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* Participate for FRIENDSHIP
* Participate for SERVICE
* Participate for KNOWLEDGE
* Participate for INTERNATIONAL


Rotary is an organization of business and professional men and women united worldwide who provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations and help build good will and peace in the world.

The first Rotary Club was organized in Chicago in 1905 by Paul Harris. This Club met in rotation at the offices of the members; thus, the name, ROTARY.

Each Rotary Club is grouped with other nearby clubs into 439 Rotary Districts. Rock Falls is one of 49 Clubs in District 6420, with over 2500 members in the District.

Rotary Clubs are located in 160+ countries and geographic regions, with over 28,000 clubs.

Rotary International, with headquarters in Evanston, IL, is governed by a President and Board of Directors elected from different regions. Each District is governed by a District Governor - each Club is an autonomous group.


The object of Rotary is to encourage and foster the ideal of service as a basis of worthy enterprise and, in particular, to encourage and foster:
FIRST, the development of acquaintances as an opportunity for service.
SECOND, high ethical standards in business and professions, the recognition of the worthiness of all useful occupations, and the dignifying by each Rotarian of his/her occupation to serve society.
THIRD, the application of the ideal of service by every Rotarian to his/her personal, business and community life.
FOURTH, the advancement of international understanding, good will and peace through a world friendship of business and professional persons united in the ideal of service.


CLUB SERVICE: Those things a Rotarian does to help in the success of his/her Club.
VOCATIONAL SERVICE: Promoting the “ideal of service”throughout the business and professional world.
COMMUNITY SERVICE: Every Rotarian should participate in activities which make the community a better place.
INTERNATIONAL SERVICE: Encourage and foster the advancement of understanding and good will among peoples of the world.
NEW GENERATIONS SERVICE: Promotes and develops youth and young adult leadership through participation and activities.

The Rock Falls Rotary Club makes committee appointments based upon these Five Avenues of Service. You will be assigned
to one or more committees.


Date: First and Third Monday
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Place: Harvest Time Church, 1802 Dixon Ave., Rock Falls, IL 61071

Mailing Address: Rock Falls Rotary, Box 902, Rock Falls, IL 61071
Email: rfilrotary2020@gmail.com


Dues: $75.00 quarterly
Meals: meals for special meetings will be discussed prior to the meeting date
Social Events: are extra and rotarian is reponsible for their own meal/bill
Rotary Foundation: $100 yearly (not required but strongly recommended)