January is Vocational Service ...

At the beginning of every Rotary meeting I ask club members to take a few seconds to reintroduce themselves to those around them and become familiar with each others’ classification on their name badges.  There is a reason that we […]

December is Disease Prevention...

During the month of December we recognize all that Rotary International and Rotarians are doing to combat diseases through effective treatment and prevention.  It was certainly no small task that RI decided to take on in 1985 when we pledged […]

November is Rotary Foundation ...

Many people decide to become a part of Rotary because they see in this organization a real opportunity to live out the motto of “service above self.”  They are seeking truly meaningful ways to give back to their community.   Rotary […]

October is Economic and Commun...

The Rotary theme for the month of October is Economic and Community Development.   Despite what the political rhetoric might suggest, we know that we are privileged to live in one of the wealthiest and most economically prosperous countries in the […]

September is Basic Education &...

One of our weekly presenters last month was Mary Rook, director of the Columbia Public Schools Federal Title I preschool program.  Mary has been a long time friend and partner with Metro Rotary.   In her presentation, she discussed the […]

Are You a Rotarian?

Last year around this time the new Governor of Rotary District 6080, David Bixler, paid us a visit.  In his presentation he asked one very important question for each of us to ponder.   Are we Rotarians or just Rotary club […]