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Rotary Club of Avon
What is Rotary?
Rotary is a worldwide organization of business and professional leaders that provides humanitarian service, encourages high ethical standards in all vocations, and helps build goodwill and peace in the world. Approximately 1.2 million Rotarians belong to more than 32,000 clubs in more than 200 countries and geographical areas.
Why Join Rotary?
Rotarians are business and professional leaders who take an active role in their communities while greatly enriching their personal and professional lives. The Avon Rotary Club contains a diverse group of professional leaders from the community.
Membership in Rotary offers a number of benefits, including:
- Effecting change within the community.
- Developing leadership skills.
- Gaining an understanding of %u2014 and having an impact on %u2014 international humanitarian issues.
- Developing relationships with community and business leaders.
Through Rotary's service programs, Rotary clubs can have a significant effect on the quality of life in its community. Programs of The Rotary Foundation offer opportunities to form international partnerships that help people in need worldwide. More than 1.2 million Rotarians make significant contributions to the quality of life at home and around the globe.
What Has the Avon Rotary Club Done for Our Community?
In 2005-2006 the Rotary Club of Avon:
- Constructed a $50,000 playground at the Avon Town Park,
- Donated $4,800 to the Avon High School Dollars for Scholars program,
- Donated $5,000 to the Rotary Gift of Life program to sponsor a life-saving heart surgery for an ill child,
- Adopted a family from New Orleans that moved to the area after Hurricane Katrina ,
- Sponsored the Avon Junior Miss Competition, Avon Heritage Festival, and Project Angel, and
- All of our members made a $100 contribution to the Rotary Foundation.
For more information on the Avon Rotary Club please complete our online Request Form
Find out when the Avon Rotary Club meets next with our online calendar.