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The Rotary Club of Charlotte has been meeting through Zoom since mid-March, 2020.  If you would like to join a program, please email christine@charlotterotary.org to request the link.



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The following are various upcoming and past events of the Rotary Club of Charlotte

7680 District Conference - September 10-11, 2021

Join us for an exciting 7680 District Conference.  Hosted by Governor Nico Ianelli and Team and held for the first time since 1963 in Charlotte NC! Come hear amazing speakers, enjoy in-person camaraderie at the newly opened sumptuous Grand Bohemian Hotel in Uptown Charlotte and enjoy the special amenities being offered to our group around this vibrant city during your stay.

“Dare to Explore, A New Tempo” Themed, this year as we “Serve to Change Lives”, this conference will be an amazing opportunity to engage and learn how this year will truly be a different experience.

Join us in welcoming guests from all over the world and let them see how robust District 7680 is and how we can roll out the carpet for our guests.




The Rotary Club of Charlotte is currently meeting in person at Fairfield Inn and Suites - Charlotte Uptown (201 S. McDowell St.)  A Zoom option is also available.  If you would like access, email christine@charlotterotary.org

June 01   James "Smuggie" Mitchell, Leeper Construction President, (former City Councilmember)

June 08


Bethany Bradsher, author, presenting "Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament"

June 15


Earnest Winston, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Superintendent

June 22


Taiwo Jaiyeoba, Asst City Manager, Director of Planning, Design & Development, City of Charlotte, NC

June 29


Muhsin Muhammad, Former Carolina Panther, Wild Wing Cafe Investor, Philanthropist

July 6


Presidential changeover, from Jerry Coughter to Carol Hardison. Includes gala reception.

July 13


Julie Janson, EVP and CEO of Duke Energy Carolinas

July 20


Eileen Cai, VP, Economic Development, Asia & North America, Charlotte Regional Business Alliance

July 27


Marcellus "MY" Turner, CEO & Chief Librarian, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Library (accompanied by Jenni Gaisbauer, ED, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Library Foundation) -- Plans for new main library

August 3


Laura Smith, EVP, Foundation For the Carolinas (plans for renovation of historic Carolina Theater on North Tryon, adjacent to main library

August 10


Niles Sorensen, Vice Chancellor for Development, UNC Charlotte (accompanied by Mike Nelson, GM, UNC Charlotte Marriott Hotel & Conference Center

August 17


Liz Clasen-Kelly, ED, Roof Above (formerly Urban Ministry Center)

August 24


Edna Chirico, Director, Governmental Affairs, OutTeach (grew out of an effort in Western Mecklenburg County)

August 31


Frank Dominguez, GM, WDAV; host, Night Music Concerto

Sept 7


Sam Bowles, Managing Director, New Republic Capital division of New Republic Partners, combining investment assets of the Belk, Close and Bowles families

Sept 14


Sept 21


Mark Vitner, Managing Director & Senior Economist, Wells Fargo Corporate & Investment Bank; and John Connaughton, Director, UNC Charlotte Economic Forecast

Sept 27


Rotary Club of Charlotte Golf Tournament

Oct 5


Howard Covington, journalist and author, "After The Bank," the story of Hugh McColl's 20 years since stepping down as CEO of Bank of America

Oct 12


Bret Morey, owner of Xtreme Gourmet Sauces (local father-son entrepreneur success story)

Oct 19


Eric Davis, Chairman, NC Board of Education (former Charlotte Rotary member)

Oct 26


Felix Sabates, successful businessman, sports team owner, philanthropist and Cuban immigrant

Nov 2


Fulton Meachum, CEO, Inlivian, formerly Charlotte Housing Authority

Nov 9


Nov 16


Ken Schorr, ED, Charlotte Center for Legal Advocacy

Nov 23


Nov 30


Dec 7


Dec 14


Dec 21


Holiday Presentation

Dec 28


No Meeting scheduled

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