Tag Archives: Rotary International

A Rotary Kind of Week – Be a Gift to the World

This has been a Rotary week. Rotary, an international service organization, was started in Chicago, Illinois in 1905 (see http://wp.me/p20I1i-22E). Trying to get up to speed on leading a club of leaders (herding cats, anyone?) has left little time for my GLO hobby. On … Continue reading

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Making Connections at PETS and Congratulations to Bill May!

This weekend I attended my first Rotary Land of Lincoln PETS. PETS stands for President Elect Training Seminar, It’s Land of Lincoln because it involves 3 Rotary districts, two from Illinois and one from Southern Indiana. Old Abe, who during … Continue reading

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Rotary International Turns 110 with a Surprise Visit from a Sigma Nu

Rotary International, one of the world’s first service organizations, was founded on February 23, 1905.  That first Rotary Club in Chicago has the name Rotary One. According to this on the Rotary One website: On February 23, 1905, Paul Harris … Continue reading

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“I’d Rather Be Nine People’s Favorite Thing…” – Giving Thanks

“I’d Rather Be Nine People’s Favorite Thing Than a Hundred People’s Ninth Favorite Thing” is the title of a song from a 2008 Broadway one-act musical [title of show], with words and music by Jeff Bowen and a book by Hunter Bell. … Continue reading

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A Kappa Alpha Theta’s Role in Eradicating Polio World-Wide

This past Tuesday, the members of the Rotary Club of Carbondale-Breakfast did a very foolhardy thing. They elected me Vice President (President Nominee). And how will I get a post out of this? Easy Peasy! (And, by the way, breakfast … Continue reading

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