Rotary 101 - ClubRunner
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This is Rotary
Rotary 101 by Joyce Campbell
Rotary International (RI) World’s First Service Club 1,220,115 Rotary members 34,558 clubs 158,401 Rotaract members 6,887 clubs 385,066 Interact members 16,742 clubs April, 1, 2014
The Organization of Rotary Grassroots organization
Service at the club level District and International support clubs
Rotary International President 2014 - 2015
Gary K.C. Huang
2014 - 2015 Theme
19 members RI president and president-elect Meet quarterly to establish policies
The Secretariat RI headquarters Evanston, Illinois 7 international offices Argentina, Australia, Brazil, India, Japan, Korea, Switzerland, Great Britain and Ireland in England
Chief operating officer RI general secretary 740 member staff John Hewko
Vision of Rotary International We will be the service organization of choice with dynamic, action oriented clubs whose contributions improve lives in communities worldwide.
Mission of Rotary International We provide service to others, promote integrity and advance world understanding, goodwill and peace through our fellowship of business, professional and community leaders.
Core Values of Rotary International Fellowship Diversity
Rotary’s Guiding Principles The Object of Rotary FIRST. The development of acquaintance as an opportunity for service; SECOND. High ethical standards in business and professions, the recognition of the worthiness of all useful occupations, and the dignifying of each Rotarian's occupation as an opportunity to serve society;
Rotary’s Guiding Principles The Object of Rotary THIRD. The application of the ideal of service in each Rotarian's personal, business and community life;
FOURTH. The advancement of international understanding, goodwill and peace through a world fellowship of business and professional persons united in the ideal of service.
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’s World and our Rotary Family 34 Zones 530 Districts
34,500 Clubs 1.2 Million Members
Eastern Russia, Alaska, Canada Effective 1 July 2009
District 7010 District administration includes: • Assistant Governors • Committees Rotary 101 Learning Academy Rotary Leadership Institute
District Governor Gary Traill 2014 - 2015
District 7010 44 Clubs 1611 Active Rotarians
Clubs • We are members of a Rotary Club • Belong to Rotary International • RI constitution and bylaws
Benefits and Responsibilities of Membership Active - Honourary Fellowship Service Membership recruitment and engagement
Attendance REQUIREMENTS MUST ATTEND 50% club meetings in 6 months 30% of your own club meetings in 6 months AND Cannot miss 4 consecutive meetings
Attendance MAKEUPS Visit another club
E-club makeups Club approved committee or board meetings
Classification Principle Business or profession Professional diversity
Avenues of Service Club Service Vocational Service Community Service International Service New Generations
Rotary International Programs EarlyAct - 5 – 13 years
Interact - 12 – 18 years Rotaract - 18 – 30 years
Rotary International Programs Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) Rotary Youth Exchange – Long & Short
Rotary International Programs Rotary Friendship Exchange Rotarian Action Groups (RAG’s) Rotary Volunteers
Rotary International Programs Rotary Fellowships
Rotary Community Corps (RCC)
World Community Service (WCS)
Moving Toward The Future Keep Rotary Simple Take Pride In Our Work Do What Has To Be Done
The Rotary Foundation (TRF)
The Rotary Foundation
In 1917, an endowment was set up “for the purpose of doing good in the world”.
Mission of The Rotary Foundation to enable Rotarians to advance world understanding, goodwill and peace through the improvement of health, the support of education and the alleviation of poverty.
The Rotary Foundation Programs • Annual Programs Fund Every Rotarian Every Year (EREY)
• Permanent Fund • Polio Plus Fund
Educational Programs • Ambassadorial Scholarships • Rotary World Peace Fellowships • Vocational Training Teams VTT)
Every dollar contributed to the Rotary Foundation funds the humanitarian, educational cultural programs and programs operations.
Paul Harris Fellows Donors of $1,000 US or more to Annual Programs Fund PolioPlus Paul Harris Society
Beneficiary of $1,000 or more
Beneficiary of $10,000 or more
Donate a gift of $10,000
Donate a gift of $250,000
RI Strategic Plan
TRF Future Vision
Grant Structure District Grants Global Grants Packaged Grants
TRF Future Vision Plan 6 Areas of Focus Peace and conflict prevention /resolution Disease prevention and treatment Water and sanitation
Maternal and child health Basic education and literacy Economic and community development
Peace and Conflict Prevention/Resolution • 42 million people are currently displaced by armed conflict or persecution • 90% of casualties in armed conflicts are civilians and at least 50% are children
Disease Prevention and Treatment • 1 billion people suffer from neglected tropical diseases each year
Water and Sanitation • 884 million people do not have clean drinking water • 2.6 billion people lack access to adequate sanitation
Maternal and Child Health
• 8.9 million children die before the age of 5
Basic Education and Literacy • 1 in 5 adults cannot read • Women account for 2/3 of this group • 72 million children are not in school
Economic and Community Development
• 1.4 billion or 1 in 4 people live on less than $1.25 a day
Key Meetings Rotarians share ideas and enjoy fellowship