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Rotary Club of Westlake Village Sunrise

Laps for Life Fundraiser

A Distance Swim for a Cause Close to the Heart
Ongoing Event

The Westlake Village Sunrise Rotary Club is pleased to announce the Laps for Life Fundraiser. Our Club President, Jim Wisdom, will be distance swimming to raise funds for two causes near to his heart this upcoming April –– Swim with Mike and the humanitarian projects of the Westlake Village Sunrise Rotary Club. 

Swim With Mike provides financial resources for the advanced education of physically challenged athletes to overcome their tragedies and realize their full potential. Over the past 41 years, the nonprofit has raised over $25,000,000 and provided scholarship assistance to 250+ recipients at 130+ schools. 

“At 6 years old, I began training as a competitive swimmer with the hopes of ultimately becoming an Olympian. After seven years of rigorous training with Olympians (both as peers and as coaches), breaking 5 national records, and ranking third in the country in the 200 Yard Butterfly, I was on my way to achieving my goal. Unfortunately, at age 14 I had a tragic accident falling out of a tree picking avocados and broke my neck and fractured three vertebrae. I was in a halo brace for 3 months before a successful fusion surgery. Although I was not able to continue my swimming at…

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Participation Ribbon
Participation Ribbon
Support President Jim with a Participation-level Ribbon (Less Than 150 Laps)
Most Improved
Most Improved
Support President Jim with a Most-Improved Ribbon (150-200 Laps)
Sportsmanship Award
Sportsmanship Award
Support President Jim with a Sportsmanship Award (201-250 Laps)
MVP Award
MVP Award
Support President Jim with a Sportsmanship Award (More than 250 Laps)

Carol Schreiber

Joe Pickard

James  Vaughn

Laura Willis

Janice  Wise



Jim Wisdom
President, Rotary Club of Westlake Village Sunrise
818- 469-6640

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