End Polio
Sep 03, 2019
Larry Meyers
End Polio
Larry Myers has been the District 5130 Chair for POLIO PLUS in 1965-1966 and again from 2002-2020. He is a charter member of the South Ukiah Rotary Club (1973) and was club President in 1977.
He served as District Governor of District 513 in 1984-85 (59 clubs, 9 counties & over 5000 Rotarians) extending from Redwood City (San Mateo County) North including San Francisco up to the Oregon border (Crescent City Rotary). District 513 included Napa and Lake Counties.
District 513 ranked # 3 in the world in terms of contributions to the Rotary Foundation in 1984-85
He has also served as District Chair for the Rotary Foundation (1987-1992). He has also served as District 5130 Extension Chair helping to charter Del Notre Sunrise, Sebastopol Sunrise and Kelseyville Sunrise Rotary Clubs.
Larry was honored as the District 5130 Rotarian of the Year (2002-2003)  for assisting Rotarians in raising over $ 405,000 for ending polio.
Rotary International honored Larry with Polio Free World Award in 2009.
The Rotary Foundation honored Larry in 2013 with the Citation for Meritorious Service in recognition of his outstanding service to the Rotary Foundation.
He was also honored by District 5130 in 2014 and inducted into the District Hall of Fame for assisting 5130 Rotarians in raising over $ 10 million dollars for polio eradication.
District 5130 was recognized world wide as one of 18 top fundraising districts for POLIO PLUS at the 2018 R.I. Convention
Larry is a graduate of the University of Southern California, College of Pharmacy Pharm. D. (1965)
Larry was stricken with polio at the age of 6 and hospitalized for one year.