By Greg Batz, a member of the Rotary Club of White Bear Lake, Minnesota, USA Twelve years ago I was invited by a fellow Rotarian from a neighboring club to chauffer a delegation of Russian judges to the federal court house in Minneapolis for a tour and meetings on a Friday morning. Little did I … More Open World Program promotes global understanding
If you’re joining us at the 2017 Rotary International Convention, 10-14 June, expect to hear inspirational keynote speakers, participate in a variety of service-related breakout sessions, and make new friends in the House of Friendship! Preconvention events: Join President John Germ for his Presidential Peace Conference on 9 and 10 June. We’ll celebrate our success … More Find inspiration at the Atlanta Convention
By Azka Asif, Rotary Service and Engagement staff Today, International Women’s Day, is a time to celebrate the progress that’s been made in gender equality and women’s empowerment, and to call for continued action. The Sustainable Development Goals number 5: Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls; and number 4: Ensure inclusive and … More Empowering women today, and every day
By Molly Friend, Rotary Programs for Young Leaders Staff Rotaract clubs bring together people ages 18-30 to exchange ideas with leaders in the community, develop leadership and professional skills, and have fun through service. In communities worldwide, Rotary and Rotaract members work side by side to take action through service. Every year, Rotaract clubs around … More What makes a Rotaract project outstanding?
As we head into the new year, we’re taking a look at back at 2016. Here are your five favorite stories from this past year (based on views): Rotary offers many programs that allow you to engage with fellow members and make new connections outside your club and district. Learn how to make the most of … More Your favorite stories from 2016
By Helen Reisler and Andreas Runggatscher, members of the Rotary Club of New York Our club, the Rotary Club of New York has always been notable for its international flavor and association with the United Nations. The club played an essential role in building support during the UN’s formidable years, and in soliciting New York … More A new approach to Rotary Club meetings
By Molly Friend, Rotary Programs for Young Leaders Staff Youth Service recognizes the importance of empowering youth and young professionals through leadership development programs like Interact. Every year, Interact clubs take action to make a positive difference in their communities through service projects. Join us as we celebrate 54 years of service and leadership through … More Celebrating Rotary’s youngest leaders!
By Azka Asif, Rotary Service Connections Staff August is Membership Month, a time to celebrate your club, your members, and the good you do in your community and around the world. Many Rotarians join Rotary to give back locally and globally. Rotary allows members to make a difference while building friendships and fostering international understanding. … More How to make the most of your Rotary membership?
If you’re joining us at the 2016 Rotary International Convention, 28 May-1 June, plan to participate in a variety of service-related breakout sessions. You’ll have a chance to learn from program experts, explore service opportunities, build new friendships, and connect with prospective project partners. Sessions will be held in the afternoons, 30 May-1 June. Service-oriented … More Rotary International Convention breakout sessions can enhance service projects
By Divya Wodon and Naina Wodon, Interact Club of Washington International School, and Quentin Wodon, Rotary Club of Washington, Washington D.C., USA, and the TRF Cadre of Technical Advisors. Maria Nelly Pavisich has been a Rotarian for more than two decades. She has led international projects including a new $151,500 global grant approved by The Rotary … More From Poverty to Winning a National Gymnastics Competition