Reconnecting to Keep the Spirit Alive
If Rotary has touched your life in some way, chances are you may be looking for a way to stay in touch with Rotary and the ideals of Service Above Self which all Rotarians worldwide embrace.
Are you looking for a way to give back? Would you like opportunities to network with Rotarians and fellow Rotary alumni?
Why join the District 6970 Alumni Association?
As a member of the District 6970 Alumni Association, you can be part of Rotary at a commitment level that suits you. It can be as little as staying in touch through online communication and forums. You may also wish to attend alumni association events to network and to enjoy the company of other alumni and Rotarians. You could also choose to participate more in depth by participating in service projects, speaking at Rotary Clubs, volunteering to lead events or stepping into a leadership position in the association.
There are no membership dues. Membership in the association is open to:
- Ambassadorial Scholars
- Group Study Exchange participants
- Carl B. Miller Discovery Grants recipients
- Rotary Grants for University Teachers
- World Peace Fellowship Scholars
- Rotary Peace and Conflict Resolution Studies Program participants
- Volunteer Service Grants recipients
- RYLA, Interact and Rotaract members
- Rotary Youth Exchange participants
Alumni Association Chartered at District Meeting
Our new Rotary District 6970 Alumni Association received its charter May 14, 2016 at the District Conference and Assembly.
"Now that we’ve received our charter the Association is excited to move forward with planning service projects, social events and other activities to ensure that Rotary Alumni are a strong part of the District's future,” said Roseanne Stocker, Alumni Association President.
“Every alumnus has been a part of Rotary in the past and we now have a regional entity helping reconnect each one to Rotary,” said Ken Baker, District 6970 Alumni Chair.
On left -- Alumni Association VP Megan Forbes at the exciting moment when she officially accepted the charter from Dist. Gov-elect Marshall Butler while Past Dist. Govs. Bill Hill and Ken Baker shared in the celebration.
The Alumni Association started with 72 members who have participated in a wide range of Rotary programs in the past. The association’s officers look forward to welcoming new members, hearing about the impact Rotary has had on their lives, and incorporating their ideas on shaping the future of the association.
From left to right, Alumni Association members Gustav Fredrikson, Kelly Urban, Andrew Smith, Kelsey Breen (Association Treasurer), Robert Perry, Megan Forbes (Association Vice President), PDG Bill Hill and Karen Weiss."