Rotary Voices

Stories of service from around the world
  1. By Joyce Lau, past president of the Rotary Club of Lan Kwai Fong, Hong Kong On my first day at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, a college senior invited me to the Rotaract Club of Chung Chi College. This … Continue reading
  2. By Daniel Vankov, Immediate Past President, Rotary Club of Brisbane, Australia Rotary’s secret is cooperation. Alone we are useless. Together we are powerful. And together in a million we are unstoppable. I had the honor of serving as president of … Continue reading
  3. By Francine Falk-Allen One of the first misconceptions that confronted me as a handicapped child was that people – children, adults, everyone – would often say, “I saw your picture on the March of Dimes poster!!”  The March of Dimes … Continue reading
  4. A Rotary team visited the Nakivale Rotaract Club in January (select cc for English subtitles) By Francis Xavier Sentamu, District 9211 (Uganda) governor-elect When I first saw a story on BBC in the spring of 2016 about the Nakivale Refugee … Continue reading
  5. By Shogo Williams-Matsuoka, president-elect, Rotary E-club of Western Australia My life as a Rotarian began in 2014, when I became a member of the Rotary Club of Cockburn in Western Australia. Since then, I have joined the Rotary E-club of … Continue reading
  6. By Elyse Lin, Rotaract Club of Taipei Tin Harbour, Taiwan Being a part of the Rotary family for years, I’ve learned to be more aware of social issues in our community. Having taken part in a number of service projects, … Continue reading
  7. Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of blog posts celebrating Membership Month. By Michael Walstrom, president of the Rotary Club of Downtown Boca Raton, Florida   Rotary, like any business, has customers. For us, those customers are … Continue reading
  8. Albert E. Kafka, Founder Intarconnect, Rotary Club of Wien-Oper Change is the only constant in life. No matter how prepared we think we are for it, transition can be challenging. Closing the exciting chapter of our lives as members of … Continue reading