Impact starts with our members — people like you who want to be part of making the world a better place. At club meetings in communities across the globe, our members come together to strengthen their connections to friends and neighbors and their commitment to improving lives.
BEING A MEMBER
Rotary is an International network of over 1.42 million members from around the world working together to exchange ideas and take action. The Edmonds Rotary club is a part of that international organization with over 50 local members. Edmonds Rotarians share a common goal to give back to our community and the world. We achieve that goal by:
- Finding needs not only in Edmonds, but globally, and develop creative ways to meet them
- Connecting with others who are making positive changes and impact
- Develop lifelong friendships so we have fun working together to make a difference
MAKING A DIFFERENCE
When you join Edmonds Rotary, your potential to make a difference grows exponentially. That is because you are joining a network of people who take action. Volunteers from not only Edmonds but from all over the world who share a goal of improving others’ quality of life.
You will have the opportunity to shape your own experience and decide how to get the most out of your membership. You will be able to get involved in ways that align with your passions, thus achieving much more from your experience.
HOW WILL YOU GET INVOLVED?
When you get involved, it is not just the Edmonds Rotary Club and our community that benefit. You benefit, too. As an active Rotarian, you will be able to participate in our Fundraisers that raises money for our many Projects, such as Polio Plus, Youth Exchange and many more. You will be able to participate in our signature service project, Edmonds Oktoberfest and our Photomarathon. You will feel the shared sense of purpose that comes from working together to better our community. When it comes to being an active Edmonds Rotarian, the opportunities are endless.
WHAT’S EXPECTED OF ME?
As a club member, you will be asked to:
- Pay club dues
- Attend meetings and participate in our events and service projects
- Use your professional skills and talents to make a difference
- Have fun and enjoy the camaraderie of the other 50 Edmonds Rotarians.
WE SEE DIFFERENTLY:
We are problem solvers working together to achieve a better world. Our members are deeply ingrained in the communities in which they live and serve, affording them insight into local challenges and access to the leaders, resources, and networking opportunities needed to strategize and take action to make lasting change.
WE THINK DIFFERENTLY:
Rotary clubs reflect the diversity of our communities and the breadth of viewpoints that comes from our members’ varied professional and personal experiences. For more than 100 years, we have been applying different perspectives to create innovative, sustainable solutions that address the needs and challenges affecting our communities.
WE LEAD DIFFERENTLY:
As Rotary members we hold ourselves to the highest ethical standards. Community members, community leaders, and other organizations seek us out because they know they can trust us to be effective partners and deliver on our promises.
OUR ACTIONS MAKE A DIFFERENCE:
Harnessing our unique perspectives and ideas gives us a shared purpose — one that compels us to take action. We roll up our sleeves, leverage our personal relationships with local partners and businesses, and apply our leadership skills as a way to get the job done and bring to life the changes we envision.