Rotary Voices

Stories of service from around the world
Rotary Voices
  1. By Tracey Antee, past president of the Rotary Club of Opelousas Sunrise, Louisiana, USA During my tenure as club president in 2019-20, I made a goal of starting a satellite club that would meet after regular business hours, hence the … Continue reading
  2. By Eva Kurniaty, Rotary Coordinator, Past District Governor, and member of the Rotary Club of Jakarta Sunter Centennial, Indonesia When I was a district governor in 2013, there was a Rotary club in my district, in Cilacap, Central Java, that … Continue reading
  3. Editors note: The following blog post was written before COVID-19. It has been edited with permission to reflect the impact of social distancing and meeting virtually. Please visit the Rotary and Toastmasters websites for further info about how these organizations … Continue reading
  4. By Martin Cohn, past president of the Rotary Club of Brattleboro, Vermont, USA  In the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, Vermont dairy farmers were in trouble. With the close of colleges and restaurants, there was too much supply of … Continue reading
  5. By Vanessa Rousseau, Rotary Club of Newlands, South Africa As members of the Rotary Club of Newlands in Cape Town, South Africa, we could not stand by watching the devastating effects of COVID-19 on food security in our country and … Continue reading
  6. By Brett Morey, chair of Surfers Unite Rotarian Fellowship and past president of the Rotary Club of La Jolla Golden Triangle, California, USA The world could use some more positivity. And we’re going to give it to them with a … Continue reading
  7. By Tory Paxson, vice president, Boothbay Harbor Rotary Club, District 7780, Maine, USA What’s life like for people between the ages of 18 and 35 in the Boothbay Region of Maine? Through Rotary, young people take on leadership positions that … Continue reading
  8. By Cyndi Doragh, Zone 34 assistant Rotary coordinator and member of the Rotary Club of Fort Myers South, Florida, USA Nearly three decades ago, I wanted to join Rotary. The first club I tried to join told me they weren’t … Continue reading