By Erika Emerick, Rotary Programs for Young Leaders Staff For 23 years, Rotary International has recognized high-impact, sustainable projects by Rotaract clubs with the Rotaract Outstanding Project Awards. This year, over 600 clubs and districts nominated their best local or international service projects. Six were chosen from these nominations as the best projects in their … More Celebrating Rotaract clubs
By Johnny Archer, past president of the University of Oregon Rotaract Club and past District Rotaract Representative for District 5110 Over the last couple years, I have heard many Rotarians seeking to start up Rotaract in their communities or to connect with a club already in place. I have been a Rotaractor for nearly six … More How can I cultivate Rotaract in my community?
By Giovanni Cappa, member of the Rotaract Club of Pavia, Italy Two Rotaract districts on two continents, Italy and Africa, joined forces to help defend the oceans. Over several months, Rotaract members from District 2050, Italy and District 9150, Africa worked with pharmaceuticals and industry professionals to collect medications and medical instruments to be brought … More Rotaractors unite to support ocean conservation
By Ludovic Grosjean, member of the Rotaract Club of Melbourne City, Australia Success starts at home. This is why every month we invite Rotary and Rotaract clubs in our district to join us for a walk along the river near Flinders station in Melbourne, Australia, to participate in cleaning trash and debris from the … More Cleaning up our waterways
By Carla Sateriale, member of the Rotaract Clubs of Hampstead, Hendon and Golders Green in England and 2018-19 Communications Officer for Rotaract in Great Britain and Ireland ShelterBox delivers boxes of aid in disaster zones, right? That’s what I used to think. Since I got involved in Rotaract in 2014, I’ve heard various people … More What is ShelterBox all about?
By Erika Emerick, Rotary Programs for Young Leaders Staff Through Rotaract clubs, people ages 18-30 develop leadership and professional skills, exchange ideas with community leaders, and have fun through service. Every year, Rotaract clubs around the world develop projects to address community challenges. Rotary International recognizes the best high-impact, sustainable projects with the Rotaract Outstanding … More Congratulations to the 2018-19 Rotaract Outstanding Project Awards awardees
You’re the incoming community service chair for your club and will be serving in this role for the first time. You have been approached by a local Rotaract club to work together on a river cleanup project. Your club doesn’t sponsor this Rotaract club, which works with its sponsor club on other projects but also … More Ethical Dilemma Discussion: what would you do?
By Brett Morey, Founder & Chair of the Surfers Unite Rotarian Fellowship, and member of the Rotary Club of La Jolla Golden Triangle, San Diego, USA Our Rotaract Learn to Surf & Degree 33 Surfboards Demo Event was a tremendous success in San Diego earlier this year. We tried to cap the participants to 25, … More Rotaractors hit the waves with the Surfers Unite Rotarian Fellowship
By Justin Panayiotis Hadjilambris, 2017-18 Rotaract Europe Multi-District Information Organization President Life has shown me that things do not always go as smoothly as one may anticipate. When my expectations are not only met, but exceeded, the experience becomes all the more remarkable. That is just what happened on numerous occasions during Rotaract Europe’s (E.R.I.C.) … More Rotaractors take action to lead change
By Rotary Service and Engagement Staff As we approach the end of 2018, we’re taking a look back. Here are this year’s top five posts (based on number of views) from: During Rotary’s Water and Sanitation Month in March, we posted five ways to provide clean water and sanitation in your communities. In August, Sean … More Your favorite stories from 2018