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  • This Beautiful logo was drawn for us by Joe McInnis. 
    Joe was a member of Southside Rotary many years ago. 
    He was in a wheelchair and had almost no use of his arms or hands. 
    He drew the boat with his mouth and teeth. 
    We remember...
  • This Beautiful logo was drawn for us by Joe McInnis. 
    Joe was a member of Southside Rotary many years ago. 
    He was in a wheelchair and had almost no use of his arms or hands. 
    He drew the boat with his mouth and teeth. 
    We remember...
  • This is rotary club orientation 2013to2014_9 oct 2013 update

    1. 1. This is Rotary (An Orientation for New Members) Rotary Club of Southside CCRotary Club of Southside CC District 5930 ~ 2013-2014District 5930 ~ 2013-2014
    2. 2. What is Rotary Rotary International is a service organization whose stated purpose is to bring together business and professional leaders in order to provide humanitarian services, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and help build goodwill and peace in the world. It is a secular organization open to all persons regardless of race, color, creed, religion, gender, or political preference. http://www.rotary.org/en/AboutUs/Pages/ridefahttp://www.rotary.org/en/AboutUs/Pages/ridefa
    3. 3. Rotary is an International Organization  There are over 34,000 clubs grouped intoThere are over 34,000 clubs grouped into 537 districts in over 200 countries through-537 districts in over 200 countries through- out the world. Membership is over 1.2out the world. Membership is over 1.2 million.million.  Our club, The Rotary Club Southside CC isOur club, The Rotary Club Southside CC is in District 5930 which is comprised of 56in District 5930 which is comprised of 56 clubs with 1,850+ members.clubs with 1,850+ members.  The district covers South Texas (Victoria,The district covers South Texas (Victoria, Corpus Christi, Brownsville, McAllen,Corpus Christi, Brownsville, McAllen, Laredo)Laredo)
    4. 4.  Rotary International is governed byRotary International is governed by a president and a board of directorsa president and a board of directors elected from all over the world.elected from all over the world.  Annually each district elects a District Governor 2013-2014 District Governor 5930 – Maxie Houser 2013-2014 Rotary International President Ron Burton
    5. 5. In the beginning… Rotary Founder Paul Harris  The first Rotary club was organized in Chicago inThe first Rotary club was organized in Chicago in 1905, by Paul P. Harris.1905, by Paul P. Harris.  The club, with four members, met in rotation at the offices of the members - thus the name Rotary.  Growth began immediately. Less that 15 years later there were over 1,000 clubs around the world.
    6. 6. Service Above Self  Rotary was not long to recognize thatRotary was not long to recognize that fellowship alone would not keep a groupfellowship alone would not keep a group together — there needed to be a purpose.together — there needed to be a purpose.  The first service project was a to buy aThe first service project was a to buy a new horse for a preacher whose horsenew horse for a preacher whose horse had died in Chicago.had died in Chicago.  Rotary became the worldRotary became the world’s first service’s first service club.club.
