Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Engage & Involve: The Keys to Keeping Members

Rotarians, like most people, need to feel like they belong. That is the No. 1 tip from Mike McGovern, 2009-10 chair of the RI Membership Development and Retention Committee and past RI vice president, on how to expand membership. McGovern says many members leave their Rotary clubs because they don't see how they are contributing, or they feel disconnected from other members.

"We need to connect with members of our club within our meetings and at our projects, but also outside of Rotary," he says. "This involves having other members and their families over for dinner or going together to be a spectator at an event."

Click here for the rest of the article from the RI website

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