Rotary District 7910 Newsletter - May 30, 2016
RYLA: Volunteers Sought
During that week, participants will be personally and professionally pushed to become the leaders they have the potential to be. In the past, our professional tract has brought in speakers from TedX, Coca-Cola, IBM, Linkedin, the U.S. military, the U.S. Congress and many more. Our personal tract focuses on personal-building skills such as communication, relationship building, networking, public speaking, confidence, personality training, and business etiquette.
GLI will be accepting only 54 participants. This is one of the greatest benefits of the program. GLI has absorbed the Rotary model of "service above self" and the participant are given one-on-one help and guidance to learn what it means to be a global change-maker and great future or current Rotarian.
GLI is partnered with the United Nations. During that week, participants will be in the UN building for various activities.
- A letter from General Secretary Hewko
- Legislation that was adopted at the Council, including amended legislation
- Vote tallies for the adopted items
- An Opposition to Legislation Report Form
A how-to membership leads video
Click here for a new video that helps district and club leaders make the most of the recently enhanced Membership Leads resource. It shows how to track a prospective member from the initial membership-leads submission all the way to connection with a local club. It also outlines the role of club and district leaders in the redesigned process, highlighting how their participation will help strengthen membership, and features the new Rotary resources available to support them. Join the conversation in the Membership Best Practices discussion group to tell us how you’re using the new Membership Leads resource to grow and diversify membership.
We hope that you've found Rotary International’s Brand Center a useful tool to create customized logos and brochures - and to tell Rotary's story in a consistent and engaging way.
We'd like to inform you of a recent change to the online tool. Starting today, April 4, any logos or brochures you create using one of our templates will be automatically deleted from your profile 30 days after your last change or edit. Logos and brochures created before April 4 will be deleted on May 2, unless you make a change or edit to the template.
We recommend that once you have finished your customized logo or brochure, you download the document in PDF, PNG, or JPEG format on your own computer.
Reminders of this change will be posted on Brand Center’s template and logo pages.
- Representing Your Community’s Professions: A Classification Assessment
- Diversifying Your Club: A Member Diversity Assessment
- Finding New Club Members: A Prospective Member Exercise
- Improving Your Member Retention: A Retention Assessment and Analysis
- Enhancing the Club Experience: Member Satisfaction Survey
- Understanding Why Members Resign: Exit Survey
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In 2010, Klaus was awarded The Rotary Foundation’s Citation for Meritorious Service. Of the 51 clubs in District 7910, only five Rotarians have achieved this recognition during the award’s 25-year history.
Framingham Rotary Awards $45,000 in Scholarships
Marlborough Rotary, Three Other Groups Tackle Human-Services Issue Together
- Volunteer of the Year in 2000 by the Girl Scouts
- Humanitarian of the Year in 2002
- Heritage Hero in 2008
- Labor Day Parade Grand Marshal in 2009
- And, Veteran of the Year in 2013
During this stellar event, the Town of Auburn officially dedicated a 4.5-inch Orion StarBlast Telescope. The reflector telescope was donated to the Library by Auburn Rotary, which purchased it from the Aldrich Astronomical Society as part of the Society's Library Telescope Program.
This exciting and informative event included a Society presentation on how to use the Library's new 4.5-inch Orion StarBlast Telecope, which is available for use to all Auburn residents for home use in exploring the stars and universe. Other activities included awarding spacey door prizes, and observing the night sky with Society members Jim Zebrowski and John Root.
Worcester Rotary's Celebrate Community Gala Set For This Saturday
Westford Rotarian Nicole Hamel Among Lowell Sun's 'True Achievers'
Mark your calendar: Thursday evenings are Cruise-in/Fly-in Nights this summer in Stow.
"On Saturday, April 16, a 7.8 earthquake stuck our country, Ecuador. People lost family members, their homes, their sources of income and much more, leaving them homeless heartbroken. It is going to be a long journey for them to rebuild their homes and reestablish peace and serenity in them. However, you can help us raise awareness by donating to this fundraiser.
"If you would like to donate any other time, the link to our GoFundMe campaign is: https://www.gofundme.com/AidEcuador
"We are reaching out to you and to the wonderful WPI community because we were lucky enough not to lose any family members, but more than 500 (until now) people did. State officials have said that the expected victim count will surpass the 1,000 mark. This is why we feel in the obligation and the necessity to reach out to as many people as possible in order to help these families out.
"More information about the earthquake can be obtained in the CNN article (http://www.cnn.com/2016/04/18/americas/ecuador-earthquake/index.html), directly to our GoFundMe page, or by searching with the hashtags #ecuadorearthquake #AllEcuadorNeedsIsYou #prayforecuador. If you would like more information about the emergency shelters, you can visit: http://www.cd-ec.org/vivienda-emergente/
"Please, if you can share the GoFundMe link, above, with your family, friends and relatives, the people of Ecuador and us will thank you from the bottom of our hearts. Thank you for your support and generosity. Even a modest contribution helps and your support is greatly appreciated!"
Friday, June 3: Sturbridge Rotary - 'Dinner Dance'
Monday, July 18: Rotarian Wine Appreciation Fellowship - 'Wine-Dinner at La Morra'
Submit Major Club Happenings
- Monday, September 19: Flight to Heathrow in London
- Tuesday, October 4: Flight back to Logan in Boston
- Per-capita Foundation contributions of $100 by this June 30. As of May 17, 27 clubs had qualified, four are very close and 20 others (see list, below) have until this June 30 to achieve the $100 per-capita level.
- Grant-management training: Two training sessions have been completed and as a result 26 Clubs have qualified under this criterion.
- ‘16-‘17 Memorandum of Understanding must be executed. As of May 18, only five clubs have signed the MOU. The other clubs will be required to execute the MOU before being able to submit grant applications. To download the MOU in PDF format, click here.
By Christine Pinney
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