DISTRICT  5390             
                                                     Under the Big Sky of Montana

The January 2016 Newsletter is now available .  .
A summary of proposed items. . .
 counter customizable free hit visits to the District website since 2006
Shelter Box - Schedule a Display
Shelter Box Schedule - Check this schedule before planning to use the Shelter Box.  If it is available, contact Bill Spath or Arlene Weber for scheduling and to arrange pickup.  
Shelter Box Schedule
Welcome to District 5390


District Governor 2015-16, William "Bill" Spath, Rotary Club of Butte
District Governor 2016-17, Malinda Shafman, Rotary Club of Evergreen
Immediate Past District Governor, Roy Beekman, Rotary Club of Kalispell
DG 2017-18  Joe McBride, Butte
DG 2018-19  Richard Moore, Helena Sunrise

30th Anniversary Challenge for PolioPlus:  Between now and June 30th, Rotarians are asked to donate $30 to The Rotary Foundation's polio fund in honor of the 30 years of work to eradicate polio.  Only 70 cases were reported last year.  Help make 2016 the LAST year for polio.

IS YOUR CLUB IRS COMPLIANT???   Use this IRS web link to look up your Rotary Club and/or Foundation:  IRS Non-Profit Information

MEMBERSHIP VIDEO:  Want some ideas on attracting more and younger members?  Here is a You Tube video from a Pacific Northwest PETS speaker -  MEMBERSHIP TALK

The January 2016 Newsletter is now available .  .
​Clubs may now reserve their first two camper spots for the 2016 Rotary Youth Leadership Academy (RYLA).
Click on RYLA 2016 under District Events for the reservation link and additional information.
Earthquakes in Asia and South America, flooding, typhoons, refugees fleeing war and countless other disasters that result in families losing their homes create an opportunity to help.  Shelter Box is one way to .  . .
​The DISTRICT LITERACY PROJECT, which is in addition to the state-wide Dictionary Project, is growing.  As DG Bill and Mary Lou Spath visit the 40 clubs throughout Montana, clubs pledge to distribute books where they are most needed in that community or in a nearby community.  See the latest update on numbers and donations for an international literacy project by opening this story.
Rotary District 5390 now has its own Foundation. Like the RI Foundation, your contributions to it are tax deductible.
  Click here for the link to the District 5390:   Facebook

Literacy continues to be a focus for Rotary clubs around the world. Learn more about out Dictionary Project by opening this article.
RI Club & District Support
The Rotary International Club and District Support Representative for our district and clubs is:
James Damato   Supervisor     847-866-3405    james.damato@rotary.org
Web Administrator:  PDG Arlene Weber, Rotary Club of Whitehall
District Mailing Address:  Rotary District 5390, PO Box 1091, Billings, MT   59103