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									This is Rotary
                 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 about 1.2 million members in
  33,000 clubs in 200 countries worldwide.
        Service Above Self
 Rotarywas not long to recognize that
 fellowship alone would not keep a group
 together — there needed to be a purpose.
 The first service project was public
 restrooms in downtown Chicago, IL, USA.
 Rotarybecame the world’s first
 service club.
    Our Leaders
   Rotary International is
    governed by a president and a
    board of directors elected from
    all over the world.

                                          2011 Rotary International
                                         President Ray Klinginsmith


                            Annually each district elects
                             a district governor.

                            Each club is autonomous.

  2011 District 5580
Governor Roland Turner
  The Mission of Rotary
      International
 To support its member clubs in fulfilling
  the Object of Rotary,
 To globally promote the concept of service
  as a worthy endeavor,
 To strengthen and expand Rotary to
  communities around the world, and
 To foster unity among member clubs of
  the association.
               Women in Rotary
   Women were first allowed to join Rotary in
    July 1989
    – went to vote 6 times and defeated
    – Duarte, CA Club lawsuit in 1978, defeated in 1983
          Violation of a CA Act that entitles all persons, regardless
           of gender to full & equal rights in all “business
           establishments”
    – CA Court of Appeals reversed the decision in 1986
          Policy of excluding women is not protected from the First
           Amendment of the Constitution
          By Oct 1990 there were nearly 24,000 women Rotarians
The Rotary Foundation

        “World Peace through
             Understanding”
               Rotary Foundation
   A not-for-profit corporation supported by voluntary
    contributions from Rotarians
   Created in 1917 by RI's sixth president
   From an initial contribution of $26.50 to more than
    $120 million
   Funds projects to:
    –   improve the quality of life in developing countries
    –   eradicate the poliovirus worldwide
    –   allow 1,200 students to study abroad annually
    –   help university professors to teach in developing countries
          Paul Harris Fellows
           and Benefactors
   Cumulative donations of $1,000 or more.

   Over 1 million members and partners are Paul Harris
    Fellows.

   62 Paul Harris Members In Walker Rotary.

   Many Walker Rotarians and spouses are benefactors
    of the Permanent Fund.
    – cash, securities, real estate, personal property or a bequest
      in your will

                *All Foundation donations are tax deductible
The Rotary Club
   of Walker
    The Rotary Club of Walker
                District
 There are 530 districts in Rotary
 International throughout the world.
    club is in District 5580 which is
 Our
 comprised of 67 clubs with 3,290 members.
 The district covers an area from Geraldton,
 ON to the north, Williston, ND to the west,
 Superior, WI to the east and Little Falls, MN
 to the south.
        The Rotary Club of Walker
                      History
   Founded in 1942
   First President was Dr. Otto Ringle Sr.
   Began with 25 members
   First project was sending “care packages” to
    Soldiers in Germany
   First women inducted in 1989
   First District Governor was Bob Bailey 1993-94
   Currently have 67 members
    The Rotary Club of Walker
                   Women
 First   women in the Walker Club:
   – Linda Helmberger, a chiropractor
   – Wanda Moehler, a newspaper editor
 District   5580’s first female District Governor
   – Claudette Holly in 2003-04
 40%     of the Walker club is women
 We   have had 6 women presidents
The Rotary Club of Walker
           Projects

  Major   Fund Raisers are:
   – 4th of July Fish Fry
   – Ethnic Fest Fish Fry
   – Extravaganza
   – Rose Sale
   – Stem & Stein
       Volunteers in Action

4th of July Fish Fry




                       Blue & Gold Banquet
      The Rotary Club of Walker
                Exchanges
 Group   Study Exchanges
  – Teams of one Rotarian leader and four non-
    Rotarian business or professional young people
    visit the district for up to four to six weeks.
  – Walker Rotarians have hosted visiting teams,
    been team leaders and sponsored team members.
  – Walker has been a major participant in the
    district’s GSE program.
   The Rotary Club of Walker
             Exchanges
 Rotary   Youth Exchange Program
  – 16-18 year olds are exchanged world-wide.
  – Part of a 7,000 students/year program.
  – Rotarians host these young people in their
    homes for three to five months.
  – Students become part of the family.
  – Recently Walker has hosted students from
    Russia, Chile, Brazil and Mexico.
  – we are hoping to send an outbound student
    next year.
     The Rotary Club of Walker
             Interact Clubs
    club sponsors the Walker High
 Our
 School Interact Club
  – 50+ members ages 14 - 18
  – Help Rotary with 4th of July fish fry and holiday
    meals at Quam Court & Highland
  – Service projects include:
              Blankets for oncology patients
              Community Christmas Tree

              Supervised packaging dry food

              Night at Gramma Jo’s

              Fund kids in Honduras to get their GED
        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:
           Object of Rotary

