So, you've traveled halfway around the world, and now you want to attend a club meeting to get to know local Rotarians? The following article details all you need to do.

How to make up a Rotary club meeting

The Rotarian

March 2007

STEP 1: Get the facts
Check the Official Directory or use the Club Locator at to get club contact details, including e-mail addresses, phone numbers, and meeting times and places. All are subject to change.

STEP 2: Make contact
Call or e-mail ahead to let the club know you're coming. You could just show up, but you might miss out on a great local meal. (Some clubs need you to contribute, or they might just run out of food.)

STEP 3: Show up
That's it! If you're a club member in good standing, you're welcome at any Rotary club meeting, any time, any place.

What if you've traveled so far afield that no clubs are around, or a club meeting time just doesn't work out? Fortunately, you've got options. You can attend a regular meeting of a local Rotaract or Interact club, Rotary Community Corps, or Rotary Fellowship; you can participate in certain RI, district, or club activities; or you can log on for a virtual
activity with a Rotary e-club.

Download the presentation on attendance.


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