 AM
Holiday Inn
150 E. Angeleno
Burbank, CA  91502
United States
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The Tuesday morning meetings of the Rotary Club of Burbank Sunrise have been cancelled thru the end of March in an abundance of caution due to the Coronavirus. The health and well being of our membership is of utmost importance. We will re-evaluate the first of April.
Congratulations to Halie Stewart, our 2019/2020 Vocational Scholarship Award winner. She is an Air Force Veteran attending the New York Film Academy in Burbank! Halie is originally from Pittsburg, Pennsylvania and her dream is to encourage young people through her work in film
At our regular meeting, we put together 150 dental kits for Kids Community Dental Clinic. The kits will be distributed at area schools when the Clinic does their Give Kids A Smile program. When they visit the schools, the kids are educated on the importance of good dental hygiene, given a free dental check-up, and a dental kit. If they child needs dental treatment, the clinic offers free or low cost dental services for children.
Our club is mourning the passing of Bob Piatak. He was a Past President and the club’s Sergeant-At-Arms. Bob was always the first one to every meeting and set up our banners and greeted our guests. He sat in the same place every week ordering his favorite breakfast of pancakes. He made most every project and he and Janice were fixtures at our club socials. It was very sad to see his empty seat this past Tuesday. He was one of a kind and will be greatly missed.
We pass the 4-Way Test! Our newest member, Teresa Fulper, is also our newest Paul Harris Fellow!! 
Burbank Sunrise as always had a very busy December. We teamed up with Burbank Rotary for our annual BCR Holiday Party for developmentally challenged teens and adults. We also adopted families through the Coordinating Council of Burbank to provide them with presents, gift certificates, and holiday meals and then helped on delivery day. We even had time for a little club fellowship as we attended Nativity the Musical at Westminster Presbyterian Church. Afterwards the party continued at The Burbank Pub!


The Rotary Clubs of Burbank Noon and Burbank Sunrise were in the house at the VIP reception for the Burbank Arts Beautification Program. We’re among the sponsors local artists painting city electrical boxes!! Check out our box at the corner of Hollywood Way and Riverside Drive!

Burbank Sunrise welcomed our newest member, Teresa! We are so happy she chose us to be her Rotary home and we look forward to many years of fellowship and service!

Burbank Sunrise alumni Julie Jenkins was featured in the November issue of Rotarian Magazine. Julie shared her experience having Polio. She is truly inspiring. Julie is currently a member of the Rotary Club of Cambria!

Congratulations to our own Julio Barrenzuela who was invited by Illinois Senator Dick Durbin to represent Soldiers Who Salsa at the Latino Summit! Julio continues to serve his country by providing wounded veterans valuable recreational therapy in the form of Latin Music. 
Joint Statement from Kiwanis International, Lions Clubs International, Optimist International, and Rotary International

Joint Statement from Kiwanis International, Lions Clubs International, Optimist International, and Rotary

Rotary clubs help fight the COVID-19 pandemic

Members use ingenuity, flexibility to help people affected by coronavirus and to stay connected

Sarah Parcak and the secrets of the satellites

Inspired in part by Indiana Jones, space archaeologist Sarah Parcak uses futuristic airborne technology to unearth the treasures of the past.