Editor’s note: Membership is the life blood of Rotary. Surveys have confirmed that members join because they want to connect with other people and take action to create lasting change. For Membership Month in August we have asked several experts to talk about how they reach out to prospective members, keep existing members engaged, and create an environment that allows new clubs…

Byung Woo Kim stands by the mobile screening center. The bus travels to those who suspect they have COVID-19 to perform tests, minimizing their exposure to others. By Byung Woo Kim, past president of the Rotary Club of Cheongju-Musim, South Korea My Rotary club has been working on more than one global grant project every…

Rotary Youth Exchange student Mia Henderson and a host sister in Madrid, Spain, on National Day of Spain. Mia Henderson, 2019-20 Youth Exchange Student from Cedar Rapids, Iowa, to Madrid, Spain When I was 16, Rotary offered me a chance to experience life beyond anything I had known before. After attending a meeting about Rotary…

By Rotary magazine staff The House of Friendship at the Rotary International Convention 2019. A prominent business leader recently joined your Rotary club. They run a global business and their customers are primarily Rotarians. Your club’s leadership team decides to pay this new member’s way to the next Rotary International Convention; they think the experience…

By Michael Collins, Executive Director Americas, Institute for Economics and Peace In June, the Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP) released its 15th annual Global Peace Index, one of the leading measures of peacefulness globally. Since 2017, the IEP and Rotary have been in a strategic partnership, providing members with new tools to effectively build…

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Members of the Rotary Club of Roatan, Bay Islands, Honduras, check names off a list as they distribute food bags on the island of St. Helene. By Roger Bjoroy-Karlsen, Rotary Club of Roatan, Bay Islands, Honduras I am on a small boat fully loaded with food bags headed for the people of St. Helene, a…

The Rotaract Club of Dhaka Orchid has been collecting and cleaning used masks and gloves to mix with cement and create new products from the waste. By Abdullah Al Fahad, Rotaract Club of Dhaka Orchid, Bangladesh The COVID-19 pandemic has presented us with a new environmental challenge. Every month, more than 120 billion disposable masks…

By Elizabeth Guybert, Rotary Club of Grande Terre Pointe Des Châteaux, Guadeloupe, French West Indies\ Rotarians organized a large-scale collection to feed, shelter, and provide medicine for animals affected by the volcanic ash that destroyed pastureland. In April, the successive eruptions of the Soufrière volcano devastated part of the island of Saint Vincent and the…

A Rotary member and physician helps screen patients for their vaccinations at the University of Baguio City Gym By Carlito “Tolitz” Villanueva, Rotary Club of Baguio Summer Capitol, Philippines We heal as one. Our communities were brought to a standstill by the COVID-19 pandemic. But now that vaccine is becoming available in the Philippines, we…

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