    7. 7. Rotary InternationalRotary International Significant Dates – Early YearsSignificant Dates – Early Years  1905 First Rotary club organized in Chicago, Illinois, USA1905 First Rotary club organized in Chicago, Illinois, USA  19081908 Second club formed in San Francisco, California, USASecond club formed in San Francisco, California, USA  19101910 First Rotary convention held in Chicago, Illinois, USAFirst Rotary convention held in Chicago, Illinois, USA  19121912 The Rotary Club of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, becomes theThe Rotary Club of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, becomes the first club outside the United States to be officiallyfirst club outside the United States to be officially chartered.chartered. (The club was formed in 1910.)(The club was formed in 1910.)  1917 Endowment fund, forerunner of The Rotary Foundation,1917 Endowment fund, forerunner of The Rotary Foundation, establishedestablished  1932 4-Way Test formulated by Chicago Rotarian Herbert J. Taylor1932 4-Way Test formulated by Chicago Rotarian Herbert J. Taylor  19451945 Forty-nine Rotarians help draft United Nations Charter in SanForty-nine Rotarians help draft United Nations Charter in San FranciscoFrancisco
    8. 8. Rotary InternationalRotary International Significant Dates – Recent YearsSignificant Dates – Recent Years  1985 Rotary begins PolioPlus program to immunize all the children1985 Rotary begins PolioPlus program to immunize all the children of the world against polioof the world against polio  1989 Rotary opens membership to women worldwide1989 Rotary opens membership to women worldwide  19901990 Rotary Club of Moscow chartered first club in Soviet UnionRotary Club of Moscow chartered first club in Soviet Union  19941994 Western Hemisphere declared polio-freeWestern Hemisphere declared polio-free  19991999 Rotary Centers for International Studies in Peace and ConflictRotary Centers for International Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution establishedResolution established  22000000 Western Pacific declared polio-freeWestern Pacific declared polio-free  20012001 30,000th Rotary club chartered30,000th Rotary club chartered  20022002 Europe declared polio-free; first class of 70 Rotary Peace ScholarsEurope declared polio-free; first class of 70 Rotary Peace Scholars begin studybegin study  20032003 Rotarians raise more than US$118 million to support the finalRotarians raise more than US$118 million to support the final stagesstages of polio eradicationof polio eradication  20052005 Rotary Celebrates centennial in Chicago, Illinois, USARotary Celebrates centennial in Chicago, Illinois, USA
    9. 9. The Rotary Club of Southside Corpus Christi
    10. 10. The Rotary Club of Southside Corpus Christi History  CharteredChartered June 2, 1955June 2, 1955  Presidents serve a one year termPresidents serve a one year term  3 District Governors from our club3 District Governors from our club  Including First woman DG in our DistrictIncluding First woman DG in our District  DG 2015-2016DG 2015-2016  2 LT Governors2 LT Governors  Multiple Assistant District GovernorsMultiple Assistant District Governors  4848 members – as of July 1, 2013members – as of July 1, 2013
    11. 11. Current Officers & Board of Directors President: Suzanne Guggenheim President-elect: John Owen Vice President: David Walker Past President: Erasmo Nava Secretary Michelle Maresh-Fuehrer Treasurer: Rod Vaughn Executive Secretary Matt Beavers Sergeant At Arms Fred Hayden Board of Directors: Nancy Foster Debbie High Joe High PDG Don Ratcliff PDG Marilyn Spencer Plus the Chairpersons for each of the Avenues of Service & Committees Officers are elected to take office on 1 July of each year. Board of Directors hold their position for three years.
    12. 12. The Rotary Club of Southside CC Major fund-raisers are: The Administrative Professionals Day LuncheonThe Administrative Professionals Day Luncheon Hometown Hero (October)Hometown Hero (October) ““Pass the Hat”Pass the Hat”
    13. 13. Object of Rotary  The Object of Rotary is to encourage andThe Object of Rotary is to encourage and foster the ideal of service as a basis offoster the ideal of service as a basis of worthy enterprise.worthy enterprise.
    14. 14. Object of Rotary  First. The development of acquaintancesFirst. The development of acquaintances as an opportunity for service;as an opportunity for service;
    15. 15. Object of Rotary  Second. High ethical standards in business andSecond. High ethical standards in business and professions; the recognition of the worthiness of allprofessions; the recognition of the worthiness of all useful occupations; and the dignifying by each Rotarianuseful occupations; and the dignifying by each Rotarian of his or her occupation as an opportunity to serveof his or her occupation as an opportunity to serve society;society; Kathy Funk-Baxter 2013 Y Women In Careers Award
    16. 16. Object of Rotary  Third. The application of the ideal ofThird. The application of the ideal of service by every Rotarian to his or herservice by every Rotarian to his or her personal, business and community life;personal, business and community life;
    17. 17. Object of Rotary  Fourth. The advancement of internationalFourth. The advancement of international understanding, good will, and peace through aunderstanding, good will, and peace through a world of fellowship of business and professionalworld of fellowship of business and professional people united in the ideal of service.people united in the ideal of service.
