Make a difference

Be the Inspiration - Greater Rochester Rotary 

Are you ready to make a difference in the Rochester area , or in communities around the world? We use our knowledge of local issues to identify areas of need, then apply our expertise and diverse perspectives to the problem. You can make a difference by participating and leading projects.

Check out what we do. How can you help? Where do you want to participate? Contact us. 

Engagement - Making a Difference

  • What is your passion?
  • Dictionary Project for 3rd graders
  • Ethics Day for high school students 
  • STRIVE mentors for at-risk seniors
  • Partnerships with a variety of organizations
  • Holiday Classic Basketball Showcase
  • Cradle to Career
  • international service or hosting a youth exchange student 
  • Diversity,, Equity, and Inclusion activities
  • Tree Planting
  • Leadership Development
  • What is your passion

Let’s Have Fun Together  

• World Polio Day October 24

• Club socials:  5th Wednesday of the month events

                            BBQ , Music Fun at a member’s home

                            Field trips as a meeting

Take a Turn -  Sign Ups 

  • Meeting introductions (pledge, reflection, 4Way Test) — a weekly opportunity
  • Take / post photos for Facebook at meetings or events
  • Give a vocational talk at a meeting
  • Be a meeting greeter

Extras that make our club special

  • Join the Birthday Cheer Team
  •  Invite guests to meetings at least once a year
  • Include a youth exchange student in a family activity
  •  Share your ideas and suggestions to improve your club

Be a Leader

  • Nominate a business for a 4-Way Test Award
  • Join a Three-Club Team: C2C, Ethics, Tree Planting, Public Image, Membership ,  World Service
  • Ask about Team Lead or Participant positions
  • Consider Board member position
  • Help to establish a High School  RYLA event

Fundraising and giving opportunities:  

  • Be a Bike Ride Sponsor ; Be a Bike Ride Volunteer; Recruit Riders
  • Be a Dictionary Sponsor  
  • Make a donation to the Foundation ; Polio Plus, Annual Fund
  • Foundation Tickets - ($2.00 weekly, at will)
  • Buy tickets to Holiday Classic 
  • Donate items to STRIVE for April Celebration