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1 Rotary 101 Test Your Knowledge! Kelli Matthews

2 Today’s Categories History Rotary Today The Rotary Foundation Guiding Principles of Rotary

3 History

4 What is Rotary? The world’s first international service club

5 When was the Rotary club of Chicago formed? February 23,1905

6 Who was the first President of the Rotary Club of Chicago? Silvester Schiele

7 Where was the first International Rotary Club? Winnipeg, Canada

8 Where was the first European Rotary Club? London, England! (Chartered in 1912)

9 Who was the founder of Rotary? Paul P. Harris

10 Where was the first non- English speaking club? Havana, Cuba! Established in 1916

11 1922 is an important year for Rotary International, why? A) Rotary International becomes the official name B) It is the year Rotary was formed C) Rotary had grown to more than 2,000 clubs D) The four-way test was created Correct answer = A

12 What does RGHF stand for? R otary G lobal H istory F ellowship

13 Rotary Today

14 How many members are in Rotary today? 1.23 Million!

15 How many clubs are in Rotary today? A) 50,120 B) 45,987 C) 34,404 D) 20,897 Correct answer = C

16 Where can you find Rotary membership numbers? In the Rotarian magazine under “Rotary at a glance”

17 What is the age range for members in a Rotaract club? a) 17-45 b) 18-30 c) 20-35 d) 25-40 Correct answer = B

18 What is the age range for members in an Interact club? A) 12-18 B) 20-30 C) 23-40 D) 50-80 Correct answer= A

19 How many Rotaract clubs are in the world? More than 9,500!

20 Where will the next Rotary International Convention be held? Lisbon, Portugal! When will it be held? June 23-26, 2013

21 What is “Service above Self”? Official Rotary motto (Adopted at the 1950 Convention)

22 The Rotary Foundation (TRF)

23 What is the Rotary Foundation? The Philanthropic heart of Rotary

24 Are The Rotary Foundation and Rotary International the same organization? No - TRF is a separate organization governed by 15 trustees

25 What is EREY? The Rotary initiative to encourage E very R otarian E very Y ear to make a donation to The Rotary Foundation

26 When I make a donation, do I need to say where the money should go? YES! Where can they be directed? To the Annual Fund, the Permanent Fund or the Polio Plus Fund

27 Guiding Principles of Rotary

28 What are three key words in the Rotary Mission Statement? The mission of Rotary International is to provide service to others, promote integrity, and advance world understanding, goodwill, and peace through its fellowship of business, professional, and community leaders.

29 How many components are in the Object of Rotary? The Object of Rotary is to encourage and foster the ideal of service as a basis of worthy enterprise and, in particular, to encourage and foster: FIRST. The development of acquaintance as an opportunity for service; SECOND. High ethical standards in business and professions; the recognition of the worthiness of all useful occupations; and the dignifying of each Rotarian's occupation as an opportunity to serve society; THIRD. The application of the ideal of service in each Rotarian's personal, business, and community life; FOURTH. The advancement of international understanding, goodwill, and peace through a world fellowship of business and professional persons united in the ideal of service.

30 How many Avenues of Service does Rotary have? 1.Club Service 2.Vocational Service 3.Community Service 4.International Service 5.New Generations Service

31 Which is the newest Avenue of Service & what does it include? New Generations Service: - includes all programs related to youth: Interact, Rotaract, RYLA, Rotary Youth Exchange,

32 Name one aspect of 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 GOODWILL and BETTER FRIENDSHIPS? 4. Will it be BENEFICIAL to all concerned?

33 Lightning Round! Acronyms! Use your workbook and identify as many acronyms as you can in ONE MINUTE!


35 Congratulations!


37 StructureStructure Clubs, Districts & the Foundation

38 The Core Components How can the guiding principles help your club be successful?

39 Why is it important to know about the Object of Rotary and the Five Avenues of Service?

40 Club Leadership Plan ContinuityConsensus More Leaders Succession Planning

41 Club Leadership + Object + Avenues? CLP strengthens Rotary at the club level by providing the administrative framework for: Membership Public Relations Administration Service Projects Rotary Foundation

42 Clubs Districts The RI Board Secretariat

43 The Rotary Foundation: An Overview

44 Questions?Questions?

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