PEOPLE OF ACTION

SERVICE ABOVE SELF

Rotary is known by the results that are achieved. Rotary International provides services to others, promotes integrity, and advance world understanding, goodwill, and peace through its fellowship of business, professional, and community leaders.

ROTARY UNITES!

Our world has gone through some tough times but that shouldn’t stop us from working together for a better tomorrow. Rotary International brings communities together to solve the problems that we face in our society today.

Rotary initiatives extend beyond national and international boundaries, giving our volunteers a platform to become change-makers leading projects that make sustainable impacts worldwide.

Encouraging individuals to put aside differences and embrace diversity while creating networks of professionals ready to serve those in need allowing everyone to learn new skills, experience different cultures and build lasting relationships.

We are an organization powered by People of Action – individuals who have a passion for improving lives and driving positive change in the world. Through our dedication to Service Above Self, we strive to help improve the quality of life in our local and global communities.

Rotary International District 5020 represents Rotarians on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, and Western Washington, including Pierce County south to Woodland and North to the Olympic Peninsula.

Club Resource Center

New for the 2023|2024 Rotary year, the Club Resource Center

Having a library of resources dedicated to Club Leaders and Committee Chairs is crucial to the success of any organization. These resources provide valuable information, guidance, and support to leaders, enabling them to effectively manage their teams and achieve their goals.

This is a centralized hub where leaders can access information on best practices, training materials, and other relevant materials to enhance their leadership skills and knowledge.

MONTHLY DISTRICT 5020 GOVERNORS MESSAGE

GREEN THREADS: WEAVING ENVIRONMENTAL STEWARDSHIP INTO OUR LIVES

GREEN THREADS: WEAVING ENVIRONMENTAL STEWARDSHIP INTO OUR LIVES

In the tapestry of our Rotary year, April brings a hue of green, weaving the theme of Environmental Sustainability into our collective consciousness. This month, as the world awakens to nature’s vibrant rebirth, we, too, are called to renew our commitment to the Earth. Our mission is to witness the planet’s beauty and act as its guardians, ensuring its splendor for future generations.

The environment is our shared heritage, and we find endless opportunities to lead, innovate, and inspire. Every effort contributes to a mosaic of change from the smallest seed planted to the largest initiative undertaken. This month, let’s challenge ourselves and our communities to reach new heights in sustainability. Whether through pioneering eco-friendly projects, engaging in educational outreach, or championing conservation efforts, our actions today will define the legacy we leave for tomorrow as the best impact we can make.

Speaking of making an impact, I was recently reminded of the unexpected ways we can leave a mark or not leave a mark. At a gathering not long ago, I encountered someone who seemed puzzled by my presence. Upon learning who I was—the District Governor and the guy behind these messages—their surprise turned into amusement. They jokingly inquired about my secret ingredient for inspiration while I wrote these articles.

Reflecting on this, I realized the irony; despite my photo accompanying these messages, I’m an unfamiliar face to most. This light-hearted moment was a reminder that while our endeavors are severe, the journey is filled with joy and laughter. I share this story with a smile to those who might still be wondering who Caleb is.

As we step into this environmental month, let us be inspired by the power of our collective action and the joy of serving our communities and our planet. Let’s make every initiative count, every project matter, and every day a step closer to a more sustainable world.

Thank you for your dedication, passion, and commitment to making a difference. Together, we are not just Rotarians; we are change-makers, environmental stewards, and beacons of hope for our world.

With warmest regards and a chuckle for the road.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

As a Rotarian, we know the value of being part of such an amazing organization. We aim to unite like-minded individuals from all walks of life to promote humanitarian service and peace in our local and global communities.

Rotary events are an incredible way to learn more about the fantastic opportunities that come with the organization. From educational conferences and regional meetings, something worthwhile is always happening. Volunteering your time or attending these events allows you to network with other members and gain insight into organizations and causes through firsthand experiences. It is a wonderful way for us all to stay connected.

Make sure to keep an eye out for upcoming Rotary events so that you can take advantage of all unique opportunities!

This is your chance to reconnect with old friends and make new ones. Gather around a bonfire for s’mores, dive into mixology and wine-tasting opportunities, and challenge yourself in a thrilling Chopped Challenge. The possibilities are endless, and you never know who you’ll meet!

Amidst the festivities, there’s room for personal exploration and relaxation. Engage in the Play for Polio initiative, raising funds while indulging in guilt-free leisure.

Expect inspiring talks centered on the impact of a single individual, club best practices and chart the course for our collective future.

Get ready to leave the event reconnected, inspired, and energized.