Jose Silva, with his wife, Diana Rotary Club of Daytona Beach West Florida, USA
"I'm a Los Angeleno. It's special to be back here as a Rotarian, with the convention. We're making more friends already. That's what it's all about -- ideas, together with relationships. You're bringing people and ideas together, and things happen. It’s exciting."
Moses Nii Okai Aryee Rotary Club of Accra-West Ghana (In photo with new friend Ted Lazare, Rotary Club of Delmas/Aéroport, Haiti)
"The best thing is you bump into strangers [who later] become good friends, lifelong friends. What more can you ask? You see the family of Rotary, the magnitude of Rotary, and you are motivated and inspired."
Johnie Azubuike Ibe Rotary Club of Benin Bendal State, Nigeria
"The atmosphere is wonderful. The organization of this event is amazing. The convention helps Rotary move ahead."
Jeff Goodman Rotary Club of Overland Park Kansas, USA
"The convention gives us direction and focus. It's such a unique experience. Other than the traffic, I'm really enjoying myself in L.A."
Maria Tilton Tucson, Arizona, USA
"Conventions like this one revitalize, stimulate, and recommit Rotarians. I think it's a necessary event for Rotarians."
K. Raghavasamy Rotary Club of Karaikal Pondicherry, India
"The best part is how much information you get. I'm so amazed at all the nice people from around the world who are here. I'm so inspired. And I think L.A. is so fun."