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LEDYARD ROTARY CLUB

Help Us, Help Others

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ABOUT US

Rotary is an organization of business and professional leaders united worldwide who provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and help build goodwill and peace in the world. In more than 160 countries worldwide, approximately 1.2 million Rotarians belong to more than 30,000 Rotary clubs.

 

Rotary club membership represents a cross-section of the community's business and professional men and women. The world's Rotary clubs meet weekly and are nonpolitical, nonreligious, and open to all cultures, races, and creeds.

 

The main objective of Rotary is service — in the community, in the workplace, and throughout the world. Rotarians develop community service projects that address many of today's most critical issues, such as children at risk, poverty and hunger, the environment, illiteracy, and violence. They also support programs for youth, educational opportunities and international exchanges for students, teachers, and other professionals, and vocational and career development. The Rotary motto is Service Above Self.

 

Although Rotary clubs develop autonomous service programs, all Rotarians worldwide are united in a campaign for the global eradication of polio. In the 1980s, Rotarians raised US$240 million to immunize the children of the world; by 2005, Rotary's centenary year and the target date for the certification of a polio-free world, the PolioPlus program will have contributed US$500 million to this cause. In addition, Rotary has provided an army of volunteers to promote and assist at national immunization days in polio-endemic countries around the world.

 

Find out more about Rotary by visiting the Rotary International web site.

Information on this page came from:  The About Rotary on the Rotary International web site

 
 

Rotary Theme 2022-2023:
Imagine Rotary

 

Jennifer Jones - President, Rotary International
Tari Marshall Day - District Governor, District 7980

The Ledyard Rotary Foundation, Inc., an affiliate of the Ledyard Rotary Club, is a non-profit, tax exempt, 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to supporting programs and initiatives that serve the community and to advancing the ideals of the Ledyard Rotary Club and Rotary International. To  learn more about the Foundation, click the link on the left side of the screen titled "The Foundation". You can click on the below link to contribute to the Foundation using PayPal. Thank you for your support.

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JOIN US

We Meet On Thursdays at 7:00 am.

 

Ledyard Senior Center and P&R

12 Van Tassel Drive

Gales Ferry, Connecticut

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