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This is Rotary
Rotary is an International Organization u There are 531 districts in over 200 countries & geographical areas throughout the world. Membership is over 1. 2 million. u Our club, Medicine Hat - Sunrise is in District #5360 which is comprised of 53 clubs and approximately 2, 000 members. u The district covers Southern Alberta (Ponoka and south), & South and Western Saskatchewan.
u Rotary International is governed by a president and a board of directors elected from all over the world.
In the beginning… Rotary Founder Paul Harris u The first Rotary club was organized in Chicago in 1905, by Paul P. Harris. u The club, with four members, met in rotation at the offices of the members thus the name Rotary. u There approximately 1. 2 million members in over 34, 500 clubs worldwide.
Service Above Self u Rotary was not long to recognize that fellowship alone would not keep a group together — there needed to be a purpose. u The first service project was public restrooms in downtown Chicago, IL, USA. u Rotary became the world’s first service club.
The Rotary Club of Medicine Hat Sunrise
The Rotary Club of Medicine Hat - Sunrise History u Chartered June 5, 1998 – 24 members by the Medicine Hat Club. u Membership 2017 – 16 members u Our Club represents business and professional members of the community who lend their many attributes and talents u The active, fun & energetic membership remain very committed to strong community involvement
The Rotary Club of Medicine Hat - Sunrise Projects u Our club believes in projects (past and present) that include: – Recognition: F Sunrise Rotary Trails and Trees (MH College) F Sunrise Rotary Ride the Road to Reading Project F The Rotary Rescue Helicopter (Medic. Air – H. A. L. O. ) F Rotary Track & Field Site F Friends of Medalta Society – National Historic Site & Museum
The Rotary Club of Medicine Hat - Sunrise Projects u Our club believes in projects that include: • Mexican Schools Project • Lifeline Haiti • The Shelter Box Program • Phoenix Safe House (MH Women's’ Shelter) • Salvation Army Christmas Kettles • The Santa Claus Fund • And many others
The Rotary Club of Medicine Hat - Sunrise Projects u Our club believes in projects that include: – Financial Support F Community Non Profit Organizations F Individuals/Groups F Youth, in Need Family and Community Focus
The Rotary Club of Medicine Hat - Sunrise Projects Major fundraisers are: u Annual Fall Fundraiser - tbd u Stampede Raffle Booth (late July annually) u Potential International Event (tbd, early Spring annually) u Casinos (approx. every 14 – 18 months in AGLC rotation)
The Rotary Foundation “World Peace through Understanding”
The Rotary Club of Medicine Hat - Sunrise International Projects u With the assistance of The Rotary Foundation, the Gov’t of Canada and the Gov’t of Alberta we have been able to assist many international projects to assist our neighbours. – Projects include: F Building Schools in Mexico F Lifeline Haiti F Project Shelter Box
Paul Harris Fellows and Benefactors u Many Sunrise Rotarians and spouses are benefactors of the Permanent Fund. u Methods of donating include: – monthly by PAC – or annually (E. R. E. Y. ) – Craig would be happy to show you how!
The Rotary Club of Medicine Hat – Sunrise u Group Exchanges Study Exchanges – Teams of one Rotarian leader and four non. Rotarian business or professional young people visit our district to experience their profession in a new culture. – Visits are up to six weeks. – Sunrise Rotarians co-hosted a visiting teams from Scotland (2009).
The Rotary Club of Medicine Hat - Sunrise Exchanges u Rotary – – Youth Exchange Program 16 -18 year olds are exchanged world-wide. 7, 000 students participate worldwide. Our club hosts the student for one year. Rotarians host these young people in their homes for three to four months. – Students become part of the family.
Object of Rotary u The Object of Rotary is to encourage and foster the ideal of service as a basis of worthy enterprise.
We implement the Object of Rotary through the Four Avenues of Service
Club Service Those things that a Rotarian does to help make the running of the local club successful. Vocational Service The promoting of the “ideal of service” throughout the business and professional world. Community Service Every Rotarian is urged to participate in activities that make the community a better place in which to live. International Service Encourages and fosters the advancement of understanding and good will among people of the world
Board of Directors The Board of Directors of the Rotary Club of Medicine Hat - Sunrise are the club President: Les Scholly President-elect: Josh Wintoniak Past President: Dan Kammerer Secretary Sharla Butler Treasurer Bill Cooper plus the Directors of each of the Services of Rotary A new board is elected to take office on 1 July of each year. All positions in Rotary are one year terms (Committee Chairs 2 years) that change on 1 July.
THE FOUR-WAY TEST of the things we think, say or do 1. Is it the TRUTH? 2. Is it FAIR to all concerned? 3. Will it build GOOD WILL and BETTER FRIENDSHIPS? 4. Will it be BENEFICIAL to all concerned?
The Privileges in Rotary u The privilege of FRIENDSHIP WITH LEADERS: – in your community – in neighboring towns and villages – throughout Canada – around the World
The Privileges in Rotary u The privilege of GIVING SERVICE to your community. u The privilege of DEVELOPING INTERNATIONAL GOODWILL and understanding. u The privilege of helping BUILD HIGHER ETHICAL STANDARDS within your vocation through the common bond of Rotary.
Your Obligations in Rotary Participation u To be a Rotarian you must give of your time and talents: – in community work – in fellowship and social functions – in club and district activities
Your Obligations in Rotary Volunteer and Club Activities • You will be assigned to a Committee – active participation is needed • You will be asked to Volunteer for all Club activities eg. SA Kettle Bells, Dictionary Deliveries, etc. • You will be scheduled on the Club Duty Roster or Meeting Cashier schedule for rotating duties
Your Obligations in Rotary Attendance u There is a directory available on the Rotary International web site. Visit a club while on vacation or during a business trip. You will immediately be introduced to a room full of friends who want to make your visit to the area enjoyable. Our members have visited clubs all around the world (check out our banners/flags at the desk for every meeting).
Your Financial Obligations u It can easily cost up to $1, 000 per year FAnnual Dues $225/year FMeals $ 10/week FClub 50/50 Draw $ 2/week FSocial Events $200/year FRotary Foundation $100/year FAnd of course Sergeant at Arms “fines” & Happy Dollars
Welcome to the Rotary Club of Medicine Hat – Sunrise!