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Speaker: George Robertson-Burnett

"District Representative to the Council on Legislation"

  • January 12 @ 12:30 PM
  • Julia Beren-Sosnick

Rotary Club Meeting: January 12, 2022

About George Robertson-Burnett:

Born in Aberdeen, Scotland, George was educated at Aberdeen Grammar School and Aberdeen College of Commerce. First employed as a fledgling journalist, George went on to serve Her Majesty’s Government, in the smuggling and drug enforcement department. After moving to England, George started his own company - George Hotels Ltd, and specialized in ownership and operation of Hotels, Restaurants and English pubs. George sold all of his UK business interests and moved to the United States in 2004 with his wife Carole and daughter Pippa.

George started GRB Properties LLC in Florida, but retired in 2008 when he secured green card residency, George, Carole and Pippa became US citizens in 2015. A Past President of the Bartow Rotary Club, and Past District Governor of District 6890 (2013/14), George is currently serving his second three year term as District Representative to the Council on Legislation. George served a four year term as an Assistant Rotary Coordinator 2014-2018 and was until July 2021, the Rotary Coordinator for Rotary Zone 34. George is a Zone Innovative Club Advocate and on the Executive Committee for Zone Institute. George and Carole are Major Donors to the Rotary Foundation and George is a member of the Paul Harris Society.

Birthdays & Celebrations

  • JAN 04: Anniversary - Sabrina (Adam)
  • JAN 08: Anniversary - Barbara (Steve)
  • JAN 16: Birthday - Fran
  • JAN 21: Anniversary - Sabrina (Jacqueline)
  • JAN 19: Birthday - Lourdes
  • JAN 30: Birthday - Julia

  • Congratulations to those celebrating their anniversary by joining our Rotary Club in January.
  • JAN 29, 2020 - Oswaldo “Ozzie” Pelaez
  • JAN 15, 2019 - Esther Brown
  • JAN 10, 2018 - Diana Landero
  • JAN 07, 2010 - Claudia Valderrama
  • JAN 10, 2001 - Joy Cooper

  • Upcoming Events & Activities

    Congratulations🎉🎉🎉 to our members, partners and friends. Our Club of Hallandale Beach-Aventura was featured in the front page of the Rotary District 6990 newsletter for December 2021.
    CLICK HERE to see the full article

    4th ANNUAL FUNDRAISER "ART FOR THE ARTS" on MARCH 31, 2022 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    South Florida Symphony Music in the Schools . . . Preserving the Coral Reef 'Color Me Mine' & 'Painting with a Twist'. Valentine's Day Theme - In Person & Zoom
    Art For The Arts

    The Miracle Theatre in Coral Gables
    The Miracle Theatre in Coral Gables

    On Your Feet! is the inspiring true story about heart, heritage and two people who believed in their talent—and each other—to become an international sensation: Gloria and Emilio Estefan. Now their story has arrived on stage in an exhilarating original production that will celebrate it’s South Florida regional premiere back at home in Miami at Actors’ Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre. An emotionally-charged celebration of the Estefan’s greatest hits, On Your Feet! features some of the most iconic songs of the past quarter-century, including “Rhythm is Gonna Get You,” “Conga,” “Get On Your Feet,” “Don’t Want To Lose You Now,” “1-2-3” and “Coming Out of the Dark.” Prepare to be on your feet from start to finish!

    Tickets on Sale NOW! – Purchase with the code "ROTARY" for a 10% discount*
    Book today for No Fee Weekend! Seating based on availability
    Pre-show reception at 7:30pm sponsored by the Rotary

    Call the Box Office at (305) 444-9293 to purchase tickets with the Rotary Group or select your own seats online.
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    PAUL HARRIS SOCIETY - GOLF BALL DROP / February 10, 2022

    International Convention - June 4-8, 2022 in Houston, TX / Register at the Reduced Rate until Dec. 15, 2021
    Register Now!