By Charles Pretto, 2022-23 governor of District 5340 (California, USA) I like the Rotary logo — the one with the wheel and the word “Rotary” next to it. It’s not always a popular opinion though. Some members prefer the old Rotary wheel and continue to use it, even though it was retired nearly a decade…

Members of the Rotary Club of Henderson, Texas, spend their Saturday building a wheelchair ramp. By David Higgs, president, Rotary Club of Henderson, Texas, USA When I was asked to serve as president of our local Rotary club, I knew I needed to focus on recruiting new members during my term. Our club was down…

By Tom Gump, immediate past governor of District 5950 and a member and past president of the Rotary Club of Edina / Morningside, Minnesota, USA Rotary’s recently launched Membership Society for New Member Sponsors has created a high level of enthusiasm for bringing new members into our organization and forming new and innovative Rotary and Rotaract clubs.…

Carole Romp, left, and her partner, Dale Liebenthal, one of the club’s first spouse members. The Rotary Club of Sandusky’s spouse/partner plan has made it easy for spouses and partners to join. By Maris Brenner, Rotary Club of Sandusky, Ohio, USA As a career Sales/Marketing professional, it was always easier to “close the sale” when…

By Tom Gump, governor of Rotary District 5950, member of the Rotary Club of Edina/Morningside, Minnesota, USA My district has several new and vibrant clubs. They are all flourishing. Not just because they formed, but also, because they keep on growing. A majority of charter members, about 88%, are new to Rotary. So, we need to nurture these…