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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 events of the Rotary Club of Charlotte:

Sept. 10- 11: District Conference (postponed to spring)

Sept. 15: New Member Cocktail

Sept. 27: Rotary Scholarship Golf Classic

We now have two ways to sign up for the 19th Annual Rotary Club of Charlotte Golf Tournament.  Click here for a printable form.  Or, new this year, we are also offering the signup online: Charlotte Rotary Golf and Event (jotform.com)

Sept. 27: Evening Club Social Dinner

Oct. 14: Chocolate/Wine




The Rotary Club of Charlotte meets 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

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


Patricia Shafer, Charlotte Rotary member and Executive Director, NewGen Peacebuilders

Sept 21


Dr. Lisa Davidson, infectious disease specialist for Atrium/ID Consultants and Dr. Robert Taylor, a pulmonologist for Atrium Health

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


Jim Whaley, Regional President, USO Southeast

Nov 16


Ken Schorr, ED, Charlotte Center for Legal Advocacy

Nov 23


Dean Otto, Friendship, Forgiveness & Thankfulness

Nov 30


Rotary District 7680 District Governor Nicolino (Nico) Iannelli

Dec 7


Peter Frandano, Founder, Frandano Inc.: Commercial Real Estate Post-Pandemic

Dec 14


Tracy Fox, National Director of Channel Enablement for Foresite (cybersecurity partner of Charlotte's CNP Technologies) - Ransomeware Defenses

Dec 21


Holiday Program created by Rotarian Laura Little featuring "The Truce of 1914" and the Cold War "Candy Bomber" plus Christmas songs

Dec 28


No Meeting scheduled

Jan 4 


Bruce and Jill Hensley, creators of Queen's Feast, on Restaurant Week for January and state of restaurants post-COVID

Jan 11


Astrid Chirinos, Executive Director, Community Engagement, YMCA of Greater Charlotte

Jan 18


Judge C. Renee Little, 26th Judicial District (Mecklenburg County) with MLK address

Jan 25



Feb 1


Bob Schurmeier, director, NC State Bureau of Investigation

Feb 8


Todd Herman, CEO/President, The Mint Museum

Feb. 15


Excellence in Leadership
March 1


Haley Gentry, Aviation Director, Charlotte-Douglas International Airport
March 8


Laura Little, "Behind the Curtain"
April 26



May 10


Mike Lamach, Executive Chairman and Board Chair, Trane Technologies

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