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Tick-Talk, Tick-Talk, Tick-Talk: Rotary and Generational Change in America

Editor’s Note: This article by Paul Taylor was originally published under the title What’s Next for Rotary in the May 2016 issue of The Rotarian Demographic change is a drama in slow motion. It unfolds incrementally, tick by tock, but it transforms… Continue Reading →

Can ‘Super Seniors’ be Rotary’s Salvation?

Editor’s Note: The following poem, in its original form, was composed by the theologian John Chuchman. It was originally about his Christian Church as an institution. As I read it, it reminded me of Rotary and our struggles to grow… Continue Reading →

Rotary Youth Exchange: a wonderful program that needs expansion

by John Borst, Past President, Rotary Club of Dryden Rotary’s commitment to youth is a long-standing tradition. Local clubs express this in many ways. Youth scholarships, RYLA, InterAct clubs, The “Adventures in “series, MUNA, Public Speaking contests, and book buying… Continue Reading →

President-elect Riseley identifies gender balance and age as challenges for Rotary clubs

Editor’s Note: the following is an excerpt from President-elect Ian H. S. Riseley’s speech to the 2017-18 District Governors January 16, 2017 “When we look at the specific challenges in our clubs, which we must help them to address, two… Continue Reading →

Why we chose to Charter a Club for ‘Young Professionals’

by Wei Chien, Aaron Miller, and Julie Caron There are many reasons as to why, when it came to getting involved with Rotary, we as young professionals felt more inclined to charter our own unique Rotary Club, the Rotary Club… Continue Reading →

On Growing Young Again: the Price of Change

by Brian Hall Over the last several years, we as Rotarians have faced a call to recruit younger members.  We’ve all been encouraged to embrace social media and to reach out to find young people to fill our ranks.  As… Continue Reading →

New Generations can look at Rotary with new eyes

By Sakuji Tanaka, President, Rotary International Many of you know that we now have five Avenues of Service in Rotary. The fifth, and newest, is New Generations Service. There are many ways to serve through this avenue, and you will… Continue Reading →

A Video: Young professions invite others to join Rotary

In this short interview of young professionals that joined Rotary, they describe the impact being a Rotarian has had in their life, and why now is the time to join.

New Generations: Something Old and Something New

March 27, 2011 By Ray Klinginsmith, President, Rotary International Most Rotarians know that for several decades, Rotary has operated with four Avenues of Service: namely Club Service, Vocational Service, Community Service, and International Service. But an unusual thing happened at… Continue Reading →

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