Thinking of joining Rotary?
There are many reasons to join a local club.
NetworkingAn original goal of Rotary was to allow club members to meet periodically and enlarge their circle of business and professional acquaintances. As members of the oldest service organisation in the world, Rotarians include a cross-section of their community’s business owners, executives, managers, political leaders, and professionals – people who make decisions and influence policy.
ServiceClub members have many opportunities for humanitarian service, both locally and internationally. Service programs address concerns such as health care, hunger, poverty, illiteracy, and the environment. Rotarians regularly experience the fulfillment that comes from giving back to the community.
FriendshipRotary was founded on fellowship, a cornerstone that continues to attract members today. Rotarians enjoy camaraderie with like-minded professionals, and club projects provide opportunities to develop enduring friendships. Club members who travel have friendly contacts and can expect a warm welcome in cities across the world.
FamilyRotary sponsors some of the world’s largest exchange and scholarship programs. Rotary clubs provide innovative training opportunities and mentoring for young leaders, and they involve family members in a wide range of social and service activities.
EthicsEncouraging high ethical standards and respect for all worthy vocations has been a hallmark of Rotary from its earliest days. In their business and professional lives, Rotarians abide by The Four-Way Test:Of the things we think, say or do:
- Is it the TRUTH?
- Is it FAIR to all concerned?
- Will it build GOODWILL and BETTER FRIENDSHIPS?
- Will it be BENEFICIAL to all concerned?
Rotary is an organization of that builds and requires high levels of leadership and management. Members can experience personal growth in many directions and team-building, fundraising, public speaking, planning, organisation, and communication are just some of the leadership skills that club members can exercise and enhance. Being a Rotary leader provides further experience in motivating, inspiring, and guiding others.
If this sounds like something you are interested in or would like to know more, then get in touch. Send us an email, give us a call or pop in to the next BBQ or Monday night meeting, we’d love to hear from you!