Becoming a Member
  • Attend a meeting

    • Don’t worry about not knowing anyone – we’ll cover nametags and make sure you have someone to talk to

    • Attend three meetings or club events (breakfast is on us!) to see whether you feel the group is a good fit for y

    • We’ll get you information about what our club has to offer – our service projects and get-togethers

  • Thinking about joining?

    • Let the sergeant at arms (or really, anyone) in the club know and they’ll connect you with the membership chair

    • You’ll meet with the membership chair (typically over coffee) to talk about whether Rotary would be a good fit for you – you’ll learn about Rotary on an international level, as well as club projects, responsibilities, benefits, and costs

    • Fill out our one-page application, telling us about yourself and what you’d bring from our club (and what you hope to gain from it). Give your application to the membership chair

  • The approval process

    • The membership chair will submit your application to the club and the board

    • The club has the opportunity to voice any opinions or recommendations to the board

    • The board votes on your application

    • We’ll order you a name badge and learn your shirt size to prepare for your induction

    • Our New Member Program director will pick your mentor and create the checklist for your new member packet

  • Induction

    • Assuming you’re approved, you’ll be inducted at a meeting

    • Your family is welcome to attend!

    • You will be given a new member packet, including

      • A name badge (no more name tag residue for you!)

      • A Rotary pin

      • A window cling for your office or car

      • A membership packet

      • Information about our club and Rotary

      • A new member checklist, along with your mentor assignment

      • A new member data form

      • Rotary shirt

  • Your first six months
    • We work hard to make sure you feel welcome and engaged in the club (officially for 6 months, unofficially forever)

    • Complete the new member data form for our club and Rotary International Records

    • You’ll work with your mentor to complete the New Member Mentoring Program – this will help you get involved, learn, and find your fit in our club

 
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