Through these local, community-oriented events, members can
highlight the transformational
activities that our clubs undertake
“Imagine the collective impact we
can have if all 35,000 Rotary, 10,000
Rotaract, and 22,000 Interact clubs
engage their neighbors, friends,
young people, and organizations,”
says Rassin. “Be bold, be innovative,
and show the magic of Rotary.”
Any club, big or small, can host a
Rotary Day. Consider combining with
a neighboring club to share ideas,
talent, and resources. Or even have
your entire district get together to
host one big Rotary Day.
Remember to post photos and videos of your event on social media with the
hashtag #RotaryDays. Download the Rotary Days 2018-19 brochure for even
HERE ARE A FEW IDEAS TO GET YOU STARTED:
Consider including a service project as part of the event to let visitors
see how Rotary benefits the community.
Feature guests that appeal to a non-Rotary audience, like musicians,
celebrities, or public figures.
Welcome families and make the event enjoyable for them.
Sponsor an event with a partner organization to show that, by working
together, we make a more lasting impact on the community.
As your club seeks to Be the
Inspiration to your members, your
local community, and the world this
year, let the Rotary Citation guide
your efforts, and earn a citation in
The Rotary Citation has been carefully
aligned with the goals of Rotary’s
Strategic Plan, recognizing clubs
that advance each of our three
strategic priorities: support and
strengthen clubs, focus and increase
President Barry Rassin has challenged clubs and Rotarians to
Be the Inspiration in 2018-19. One of the ways Rassin would like
to see clubs do this is by hosting a Rotary Day.
humanitarian service, and enhance
public image and awareness. Clubs
are asked to achieve at least three
goals in each priority.
In addition, clubs can receive a Rotary
Citation With Presidential Distinction
when they achieve the citation plus
one to three additional goals that
support Rassin’s vision for the year.
“Rotary service transforms lives and
communities. To achieve even more of
that truly transformational service,
we need to think differently about
our role in Rotary, and Rotary’s role
in the world,” Rassin says.
The citation is available to Rotary,
Rotaract, and Interact clubs.
Download your copy of the
2018-19 Presidential Theme &
Citation brochure to see the goals.
If you have questions, contact