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Welcome to rotary

Welcome to Rotary


Welcome to rotary1

Welcome to Rotary

Club Logo

Rotary Club of ???

District 6400


History of rotary international

History of Rotary International


Founded 23 rd feb 1905

Founded 23rd Feb 1905

Rotary Founder

Paul Harris

  • Paul Harris (lawyer), Sylvester Schiele (coal dealer), Gus Loehr (mining engineer) & Hiram Shorey (merchant tailor) met in Gus’ office in the Unity Building at 127 North Dearborn St, Chicago. Sylvester was the 1st Rotary club president.

  • 16 Clubs formed the National Organization in 1910

  • Rotary became International in 1911 with Winnipeg, Canada’s Charter with Paul Harris as RI’s 1st President


What rotarians strive to do

What Rotarians Strive To Do

  • Set an example of high ethical standards

  • Encourage and foster the ideal of service as a basis of worthy enterprise

  • Search for the right people, not people with the right Classification to serve in Rotary

    Service above Self is our Motto


Rotary is an international organization

Rotary is anInternational Organization

  • 529 Districts in 165 countries

    • >30,000 clubs

    • 1.22 million members

  • Our District 6400

    • Covers SE MI & SW ON

    • 51 Clubs

    • 1,825 members


Rotary international s mission

Rotary International’s Mission

Support its member clubs in fulfilling the object of Rotary by:

  • Fostering unity among members

  • Strengthening and expanding Rotary around the world

  • Communicating worldwide the work of Rotary

  • Providing a system of international administration


Welcome to rotary

  • Governed by a President, President -Elect and a Boardof 17 Directors

  • Elected from all over the world

  • Each District elects a District Governor

  • Each club is a autonomous club

    • Club President

    • District 64000 Governor

Rotary International 2004-05 President, Glenn E. Estess


The object of rotary

The Object of Rotary

To encourage and foster the ideal of service as a basis of worthy enterprise and, in particular:

  • The development of acquaintance as an opportunity for service

  • Set high ethical standards in business and professions;

    • the recognition of the worthiness of all useful occupations

    • the dignifying by each Rotarian of his or heroccupation as an opportunity to serve society


The object of rotary1

The Object of Rotary

  • The application of the ideal of service by every Rotarian to their personal, business and community lives

  • The advancement of international understanding, goodwill, and peace through:

    • a world of fellowship of business and professional persons...

    • united in the ideal of service


We implement the object of rotary through the four avenues of service

We implement theObject of Rotary through theFour Avenues of Service


The four avenues of service

The Four Avenues of Service

  • Club Servicename

    • Help the successful running of the local club.

  • Vocational Servicename

    • Promoting the “ideal of service” - throughout the business and professional world.

  • Community Servicename

    • participate in all activities which make the community a better place in which to live.

  • International Servicename

    • Encourage & foster the advancement of understanding and goodwillamong people of the world.


Club service

Club Service

Focuses on the successful functioning of the Club

  • Membership (incl. Classifications & Development)

  • Meeting programs (speakers, meals, banners +)

  • Rotary Information & Club Bulletin

  • Attendance

  • Fellowship

  • Public Relations


Vocational service

Vocational Service

Obliges Classification holders to share the Ideal of Service in all Business & Professional dealings

Club Vocational Service involves projects that:

  • Improve the quality of life in the workplace

  • Help all workers to realize their full potential

  • Recognize the worthiness of all useful occupations


Vocational service projects

Vocational Service Projects

  • Career Development

  • Vocation at Work

  • Vocational Awareness

  • Vocational Awards


The 4 way test of things we say think or do

The 4 Way Test*(of things we say, think or do)

1.Is it the TRUTH ?

2. Is it FAIR to all concerned ?

3. Will it build GOODWILL and BETTER FRIENDSHIPS ?

4. Will it be BENEFICIAL to all concerned ?

* Created by Rotarian Herbert J. Taylor in 1932


Community service youth

Community Service (& Youth)

Provides useful service to satisfy proven needs:

  • Environment

  • Handicapped

  • Senior Citizens

  • Youth, Interact (14-18) & Rotaract (18-29)

  • Safety

  • Shelter & Street Kids


International service

International Service

Advances Understanding, Goodwill & Peace:

  • By acquaintance of peoples, cultures, customs, accomplishments, aspirations, problems

  • By travel, at conventions, reading, e-mail and especially International Projects

  • RI & The Rotary Foundation are Major Resources in achieving International Service Projects


The rotary foundation

The Rotary Foundation

“World Peace through Understanding”


The rotary foundation s mission

The Rotary Foundation’s Mission:

Fulfill the Object of Rotary and Rotary’s Mission

Achieve World Understanding and Peace


The rotary foundation1

The Rotary Foundation


What the rotary foundation does

What the Rotary Foundation Does

Promotes World Understanding and Peace

  • Works for a polio-free world

  • Cares for the children of the world

  • Feeds the hungry of the world

  • Provides educational opportunities

  • Preserves planet earth


Tools for reaching this goal

Tools for Reaching this Goal

Local, National and International

  • Educational Programs

  • Humanitarian Programs


Rotary foundation program areas

Educational Programs

Humanitarian Programs

Rotary Foundation Program Areas


Educational programs

Educational Programs

  • Ambassadorial Scholarships

  • Rotary Grants for University Teachers

  • Group Study Exchanges (GSE)

  • Rotary Centers for International Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution


Humanitarian programs

Humanitarian Programs

  • PolioPlus Program

  • Volunteer Service Granst

  • Health, Hunger and Humanity (3-H) Grants

  • Matching Grants

  • District Simplified Grants


Polioplus accomplishments

PolioPlus Accomplishments

  • PolioPlus - initiated by Rotary in 1985- is the largest private-public health initiative in history.

