Welcome to Rotary District 6580!

District Governor Santhana Naidu

 

Dear Rotary Friends and Leaders,

As the year comes to an end and we enjoy the spirit of the holiday season, let’s take a moment to reflect on all that we helped achieve as Rotarians.

Johns Hopkins Center for Civil Society Studies published a report earlier this month indicating that with just 563 paid employees globally, Rotary International annually mobilizes volunteer efforts equivalent to nearly 27,000 full-time paid workers. This study also revealed that the efforts of Rotary volunteers save communities an estimated US$850 million in service costs per year.

We should all be proud of the impact and value of services we are contributing to the health, education, and welfare of communities across the world! Thanks for all of the time and effort you put into guiding your clubs in a fellowship that improves our communities. And thank you for helping Rotary get just a little closer every day to achieving a world without polio. Our entire District leadership team is grateful for all that you do as Rotarians.

We continue to make tremendous progress as a district. During this Rotary year, we have increased our membership by 47 (3% increase) and raised over $100,000 in less than six months! Kudos to all the club Presidents and leaders, AGs, district membership and foundation teams, and district AA Bettye for all of their hard work. A special shout-out to Bloomington and Columbus clubs for leading our district in membership and giving respectively.

As we enter the second half of the Rotary year, please keep up your efforts to Grow Rotary, tell our story, and support the Rotary Foundation. Please contact our Membership Chair Lance Eberle, Foundation Chair Laura Carie, Assistant Governors or me if we can be of assistance in developing a membership action plan or talk about the Foundation.

Happy New Year!

Yours in Rotary,

Santhana

 

About Us
Rotary unites more than a million people around the world. Rotary District 6580, based in Southern Indiana, consists of 32 Rotary clubs and more than 1,500 Rotarians. Rotary clubs in our district range in size from 12 to 200 members. Our clubs’ programs involve prominent leaders in every field, and our membership represents business and civic leaders of our communities and our state. Together, we see a world where people unite and take action to create lasting change – across the globe, in our communities, and in ourselves.
District Events
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The 2020 joint Conference with Districts 6580 and 6560 will be April 17-18 in Plainfield, IN. Click the tab above for registration and conference information. We look forward to seeing you there!
Rotary Leadership Institute
The leadership skills obtained at an RLI event will not only help Rotarians in their Rotary career, but will apply to their leadership efforts professionally, as well. Learn more about our next event under the 'District Links' tab above.
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