Fast Facts about Ambler Rotary

    • RCA meets every Wednesday for lunch in the Ballroom at the William Penn Inn (except for Holidays and Special Events)
    • Meetings begin promptly @ 12:15 P.M. and conclude by 1:30 P.M.
    • Each Rotary Year begins July 1st and ends June 30th
    • Rotary officers at all levels serve in their capacity for one year
    • RCA officers and board member elections are held in December
    • A “Changeover” dinner is held the first week of the Rotary year, during which new officers are introduced and installed for the coming year
    • In December a family holiday dinner is substituted in lieu of the weekly lunch meeting. This event includes a variety of entertainment
    • Other social events have been popular including: picnics, theater parties, dinner-dances, Monte-Carlo evenings, Phillies baseball games, golf outings just to name a few.
    • Fund raisers have included theme auctions, jazz concerts, Monte-Carlo nights & a 75th Anniversary golf tournament.
    • Youth service activities continue to be a high priority and focus of the RCA (i.e. Youth exchanges with foreign countries both inbound and outbound, camps providing team work & leadership skills, prom night support, and both student of the month and college bound high school student scholarships.
    • Our district governor visits at least once a year to meet with the officers and committee chairs. At this time he reviews our goals, accomplishments etc. with the club officers and directors.
    • Ambler Rotary was founded/chartered December 11, 1925
    • Current membership is approximately 90
    • We have numerous committees and activities devoted to the four avenues of service: Club, Community, Vocational and International
    • In 2000, RCA established the “CFARC” (The Charitable Foundation of the Ambler Rotary Club – a 501c3 organization) to raise money for service causes and make it tax-deductible for donors
    • The classification system is a basis of membership. A limit of 10% of total club membership is permitted, which enables members to share a general classification (eg. Lawyers, estate lawyer)
    • The name Rotary was adopted early on because meetings were rotated between the members’ stores and offices.
    • The Rotary wheel is symbolic of man’s first technological invention and represents the movement of people and ideas from place to place
    • Membership is restricted to a specific club and does not permit transfer to another club
    • Each club is autonomous, and is assigned a specific geographical district. This district is guided by the constitution and by-laws of Rotary international headquartered in Evanston, Illinois.
    • In 1910, the Rotary object and motto was formulated to provide a succinct definition of our purpose
    • Our Motto is “Service Above Self”

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Club Meetings

Aug
23
Wed
12:15 pm District Governor Rick Gromis @ PENNS TAVERN @ WIlliam Penn Inn
District Governor Rick Gromis @ PENNS TAVERN @ WIlliam Penn Inn
Aug 23 @ 12:15 pm – 1:30 pm
Hawaiian Shirt & Lei Day! At the request of the William Penn Inn, we will be holding our meeting in the Penn’s Tavern. Please enter via the front entrance.  DO NOT enter through the banquet entrance.
Sep
13
Wed
5:00 pm Club Meeting: Annual Club Picnic @ William Penn Inn
Club Meeting: Annual Club Picnic @ William Penn Inn
Sep 13 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Families and friends invited! NO regular meeting at Wm. Penn Inn.

Other Upcoming Events

Sep
13
Wed
5:00 pm Club Meeting: Annual Club Picnic @ William Penn Inn
Club Meeting: Annual Club Picnic @ William Penn Inn
Sep 13 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Families and friends invited! NO regular meeting at Wm. Penn Inn.
Sep
16
Sat
all-day RLI in D7430 @ DeSales University
RLI in D7430 @ DeSales University
Sep 16 all-day
At DeSales University Campus, Center Valley. More details to follow at http://rotarydistrict7430.org/event/rli-in-d7430/
Nov
4
Sat
all-day Rotary Foundation Seminar @ Montgomery County Community College
Rotary Foundation Seminar @ Montgomery County Community College
Nov 4 all-day
District 7430’s Annual Foundation Seminar and Grant Certification Training & workshop will be held at the Montco Community College on Saturday Nov 4th, Please check the district webpage for more details and how to register to attend:[...]
Nov
12
Sun
all-day Rotary UN Day @ United Nations Headquarters
Rotary UN Day @ United Nations Headquarters
Nov 12 all-day
For more information and how to purchase tickets visit: http://rotarydistrict7430.org/event/rotary-un-day/
Dec
20
Wed
6:00 pm Club Meeting: Holiday Dinner (6 PM) @ William Penn Inn
Club Meeting: Holiday Dinner (6 PM) @ William Penn Inn
Dec 20 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Families and friends invited! NO regular luncheon meeting.

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