  • Rotary led collaboration with partner organizations such as the World Health Organization and UNICEF.

  • Rotary has committed over $660 million for global polio eradication.

  • 99% decline in cases since 1985


Basic humanitarian programs criteria

Basic Humanitarian Programs Criteria

  • Internationality/ Partnership

  • Significant Rotarian Involvement

  • Financial Stewardship


The source of rotary foundation funding

The Source of Rotary Foundation Funding

Districts

Clubs

You


Two needs two ways of giving

For support today

To secure tomorrow

Two Needs . . .Two Ways of Giving


Paul harris fellow

PAUL HARRIS FELLOW

Rotary Founder

Paul Harris

  • $1,000 DONATION

  • RECOGNITION

  • FUNDS FOUNDATION

  • OPEN TO NON-ROTARIANS

  • SUSTAINING PROGRAM


Rotary international district 6400

Rotary International District 6400

Dave Carpenter

2006 - 07 District Governor,


District governor direct communication with clubs

District GovernorDirect Communication with Clubs

Governor

DistrictCommittees

Assistant

Governor

Club


The district a definition

The District: A Definition

“A district … shall exist solely to help the individual Rotary club advance the Object of Rotary.”

– Manual of Procedure


Our club organization

Our Club Organization

CLUB LEADER

PRESIDENT

SECRETARY

PRESIDENT ELECT

TREASURER

CLUB SVC.

INTNL. SVC.

VOC. SVC.

COMMUNITY SVC.

DIRECTOR

DIRECTOR

DIRECTOR

DIRECTOR


Board of directors

Board of Directors

  • Includes the Directors of the 4 Avenues of Service Plus…

  • Presidentname

  • President-electname

  • Secretaryname

  • Treasurername

    All positions in Rotary change on July 1 each year


Club constitutions

Club Constitutions

  • Rotary Clubs are governed by a Standard Club Constitution only amended by the Council on Legislation – Rotary’s Parliament - which meets every 3 years.

  • The Manual of Procedure incorporates Council amendments from the April, 2004 meeting

  • Rotary Clubs adopt their own By-laws guided by RI’s Recommended By-laws


The four elements of effective clubs

The Four Elements of Effective Clubs

Sustain and Grow Membership

Effective Clubsare able to..

DevelopClubLeaders forBeyondClub Level

SupportThe RotaryFoundation

ImplementSuccessfulServiceProjects

Efficient Club Administration


Rotary club of

Rotary Club of ???

  • Chartered in ????

  • ??? members

  • Sister Club???

  • Relationship with???


Fundraising

Fundraising

  • Fundraising

    • Main Fundraiser> $???

    • Additional Fundraiser> $???


Rotary foundation

??? Rotary Foundation

  • Endowment Fund$??? and growing

  • Unrestricted Fundssufficient for all projects in 2004-2005


R i foundation

R.I. Foundation

  • Rotary Foundation of Rotary International

    • Annual Fund

      • > $???

      • ?? Paul Harris Fellows

      • ?? Sustaining Members

      • 100% Polio Eradication$??? per member

    • Permanent Fund

      • ? Benefactors


Youth projects

Youth Projects

  • List

  • of

  • projects

    and others…


Family adult projects

Family/Adult Projects

  • List

  • of

  • projects

    and others…


Matching grants

Matching Grants

  • List

  • of

  • matching

  • grants


Social events

Social Events

  • List

  • of

  • social

  • events


Rotary events

Rotary Events

  • Texas PETS

  • District Assembly

  • District Conference

  • International Convention

  • Presidential Celebration

  • Foundation Seminar

  • Foundation Dinner

  • Governors Installation


Rotary recognition

Rotary Recognition

  • Rotary Awards received:

    • Presidential Citations

    • Four Avenue of Service Citations

    • District Governor’s Meritorious Service Award

    • District Citations

    • District Blue Chip Certificate


The privileges in rotary

The Privileges in Rotary

  • Friendship with leaders

    • in your community

    • in neighbouring cities and towns

    • throughout the U.S.A.

    • around the world


The privileges in rotary1

The Privileges in Rotary

  • Giving Service to your community.

  • Developing International Goodwill & Understanding

  • Building Higher Ethical Standards in your vocation

    Through the Common Bond of Rotary


Your obligations in rotary

Your Obligations in Rotary

Participation

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

    • in community work

    • in social functions

    • Assist with Club fundraising

    • in Club and District activities

  • A “RINO” is a Rotarian-In-Name Only


Attendance requirements

Attendance Requirements

  • At weekly meetings

    • a minimum of 60% is expected.

  • You can maintain your attendance levels by

    • making up at another Rotary Club within 14 days

    • by attending a District event or a RI Convention.

  • via active participation in an approved Rotary Project


Your financial obligations

Your Financial Obligations

  • Initiation Fee$??

  • Annual Dues (incl. Meals)$???

  • R. I. Foundation (Paul Harris)$???

    Total $???

    plus variables:

  • Happy Bucks & Good Natured Fines$???

  • Social Events$???

  • Plus optional events and charity:e.g. District Conference, International Convention, Celebrations, Fundraisers, Foundation Contributions


Participate

Participate…

  • for friendship

  • for service

  • for fellowship

  • for knowledge

  • for international understanding

    Remember You Are Rotary!


What s next

What’s Next?

Steps for Becoming a New Member

  • Complete the Member Worksheet

  • Meet with your mentor, who will guide you through the process and answer your questions


For membership information

For Membership Information

Please contact…

  • ???, Membership Development:

    • Phone???-???-????

    • E-mail???@???.com

  • ???, President Elect:

    • Phone ???-???-????

    • E-mail ???@???.com


Welcome to

Welcome to …

Rotary Club of???


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