The Rotary Club of Playa Venice Sunrise has installed Gail Goldstein as its new president for the 2011-12 Rotary year.

Goldstein was appointed at the club’s annual “Demotion Party” at the California Yacht Club in Marina del Rey June 24, which also served to thank outgoing president Armando Diaz.

The club also announced that Goldstein received the Rotarian of the Year Award for 2010-11.

Additionally a new award, Rotarian at Heart, was introduced and presented to non-Rotarians who have supported the club and its activities through the dedication of “time, treasure and talent.” The inaugural winners were Judith Ciancimino, Nadine Rosales and Robert Bird.

Goldstein stated that she is dedicating her presidency to achieving excellence in the true spirit of Rotary.

The Rotary Club of Playa Venice Sunrise meets weekly for breakfast at the Marina International Hotel at 7:30 a.m.

Information, membership director Tony Ciancimino at (310) 429-3808, or