August is Rotary Membership Month

Hello fellow Rotarians! It is an honor to be your District Governor and I look forward to meeting as many of you as I can during my club visits and tenure as District Governor.
The month of August is a month in the Rotary calendar that focuses on Membership and honestly, there is no more important issue in Rotary North America today than membership. Rotary International, in acknowledgement of this issue, has via the Council of Legislation created a lot of flexibility in the ways clubs operate to accommodate the changes in people’s lifestyles. These flexibilities are prominent in when, where and how clubs meet and the types of membership clubs can offer. Let us continue to utilize these options to start an upward membership growth trend in our clubs and district. Many resources can be found at .
An award/recognition program will be initiated to reward the top 5 clubs in the district with per capita growth in the first half of this Rotary year (July – December 2018) as well as an awards/recognition program for the top 10 Rotarian sponsors in the district. Exact details will be communicated to all members after the first quarterly board meeting.
My simple tip for membership recruitment is to just ASK! Don’t presume, or assume, just ASK!
Have a fabulous August and God bless you all as you continue to selflessly serve!