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					This is Rotary
This is Rotary
This is Rotary
   Rotary is an International
 There  are 532 Districts in more than 200
  countries throughout the world.
 Our club, Phoenix Arcadia Sunrise Rotary
  Club, is in District 5510.
 The District covers northeastern third of
   Rotary  International is
     governed by a president
     and a board of directors
     elected from all over the

                                        President Dong Kurn Lee

                       Annually    each District
                          elects a District Governor
                          - but each club is an
                          autonomous group.
Governor Donald LaBarge
             In the beginning…
Rotary Founder
  Paul Harris

 The first Rotary Club was organized in
  Chicago in 1905, by Paul P. Harris.
             In the beginning…
Rotary Founder
  Paul Harris

 The   first Rotary Club was organized in
   Chicago in 1905, by Paul P. Harris.
 The club, with four members, met in
  rotation at the offices of the members -
  thus the name Rotary.
 There are currently about 33,000 clubs
  with 1.2 million members.
           Women in Rotary
 In   1987 women were admitted to Rotary.
 Today,over 15% of Rotarians worldwide
  are women.
 78%  of clubs admit women as members
  with over 2300 having women serving as
 For the Rotary year 2007-2008 there are
  63 women District Governors.
        Service Above Self
 Rotary  was not long to recognize that
  fellowship alone would not keep a group
  together — there needed to be a purpose.
 First project was public washrooms in
  downtown Chicago.
 Rotary became the world’s first “service
Phoenix Arcadia
 Sunrise Rotary
   Our Children, Our Future
    Phoenix Arcadia Rotary Club (PARC)
   Founded July 1,1988
    – Completing 20 years of Rotary Service
   Two founding members still Active:
    – Dave Demaine
    – Mike Burke
   10 different meeting places:
    –   Royal Palms Inn (three different times)
    –   Arizona Country Club
    –   The Springs of Scottsdale
    –   The Phoenician Resort
    –   The Velvet Turtle
    –   Hermosa Inn
    –   Mountain Shadows Resort
    –   Vincent’s on Camelback
    Phoenix Arcadia Rotary Club (PARC)
   Of 20 past and current Presidents:
     – Six are women
     – Two served twice
     – One made really dumb jokes
   Dave Demaine has either been Secretary or Treasurer 12 times during
    the 20 years
   Charter member Norma Taylor-Rodrique served as 5510 District
    Governor 1997-1998
   We have hosted or sponsored:
     –   Five incoming GSE teams (20 PARC households)
     –   Three Gift of Life recipients and families
     –   Two Exchange Students
     –   Three Ambassadorial Scholars
     –   One World Peace Fellow
     –   One Interact Club
     –   One Rotaract Club (co-sponsor)
    Phoenix Arcadia Rotary Club (PARC)
   Arizona Gift of Life
     – Providing open-heart surgery to needy children
   Medical Home Project
     – Medical care for needy children who do not qualify for
       KidsCare or AHCCCS
   Ambassadorial Scholar --Annalyn Censky, Czech
     – To further international understanding and friendly relations
       among people of different countries and geographical areas
   RYLA (Rotary Youth Leadership Awards)
     – Rotary's leadership training program for young people
Phoenix Arcadia Rotary Club
     (PARC) Projects
   St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance
    – Non-sectarian, nonprofit organization that alleviates hunger
      by efficiently gathering and distributing food to sites that
      serve the hungry
   Wesley Community Center
    – Dedicated to empowering and assisting families in the south-
      central Phoenix community of Nuestro Barrio
   St. Vincent DePaul Christmas Families
    – Provided holiday gifts for two needy families—10 people
   Adopt A Street Cleanup
    – Indian School & 56th Street cleanup
The Rotary Foundation

        “World Peace through
The Rotary Foundation
          PHF & Benefactors
 ManyPARC Rotarians and spouses are
 Benefactors of the Permanent Fund.

 About   20 are Paul Harris Fellows.

