Weekly Polio Update Dennis Dinsmore 2018-05-20 04:00:00Z 0
Trees, Trees, and More Trees 2018-05-10 04:00:00Z 0
It's that time of year again - the time we celebrate the change of leadership in our clubs and our district. The month of June will see celebrations of the achievements made in our clubs during the 2017-2018 Rotary year as we transition to new executive for the coming 2018-2019 Rotary year.
You're Invited to the District Changeover 2018-05-08 04:00:00Z 0
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The 2016 Council on Legislation gave us some powerful options for changing our clubs for the purpose of building membership by keeping up with the reality of modern life. Sweeping changes were made in rules about meeting frequency, membership qualifications, age limits and club organization. As these changes were disseminated, Rotarians began to discuss how their clubs might adapt to the changing landscape. In many cases club leaders and board members were collectively scratching their heads to figure out a path to change that fit their club. One of our clubs, Genesee Valley, decided to start with a club member survey. Here is how they did it and what it revealed.
Wondering What Your Club Thinks? Just Ask! Dennis Dinsmore 2018-04-28 04:00:00Z 0
District 6330 has started 3 new community-based Rotaract clubs this year. 
Have you wondered why they are becoming so popular?
Have you wondered what it takes to establish a community-based Rotaract club?
 
Read more and then register for the upcoming webinar to find out how you can establish a Rotaract Club in your community.
How to Start a Community-Based Rotaract Club 2018-04-25 04:00:00Z 0
There's a lot happening in District 6330 with respect to Rotaract Clubs. During this 2017-2018 Rotary year we have seen 3 new Rotaract clubs apply for certification. These include Markdale, Sarnia, and Goderich. Just this week we received formal acceptance from Rotary International for the "Rotaract Club of Sarnia Lambton" and expect the same for the Markdale and Goderich clubs soon.
 
Emma Bartz has submitted a brief history of the development of the Goderich Rotaract club - click the read more link to see the details.
Rotaract News - Rotaract Goderich 2018-03-22 04:00:00Z 2

Not Necessarily ...

... consider this story from the 'Rotary Voices' blog
 
Recently, I attended a memorable event, the inauguration of a 15-member satellite club, Garth, in South Wales District 1150. What is unique about this satellite is that it is being hosted by my own club of Chelwood Bridge, which is in District 1200. How is that so? Read more of this post
Does A Satellite Club Have To Be In Your Area? 2018-03-16 04:00:00Z 0

Rotarians in Zones 24 & 32

The Zone Conference in Montreal September 18-22, 2018 is different than its predecessors - for one thing, it's now not only open to all Rotarians - all Rotarians are encouraged to attend.
 
You can also sponsor a young leader now to #changetheirtomorrow.
 
Aren't  you curious?   Read more to check it out.
Montreal Conference 2018 2018-03-16 04:00:00Z 0
 
Rotary, World Bank celebrate International Women's Day
An event attended by more than 300 people and streamed live to thousands recognized three Rotary women for their commitment to improving lives through innovative humanitarian projects. The celebration was held at the World Bank in Washington, D.C., USA, for International Women's Day and sponsored by Rotary and the investment firm Oppenheimer & Co. Learn more about the women honored.

LEARN MORE HERE
Rotary Celebrates International Women's Day 2018-03-10 05:00:00Z 0

Lorna Gunning Fratschko, President of the Rotary Club of London South has implemented a program in her business whereby non-profits can benefit from her business relationships. She wants to share the concept with other District 6330 Rotarians. It's an intriguing way for her to serve her community through vocational service. 

Lorna writes:
I think it's important to put your money where your values are. My SAVE & IMPACT program contributes an ADDITIONAL 10% of my clients’ billings to the charitable organization of their choice! 

 

An Intriguing Vocational Service Idea 2018-03-10 05:00:00Z 3
(from Rotary Weekly - February 2, 2018)
Have you ever wondered how Rotary became involved with polio eradication in the first place? Ken Solow did. The past governor of District 7620 became part of an effort to produce a new documentary, "Dare to Dream," with the goal of telling more members about the heroes who put Rotary on the road to polio eradication, and the roadblocks they overcame. Learn more about the film and the shortened version available to clubs free as a program.
How Rotary became the heart, soul of polio eradication 2018-02-03 05:00:00Z 0
President Elect Training (PETS) is April 7-8, 2018 and coincides with District Learning Assembly on April 7, 2018 in Sarnia, Ontario.
 
New this year is a remote session for the District Learning Assembly on April 7, 2018 in Owen Sound, Ontario.
 
More details, and the registration page, are available here.
District Learning Assembly & PETS 2018-01-31 05:00:00Z 0
The Rotary Foundation Annual Report (2016-2017) 2017-12-29 05:00:00Z 0

The Rotary Club of Grand Bend is excited to announce that you can now register for the 2018 District Conference. This exciting weekend starts Friday with an action packed afternoon and an Alternate Program available which includes lunch and a tour of Lambton Shores highlights. There will be a dinner and evening Entertainment.

Saturday there will be a full day focusing on helping you to embrace change in your Club with stimulating speakers and breakout sessions. Those seeking Alternate Programs will find a workshop with local artist Teresa Marie in the morning and an afternoon tour into Huron County with wine and beer tasting as well as some time for shopping. Saturday evening the Gala dinner will be followed by a optional trip to hear a New Orleans Jazz Band called   Red Hot Ramble 

For more conference details go to the Grand Bend website District Conference page.

District Conference Registration Now Open 2017-12-05 05:00:00Z 0
At its recent meeting in Atlanta, the RI Board of Directors adopted a new vision statement:
"Together, we see a world where people unite and take action to create lasting change — across the globe, in our communities, and in ourselves."

The Board also adopted the 2018–19 annual goals for Rotary International and The Rotary Foundation:
A New Vision Statement for Rotary 2017-08-06 04:00:00Z 0
The Rotary Club of Hanover changed it's meeting schedule and structure - with positive results. This is a success story of how change in a Rotary club can help it become more engaged and more active in the community.
 
The crisis point was at the start of the new millennium - as Al Morrow put it:
"The decline came to a head in the few years after the turn of the century (2000). Our membership had dwindled to about 8 members (from a high of 30+) and something had to be done and in reality, thinking back, it could have gone either way."
One Club's Success Story 2017-07-25 04:00:00Z 0
Posted on Jul 01, 2017

Want cash...? Here's a Public Image Grant Opportunity

'Enhance Public Image and Awareness'  is one of Rotary's key strategic priorities and clubs are invited to apply for matching grant funding from the District of up to $400 Cdn or $300 US.
Public Image Grant 2017-2018 2017-07-01 04:00:00Z 0