Tuesday, March 31, 2009
Monday, March 30, 2009
PR Grants enable districts to place television and radio public service announcements (PSAs), billboards, banners, ads and newspaper supplements in their communities. read the rest here
Sunday, March 29, 2009
Wednesday, March 18, 2009
Saturday, March 14, 2009
Membership: It’s Okay to Join Rotary for Business Reasons
Jim Henry, RRIMC Zone 34
When Paul Harris began meeting with other professionals, he probably had business in mind. After all, the very phrase ‘Development of acquaintance as an opportunity for service’ is an action that many businesses take. Except these days it is often referred to as “sales calls.” So Paul Harris most likely thought he could expand his circle of friends and create a potential client base. So why do many Rotarians today think this is wrong? Click Here for the full article
Friday, March 13, 2009
Thursday, March 12, 2009
On 6 March, country music legend Dolly Parton and Rotary International announced a collaborative relationship to begin a new chapter in promoting early childhood reading. The 3 District Governors in Georgia representing all 203 Rotary Clubs in that state were involved, DGs Ted Propes, Kenan Kern and Gary Moore.
Under the agreement, Rotary clubs in Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States are encouraged to support the Dollywood Foundation's Imagination Library, which provides a book each month to children from birth until age five. Click here for the full story from RI News.
Tuesday, March 10, 2009
Q: Have you heard anything new about "inactive" membership status in Rotary and how that might work? One of my AGs asked me about "something someone heard" about "inactive" status (not Honorary, or Rule of 85) - perhaps from the recent International Assembly. Any news on this?
Monday, March 9, 2009
Membership: An Eight Member Florida Club grows to Seventeen
Jim Henry, RRIMC Zone 34
The Triple Analogy
Several members of a struggling eight-member Rotary club in a growing Florida community were also members of a networking group. In 2008 the two groups merged to become one seventeen-member Rotary club that maintains virtually 100% attendance. Networking is a vital part of the club’s meetings; the meetings are more fun, their businesses more successful, and the members are more involved in community activities.
Recently unveiled at WV President-Elects Training (PETS), the "Hands" Video is a compelling black & white video compilation of hands in a variety of poses and situations. It can be downloaded by clicking here. This may also be downloadedfrom the Recent Downloads Section on the right side of the Blog.
Sunday, March 8, 2009
Rotary District 7530 and 7550 of West Virginia USA held their PETS (President Elect ) Training at The Days Inn Flatwoods WV on March 6-7, 2009. Over 100 attendees with 50 President-Elects in attendance, met to prepare for the next Rotary year with Scot, Pres. John Kenny's theme of "The Future of Rotary is in Your Hands" everpresent.
Membership "Must" Links
- Zone 33-34 Membership Resources Index
- Rotary.org Membership Resources Page
- RRIMC Blog
- Club Assessment Tools
- Zone 33-34 Website Membership Page
- Zone 33 Rotary Leadership Institute (RLI)
- Sunshine Division Rotary Leadership Institute (RLI)
- Rotary's You Tube Video Site
- Link to All Zone Membership Newsletters
- Sign Up for Membership Minute
- Sign Up for RI's Public Relations Tips
- Every Rotarian Every Year
- RI's Training Talk
- 2009 MD Presidential Membership Conference Resource Page
- Zone 25-26 Membership Blog (West Coast US)
- Zone 21 Membership Blog (Latin & S America)
- Zone 31-32 Membership Blog (Northeast US)
- Zone 15 Membership Blog (Scandanavia-Russia)
- Zones 10B-18 Membership Blog (Europe & Africa)