 Manydonate a small amount each quarter
 when paying dues.
Phoenix Arcadia Rotary Exchanges

 Group   Study Exchanges
  – Teams of one Rotarian leader and four
    non-Rotarian business or professional
    young people visit the district for four to six
  – PARC Rotarians have hosted visiting
    teams and sponsored team members.
    Phoenix Arcadia Rotary
 Rotary   Youth Exchange Program
  – 16-18 year olds are exchanged world-wide.
  – Part of a 9,000 students/year program.
  – Rotarians host these young people in their
    homes for three to five months.
  – Students become part of the family.
  – PARC has hosted a Youth Exchange Student.
          Object of Rotary
 The  object of Rotary is to encourage and
  foster the ideal of service as a basis of
  worthy enterprise and, in particular, to
  encourage and foster:
 First. The development of acquaintance as
  an opportunity for service;
            Object of Rotary
 Second. High ethical standards in
 business and professions; the recognition
 of the worthiness of all useful occupations;
 and the dignifying by each Rotarian of his
 or her occupation as an opportunity to
 serve society;
           Object of Rotary
 Third.The application of the ideal of
  service by every Rotarian to his or her
  personal, business and community life;
            Object of Rotary
 Fourth.The advancement of international
 understanding, good will, and peace
 through a world fellowship of business and
 professional people united in the ideal of
 Rotary has traditionally
implemented the object of
 Rotary through the Four
  Avenues of Service…
Club Service
   – Those things that a Rotarian does to help make
     successful the running of the local club.
Vocational Service
   – The promoting of the “ideal of service” throughout
     the business and professional world.
Community Service
   – Urges every Rotarian to participate in all activities
     which make the community a better place in which
     to live.
International Service
   – Encourage and foster the advancement of
     understanding and good will among people of the
      in 2006 that changed.

RI  recommended and PARC adopted a
club management model based on
integrating efforts across the traditional Four
Avenues of Service boundaries.
         Board of Directors
The Board of Directors of PARC are made up of
the Officers and Committee Chairs:
 President
 President-elect
 VP of Service Projects
 Secretary
 Treasurer
 Sergeant of Arms
         Board of Directors
The Board of Directors of PARC are made up of
the Officers and Committee Chairs:
 Membership
 Service Projects
 Public Relations
 Foundation
 Club Administration
of the things we think, say or do
1. Is it the TRUTH?

2. Is it FAIR to all concerned?

3. Will it build GOOD WILL and BETTER

4. Will it be BENEFICIAL to all concerned?
    The Privileges in Rotary
    Privilege of FRIENDSHIP WITH
 The
  – in your community
  – in neighboring cities and towns
  – around the world
        The Privileges in Rotary
 The privilege of GIVING SERVICE to your
 The privilege of DEVELOPING
 The privilege of helping BUILD HIGHER
  ETHICAL STANDARDS within your vocation
    through the common bond of Rotary.
  Your Obligations in Rotary
 Tobe a Rotarian you must give of your
 time and talents:
  – in community work
  – in social functions
  – in Club and District activities.
       CONFERENCE IN Flagstaff May 14-17,
   Your Obligations in Rotary
 Attendance   at the weekly meetings is a
  benefit of Rotary. A minimum of 60% is
 You can make-up at another Rotary Club
  within 14 days before or after a missed
  meeting; or by attending a PARC, District
  or RI event.
There are two types of membership in a
 Rotary Club:
Prospective members must :
 Hold  (or be retired from) a professional,
  proprietary, executive, managerial, or community
 Have demonstrated a commitment to service
  through personal involvement
 Be able to meet the club's weekly attendance or
  community project participation requirements
 Live or work within the vicinity of the club or
  surrounding area
           Above all, Rotary is Fun

A service club should be fun to be a part of
 even when the work is tiresome.
 PARC     strives to be a fun, young-at-heart
 Social   events are offered regularly.
 Welive up to RI Past President Hugh
 Archer’s theme: “Enjoy Rotary.”
           You are Rotary
 Participate for friendship
 Participate for service
 Participate for fellowship
 Participate for knowledge
 Participate for international understanding

      Remember you are Rotary!

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