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Rotaract Information Kit
District 2451
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Contents
About Rotary
About Rotaract
Club Organization
• History
• Objective
• Avenues of Service
• The 4 Way Test
• Rotary and Youth
• What is Rotaract
• Part of the Rotary Family
• Rotaract Goals
• Rotaract Facts
• About Rotaract Clubs
• Club Board
• Club Committees
District 2450
Test Yourself
• District Structure
• District Team in 2015/2016
• District Conference
• Rotary
• Rotaract
• Club Organization
• District 2451
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ABOUT ROTARY
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History
• Rotary began as an idea more
than 100 years ago, founded in
1905 by Paul Harris.
• Today, Rotary flourishes
worldwide with
– 1.2 million members
– in more than 200 countries and
geographical areas.
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The Objectives Of Rotary
• Encourage and foster the ideal of service as a basis of
worthy enterprise and, in particular, to encourage and
foster:
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Development of
acquaintance
as an
opportunity for
service;
High ethical
standards in
business and
professions
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Application of
the ideal of
service in each
Rotarian's
personal,
business, and
community life;
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Advancement
of international
understanding,
goodwill, and
peace
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Avenues of Service
• Club Service
– focuses on strengthening fellowship and ensuring the effective functioning of the
club.
• Vocational Service
– encourages Rotarians to serve others through their vocations and to practice high
ethical standards.
• Community Service
– covers the projects and activities the club undertakes to improve life in its
community.
• International Service
– encompasses actions taken to expand Rotary’s humanitarian reach around the
globe and to promote world understanding and peace.
• New Generation Service
– recognizes the positive change implemented by youth and young adults through
leadership development activities as , Rotaract and, service projects, and creating
international understanding with Rotary Youth Exchange .
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• For Rotary, The Four-Way
Test is the cornerstone of
all action, the things we
think, say or do
• The test was developed in
1932 by Herbert J. Taylor.
• It is not based on culture
or religion.
• It is a simple checklist for
ethical behavior.
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Rotary Theme in 2015/2016
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ROTARY AND YOUTH
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Rotary Youth Programmes
New
Generation
Service
RYLA
Rotary Youth
Exchange
Interact
Rotaract
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RYLA
• Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) is Rotary's leadership
training program for young people. RYLA participants can be
ages 14-30, but most clubs and districts choose to focus on a
narrower age range, such as 14-18 or 19-30.
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RYLA emphasizes leadership, citizenship,
and personal growth, and aims to
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Demonstrate Rotary's respect and
concern for youth
Provide an effective training experience
for selected youth and potential leaders
Encourage leadership of youth by youth
Recognize publicly young people who are
rendering service to their communities
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Rotary Youth Exchange
• More than 80 countries and over 8,000
students each year participate in the
program,
• A Rotary Youth Exchange student spends up
to a year living with host families and
attending school in a different country.
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Learn a new way of living,
Learn a great deal about oneself
Learn a new language
Be an ambassador, teaching people you meet
about your country, culture, and ideas.
– Make some good friends.
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Interact
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Interact is Rotary International’s
service club for young people ages 12
to 18, sponsored by individual Rotary
clubs
Interact, was launched in 1962
The first Interact club was established
by the Rotary Club of Melbourne,
Florida
Each year, Interact clubs complete at
least two community service projects,
one of which furthers international
understanding and goodwill.
Learn the importance of
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Developing leadership skills and personal integrity
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Demonstrating helpfulness and respect for others
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Understanding the value of individual responsibility and hard work
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Advancing international understanding and goodwill
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Test Yourself on Rotary
• When was Rotary founded
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• What are Rotary’s Youth Programmes?
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• What is the four way test?
– Answer
• What is the 2015/2016 Rotary Theme
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ABOUT ROTARACT
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What is Rotaract
• Rotaract
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Stands for Rotary in Action
is sponsored by local Rotary clubs,
Is a service club
Is for young professionals and students ages 18-30.
provides young people with opportunities to foster
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Leadership
Responsible citizenship,
Promote international peace and understanding
Foster fellowship and goodwill
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Part of The Rotary Family
• Rotaractors and Rotarians are partners in service.
