Why Join Rotary?

The benefits of being a Rotarian include community service, networking, friendship and opportunities to
promote ethics and leadership skills.
Rotarians are business and professional leaders who take an act iv e role in their communities while greatly
enriching their personal and professional lives. Each Rotary club contains a diverse group of professional
leaders from their own community.
But what Rotarians get out of Rotary depends largely on what they put into it. Many membership
requirements are designed to help members fully participate and enjoy their Rotary experience.
A qualified candidate for Rotary club membership is an adult of strong character and good reputation. The
candidate must fit one of the following criteria:
• Holds or has held an executive position with discretionary authority in any worthy and recognized business
or profession.
• Serves or has served as a community leader.
• Is a Rotary Foundation alumnus.

How much does it cost to be a member of The Downtown Rotary Club?

Initiation Fee $25
Quarterly Dues $290

Also, can you please include the club mailing address and contact info somewhere on the page (noted below):

Rotary Club of New Orleans
Phone: (504) 383-3120
Email: neworleansrotaryclub@gmail.com
P.O. Box 50635 New Orleans, LA 70150

What about the attendance requirement?

Attendance at weekly meetings is something Rotarians take very seriously. All Rotary Club members must
attend or make up at lea st half of their regular club meetings.
At tending weekly club meetings enables members to enjoy their club’s fellowship, enrich their professional
and personal knowledge and meet ot her business leaders in their community .
if a member must miss his or her own club’s meeting, they are encouraged to expand their Rotary horizons
by attending make-up meetings at any Rota ry club in the world. Your Rotary member ship guarantees a warm
welcome in communities around the globe. In fact, there are Rotary clubs meeting nearly every business day
in the Greater Baton Rouge area .
Members can find meeting places and times in the Official Directory or through :
www.rotary.org/en/AboutUs/SiteTools/Clubl ocator/ Pages/ridefault.aspx

Rotarians can also make up meetings by participating in a club service project , a club board meeting or a
Rotaract or Interact club meeting. Members can also make up online at one of several Rotary e-clubs.

Download the application form (PDF). All prospective members must be proposed by a current member.
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