    18. 18. We implement the Object of Rotary through the Five Avenues of Service • Club Service • Vocational Service • Community Service • International Service • New Generations
    19. 19. The Rotary Club of Southside CCSouthside CC Club Service  Flags for Patriotic Holidays - BSA Troop232Flags for Patriotic Holidays - BSA Troop232  Flag subscription service is a source of charitable funds. ItFlag subscription service is a source of charitable funds. It generally brings in about $4K a year.generally brings in about $4K a year.  RAMPS – Building of Residential Wheelchair RampsRAMPS – Building of Residential Wheelchair Ramps  Food Bank & Scouting for FoodFood Bank & Scouting for Food  Supply Our SchoolsSupply Our Schools  Girl ScoutsGirl Scouts  Unsung Heroes AwardsUnsung Heroes Awards  Administrative Professional Day LuncheonAdministrative Professional Day Luncheon  Student Achievers of the MonthStudent Achievers of the Month  Scholarships to TAMUCC &Scholarships to TAMUCC & Moody High SchoolMoody High School “Service Above Self”
    20. 20. The Rotary Club of Southside CCSouthside CC Vocational ServiceVocational Service  President Elects attend the multi-district LonePresident Elects attend the multi-district Lone Star President Elect Training SeminarStar President Elect Training Seminar  Members attend District Conference,Members attend District Conference, Assembly, Foundation and MembershipAssembly, Foundation and Membership SeminarsSeminars  Vocational Visits to members places ofVocational Visits to members places of business such as MedSafety Central andbusiness such as MedSafety Central and TAMUCC College of BusinessTAMUCC College of Business “Service Above Self”
    21. 21. The Rotary Club of Southside CCSouthside CC Community Service  Flags for Patriotic Holidays with BSA T-232Flags for Patriotic Holidays with BSA T-232  RAMPS (minimum 6 per year)RAMPS (minimum 6 per year)  Food Bank & Scouting for FoodFood Bank & Scouting for Food  Supply Our Schools (Rose Shaw Elementary)Supply Our Schools (Rose Shaw Elementary)  Christmas Toy Drive (Rose Shaw Elementary)Christmas Toy Drive (Rose Shaw Elementary)  Scholarships to TAMUCC & Moody High SchoolScholarships to TAMUCC & Moody High School  Flags for Eagle Scouts – BSA T-232Flags for Eagle Scouts – BSA T-232  Beach Clean-up with TAMUCC Rotaract ClubBeach Clean-up with TAMUCC Rotaract Club  Area Adoption Awareness PicnicArea Adoption Awareness Picnic  Salvation Army Bell RingingSalvation Army Bell Ringing “Service Above Self”
    22. 22. The Rotary Club of Southside CCSouthside CC International ServiceInternational Service  Peace & conflict prevention/resolutionPeace & conflict prevention/resolution  Disease prevention & treatmentDisease prevention & treatment  Water & SanitationWater & Sanitation  Maternal and child healthMaternal and child health  Basic education & literacyBasic education & literacy  Economic & community developmentEconomic & community development “Service Above Self”
    23. 23. The Rotary Club of Southside CCSouthside CC New Generations  Moody HS Student Achiever AwardsMoody HS Student Achiever Awards  RYLA (Rotary Youth Leadership Awards)RYLA (Rotary Youth Leadership Awards)  District wide Adoption Awareness PicnicDistrict wide Adoption Awareness Picnic  Four-Way Test Speech CompetitionFour-Way Test Speech Competition  Ambassadorial Scholar (2013-2014)Ambassadorial Scholar (2013-2014) Megan Crawford-Grime (UK)Megan Crawford-Grime (UK)  TAMUCC Rotaract ClubTAMUCC Rotaract Club  Moody HS InteractMoody HS Interact  EarlyActFirstKnightEarlyActFirstKnight “Service Above Self”
    24. 24. The Benefits of being a Rotarian  The benefit of FRIENDSHIP WITH LEADERS:The benefit of FRIENDSHIP WITH LEADERS:  in our communityin our community  in neighboring towns and countiesin neighboring towns and counties  around the Worldaround the World
    25. 25.  The opportunity of GIVING SERVICE toThe opportunity of GIVING SERVICE to your community.your community.  The opportunity of DEVELOPINGThe opportunity of DEVELOPING INTERNATIONAL GOODWILL andINTERNATIONAL GOODWILL and understanding.understanding.  The opportunity of helping BUILD HIGHERThe opportunity of helping BUILD HIGHER ETHICAL STANDARDS within your vocationETHICAL STANDARDS within your vocation through the common bond of Rotarythrough the common bond of Rotary.. The Benefits of being a Rotarian
    26. 26. Your Responsibilities as a Rotarian ParticipationParticipation  To be a Rotarian you must give of yourTo be a Rotarian you must give of your time and talents:time and talents:  Support ethical business practicesSupport ethical business practices  Support The Rotary FoundationSupport The Rotary Foundation  Pursue new members to be the hands of ServicePursue new members to be the hands of Service  in our Clubin our Club  in community workin community work  in fellowship and social functionsin fellowship and social functions  in club and district activities.in club and district activities.
