Monthly Archives: December 2013

RotaryFlex: New Ways to do Member Make Ups

There are few things that bedevil the future of Rotary clubs more than member attendance. Only venerable senior Rotarians concern themselves with achieving 100% attendance in this day and age. In earlier threads thousands of words were spilled predicting how … Continue reading

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December: Is it the about the ‘Family of Rotary’ or Rotarians’ Families?

By John Borst, Director Communications, District 5550 December is family month. Although we often talk about the “Family of Rotary” as TRF chair D K Lee does in his December message, “family month” to me is more about the “families” … Continue reading

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Rotary’s PR Department Hard at Work Telling Rotary’s Story

Editor’s Note: Rotarian’s often complaint that Rotary’s role in the eradication of Polio is often ignored and receives no mention in the Fifth Estates reporting. In this post at LinkedIn the author shares how Rotary is attempting to correct that … Continue reading

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Rotary Foundation Chair Reflects on the “Family” of Rotary

By D K Lee, Trustee Chair, Rotary Foundation December is Family Month, a time when we pay special attention to Rotary’s large and expanding family. Rotary is not just 1.2 million Rotarians in 34,558 clubs. We’re 365,125 Interactors, 133,860 Rotaractors, … Continue reading

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RI President Calls on Rotarians to Preserve Paul Harris Home, “Comely Bank”

By Ron Burton, President, Rotary International One winter day, Rotary founder Paul Harris took a walk down a well-kept street just outside Chicago. Watching children sledding down a hillside, he recalled his own boyhood in New England. At that moment, … Continue reading

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