Membership Minute October 2013
Help members Connect for Good

The publication formerly known as Rotary Basics is now called Connect for Good and contains information to help new and current members engage in Rotary.

Whether it’s identifying a need in the community and leading a hands-on a service project or hosting aRotary Youth Exchangestudent and learning about another culture, Connect for Good offers many opportunities to get involved in Rotary.

Connect for Goodalso encourages Rotary members to stay connected by updating their profiles, sharing their service projects onRotary Showcase, and using social media to reach out and start conversations.

Explore Connect for Good and start making your connections today!Available for purchaseat

Register for the Lifecycle of a Service Project webinar (Part 2)

Learn how to create successful, sustainable service projects by taking part in our new five-part webinar series. Each session highlights strategies, best practices, and Rotary resources to help clubs and districts plan, manage, promote, and carry out their service efforts.

During this session, you’ll:

  • Learn how to conduct a community needs assessment, and how to select a service project
  • Evaluate how the service project ties into your club or district goal
  • Understand the importance of building measurement, evaluation, and sustainability into your service project

Register for the Lifecycle of a Service Project (part 2) webinar on 19 November 2013 at10 am US Centralor6 pm US Central.

Membership and Extension Month

During the month of August, members participated in a variety of activities designed to attract and engage members. As of 31 August:

  • Nearly 6,000 members had shown their 1.2 million contacts that they are proud members of Rotary by sharing agraphicfrom Rotary’s Facebook page.
  • 483 members had supported the Membership MonthThunderclapand shared a common message with their social networks, reaching an astonishing 436,204 people.
  • RI President Ron Burton’svideo messagestressing the importance of membership had been viewed over 6,000 times.
  • Nearly 500 members had taken part in the Membership Challenge and set personal goals to sponsor a new member, bring a friend to a meeting, and more.
Thank you for making Rotary’s Membership and Extension Month a success.

How did you become a vibrant club?

Rotary is looking for stories from clubs that have successfully changed their structure, activities, or even club culture to feature in our Be a Vibrant Club publication. If you have best practices, strategies, or regionalized tips on how others can make their clubs more engaging, fun, and vibrant, please email us