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Objectives of Rotaract
• Rotaractors can, through their membership
Develop professional and
leadership skills
Learn ethical standards as
leadership qualities and
vocational responsibilities
Respect for the rights of
others
Recognize the dignity and
value of all useful
occupations as
opportunities to serve
Develop knowledge and
understanding the
community and worldwide
Seize opportunities for
activities to serve the
community and promote
international understanding
and goodwill
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Rotaract Facts
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Test Yourself on Rotaract
• When and where was the first Rotaract Club
founded
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• What is the relationship between Rotary and
Rotaract
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CLUB ORGANIZATION
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About Rotaract Clubs
sponsored by Rotary
clubs
self-governing
self-supporting
draw members from
the community
sometimes organized
as an extracurricular
activity for university
students
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Club Organization- Board
President
Secretary
Vice President
Treasurer
Immediate
Past President
Any Other
Officers
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Roles and Responsibilities
President
Vice President
Secretary
Treasurer
• Identify member
skills and interest
• Maintain Club
Operation
• Develop Plan for
the Year
• Preside over all
meetings
• Appoints
committees
• Maintains
Communication
• The vice
president
presides at all
meetings when
the president is
absent
• serves on the
board of
directors and as
an ex-officio
member of all
committees.
• Acts as the
“officer at large,”
responsible for
all assignments
that are
designated by
the president.
• Handles the
club’s
communication
• maintains all club
records, and
• takes the
minutes
• Chairs the
finance
committee
• assists in
developing the
budget
• Collects dues
and all funds
• Pays all club bills
and
reimbursements
• Reports the
club’s financial
status at each
meeting
• Has the books
audited at the
end of the fiscal
year
Immediate Past
President
• Advises the club
based on his or
her experience
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Club Organization – Committees
Club Service
• Develops strategies
for membership
development and
retention
• Takes meeting
minutes
• Writes and
distributes club
bulletin
• Plans fellowship
activities
Community Service
International Service
• Reviews suggestions
and develops plans
for the club’s annual
community service
project(s)
• Takes a leadership
role in organizing and
facilitating the
project(s)
• Reviews suggestions
and develops plans
for the club’s annual
international service
project(s)
• Takes a leadership
role in organizing and
facilitating the
project(s)
• Develops other
activities that
promote
international
understanding
among club members
and in the
community
Professional
Development
• Reviews suggestions
and develops plans
to provide
opportunities for
professional
development for the
club’s membership
• Takes a leadership
role in facilitating
programs and
projects related to
this area
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Suggested Project Scopes
Community
Facilities
Youth
People with
Disabilities
Healthcare
and Nutrition
Education
and Literacy
Vocational
Training
Hunger and
Food Banks
Preserve
Planet Earth
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Test Yourself – Club Organization
• How is the club board structured
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• What are the main committees in a club?
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District Structure
DRR: District
Rotaract
Representative
District
Treasurer
ADRR: Assistant
District Rotaract
Representative
District
Secretary
DRR College (all
past DRRs)
District
Committee
Directors
Incoming and
Past DRR
Rotaract District Committee 2015/2016
DRR
ADRRs
ADRR
ADRR
Moataz
Abdallah
Salma
Maatouk
Abdelhay
Taqey el Din
Farah Fouda
Rotaract District Committee 2015/2016
District
Secretary
District
Treasurer
Immediate
Past DRR
Incoming
DRR
Laila
Kenawy
Ahmed
Mekki
Ashraf
Abaza
Mohamed
Shaker
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Rotaract District Committee 2015/2016
District
Professional
Development
Coordinator
Yomna
Shamek
District
International
Service
Coordinator
Mohamed el
Ebiary
District PR
Coordinator
District Club
Service
Coordinator
Laila Kenawy
Raghda el
Roumy
District
Community
Service
Coordinator
May el Shafey
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District Conference
• At the end of every year, a conference is
held celebrating the achievements of the
past year, welcoming a new year and
handing over from one DRR to the next
• The 2015/2016 District Conference will be
held in Alexandria, end of May 2016
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Test Yourself- District 2451
• What to the abbreviations DRR, DDRR, VDRR
stand for
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• Where will the next District Conference be
held?
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RESOURCES
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Downloads
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Rotaract Logo Set
Rotary Emblem
Rotaract Handbook
Rotaract Constitution and Bylaws
Rotaract Statement of Policy
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Useful Links
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Rotary International: www.rotary.org
Rotary District 2451: www.rotaryd2451.org/
Rotaract District 2451: www.rotaract2451.org/
Rotaract: www.rotaract.org/
Unofficial Rotaract Wiki:
www.rotaractorwiki.org
Rotaract Information Kit
District 2451

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