Rotary International past president Richard King will speak Thursday in Surrey.

Rotary International past president Richard King will speak Thursday in Surrey.

Rotary International member to speak in Surrey

Richard D. King will speaking to residents and fellow Rotarians at Eaglequest Golf Course in Surrey

The past-president of Rotary International will be making a stop on the Semiahmoo Peninsula Thursday.

Richard D. King will speaking to residents and fellow Rotarians at Eaglequest Golf Course in Surrey; more than 200 people are expected to attend.

According to a release, the event is aimed at “educating residents about the positive impacts local Rotary members have had in our communities, encourage them to get involved and take on a ‘service-above-self’ mantra in life.”

King is a member of the Rotary Club of Niles-Fremont in California.

The event begins at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are nearly sold out, but some still may be available last-minute. For tickets ($30), email king@centralcityrotary.com.

For more information on the event, visit www.rotary.org or www.district5050.org