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District Club Service provides support to clubs through collaborative initiatives, resources and advice.  We focus primarily on club administration, club programs, support to club secretaries and treasurers and the enhancement of our Rotary heritage.    Club Service works hand in hand with Membership Development and  Communications.

Speakers Directory: new initiative of the district is to support clubs by keeping a data base of program speakers clubs have recommended for others to use.    Stay tuned. ANNOUNCEMENTS
Club Secretaries: you can now synchronize your Club Express website member data with Rotary Internationals.
Club Video Links: 2012 Club Site Video Program
 
 
ResourceUnderstanding Rotary International and District Dues
CLUB SERVICE PROGRAMS & RESOURCES
LINKS To OTHER DISTRICT RESOURCES

CLUB COMMITTEE RESOURCES

Club Administration Committee Manual Guide to establishing goals and increasing club effectiveness


Club membership committee

Club public relations committee

  • Club Public Relations Committee Manual Guide to establishing and meeting club goals of publicizing Rotary’s positive image worldwide
  • Effective Public Relations: A Guide for Rotary Clubs Tools and tips for promoting club activities to attract positive attention from the community and potential members.
  • Public service announcements RI print, radio, and television PSAs that clubs can use to promote Rotary in their communities
  • “Member Tips: Growing Rotary Membership”
  • Humanity in Motion - All of Rotary’s pre-produced public service announcements (PSAs) can be downloaded from the Web site: www.rotary.org/humanityinmotion. Rotarians are encouraged to seek gratis and discounted rates to broadcast the PSAs in their communities. Rotarians can easily localize these materials to make them more appropriate for their community. They can also be ordered through RI’s on-line shop here
  • Effective Public Relations Web site Read more about public relations by visiting the Effective Public Relations section of RI’s Web site. Here you will find information on public relations writing, working with the media and additional resources that Rotarians can use to promote Rotary in their communities.
  • Rotary PR Tips Every Rotarian responsible for club or district public relations is encouraged to Sign up to receive Rotary PR Tips, a biweekly newsletter that offers innovative ideas and examples related to sharing the Rotary story. You can also register for the newsletter by sending an e-mail topr@rotary.org.
  • Fact Sheets Rotary’s Fact sheets provide information about Rotary’s efforts on polio, water, peace, literacy, education and health. Download all fact sheets here.
  • Sample PR Presentation This presentation (located in related documents) can be used if you have an opportunity to lead a PR discussion or give a presentation at a PETS, GETS, Institute or any other large Rotary meeting. Please feel free to use the full presentation or select slides and customize as appropriate.
  • Effective Public Relations: A guide for Rotary Clubs
    This resource is great for Rotarians new to PR. It provides background information on the practice of PR, writing tips, working with the media tips, case studies and a section focusing on social media. This item can be ordered through RI’s on-line shop here. Media Crisis Guide This resource helps Rotary clubs and districts work effectively and efficiently with the news media when unexpected events prompt inquiries from the press. The Media Crisis Guide can be ordered through RI’s on-line shop here
  • What’s Rotary? Wallet cards The convenient wallet-size card answers frequently asked questions about the organization and scope of Rotary. A great handout to non-Rotarians, cards can be ordered through Rotary’s on-line shop here
  • This is Rotary brochure A colorful illustrated brochure provides a brief overview of Rotary for prospective Rotarians and the general public. These can be given to guests at your club meeting or to non-Rotarians. Order through Rotary’s on-line shop here
  • Start with Rotary Postcard and wallet card Both postcard and wallet card feature an invitation to attend a Rotary club meeting. Send or distribute them to prospective members.
  • End polio now promotional materials Spread the word that Rotary is committed to ending polio worldwide. In addition to Rotary’s new mini site, there are three new promotional materials including a brochure, a DVD, and a poster to help promote Rotary’s End polio now campaign. Order the materials here.
  • Gates Challenge Grant resources Promote the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s challenge grant with two new resources. Both the sample news release and sample letter to the editor can be localized by inserting information about your club’s or district’s local polio eradication efforts. Rotarians are encouraged to utilize these tools to promote Rotary’s commitment to eradicating polio worldwide. The resources are available in all Rotary languages and can be downloaded here.
  • Rotary Centers Poster The color poster promoting The Rotary Foundation’s Rotary World Peace Fellowships can be orderedhere
  • PR Grants Rotary’s PR Grants enable districts to apply for grants up to US$10,000 to assist with the placement of paid advertisements to promote Rotary throughout their district. Application, frequently asked questions and key dates can be found here.
  • Public Image Resource Group The Public Image Resource Group (PIRG), appointed by the RI president each year, is a team of Rotarians that provides information and support to Rotary clubs and districts to help promote projects, share success stories, and explain what Rotary is and does through the media. Contact your Public Image Resource Group coordinator to learn how your club or district can get involved.
  • RSS Feed If you have not done so already, RI encourages all clubs to Subscribe to RSS feed through the RI web site. This enables RI to send you updated news stories to include on your Web site, blog or newsletter. This will give you ideas how to best promote the current news of RI that ties in with your current club projects.
  • Rotary Emblem Add Rotary’s emblem to your promotional materials including brochures, banners, posters, etc. Download Rotary’s emblem directly from the Web site here

Club service projects committee

Club Rotary Foundation committee