Membership
The Rotary Club of Jackson
P. O. Box 3708
Jackson, MS 39207
www.rotaryclubofjackson.org
 
MEETINGS – The Rotary Club of Jackson meets every Monday from 12:00 Noon to 1:00 p.m. at the Sparkman Building at the Mississippi Agriculture Museum on Lakeland Drive.  Parking is free.  Speakers and holidays are noted on the Home page of the Rotary Club website at www.rotaryclubofjackson.org.  Make-up meetings can be counted for attendance by visiting other clubs in the area or worldwide and online at www.myrotary.org. You will be assigned a username and password to log in.  At least 50% attendance is encouraged.  Makeups are easy to do.  In 2016-2017 we had 19 members receive Perfect Attendance awards for one to 35 years of perfect attendance!
 
FINANCIAL - Members of the Rotary Club of Jackson can expect the following financial obligations. Billing is done quarterly (or by special request, semi-annually or annually).  The initial joining fee is $100. Quarterly dues of $285 include $100 for membership dues, $110 for meals, and tax-deductible donations of $50 to our Scholarship Program and $25 to Rotary Foundation. Payment are due by the 15th of the first month in the quarter and may be paid by check or by credit card online.   You will need your username and password to log in.
 
Young Professionals (under 35 years of age) pay $75 for dues and $110 for meals per quarter.  They are exempt from the joining fee and the donations.
 
ROTARY FOUNDATION - Rotary International has a Foundation that helps people across the world.  Members of The Rotary Club of Jackson are expected to give to the Rotary Foundation.  The minimum is $100 per year. Many individual members of the Rotary Club of Jackson contribute $1,000 per year.
 
PROJECTS Rotary’s motto is “Service above Self.”   The Rotary Club of Jackson holds several community projects each year and members are expected to give of their time and participate in these projects either financially or in person. 
 
COMMITTEES / PROJECTS - Members of The Rotary Club of Jackson are expected to serve on two or more of the several committees.  There is something for everyone, from leading the Pledge of Allegiance at the meeting to ringing the bell for The Salvation Army to working one Saturday preparing meal packets for third-world countries. There is always something to do.
 
Please come as a guest at one of our regular Monday meetings. For more information, talk to one of our members or email Amy Higginbotham at jrotary@bellsouth.net.  We welcome any questions you may have.