2014 “Demotion Party” of Playa Venice

As is tradition in Rotary, each club annually has a “Demotion Party” to thank the outgoing President and install the incoming President and their Board. At the California Yacht Club on June 27th, Playa Venice said its thanks you outgoing President Tom Carson and welcomed new President Katie Butler Litsey whose term will start July 1st. Because of his travel schedule which did not allow him to attend the event, earlier Peter Smyth was named “Rotarian of the Year” and President Carson’s wife Nicole was given the highest honor that can be given to a non-Rotarian, the “Rotarian at Heart Award.”

About Rotary:  The Rotary Club of Playa Venice Sunrise is a membership based non-profit service organization dedicated to “Service Above Self.”  We meet weekly on Wednesdays at 7:15 AM  for breakfast at the Marina City Club 4333 Admiralty Way Marina del Rey Those interested are invited visit our web site


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Center:  Incoming President Katie Butler Litsey, outgoing President Tom Carson, and Nicole Carson

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Playa Vista’s Sybil Buchanan and Lisa of Cantalini’s Salerno BeachRestaurant in Playa del Rey, Ca.


Right:  John Marcato


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