Protecting our oceans

By Angie Mesistrano, Area 2 Commodore of the International Yachting Fellowship of Rotarians  Most of us are aware of the high levels plastic pollution in seas and oceans that are destroying marine flora and fauna. We might even be aware of the large floating island of plastics in the North Pacific Ocean. We also know … More Protecting our oceans

A new Rotary Fellowship for Executive Managers

By Carlos Brazao, founder of the Rotarian Executive Managers Fellowship Imagine going from being an excellent doctor or engineer to becoming a General Manager of the Hospital or creating your own company: suddenly your co-workers no longer share the same world as you and can’t relate to you. Oftentimes, when a Rotarian Executive Manager faces … More A new Rotary Fellowship for Executive Managers

Finding new Rotary friends through metal music

By Felix Heintz, Founder and Chair of the Rotarian Metalhead Fellowship, and Manouchehr Shamsrizi, Director of Strategic Partnerships and Communication of the Rotarian Metalhead Fellowship A very special convention takes place annually in Northern Germany, bringing together almost 100,000 people from all over the world. The visitors share fundamental values, which the theologian and publicist … More Finding new Rotary friends through metal music

Wellness meets happiness through the Yoga & Meditation Fellowship

By Bala Murthy, member of the Rotary Club of Washington (DC), USA In October, I had the opportunity to conduct a meditation session for the Rotary International Board of Directors at One Rotary Center in Evanston. I had lots of fun sharing and demonstrating mind-calming techniques and laughing yoga. The Global Yoga and Meditation Fellowship … More Wellness meets happiness through the Yoga & Meditation Fellowship

New Rotary Fellowship brings together LGBT community

By Sean O’Hara, Chair of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Rotarians and Friends Fellowship (LGBT RAF) I joined Rotary two and a half years ago by chartering a club and serving as its first president. I honestly didn’t know what to expect. Before that, I had only a few years of experience with Interact … More New Rotary Fellowship brings together LGBT community

Rotary Service at the Toronto Convention

Thousands of Rotary members gathered in Toronto this week for the 2018 Rotary International Convention to share ideas, find inspiration, and reconnect with old and new friends. In the House of Friendship, members had the opportunity to network with fellow Rotarians and Rotaractors, Rotary’s partners, service projects, Rotary Project Fairs and learn from the expertise of Rotarian Action … More Rotary Service at the Toronto Convention

International Travel and Hosting Fellowship captures the spirit of Rotary

By Cynthia Goodman, Member of the Rotary Club of La Jolla, California, USA Elaine Case and Bill Wiktor. Two names many of you are not going to want to forget.  Both have been presidents of their respective Rotary Clubs in Rochester, Minnesota in the United States and continue to be active in Rotary.  After our … More International Travel and Hosting Fellowship captures the spirit of Rotary