• Rotary has changed a lot over he past few years, but it remains one of the largest voluntary organisations in the world
  • Rotary is Non-political, non-religious
  • Rotary's only purpose is to support the local and international community while having some fun.
  • Rotary is an united world wide organization of business and professional leaders 
  • Rotary provides humanitarian service
  • Rotary encourages high ethical standards in all vocations
  • Rotary helps build goodwill and peace in the world. 
  • ROTARY is some 1.2 million service-minded men and women belonging to nearly 27,000 Rotary clubs in virtually every nation in the world.
  • ROTARIANS meet frequently for fellowship and interesting and informative programs dealing with topics of local and global importance.
  • Rotary Membership is by invitation and reflects a wide cross-section of community representation.
  • The Rotary Foundation, is a top 5 effective charities in the world,  providing some $80 million for international scholarships, cultural exchanges and humanitarian projects large and small that improve the quality of life for millions of people.
  • Rotary's largest community program has been the successful eradication of Polio worldwide 
Rotary Myths...
 
It's compulsory to attend weekly meetings.No, you can attend as many meetings as you like.
It's for old folk. No, Alex Rotary would welcome anyone over 25 who was interested in "making a positive difference" to the community
It's expensive.We try and keep costs to a minimum. Rotary fees are about $5/week, which includes magazine subscription
It's only for men. We welcome women, indeed Rotary has many female Club Presidents.
The meetings are boring.We regularly have community leaders come to our breakfast meetings to keep us up to date on local and international issues
 
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