By Erica Brouillette, President of the Falls Church Rotary Club, Virginia, United States and Returned Peace Corps Volunteer I served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Armenia from 2007- 2009, teaching environmental conservation and awareness to youth aged 10-16 in the small village of Aygut. I taught in an after school program with the amazing … More Why Peace Corps and Rotary are the perfect fit
By Chelsea Mertz and Rebecca Hirschfeld, Rotary Service staff Does your club want to try a new type of service project or want to find a project in another region to partner on and are not sure where to start? The Project Lifecycle Kit tools can help with all your service project needs. These online … More Start a new service project today!
By Andrea Paolo Rossi and Oliviero Zondini, Rotary Club of Cesena in Italy and global grant project leads Our Rotary Club of Cesena is big with more than 100 members who represent the rich culture and strengths of our region. The local economy in Cesena is centered around agriculture and the manufacturing industry, in particular … More Access to technology prepares students for innovative careers
By Zuhal Sharp, Rotary Service and Engagement staff Is your club or district thinking of starting a project focused on maternal and child health? Are you looking for resources to help you get started? Rotarian Action Groups (RAGs) help clubs and districts plan and implement service projects. RAGs are organized by committed Rotarians, Rotarians’ family … More Collaborate with Rotarian experts on maternal and child health projects
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 Kiki Melonides, Rotary Service and Engagement Staff To help clubs plan impactful service projects and sustainable global grants, district international service chairs now have exciting new responsibilities. Appointed by district governors for a suggested three-year term, district international service chairs will work collaboratively with club and district leaders to identify and promote resources and … More Work with district international service chairs
By Rotary Service Connections Staff Working with partners can strengthen club and district service projects by ensuring sustainability, providing access to subject-matter experts, and strengthening local networks. Partnering with local, national, and international organizations can help meet the many needs of communities around the world. Rotary’s service and project partners support Rotarian-led initiatives within the … More Collaborating with partners on sustainable service projects
The RI Board of Directors recently recognized three new Rotarian Action Groups (RAGs). Each of these RAGs has a unique area of expertise and is available to provide any support that Rotarians may seek regarding their areas of specialty: Clubfoot RAG4CLUBFOOT (Rotarian Action Group) RAG4CLUBFOOT will act as a project facilitator for Rotary clubs and districts … More New Rotarian Action Groups to assist with Rotary projects
The RI Board of Directors recently recognized three new Rotarian Action Groups. Each of these RAGs have a unique area of expertise and is available to provide any support that Rotarians may seek regarding their areas of specialty: Disaster Assistance Disaster Network of Assistance Rotarian Action Group (DNA RAG) DNA RAG will develop an interactive … More Three new Rotarian Action Groups to assist with Rotary projects
By Zuhal Sharp, RI Programs staff Although they have existed for nearly ten years, Rotarian Action Groups (RAGs) are still not widely known throughout Rotary. RAGs exist to help clubs and districts design and implement effective projects, and indeed, the projects guided by these groups are changing lives around the world. You may have heard … More Why should you know about Rotarian Action Groups?