Our top stories of 2018

Rotary clubs of Guernsey and Guernesiais light the Government House purple for end polio.

Throughout the year, Rotary members have shared their inspiring stories here on our blog. As the year draws to a close, we wanted to take a moment to look back at some of the top posts of the year (based on views). Thank you for sharing, and keep telling Rotary’s story!

The key to pitching Rotary to young professionals

Michael Walstrom, president of the Rotary Club of Downtown Boca Raton, Florida, shares his program for recruiting young professionals. Tasked with increasing membership in his district, he conducted a survey of ten questions designed to identify what young professionals are looking for in a service club.

Our new vision statement, why should you care?

Stephanie Urchick, chair of Rotary’s Strategic Planning Committee, breaks down what went into developing Rotary’s new vision statement and why it’s important.

How to improve your photography: telling Rotary’s story in pictures

Alyce Henson, staff photographer for Rotary International, shares her tips for taking better photos, that you can incorporate into People of Action materials to promote your club and show how Rotary takes action to create lasting change.

People of Action campaign rocks San Diego airport

Scott Carr, 2017-18 governor of District 5340, describes how his district used People of Action materials in the San Diego International Airport to greet incoming leaders arriving for Rotary’s annual training event and share Rotary’s story with the general public.

How is your club celebrating Rotary’s anniversary

Clubs around the world share images of their events celebrating the anniversary of the first Rotary club meeting, 23 February.

7 tips for creating compelling social media content

Ashley Demma, social & digital specialist for Rotary International, shares her tips for using social media to amplify your club’s message.

People are asking to join, why are we ignoring them?

Bob Wallace, Rotary Coordinator for Zone 24 East and a member of the Rotary Club of Port Hope, Ontario, Canada, explains why following up on membership leads in My Rotary can benefit your club.

Check out our contributor guidelines for how to share your story with us in 2019.

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