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ABOUT CHARLOTTE ROTARY

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Rotary is one of the largest service organizations in the world with over 1.2 million members and 34,000 clubs around the world.

Rotary Basics

Annual Report:  The 2012-2013 Annual Report for Rotary International and The Rotary Foundation is available.  Learn More

Ethics is a big part of Rotary with the Four-Way Test being the official guide for Rotary.  Learn More

HISTORY

The Rotary Club of Charlotte is the oldest and largest club in the district 7680 and has been serving the Queen City for almost 100 years.

History Overview
The First Four Rotarians 

First 75 Years: a history of the first 75 years of the Rotary Club or Charlotte
Full Book (1-126) 27MB  
Part 1 Introductory Parts (1-14) 2MB
Part 2 Our Time & Place (15-34) 6MB
Part 3 Recollections, projects (35-62) 7MB
Part 4 Annuals (63-123) 11MB
Part 5 Trivia, Sponsors (124-126) 1MB 

Club Presidents

Powell's Recollections:  Powell Majors, 33rd president of our Club from 1946-1947, has known all former members to hold that office with the exception of our first president, Rogers W. Davis.   Learn More

North Carolina's First Rotary Clubs

AWARDS AND HONORS

Awards and Honors are part of our organization and we have been blessed with many great Rotarians and community leaders.

Honorary Members

Distinguished Rotarians

RI Avenues of Service Citations

RI Service Above Self Award

District 7680 Service Above Self Award

Perfect Attendance

Excellence in Leadership Award

100% Paul Harris Fellow Club
Paul Harris Fellows - Learn More 

 

LEADERSHIP

2013 - 2014 Charlotte Rotary Leadership

2013 - 2014 Charlotte Rotary Committees

2013 - 2014 Rotary International Leadership
Rotary International President
District 7680 Governor

 

WELCOME

Welcome to our new website.  

Charlotte Rotary is a club dedicated to actively fostering the three core values of Rotary; Business networking and fellowship, education through its weekly speakers bring a broad base of knowledge, thoughtful discussion, and spirited questions and community service both locally and internationally.

Rotary through it ideals fosters each members leadership development and encourages its members use their skills and talent to positively impact the community we serve.

We invite you review all the great things we do and all the years of community service.  

 

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The best way to stay informed about Rotary and our club is through our newsletter, "The Reporter."  It will be emailed to you once a week.

      

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DID YOU KNOW?

In 2013, Charlotte Rotary became one of the largest clubs in the world to acheive 100% Paul Harris Fellow Club - Learn More

Every Year, Rotary has a float in the 
Tournament of Roses Parade - Learn More

50 things to know about Rotary - Learn More

 

YOUTH SERVICES

Youth Services is a large part of Rotary and the Rotary Club of Charlotte.  The following are various programs we are involved with:

Rotary Youth Exchange: full year and summer programs for high school students to live and study abroad.  Learn more

Scholarships:  The Rotary Club of Charlotte provides scholarships through three avenues - Children of our local First Responders through our 9/11 scholarships, a General Scholarship, and Merit Awards for High School Principals to nominate a student.

9/11 Scholarships

1921 Scholarships

Rotary Merit Awards

Rotaract:  Rotary's youth organization for youth 18-30, typically college oriented. Charlotte sponsors a Rotaract Club at Queens University.  Learn More

Interact:  Rotary's youth organization for High School students.  Charlotte sponsors an Interact Club at Myers Park High School.
Learn More

 

NEWS

Charlotte Rotary chartered the Rotary Club of Huntersville Happy Hour Club
June 17, 2014

Charlotte Rotary presents Excellence in Leadership Award to United Way's CEO Jane McIntyre
January 21, 2014

India Celebrates three years being Polio-Free
January 13, 2014

The Annual Report for Rotary International and The Rotary Foundation is released
January, 2014

 

WHERE AND WHEN WE MEET

Our luncheons are on Tuesdays from 12:30 to 1:30 at the Charlotte Plaza Uptown Hotel, 201 S. McDowell Street, Charlotte, NC. 

Please arrive by 12:15 - doors open at 11:45.  Free parking is available in the attached parking deck.

The dress is Business Attire

Location

 

OTHER CLUBS

Charlotte has 19 Rotary clubs that meet every day of the week, except Sunday.  Learn More


ONLINE MAKE-UPS

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