Celebrating our accomplishments through Rotary Days

By Ellina Kushnir, RI Programs staff Over the past year, we expanded our impact by inviting the community to learn about our good work as we celebrated our accomplishments through a variety of community engagements. More than 400 clubs and districts around the world heeded President Gary C.K. Huang’s call to Light Up Rotary through unique Rotary Day events. … More Celebrating our accomplishments through Rotary Days

Rotary Days light up communities around the world

By Ellina Kushnir, RI staff Since 1 July, thousands of Rotary members across the world have honored President Gary C.K. Huang’s call to Light Up Rotary through unique Rotary Day events in their local communities. These events range from family carnivals, to service projects at food pantries, to environmental projects, to pet-friendly events and more! … More Rotary Days light up communities around the world

E-clubs pioneer innovative partnerships with local groups

By Zuhal Sharp, Rotary Programs staff Empowering community members to assess and address their own needs leads to the most effective and sustainable project outcomes. While we often hear about how traditional Rotary clubs work with community members to address local issues, e-clubs are also pioneering innovative approaches to partner with communities on hands-on projects. … More E-clubs pioneer innovative partnerships with local groups

Rotary Community Corps of Parker celebrates five years of service and fellowship

By Kam Breitenbach, Rotary Club of Parker, CO, USA, and Rotary Community Corps (RCC) of Parker advisor Do you like to have fun, laugh, volunteer and eat with friends? I certainly do! Today, 20 January, the Rotary Community Corps (RCC) of Parker celebrates five years of friendship, fellowship, and service. This group is different from most … More Rotary Community Corps of Parker celebrates five years of service and fellowship

Top stories from 2014

By Ellina Kushnir, Rotary Programs staff To wind down 2014, we’re taking a look at the past year. Your five favorite stories (based on views): ShelterBox International Partnerships Manager Melissa Martins Casagrande recaps disaster relief accomplishments made possible through the Rotary-ShelterBox partnership. Monique Cooper-Liverpool, a member of the Rotary Club of Monrovia, Liberia, shares updates about … More Top stories from 2014

Rotary Day Istanbul inspires the community through fitness, healthy living, and service

By Sedef Acar, Istanbul-Yenikoy Rotary Club charter club president and Rotary Day Istanbul 2014 Committee Member In celebration of Rotary’s 110th anniversary, our club helped organized and sponsor Rotary District 2420’s Rotary Day Istanbul on 19 October. Family, friends, and the community participated in fun activities including sports, concerts, food, and games while learning about the … More Rotary Day Istanbul inspires the community through fitness, healthy living, and service

Ugandan club’s Rotary Day brings the community together with fun and entertainment

By Julie Kamuzze-Musoke, Rotary Club of Kasangati, Uganda On Saturday, October 11, our club held a Rotary Day at Kaggo Ssaza Grounds, an outdoor public venue in Kasangati, Uganda. This special event coincided with our club’s 12th charter anniversary. We were inspired by RI President Gary Huang’s call for clubs to Light Up Rotary by … More Ugandan club’s Rotary Day brings the community together with fun and entertainment