Rotarians are adults of good character and good business or professional reputation.
What is the Hagerstown Rotary Club
Rotary is a service club. It is the oldest and most prestigious service club in the world. Becoming a Rotarian gives you the richly rewarding opportunity to do something for somebody else. Membership in a Rotary club makes you a better community citizen and consists of the most active citizens of their communities. These communities span all around the world with over 33,000 clubs in over 200 nations and geographical regions.
As a Rotarian you have the opportunity to serve by volunteering locally, regionally, and globally to combat hunger, improve health and sanitation, provide education and job training, promote peace and eradicate polio under the motto “Service Above Self”.
One of the most basic human needs is that of friendship and fellowship. It is one of the important reasons why Rotary began in 1905.
Business Development and networking was the second original reason for the beginning of Rotary. Everyone needs to network and Rotary consists of a cross section of every business community with members from all walks of life. They are leaders of business and various professions from art, government & military, religion, all disciplines and the professions. Rotary develops confidence as well as public speaking skills in its Rotarians through its networking and public communication opportunities.
FUN: The service, social aspects and club projects are fun and enjoyable. The meetings are fun and educational. Who wouldn’t want to have the opportunity to have fun, network, build lasting relationships and serve their community.
2016 Capital Improvement Funding Application
2016 Funding Aplication Letter