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Title: Welcome to Rotary


1
Welcome to Rotary
2
Welcome to Rotary
Club Logo
Rotary Club of ???
District 6400
3
History of Rotary International
4
Founded 23rd Feb 1905
  • 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, Canadas Charter with Paul Harris as
    RIs 1st President

5
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

6
Rotary is an International Organization
  • 529 Districts in 165 countries
  • gt30,000 clubs
  • 1.22 million members
  • Our District 6400
  • Covers SE MI SW ON
  • 51 Clubs
  • 1,825 members

7
Rotary Internationals 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

8
  • Governed by a President, President -Elect and a
    Board of 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
9
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
    her occupation as an opportunity to serve society

10
The Object of Rotary
  1. 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

11
We implement the Object of Rotary through the
Four Avenues of Service
12
The Four Avenues of Service
  • Club Service name
  • Help the successful running of the local club.
  • Vocational Service name
  • Promoting the ideal of service - throughout
    the business and professional world.
  • Community Service name
  • participate in all activities which make the
    community a better place in which to live.
  • International Service name
  • Encourage foster the advancement of
    understanding and goodwill among people of the
    world.

13
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

14
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

15
Vocational Service Projects
  • Career Development
  • Vocation at Work
  • Vocational Awareness
  • Vocational Awards

16
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
17
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

18
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

19
The Rotary Foundation
  • World Peace through Understanding

20
The Rotary Foundations Mission
  • Fulfill the Object of Rotary and Rotarys Mission
  • Achieve World Understanding and Peace

21
The Rotary Foundation
22
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

23
Tools for Reaching this Goal
  • Local, National and International
  • Educational Programs
  • Humanitarian Programs

24
Rotary Foundation Program Areas
  • Educational Programs
  • Humanitarian Programs

25
Educational Programs
  • Ambassadorial Scholarships
  • Rotary Grants for University Teachers
  • Group Study Exchanges (GSE)
  • Rotary Centers for International Studies in Peace
    and Conflict Resolution

26
Humanitarian Programs
  • PolioPlus Program
  • Volunteer Service Granst
  • Health, Hunger and Humanity (3-H) Grants
  • Matching Grants
  • District Simplified Grants

27
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

28
Basic Humanitarian Programs Criteria
  • Internationality/ Partnership
  • Significant Rotarian Involvement
  • Financial Stewardship

29
The Source of Rotary Foundation Funding
30
Two Needs . . .Two Ways of Giving
  • For support today
  • To secure tomorrow

31
PAUL HARRIS FELLOW
  • 1,000 DONATION
  • RECOGNITION
  • FUNDS FOUNDATION
  • OPEN TO NON-ROTARIANS
  • SUSTAINING PROGRAM

32
Rotary International District 6400

Dave Carpenter 2006 - 07 District Governor,
33
District Governor Direct Communication with Clubs
  • Governor

District Committees
Assistant Governor
Club
34
The District A Definition
  • A district shall exist solely to help the
    individual Rotary club advance the Object of
    Rotary.
  • Manual of Procedure

35
Our Club Organization
36
Board of Directors
  • Includes the Directors of the 4 Avenues of
    Service Plus
  • President name
  • President-elect name
  • Secretary name
  • Treasurer name
  • All positions in Rotary change on July 1 each year

37
Club Constitutions
  • Rotary Clubs are governed by a Standard Club
    Constitution only amended by the Council on
    Legislation Rotarys 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
    RIs Recommended By-laws

38
The Four Elements of Effective Clubs
Effective Clubs are able to..
Develop Club Leaders for Beyond Club Level
  • Sustain and Grow Membership

Support The Rotary Foundation
Implement Successful Service Projects
Efficient Club Administration
39
Rotary Club of ???
  • Chartered in ????
  • ??? members
  • Sister Club ???
  • Relationship with ???

40
Fundraising
  • Fundraising
  • Main Fundraiser gt ???
  • Additional Fundraiser gt ???

41
??? Rotary Foundation
  • Endowment Fund ??? and growing
  • Unrestricted Funds sufficient for all projects in
    2004-2005

42
R.I. Foundation
  • Rotary Foundation of Rotary International
  • Annual Fund
  • gt ???
  • ?? Paul Harris Fellows
  • ?? Sustaining Members
  • 100 Polio Eradication ??? per member
  • Permanent Fund
  • ? Benefactors

43
Youth Projects
  • List
  • of
  • projects
  • and others

44
Family/Adult Projects
  • List
  • of
  • projects
  • and others

45
Matching Grants
  • List
  • of
  • matching
  • grants

46
Social Events
  • List
  • of
  • social
  • events

47
Rotary Events
  • Texas PETS
  • District Assembly
  • District Conference
  • International Convention
  • Presidential Celebration
  • Foundation Seminar
  • Foundation Dinner
  • Governors Installation

48
Rotary Recognition
  • Rotary Awards received
  • Presidential Citations
  • Four Avenue of Service Citations
  • District Governors Meritorious Service Award
  • District Citations
  • District Blue Chip Certificate

49
The Privileges in Rotary
  • Friendship with leaders
  • in your community
  • in neighbouring cities and towns
  • throughout the U.S.A.
  • around the world

50
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

51
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

52
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

53
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

54
Participate
  • for friendship
  • for service
  • for fellowship
  • for knowledge
  • for international understanding
  • Remember You Are Rotary!

55
Whats 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

56
For Membership Information
  • Please contact
  • ???, Membership Development
  • Phone ???-???-????
  • E-mail ???_at_???.com
  • ???, President Elect
  • Phone ???-???-????
  • E-mail ???_at_???.com

57
Welcome to
  • Rotary Club of ???
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