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Speakers
John Kramb, PDG
Aug 01, 2017
Polio Mission
Club Assembly
Aug 08, 2017
DG Una Martone
Aug 15, 2017
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Aug 22, 2017
Sue Suter, President & CEO United Way Lanc Co
Aug 29, 2017
United Way of Lancaster County
Celebration of Labor
Sep 05, 2017
No meeting today.
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Sep 12, 2017
 
Club Executives & Directors
President
Treasurer
Secretary
 
Club Information

Welcome to the Lancaster Hempfield Rotary!

Lancaster Hempfield

Engage Rotary Change Lives

We meet Tuesdays at 7:15 AM
Heritage Hotel
500 Centerville Road
Lancaster, PA  17601
United States
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Registration for Shop for a Cause, 2017, is open!
Here are all the forms you need for your non-profit organization to sign up. The Expo will be April 29, 2017 in Park City Center from 10AM - 8:30PM.
Consider having your organization do a presentation or performance in Center Court during the day! What a great way to show off your organization!

Ethical Environment

 Encouraging high ethical standards in one’s profession and respect for all worthy vocations has been a hallmark of Rotary from its earliest days. In their business and professional lives, Rotarians abide by The Four-Way Test:

Of the things we think, say or do:

1) Is it the truth?

2) Is it fair to all concerned?

3) Will it build goodwill and better friendships?

4) Will it be beneficial to all concerned?


Professional Networking


 A founding principle of Rotary was to meet periodically to enjoy camaraderie and enlarge one’s circle of business and professional acquaintances. As the oldest service club in the world, Rotary club members represent a cross-section of the community’s owners, executives, managers, political leaders, and professionals – people who make decisions and influence policy.

Service Opportunities

 Club members have many opportunities for humanitarian service, both locally and internationally. Service programs address such concerns as health care, hunger, poverty, illiteracy, and the environment. Rotarians experience the fulfillment that comes from giving back to the community.

International Awareness

 With more than 32,000 clubs in over 200 countries & geographical areas, Rotarians gain an understanding of humanitarian issues through international service projects and exchange programs. One of Rotary’s highest objectives is to build goodwill and peace throughout the world.

Friendship

 Rotary was founded on fellowship, an ideal that remains a major attraction of membership today. Club members enjoy the camaraderie with like-minded professionals, and club projects offer additional opportunities to develop enduring friendships. Rotary club members who travel have friendly contacts in almost every city in the world.

Family Foundations

 Rotary sponsors some of the world’s largest youth exchange, educational exchange, and scholarship programs. Rotary clubs provide innovative training opportunities and mentoring for young leaders and involve family members in a wide range of social and service activities.

Good Citizenship

 Weekly Rotary club programs keep members informed about what is taking place in the community, nation, and world and motivated to make a difference.

Entertainment

 Social activities give Rotarians a chance to let loose and have fun. Every Rotary club and district hosts parties and activities that offer diversions from today’s demanding professional and personal schedules. Conferences, conventions, assemblies, and social events provide entertainment as well as Rotary information, education, and service.

Leadership Development

 Rotary is an organization of successful professionals. Team building, fundraising, public speaking, planning, organization, and communication are just a sampling of the leadership skills that club members can exercise and enhance. Being a Rotary leader provides further experience in learning how to motivate, inspire, and guide others.

Diversity in Membership

 Rotary’s classification system ensures that a club’s membership represents a variety of the community’s professional men and women, including leaders in business, industry, the arts, government, sports, the military, and religion. Rotary clubs are nonpolitical, nonreligious, and open to all cultures, races, and creeds.

 

In 1933 Paul Harris gave a speech at the 24th annual Rotary International Convention. It was aired around the world. There was no video of this event, but the magic of modern animation brings the event to life.  The recording is the original radio broadcast.

 

 

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Centennial celebration honors 20 noteworthy global grant projects
Through The Rotary Foundation, Rotary members have supported thousands of projects that promote peace, fight disease, provide clean water, save mothers and children, support education, and grow local economies. We’ve also led the fight to eradicate polio worldwide. As part of our celebration of the Foundation’s centennial, we’re honoring 20 global grant projects with special recognition. Learn more about the projects using our interactive map.
Convention: Southern hospitality
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Member spotlight: The power of the press
When Teguest Yilma helped found the Rotary Club of Addis Ababa Entoto in 2002, she thought polio had already been eradicated from most of the world. But while Ethiopia had been free of the disease, Yilma was shocked to learn that new cases had started cropping up in surrounding countries such as Somalia. “I was thinking, it’s not possible, we can’t be free if the countries around us are not free,” she says. Yilma, the managing editor of Capital, Ethiopia’s largest English weekly newspaper, has brought a journalist’s skills to the fight against polio. She became vice chair of the Ethiopia...