Larry Granat is a longtime member of RC Seattle which has become a huge fan of international service focusing on disease control in Africa. An early polio vaccination trip led to a newly formed group of malaria fighters. Several years later, Larry became it’s Board Chair while traveling to Africa with groups of likeminded Rotarians. He has planned 7 trips, led them and enjoyed them, always and adding a safari in the trip. The 8th will occur in February 2024 in Kenya. He has a background in hospitality management from which he retired in 2003. He currently serves as Grants Chairperson of RAM-Global.