       The development of acquaintances
 First.
  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, goodwill, and peace
 through a world of fellowship of business
 and professional people united in the ideal
 of service.
We implement the Object of
 Rotary through the Four
    Avenues of Service
     1. Vocational Service
     2. Community Service
     3. International Service
     4. Youth Service
      Vocational Service
 Chairperson     – Terry Freeman
  – The promoting of the “ideal of service”
    throughout the business and professional
    world.
     Job  Shadowing
     Dictionaries – 3rd Grade

     Symposiums
          Community Service

 Chairperson-Amy        Jones
  – Urges every Rotarian to participate in all activities that
    make the community a better place to live.
     - Habitat for Humanity              - Meals on Wheels
     - Bell Ringing – Salvation Army     - Christmas Caroling
     - Holiday Dinner: Quam & Highland   - Adopt-a-Highway
     - North Country Marathon            - Thanksgiving Baskets
      International Service

 Chairperson     – Terry Holly
  – Encourages and fosters the advancement of
    understanding and goodwill among people of the
    world.
      Winnipeg   Goodwill Weekend
      International Scholarships

      Humanitarian Projects
        – Honduras Trip
                Youth Service
 Co   Chairs – Claudette Holly & Patty Knight
  – empowering youth to serve in their communities and
    internationally with their Rotary club sponsors.
        Interact
        RYLA (Rotary Youth Leaders Award)

        4-Way Test Essay

        Club Scholarships

        Cub Scouts
           Board of Directors
   President:                    Theresa Bilben
   Vice President:               Vacant
   Past President:               Skip Duchesneau
   President Elect:              Ineke Leer
   Secretary:                    Mary Beth MacFarlane
   Treasurer:                    Brad Spry
 and the following Directors:
  Krista Hansen, Jeff Holly and Tamara Pederson
A new board is elected to take office on July 1 of each year.
All positions in Rotary are one year terms that change on July 1.
    Committee Chairs
 Rotary Foundation – Ineke Leer
 Membership – Greg Smith
 Sergeant at Arms – Bert Carlson
 Youth Exchange – Alice Groth
 Fundraising – Joe Sherman
 Webmaster – Vacant
 Public Relations – Mike Nelson
Awards for Walker Rotary

Walker has received many accolades over
 the past few years. Here are a few:
 Best Club in District
 Community Service Award
 Presidential Citation
 International Project Award
    THE FOUR-WAY TEST
of the things we think, say or do
  1. Is it the TRUTH?
  2. Is it FAIR to all concerned?
  3. Will it build GOODWILL and BETTER
     FRIENDSHIPS?
  4. Will it be BENEFICIAL to all concerned?
     The Privileges in Rotary

 The   privilege of FRIENDSHIP WITH LEADERS:
  – in our local community
  – in neighboring cities and towns
  – throughout the USA
  – around the entire world
  The Privileges in Rotary
 Theprivilege of GIVING SERVICE to
 your community.
 Theprivilege of DEVELOPING
 INTERNATIONAL GOODWILL and
 understanding.
    privilege of helping BUILD HIGHER
 The
 ETHICAL STANDARDS within your vocation
   through the common bond of Rotary.
Your Obligations in Rotary
      Participation

 Tobe a Rotarian you must give of your
 time and talents:
  – in community work
  – in fellowship and social functions
  – in club and district activities.
 Your Obligations in Rotary
       Attendance
 Attendance  at the weekly meetings is a
  benefit of Rotary. A minimum of 60% is
  expected.
 You can easily maintain your attendance
  levels by making up at another Rotary club
  meeting, participating in club service
  projects, and activities.
 Your Obligations in Rotary
         Financial
          Fee
 Initiation                         $30.00
 Annual Dues                        $130.00/year
       Prorated   at $10.40/month
 Meals                          $8.00/meal
 Weekly Drawing (opt)           $1.00/week
 Foundation Donations           $100.00/year
 Happy Dollars                  Varies with level
                                 of happiness
 New Member Checklist
1. Attend Orientation Meeting
2. Read two or more RI booklets
3. Attend one of the following:
        Fellowship Activity
        Board Meeting
        Committee Meeting
        Project Activity
 New Member Checklist
4. Complete one or more
      Serve  as a greeter
      Give a talk at a meeting

      Participate in a service project


5. Make up a meeting at another club
6. Extend Rotary to others
            a guest
      Invite

      Propose a new member
    New Member Checklist
7. Experience the internationality of Rotary

      Host   a Youth Exchange student
      Host   a Group Study Exchange member
      Host   a Rotarian from another country
            a non-Rotarian to apply for a Group
      Invite

       Study Exchange
   New Member Checklist

8. Attend one or more district meetings
      District Conference
      District Assembly

      Foundation Seminar


9. Choose a committee to serve on
10. Accept an assignment on a committee
          Websites
Rotary International
 www.rotary.org
      Members
        – New Members
           • Orientation
           • Responsibility
           • Get Involved (District Info)
      Websites

Walker Rotary
 www.clubrunner.ca/walker


District 5580
 www.clubrunner.ca/5580
 Welcome to the
  Walker
Rotary Club

								
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