A new board of officers for the 2019/20 Rotary Year for the Titusville Sunrise Rotary Club were sworn in on June 29 by Lewis Venuti (past President of the Titusville Rotary Club and District 6930 District Governor (RY 2010-11)) and our new President Bruce Lysne.  As is customary, Babs Angel, outgoing President, passed the gavel to her successor.


Bruce Lysne (President), Ashley Smith (President-Elect), Babs Angel (Past President), Jeff Belford (Secretary), Daniel Penton (Treasurer), Gilbert Garcia (Sergeant-at-Arms), Sue Idtensohn (Communications Director) and Dr. Al Koller (Webmaster).


Members of the Club honored Bruce as the “Rotarian of the Year!” for his outstanding service and dedication.

Pictures from Titusville Sunrise Rotary Installation Dinner 

Louis passing the Past President’s Badge to Babs




Louis pinning on the President’s Badge with Bruce




Bruce making a few remarks. (… “It’s true, we are part of a larger community, we can make an investment in our future…and it is fair to say, we can make a difference…after all “It’s a Small World”!


Louis, Loretta, Diane, Bruce, Emily and Grace.




Club Members and Guests.


Chili Cookoff and 5K Race


Community ‘Stop Gap’ Dinner

“The Mission of the Community ‘Stop-Gap’ Dinners is to fill the gap and provide emergency assistance to those individuals and families who may not otherwise qualify for assistance through other agencies. We help them to overcome barriers that may jeopardize their livelihood.

The ‘Stop-Gap’ meal enables us to feed members within the community that may only qualify for emergency food once every ninety (90) days.” Titusville Sunrise Rotary ‘Stop-Gap’ dinner was held on August 23 at the Harriet T. Moore Community Center.

Upcoming 2018 dinners will be held on October 11 and December 6. About 165 meals were served or delivered at this dinner. Babs and John have been providing the leadership, planning and service for these meals for more than two years.


Elementary School Staff Lunch

Members of the Sunrise Rotary Club of Titusville decided to give the staff of the Coquina Elementary School a friendly “welcome back” for the new school year. Four (4) of our members arrived at the school early on Friday, August 3rd, and assembled more than eighty-five (85) brownbag lunches. Freshly toasted bread, slices of turkey or ham with cheese, served as the base. Rounding out the lunches were a variety bags of chips, small chocolate treats and a nut/protein bar. An assortment of soft drinks and bottled water rounded out the meal to wash it all down. A fantastic day for all.


2018 Induction Ceremony

Induction Ceremony – A new board of officers for the 2018/19 Rotary Year for the Sunrise Rotary Club of Titusville was sworn in on June 30 by our new president Babs Angel.  As is customary, Jeff Belford, outgoing president, passed the gavel to his successor.  Members of the club honored Jeff as the “Rotarian of the Year!” for his outstanding service and dedication.