For men and women who want to help serve the community and share our fellowship
A friend of the Rotary Club of Greenford is invited to join in activities of the club as follows:
Attend selected meetings of the club
Attend selected social activities of the club
Assist in fundraising activities and service projects organised by the club
We would welcome the opportunity to share our fellowship and community service with like minded people who for the time being are unable to offer the time and commitment required of members.
A Friend is not a member of Rotary and is not entitled to the rights or subject to the responsibilities of membership. Rather, a Friend has a formal association with the club, which provides an avenue to participate in club activities. A Friend is not entitled to attend any District, National or International Rotary meetings or meetings of other Rotary clubs.
To be enrolled as a Friend of the Rotary Club of Greenford you must be nominated by a member and the nomination approved by the Club Council. After acceptance of the nomination and payment of the subscription, the Friend will be formally welcomed at a meeting of the club.
There is no minimum attendance requirement at club meetings but it is expected that the Friend will attend at least one club meeting or social event per quarter and undertake at least two voluntary fundraising or service activities each year. Meals and costs of social activities will be paid at the same rate as members.
The Rotary Club of Greenford meets on Thursday lunchtimes at the Bridge Hotel. At least one meeting per month is designated as a meeting at which Friends would be welcome provided they book with the club at least 3 days in advance. Details of our meetings are published at least a month in advance on our website http://www.rotarygreenford.co.uk/diary.html
Rotary was established over 100 years ago to bring together like minded people who might not normally meet each other. It is the largest world-wide service organisation with clubs in almost every country. It is not a political or religious organisation.
OBJECT OF ROTARY
The Object of Rotary is to encourage and foster the ideal of service as a basis of worthy enterprise and, in particular, to encourage and foster:
The development of acquaintance as an opportunity for service;
High ethical standards in business and professions, the recognition of the worthiness of all useful occupations, and the dignifying of each Rotarian's occupation as an opportunity to serve society;
The application of the ideal of service in each Rotarian's personal, business and community life;
The advancement of international understanding, goodwill, and peace through a world fellowship of business and professional persons united in the ideal of service.