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NEW MEMBER ORIENTATION. Rotary Club of Hall County. Welcome & Rotary Overview Orientation Materials Objectives Scope of Rotary Guiding Principles The Four Way Test History of the Rotary Club of Hall County Club Leadership District 6910. Financial Responsibilities

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New member orientation


Rotary Club of Hall County

Orientation agenda

Welcome & Rotary Overview

Orientation Materials


Scope of Rotary

Guiding Principles

The Four Way Test

History of the Rotary Club of Hall County

Club Leadership

District 6910

Financial Responsibilities

The Rotary Foundation

Georgia Rotary Student Program

End of Year Celebrations


Rotary Communication


Orientation Agenda

Objectives of orientation
Objectives of Orientation

  • Appreciation and Understanding

  • Responsibilities

  • Answer Any Questions

  • Final Decision

Proposal process
Proposal Process

  • A member sponsored your application.

  • Classification Committee verified your occupation and agreed that

    • You hold an important position in your organization.

    • You are an outstanding leader in your vocation.

  • Membership Committee verified your personal reputation, both in business and in the community.

  • Board of Directors approves your application for membership.

  • Club membership approves you as a new Rotarian

    after your name has been presented to membership for one week.

Rotary is
Rotary is …

  • The world’s first service club

    • Paul Harris founded Rotary in Chicago on February 23, 1905

    • In 1911, Rotary became international establishing clubs in Canada, England and Ireland

  • Comparable to the U.N.

    • 1.2 million leaders

    • 29,968 clubs

    • 530 Districts

    • 163 countries

  • “Service above Self”

  • Universally: “Never say no”

Guiding principles

The development of acquaintance as an opportunity for service

High ethical standards worthiness and dignifying of all occupations

Application of the ideal of service to personal, business, and community life

Advancement of international understanding, goodwill, and peace through a united fellowship

Guiding Principles

Rotary standard of excellence the four way test
Rotary Standard of Excellence:The Four Way Test

Of the things we think, say, or do …

  • Is it the TRUTH?

  • Is it FAIR to all concerned?


  • Will it be BENEFICIAL to all concerned?

History of the rotary club of hall county
History of the Rotary Club ofHall County

Chartered as an evening club – Rotary Club of Hall County Sunset. Name changed to Rotary Club of Hall County on November 1, 2012

Chartered June 30, 2009 with 22 members

Sponsored by The Rotary Club of Gainesville

Charter President, Past District Governor Lona Pope

Presidents the rotary club hall county
Presidents The Rotary ClubHall County

PDG Lona Pope, Charter President 2008-2009

Jean Cornett, President 2009-2010

Kim Waters, President 2010-2011

Melody Marlowe, President 2011-2012

Dianne Cammarata, President 2012-2013

Pat Freeman, President 2013-2014

Paula Phillips, President Elect 2014-2015

The rotary club of hall county 2013 2014 officers directors
The Rotary Club of Hall County2013-2014 Officers & Directors

  • Pat Freeman, President

  • Dianne Cammarata, Immediate Past President

  • Melody Marlowe, Secretary/Treasurer

  • Paula Phillips, President Elect & Administration

  • Carroll Todd, Membership

  • Kim Waters, Public Relations

  • Lona Pope, Service

  • Dianne Cammarata, The Rotary Foundation

District involvement
District Involvement

PDG David Stovall, 1994-1995 District Governor

RI Theme, Be A Friend

2001 Council on Legislation Delegate

2004 International Assembly Training Coordinator

2002-2004 Regional Rotary Foundation Coordinator, RI Zone 34

PDG Lona Pope, 2003-2004 District Governor

RI Theme, Lend a Hand

2010 Council on Legislation Delegate

2013-2016 Vice-Chair – Training Peach State PETS

PDG Dianne Cammarata, 2005-2006 District Governor

RI Theme, Service Above Self

2009-2011 District Trainer

2011-2013 The Rotary Foundation Chair

Kim Waters, Assistant District Governor, 2013-2016

*PDG – Past District Governor

District 6910 governor
District 6910 Governor

  • Anton Zellman, Governor – 2013-2014

New member orientation

District 6910 Officers District Governor Anton Zellman, Rotary Club of CantonFuture District Governors:Bill Strickland, Bartow County, 2014-2015Allen Smith, 2015-2016Kim Waters, Hall County, Assistant Governor 2013-2016

Rotary international theme 2013 2014 ron burton ri president
Rotary International Theme2013-2014Ron Burton, RI President

Financial responsibilities
Financial Responsibilities

  • *Initiation Fee – $100

  • Per Year:

  • Meals – 460.00

  • Dues - 150.00

  • Club Service Fee - 250.00

  • Rotary Foundation -100.00

  • GRSP -100.00

  • Social Events & Convention - as attended

  • *Total = 1060.00

  • *Not Included – one time fee

  • Club Dues are collected each Quarter

  • Quarterly dues are $265.00 after initiation fee.

The rotary foundation
The Rotary Foundation

  • “OUR” Rotary Foundation

    Making a Difference Across the World

    • Paul Harris Fellowship

    • Sustaining Members

    • Benefactors

    • Bequest Society

    • Major Donors

Paul harris fellowship
Paul Harris Fellowship

  • In 1917, at first convention in Atlanta, Rotary established an endowment.

  • Each year Foundation funds:

    • Over 1,200 Ambassadorial Scholarships for study abroad.

    • Over 150 international projects

      • Ex. PolioPlus generated $500 million to end polio

    • Over 150 International Volunteers

    • Over 300 Group Study Exchanges

    • Peace programs that explore conflict resolution

  • Contribution of $1,000 or more over time, earns the Paul Harris Fellow designation.

  • Each member to be a Sustaining Member w/ $25 qtrly.

Ga rotary student program
GA Rotary Student Program

  • Founded in 1946 by Georgia Rotarian Will Watt of Thomasville.

  • GRSP awards scholarships to over 90 international students for study in Georgia’s colleges for one year.

  • Scholarship contributes to the cost of tuition, books, room, meals and allowance for incidentals.

  • Not related to the Rotary Foundation.

  • Contribution of $1,000 or more over time earns the Will Watt Fellow designation.

  • Each member to be a Sustaining Member w/$25 qrtly.

End of year celebrations
End of Year Celebrations

  • District 6910 Conference

    Jekyll Island, Georgia

    24-27 April 2014

  • Rotary International Convention

    Sydney, Austrailia

    01-04 June 2014

Rotary protocol attendance
Rotary Protocol: Attendance

  • Weekly attendance is a condition of membership, with make-ups available throughout the county, Atlanta and the world!

  • There are many club members that have sustained 100% attendance for years!

  • At least 50% attendance to be done at Hall Co - Sunset club.

  • Make-up +/- 14 days (7 days before or 7 days after absence)

    • E-Club One ( or

    • Clubs in Hall County - 3

    • You can find a club anywhere you travel in the world

    • Obtain a make-up slip from club or e-club visited

Rotary communication
Rotary Communication

  • Weekly Club E-Bulletin

  • Rotations, District Newsletter

  • The Rotarian, RI Magazine

  • Web Sites:

    Hall Co.Sunset

    District 6910

    Rotary International



  • Paul Harris Sustaining (TRF) Member $25 quarterly

  • Will Watt Sustaining (GRSP) Member $25 quarterly

  • Benefactor Program

  • Red Badge Program (New Member program)

  • Meet Financial Obligations

  • Attendance

  • Sponsor new member

  • Honor the 4 Way Test in all your decision making


It s up to you
It’s Up To YOU!