Welcome to the Rotary Club of Kansas City
We meet Thursdays at Noon at the Gallery Event Space.
WE ARE CURRENTLY MEETING VIRTUALLY
14 & Main, Kansas City, Missouri
You can also watch meetings on Facebook Live @Rotaryclub13
Upcoming Meeting Information
January 20, 2022
This week's meeting will be VIRTUAL.
Our speaker will be Jorge Coromac, Director, Westside Community Action Network Center
With twenty-two years of experience coordinating and leading humanitarian programs with nonprofit/profit organization at local, national and international levels, Jorge, brings diverse methodologies and resources which focus on promoting capacity building, leadership engagement, community participatory programs and sustainable initiatives.

Jorge currently is the of Westside Community Action Network Center and during his work in Kansas City and Latin America has led to establishing partnerships with organizations such as: KCMOPD, Irene Library, TACC/Park and Rec., Jackson County Outside Agencies, The City of Kansas City, Hispanic Nurse Association of KC, Rotary International, Red Cross, Vida Peru, Guayaquil Episcopal Church, Engineer Without Borders and various Universities that include KU, Park University, Xavier University, K-State, Mid America Nazarene, Washburn University, Temple University and others.
 
As a Guatemala native, Jorge earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications-Professional Journalism, a Master’s Degree in History and Social Sciences from Del Valle University, and a Teaching Degree in Physical Education. Jorge has also gone through FEMA training in the National Incident Management System and Incident Command System.
 
Jorge joined the Westside CAN Center 17 years ago as a volunteer and he became the Director in December 2014. Westside CAN Center unify efforts with several local social agencies to implement the welcome back to school, toys for tots, family fall festival, community orchard and the implementation of a community policing program.
 
Volunteerism is a strong commitment of Jorge and because his passion and work with volunteers, he was recognized in:
  • In May 2014 Rotary International awarded Jorge with the “Service Above Self Award” only a maximum of 50 Rotarians worldwide receive this award. The importance of Service Above Self has long been recognize by Rotarians who understand the power and reward of helping their friends and neighbors in need.
  • In July 2013 The Lenexa Rotary Club recognized Jorge as “The Rotarian of the Year 2012-2013”
  • In 2012 Rotary District 5710 of Kansas awarded Jorge with the Paul Harris Fellow for humanitarian work in Central America.
  • In 2011 Jorge received the “Guatemala Peace Ambassador Award” for his extensive work in the country leading a Water Sanitation, Hygiene and Access to Health Program and humanitarian efforts during natural disaster.
In his spare time he enjoys camping, swimming, reading, playing guitar, playing soccer and teaching Spanish. The greatest blessing in Jorge’s life is spending time with his family.
 
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401 E. 31st St.
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