Rotary Voices

Stories of service from around the world
  1. By Gary Bennett, past president of the Rotary Club of Kelowna and current member of the Sunrise Rotary Club of Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada I read with great interest what President-elect Mark Daniel Maloney had to say about growing Rotary … Continue reading
  2. By Tamara C Larson, Youth Services Chair for District 5370 (West and Northwest Canada)  For the past two years, I have had the privilege of being a chaperone and working with many young leaders as they attend the Canadian Museum … Continue reading
  3. By Charlie Masilae Hunt, Rotary Club of Denver LoDo, Denver, Colorado Imagine increasing your club membership by 50 percent in just one month. That is what my club did this past January. As a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer (RPCV) and … Continue reading
  4. By Steven Sundstrom, RI regional grants officer As a regional grants officer for Rotary, I spend most of my work time at Rotary headquarters in Evanston, Illinois, USA, working with members around the world, including in Japan. Given the time … Continue reading
  5. By John Hewko, Rotary International General Secretary The desire to give back, become involved in your community, create connections, and use one’s skills to benefit others is a cornerstone of civil society. But how can young people find these opportunities … Continue reading
  6. By Summer Lewis, Rotary-IEP Partnership Coordinator When you think about peace, do you think about how peace is lived and practiced? Are you seeing images of violence and thinking peace is the “opposite” of that? There is no one right … Continue reading
  7. By Angela Lingle and Ginny Olson, Rotary Club of Madison South, Wisconsin, USA More than four decades ago, our club was facing disappointing returns on its staple fundraising events, a turkey shoot and light bulb sale, when inspiration hit. This … Continue reading
  8. By Rob Tidd, District 5060 membership chair and member of the Rotary Club of Wenatchee Confluence, Wenatchee, Washington, USA In January, we had 61 members in our club, an increase of about 40 percent from the beginning of the Rotary … Continue reading