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ROTARY LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE (RLI) TRAINING
 
Rotary Leadership Institute classes provide new Rotary Members and Club Presidents and President Elects with a wealth of information on all levels of Rotary-----Club, District, Zone and Rotary International. It is training you will not receive in PETS.
 
RLI classes for 2018/19 will be held on the following dates Class 1---Saturday Sept 8, Class 2---Saturday Nov 3, Class 3---Saturday Feb 3. Classes start at 8:30 until 3. Breakfast snacks, coffee and lunch are provided. All classes are held in Slidell at Don Bryan's Church---First Pentecostal Church, 380 Robert Blvd, Slidell. Please go on line to HOA-RLI.org to register.
Pictured are Dorothy Shaw and Ellen Cole 
 
The Rotary Club of Moss Point honored the "First Women in Rotary" with a reception at the Pascagoula River Audubon Center on Tuesday, October 10, 2017.  This was a high profile event for the Rotary Club of Moss Point and Rotary District 6840.  Dorothy Shaw, Ellen Cole and Jean McCool were honored as the First women Rotarians in Jackson County, Mississippi, and members of the Rotary Club of Moss Point.  
 
 
 

District 6840 has set all-time highs in giving to the Annual Fund of The Rotary Foundation, and to the PolioPlus Fund. District 6840 donated $259,800, or $122.84 per capita to the Annual Fund for the 2016-17 Rotary year. That eclipses the record $118.68 per capita set two years ago. This will provide more funds coming back to the district in three years to use for club-directed District Grants

 

Our PolioPlus donations reached $38,197 for the Rotary year, also a new record.

 

 
 
 
Tuesday, April 4, 2017, Tangipahoa Parish Fire District #1 was excited to pick up their latest addition from Gator Trax Boats in Springfield. Pictured (front) from left: Parish President Robby Miller, TPFD#1 Fire Chief Bruce Cutrer, Rotary District 6840 Governor Randy Feldman and Amite Rotarian Regina Wedig stand in front of TPFD#1’s new rescue boat. They were joined by several members of TPFD#1, the co-owners of Gator Trax Boats and several Rotarians. Parish Rotary Clubs contributed $17,500 toward the purchase. Tangilena Media/ Sara  Patrick.
 
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District 6840 unites the diverse cultures of Southeast Louisiana and South Mississippi.

Our landscape stretches the imagination with national forests, wildlife refuges, farmlands, urban development, beaches, hills, swamps, bayous and the mighty Mississippi River.