Since our official inception in 2000, the Columbus Sunrise Rotary Club has touched the lives of many people, both locally and internationally. We firmly believe in and live the motto "Service Above Self."
We are a very energetic club that enjoys fellowship and being actively involved in projects and activities that benefit our community and individuals who are less fortunate than ourselves. Our members are active or retired professionals who enjoy making a difference in our community and in the world. We have a competitive sprit and strive to be ranked in at least the top five within our district of 36 clubs. Guest speakers keep is current with community events, initiatives, and issues. We use our leadership skills, expertise, and diverse perspectives to develop service projects that help make Columbus a great place to live.
For more info on the club and the latest news, check out Facebook Page or visit one of our meetings.
Our regular meetings are mostly on Friday mornings at 7:00, but occasionally on Tuesday evening. If you'd like to come visit or learn more about the club, send us mail.
Rotary International is an association of approximately 34,000 Rotary Clubs in 200 different countries with some 1.2 million members around the world. In 1905, Rotary was founded in Chicago and became the world's first service club.
Clubs work on projects relating to health, hunger, disease, literacy, and vocational development at the community and international levels. PolioPlus is dedicated to eradicating polio throughout the world and more than one-half billion children in developing nations have been immunized against polio. rotary members worldwide have contributed over $900 million to eradicate polio from the face of the earth.
This is the latest video from Rotary International on polio eradication:
Rotary is an organization of business and professional people united worldwide to provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and help build goodwill and peace in the world.
The Rotary Foundation provides some $60 million annually for international scholarships, cultural exchanges, and humanitarian projects that affect the lives of millions of people.
Rotary is an opportunity to build lifelong relationships and experience the personal fulfillment of providing volunteer services to others.