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This is Greater Rochester Rotary. Introduction Packet Greater Rochester Rotary. www.rochesterrotaryclubs.org/grr. Rotary International is governed by a president and a board of directors elected from all over the world. 2008-09 Rotary International President Dong Kurn Lee South Korea.

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This is Greater Rochester Rotary

Introduction Packet

Greater Rochester Rotary

www.rochesterrotaryclubs.org/grr


2008-09 Rotary International President Dong Kurn Lee

South Korea

  • Annually each district elects a district governor

- but each club is autonomous.

District Governor

Roy Sjoberg


What is rotary
What is Rotary? of directors elected from all over the world.

  • Rotary is an organization of business and professional men and women united worldwide who provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and help build goodwill and peace in the world.


Object of rotary
Object of Rotary of directors elected from all over the world.

  • The Object of Rotary is to encourage and foster the ideal of service as a basis of worthy enterprise and, in particular, to encourage and foster:

  • First. The development of acquaintance as an opportunity for service;

  • Second. High ethical standards in business and professions; the recognition of the worthiness of all useful occupations; and the dignifying by each Rotarian of his or her occupation as an opportunity to serve society;

  • Third. The application of the ideal of service by every Rotarian to his or her personal, business and community life;

  • Fourth. The advancement of international understanding, good will, and peace through a world of fellowship of business and professional people united in the ideal of service.


In the beginning

Rotary Founder of directors elected from all over the world.

Paul Harris

In the beginning…

  • The first Rotary club was organized in Chicago in 1905, by Paul P. Harris.

  • The club, with four members, met in rotation at the offices of the members - thus the name Rotary.

  • The other three original members were Gustavus Loehr, Silvester Schiele and Hiram Shorey


Service above self
Service Above Self of directors elected from all over the world.

  • Rotary was not long to recognize that fellowship alone would not keep a group together — there needed to be a purpose.

  • The first service project was public restrooms in downtown Chicago, IL, USA.

  • Rotary became the world’s first “service club”.


District 5960 area map
District 5960 Area Map of directors elected from all over the world.

Effective July 1, 2005


Rotary is an international organization
Rotary is an of directors elected from all over the world.International Organization

  • There are 530 districts in over 200 countries throughout the world.

  • Our club, Greater Rochester Rotary (GRR) is in District 5960 which is comprised of 66 clubs with 3500 members as of 2008.

  • The district covers eastern Minnesota and western Wisconsin.


Rotary international
Rotary International of directors elected from all over the world.

  • District 5960 is in Zone 27 which contains 11 districts and 34,600 members.

  • There are 1,227,545 members worldwide

  • Rotary’s International headquarters is in Evanston, Illinois


The rotary club of greater rochester

The Rotary Club of of directors elected from all over the world.Greater Rochester


Greater rochester rotary club

Chartered of directors elected from all over the world.27

First President was Jack Van Straaten

83 Members

President Denise Kelly

Meetings now at the Ramada

Web Site – www.rochesterrotaryclubs.org

Login: first initial last name

Password: gator6

Greater Rochester Rotary Club

Origins

2007-08


Avenues of service
Avenues of Service of directors elected from all over the world.

Club Service

2008-2009 officers

Bill Oehler

Lynn Estes

  • Rotary’s first Avenue of Service involves actions a Rotarian must take within the club to help it function successfully.


Avenues of service1
Avenues of Service of directors elected from all over the world.

Vocational Service

2008-2009 Officers

Tracey Fogarty

Patricia McCleese

  • Rotary’s second avenue of service promotes high ethical standards in businesses and professions, recognizes the worthiness of all useful occupations, and fosters the ideal of service in the pursuit of all vocations.


Avenues of service2
Avenues of Service of directors elected from all over the world.

Community Service

2008-2009 Officers

Neal Engelman

Bill Gaddis

  • Rotary’s third avenue of service comprises varied efforts that Rotarians make to improve the quality of life for those who live within their club’s locality or municipality.


Avenues of service3

International Service of directors elected from all over the world.

2008-2009 Officers

Alan Hansen

Larry Kinsey

Avenues of Service

  • Rotary’s fourth avenue of service comprises those things Rotarians can do to encourage and foster the advancement of understanding and goodwill among people of the world.


The rotary club of grr projects
The Rotary Club of GRR of directors elected from all over the world.Projects

Major fund-raisers are:

Rotary / US Bank Holiday Classic

GRR Fruit Sale eBay Sales


Your financial obligations
Your Financial Obligations of directors elected from all over the world.

  • Annual Dues $200.00 /year

  • Meals $10.45 /week

  • Social Events Variable /year

  • The Rotarian Foundation gifts $100/year – 10x10 Clubs?

  • Purchase of Basketball Tickets

    $38 /year


Your obligations in rotary
Your Obligations in Rotary of directors elected from all over the world.

Attendance

  • Attendance at the weekly meetings is a benefit of Rotary. A minimum of 60% is expected.

  • You can easily maintain your attendance levels by making up at another Rotary club meeting, participating in club service projects, and activities.


The privileges in rotary
The Privileges in Rotary of directors elected from all over the world.

  • The privilege of FRIENDSHIP with other Rotarians in your community, neighboring cities and towns, throughout the USA and around the world

  • The privilege of GIVING SERVICE to your community

  • The privilege of DEVELOPING INTERNATIONAL GOODWILL and understanding

  • The privilege of helping BUILD HIGHER ETHICAL STANDARDS within your vocation

    through the common bond of Rotary


Your obligations in rotary1
Your Obligations in Rotary of directors elected from all over the world.

Participation

  • To be a Rotarian you must give of your time and talents:

    • in community work

    • in fellowship and social functions

    • In bringing high ethical standards to your vocation

    • in club and district activities

    • in international service to others


The rotary foundation

The Rotary Foundation of directors elected from all over the world.

“World Peace through Understanding”


The rotary foundation1
The Rotary Foundation of directors elected from all over the world.

  • Paul Harris Fellowships

  • Sustaining Members

  • Benefactors

  • Annual Giving Programs

  • Major Giving

Source of Funds


The four way test of the things we think say or do
THE FOUR-WAY TEST of directors elected from all over the world.of the things we think, say or do

1. Is it the TRUTH?

2. Is it FAIR to all concerned?

3. Will it build GOOD WILL and BETTER FRIENDSHIPS?

4. Will it be BENEFICIAL to all concerned?


Welcome to the of directors elected from all over the world.

Greater Rochester Rotary


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