Category Archives: Rotary's Public Image

Working Together for the Good of Rotary: A Membership Initiative

The Vancouver Metropolitan-Area Membership Strategy By Gayle Knepper, Rotary Coordinator, Z24W When District 5040 (BC) leaders held the annual strategic planning meeting for the 2014-15 year, a topic discussed in depth was the health of clubs and the membership decline … Continue reading

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Rotary Days on Ice

 RI President Gary Huang urged all Rotarians to Light up Rotary this year by participating in a Rotary Day- a fun informal event in the community to introduce the non-Rotary public to Rotary. On January 24th 2015 the Rotary Club … Continue reading

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Alphabet Soup of Rotary – Rotary Acronyms

Like many organizations Rotary uses acronyms. Rotary is not unique in using  acronyms. It is common in all organizations, big and small. A sports report on the news would take twice as long without the use of acronyms. There is … Continue reading

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Social Media How- to Vignettes

With the current need for “how-tos” on social media, Rotary International has created short, video vignettes focused on using social media strategically.  This is a new approach and the vignettes are intended for more experienced learners who already know the … Continue reading

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HOW TO FIND THE NEXT ROTARY PEACE FELLOW

In their first decade, the Rotary Peace Centers educated nearly 800 peace fellows who are now leaders in the international peace community. Usher in another successful decade by recruiting the next generation of Peace Fellows. Here’s how: Educate your club. … Continue reading

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Buttons that push Rotary

In a world where digital media dominates as a marketing tool and new electronic strategies seem to roll out weekly, I find one very old promotional tool still very versatile – the pinback button. You’ve seen custom pinback buttons at … Continue reading

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TEN IDEAS CELEBRATING ROTARY DAY

On February 23rd Rotary celebrates the 109th anniversary of the first Rotary club meeting. This is an opportunity for Rotary clubs and districts to promote Rotary’s public image. There are a variety of tools on the RI website in the … Continue reading

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