    27. 27. AttendanceAttendance  Attendance at the weekly meetings is aAttendance at the weekly meetings is a benefit of Rotary. A minimum of 60% isbenefit of Rotary. A minimum of 60% is expected.expected.  You can easily maintain your attendanceYou can easily maintain your attendance levels by attending another Rotary clublevels by attending another Rotary club meeting (including an online clubmeeting (including an online club [rotaryeclubone.org], participating in club[rotaryeclubone.org], participating in club service projects, and activities.service projects, and activities. Your Responsibilities as a Rotarian
    28. 28. Attendance –Attendance – Makeup While TravelingMakeup While Traveling  There is a directory available on the RotaryThere is a directory available on the Rotary International web site. (International web site. (www.rotary.orgwww.rotary.org))  “club locator,” as well as a “ClubRunner“club locator,” as well as a “ClubRunner mobile App for most smartphones. Visit amobile App for most smartphones. Visit a club while on vacation or during a businessclub while on vacation or during a business trip. You will immediately be introduced to atrip. You will immediately be introduced to a room full of friends who want to make yourroom full of friends who want to make your visit to the area enjoyable. Our membersvisit to the area enjoyable. Our members have visited clubs all around the world.have visited clubs all around the world. Your Responsibilities as a Rotarian
    29. 29. Your Financial Obligations  One time Membership FeeOne time Membership Fee $100$100  District feeDistrict fee $2$2  Current ExpensesCurrent Expenses  Meals - $16/$11/$3Meals - $16/$11/$3 Only when you attendOnly when you attend  Every Rotarian Every Year ~ The Rotary FoundationEvery Rotarian Every Year ~ The Rotary Foundation $100/year (27cents/day)*$100/year (27cents/day)*  $2.74 a day you would be a Paul Harris Fellow$2.74 a day you would be a Paul Harris Fellow  Optional, but highly encouragedOptional, but highly encouraged  Dues are invoiced in July & Jan. $100 every 6moDues are invoiced in July & Jan. $100 every 6mo * Club will match your Paul Harris Contribution of $50 if* Club will match your Paul Harris Contribution of $50 if paid with first invoicepaid with first invoice
    30. 30. THE FOUR-WAY TEST of the things we think, say or do 11. Is it the TRUTH?. Is it the TRUTH? 2. Is it FAIR to all concerned?2. Is it FAIR to all concerned? 3. Will it build GOOD WILL and BETTER3. Will it build GOOD WILL and BETTER FRIENDSHIPS?FRIENDSHIPS? 4. Will it be BENEFICIAL to all concerned?4. Will it be BENEFICIAL to all concerned? 5. Is it FUN?5. Is it FUN?
