Welcome to the Rotary Club of Rochester, Michigan. Rotary International is a worldwide organization of business and professional persons with common goals and interests to provide community and humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and help build goodwill and peace in the world. I am honored to serve as the 2019-2020 Rochester Rotary Club President.
My first reason for being a Rotarian is that Rotarians Live By The 4 Way Test
  1. Is it the truth?
  2. Is it Fair to all concerned?
  3. Will it Build Goodwill and Better Friendships?
  4. Will it be Beneficial to all Concerned?
 
My second reason for being a Rotarian is our motto “Service Above Self”
The very foundation of our individual and collective Freedom is leaders who are first and foremost, good followers.
 
My third reason for being a Rotarian is the fact that Rotary is the only organization with integrated and comprehensive strategies that not only assist those in need, but offer them a path from Vulnerability and Need to one of Self Sufficiency & Permanent Independence. Rotary’s Six Areas of Focus are:
  1. Promoting peace
  2. Fighting disease
  3. Providing clean water, sanitation, and hygiene
  4. Saving mothers and children
  5. Supporting education
  6. Growing local economies

Rotarians are People of Integrity, People of Character & People of Action who Play Fair, are Servant Leaders of Action and are changing the world, one person at a time.

2019-2020 Vision:
  1. Have FUN
  2. Enhance Personal Relationships – Real Friends
  3. Mentor Member Involvement – Leader/Follower model
  4. Projects & Fundraisers
    1. Provide better feedback to sponsors & supporters
    2. Focus on raising more donations from our community
  5. Aggressively advance young leaders into responsible positions
-Wayne Hodges, Rochester Rotary Club President 2019/2020
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