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Big changes coming to RI as membership continues to decline

The second 2016–17 RI Board of Directors meeting was held from 19th–22nd September, 2016. At this meeting, the Board reviewed 12 committee reports and recorded 64 decisions. Ten key decisions: Advertisements

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How company time has changed, a recruitment challenge

By John F. Germ, R.I. President, 2016-17 Forty years ago, a man named George Campbell, the owner of the company I worked for, invited me to join Rotary. Back then, that was a common practice in the United States. Your … Continue reading

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Growing membership means a stronger Foundation

By Kalyan Banerjee, R.I. Trustee Chair, 2016 – 17 Our Rotary Foundation depends on a strong and thriving Rotary membership. It is, after all, our members who provide the generous support that enables our Foundation to tackle some of the world’s … Continue reading

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7 Steps Rotary Can Take to Increase Diversity in its Leadership

Editor’s Note: The following is a fifth excerpt (with a slight reformatting) from the 2013 paper “Women Still a Challenge for Rotary” by 14 Rotarians, representing 12 zones, 14 Districts and 12 countries. To this end, we request Rotary International … Continue reading

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Three Legislative Actions to Enhance the Likelihood of a Woman as President

Editor’s Note: The following is a fourth excerpt from the 2013 paper “Women Still a Challenge for Rotary” by 14 Rotarians, representing 11 zones, 14 Districts and 13 countries. Our desire is to enhance the opportunities for women to experience … Continue reading

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What might a Rotary club look like in 2026?

By John Borst and Richard Bosworth With the new flexible membership and club meeting rules, approved at the 2016 Council on Legislation session, one has to wonder what a Rotary Club might look like 10 years from now. Already under … Continue reading

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Goodbye Rotaract; Hello Rotary

by John Borst, District 5550, Communications* Certainly, one of the most unexpected and welcome decisions emanating from the 2016 Council on Legislation is the decision to offer simultaneous membership in Rotaract and Rotary. A review of the proposed “enactments” shows … Continue reading

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