    31. 31. The Rotary Foundation ““World Peace throughWorld Peace through Understanding”Understanding”
    32. 32. Five Reasons to give to theFive Reasons to give to the Rotary International FoundationRotary International Foundation  5. Fighting hunger5. Fighting hunger  4. Reducing child mortality4. Reducing child mortality  3. Promoting peace & conflict resolution3. Promoting peace & conflict resolution  2. Basic education and literacy2. Basic education and literacy  1. Eradicating Polio1. Eradicating Polio
    33. 33. Paul Harris Fellows & The RI Foundation  Southside CC Rotary hasSouthside CC Rotary has 104104 members and partners (past andmembers and partners (past and present) that arepresent) that are Paul Harris FellowsPaul Harris Fellows ($1,000 or more($1,000 or more donated) and many Paul Harris Sustaining Members ($100 perdonated) and many Paul Harris Sustaining Members ($100 per year).year).  88 Rotarians and spouses areRotarians and spouses are BenefactorsBenefactors of the Permanentof the Permanent Fund of The Rotary Foundation (TRF). (This simple step ofFund of The Rotary Foundation (TRF). (This simple step of support for the Rotary Foundation donates $1000 to TRF onsupport for the Rotary Foundation donates $1000 to TRF on your death)your death)  We have 6We have 6 Bequest Society MembersBequest Society Members (Individuals or couples(Individuals or couples who have made commitments of $10,000 or more in their estatewho have made commitments of $10,000 or more in their estate plans) and 2plans) and 2 Major DonorsMajor Donors (individuals or couples whose(individuals or couples whose combined personal outright or cumulative giving has reachedcombined personal outright or cumulative giving has reached $10,000)$10,000)
    34. 34. Paul Harris Fellows and Benefactors  Methods of donating include:Methods of donating include:  donating a small amount each month, quarter,donating a small amount each month, quarter, or annually throughor annually through “TRF-Direct” (TRF’s“TRF-Direct” (TRF’s Credit card auto-withdrawal program) seeCredit card auto-withdrawal program) see www.rotary.orgwww.rotary.org
    35. 35. The Rotary Club of Southside Corpus Christi New Member Packet Items  Certificate of MembershipCertificate of Membership  Object of RotaryObject of Rotary  The Four-Way TestThe Four-Way Test  Getting Started in RotaryGetting Started in Rotary  The ABCThe ABC’s of Rotary’s of Rotary  Constitution & Bylaws of the ClubConstitution & Bylaws of the Club  Rotary Avenues of ServiceRotary Avenues of Service  Southside CCSouthside CC Rotary Club CommitteesRotary Club Committees  Process for Sponsoring New MembersProcess for Sponsoring New Members  Club Membership RosterClub Membership Roster
    36. 36. The Rotary Club of Southside Corpus Christi’s’s Commitment to you  We will provide you with opportunities to participate inWe will provide you with opportunities to participate in club activities, socials, and projects.club activities, socials, and projects.  We will encourage you to aspire to club leadershipWe will encourage you to aspire to club leadership and committee rolesand committee roles  We will provide you with a mentorWe will provide you with a mentor  We will provide you with opportunities toWe will provide you with opportunities to “build“build goodwill and better friendships” through Rotarygoodwill and better friendships” through Rotary  We will provide you with opportunities to have FUN!We will provide you with opportunities to have FUN!
    37. 37. ““Service Above SelfService Above Self””
    38. 38. ““Service Above SelfService Above Self””
    39. 39. Welcometo the Rotary Club of Southside Corpus ChristiRotary Club of Southside Corpus Christi District 5930District 5930
    40. 40. Resources  RC of Southside Corpus ChristiRC of Southside Corpus Christi  Your sponsor, club president, mentor, & membersYour sponsor, club president, mentor, & members  http://www.southsidecorpuschristi.rotary5930.orghttp://www.southsidecorpuschristi.rotary5930.org  Facebook (Rotary Club of Southside Corpus Christi)Facebook (Rotary Club of Southside Corpus Christi)  District 5930District 5930  http://www.rotary5930.orghttp://www.rotary5930.org  Facebook (Rotary District 5930)Facebook (Rotary District 5930)  Rotary InternationalRotary International  http://www.rotary.org/en/Members/NewMembers/Rotarhttp://www.rotary.org/en/Members/NewMembers/Rotar yBasics/Pages/ridefault.aspxyBasics/Pages/ridefault.aspx  Facebook (Rotary International)Facebook (Rotary International)

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