10 Reasons Why You Should Join Rotary

  1. Friendship

    In an increasingly complex world, Rotary provides one of the most basic needs ; the need for friendship and fellowship. It is one of two reasons why Rotary began in 1905.
  2. Leadership Development

    Rotary is an organization of leaders and successful people. Serving in rotary positions is like a college education. Leadership – learning how to motivate, influence and lead leaders.
  3. Personal Growth and Development

    Membership in Rotary continues one’s growth and education in human relations and personal development.
  4. Business Development

    The second original reason for Rotary’s beginning is business development. Everyone needs to network. Rotary consists of a cross section of every business community. Its members come from all walks of life. Rotarians help each other & collectively help others.
  5. Citizenship in the Community

    Membership in a Rotary club makes one a better community citizen. The average Rotary club consists of the most active citizens of any community.
  6. Continuing Education

    Each week at Rotary there is a programme designed to keep one informed about what is going on in the community, nation and world. Each meeting provides an opportunity to listen to different speakers and a variety of timely topics.
  7. Fun

    Rotary is fun, a lot of fun. Each meeting is fun. The club projects are fun. Social activities are fun. The service is fun.
  8. Public Speaking Skills

    Many individuals who joined Rotary were afraid to speak in public. Rotary develops confidence and skill in public communication and the opportunity to practice and perfect these skills.
  9. Citizenship in the World

    Every Rotarian wears a pin that says “Rotary International”. There are few places on the globe that do not have a Rotary club. Every Rotarian is welcome – even encouraged- to attend any of the 31,000 clubs in 194 nations and geographical regions. This means instant friends in both one’s own community and in the world community.
  10. Assistance when Travelling

    Because there are Rotary clubs everywhere, many a Rotarian in need of a doctor, lawyer, hotel, dentist, advice, etc., while travelling has found assistance through Rotary.