Why Join Allendale Rotary Club?

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Why Join Allendale Rotary Club?


1.  Cultural Awareness:  Around the world, nearly every religion, country, culture, race, creed political persuasion, language, and ethnic identity is found in Rotary.  Rotarians become aware of cultures and learn to appreciate and work with people of all backgrounds.

2.  Defined Purpose:  Rotary has no secret handshakes, no secret policies, no official creed, no secret meetings or rituals.  It is an open society of men and women who simply believe in helping others.

3.  Citizenship in the World:  There are very few places on the globe that do not have a Rotary Club, and every Rotarian is most welcome, and encouraged, to atten any of the 29,000 clubs in 194 nations.  Because there are Rotary Clubs everywhere, many traveling Rotarians in need of a Doctor, Lawyer, hotel, Dentist, or advice has found assistance through Rotary.

4.  Citizenship in the Community:  Membership in Rotary Club makes one a better community member.  Allendale Rotary's Membership consists of the most active members of the greater Allendale community.

5.  Business Development:  Because Rotary consists of a cross-section of businesses in the community, the club is a great place to network and find mentors.  Rotarians help each other and collectively serve the community and world.

6.  Predictability:  You know where you have lunch each Wednesay, and you will share your meal with friends.  In our fast-paced world, it's good to take some time each week to come together for a noble purpose.

7.  Fun and Friendships:  In an increasingly complex world, Rotary provides one of the most basic human needs - the need for friendship and fellowship.  Rotarians are the nicest people on the face of the earth.  Rotarians know that it's nice to be important, but more important to be nice.

8.  Influence:  Rotarians are prominent people; leaders of business, professionals, arts, government, sports, the military, religion, and all disciplines.  Rotary is the oldest and most prestigious service club in the world.  Rotarians are people who make decisions and influence policy.  Above all, Rotary service provides the richly rewarding satisfaction of making a difference in the community and world.

9.  Entertainment:  In addition to our highly entertaining regular lunch meetings, Allendale Rotary has various activities and gatherings that add enjoyment to your life.

10.  Personal Development:  Rotarians improve their leadership skills, grow in their public speaking capabilities, are educated about a variety of local, national, and international programs and issues, and learn about what others are doing in the community.  Rotary Club helps to expand your mind, your skills, and your world.