WHY JOIN ROTARY?

1.  FRIENDSHIP:
Rotary provides the need for friendship and fellowship. It is one of two reasons why Rotary began in 1905.

2.  BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT:
Rotary’s beginning is business development. Everyone needs to network. Rotary is a cross section of every business community. We help each other and collectively help others.

3.  PERSONAL GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT:
Rotary membership continues one’s growth and education in human relations and personal development.

4.  LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT:
Rotary is an organization of leaders and successful people. Serving in Rotary provides learning opportunities about how to motivate, influence and lead leaders.

5.  CITIZENSHIP IN THE COMMUNITY:
Rotary club membership makes one a better community citizen. 

6.  CONTINUING EDUCATION:
Rotary has a weekly program designed to keep you informed about what is going on in the community, nation and world. 

7.  FUN:
Rotary is fun, a lot of fun. Social activities are fun. The service is fun.

8.  PUBLIC SPEAKING SKILLS:
Rotary develops confidence and skill in public communication and the opportunity to practice and perfect these skills.

9.  CITIZENSHIP IN THE WORLD:
Rotarians wear a pin that says “Rotary International.” All are welcome and encouraged to attend any of the 29,000 clubs in 194 nations and geographical regions. 

10.  ASSISTANCE WHEN TRAVELING:
Rotary clubs everywhere help Rotarians in need of a doctor. lawyer, hotel, dentist, advice, etc. while traveling. 

11.  ENTERTAINMENT:
Rotary clubs and District host parties and activities. Rotary holds conferences, conventions, assemblies and institutes that provide entertainment in addition to training information about education and service.

12.  THE DEVELOPMENT OF SOCIAL SKILLS:
Rotary develops personality, social skills and people skills.