Rotary meets weekly. Monday at 12:15 at The City Club, 150 Fayetteville St, Raleigh, NC  27601

Hot Dates…for your calendar
Upcoming Meetings: Sept 11, 18, 25, Oct 2
Today:  Cassandra Deck-Brown, City of Raleigh Police Chief
Sept 4 -  Labor Day Holiday (no meeting)
Sep 11 - Anne Mattews, Ph.D., RF trustee, RI Board member, 1st woman Foundation Trustee
Sep 18 - Phil Kirk, "The Ten Governors I Have Known"
Sep 25 - Keith Fishburne, President and CEO of Special Olympics North Carolina
Oct 2 -   Charles Francis, "Squash and Social Mobility"
Oct 9 -   Columbus Day Holiday (no meeting)
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  • RI Convention – Toronto, June 23-27 Register at
  • Board Meetings – Second Monday of the month at 5:30 pm at Smith Anderson – Sept 11th
  • Rotary Foundation Seminar – Greenwood Forest Baptist, Cary - Sept 9th from 9 am to 12 noon
  • 6th Annual Global Run for Water in Cary, NC, on Sunday, September 25th – Sarah Reeves
  • 5th Meeting Social after work at Tobacco Road at 505 W Jones St, Thursday, Sept. 28 at 5:30 pm
  • Wide Open Bluegrass Festival - September 29-30; volunteer sign up at
  • New Member Orientation – Monday, October 30th at 11:15 am
  • SMART Plan – Service, Membership, Awareness, Resources, Time
  • LIKE, COMMENT, SHARE – Facebook words to live by
  • Now on LinkedIn! Follow and share in your professional network



It's Bluegrass Time in NC

Did you have fun at the Works? Did you miss the Works and want to learn how to make cotton candy? Here's your chance!
Wide Open Bluegrass signup is available now!
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Free t-shirt... Free parking at a major event... Get to know your fellow Rotarians. What could be better?

Raleigh Rotary Goes Live!

Catch our meetings on Facebook Live every Monday. Our presenters usually begin around 1 PM. Check in early and you might see some live feed from our members. Want to check out our most recent speaker? Click the "Read more..." link
Make sure you Like us on Facebook so you can keep up with our service projects and initiatives.

Have an idea for a speaker?

Have you met someone who you think would be a great Rotary speaker? Contact Mike Tadych for information on available dates and other information regarding speaking to our club.
Direct all potential speakers to our website Speaker Information area for information on the technology available and what information the Program Committee needs in order to update the web site. Currently all speaker information should be directed to Mike (including head shot and topic summary) for upload to the website and bulletin.
For a complete list of upcoming speakers please refer to our Speakers page.

Only 16 weeks until Christmas!

Raleigh Rotary Foundation is now approved for the Amazon Smile program which allows customers to direct .5% of many of their purchases to a charity of their choice. Follow this link to connect your Amazon account and designate Raleigh Rotary Foundation as your charity. Don't forget - when you shop go to Just going through won't direct your donation to the foundation.
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Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays
Eric Stevens
September 6
Eric Ellwood
September 8
Patrick Johnson
September 10
Dave Gospodarek
September 12
Randy Fraser
September 12
Tom Packer
September 18
Sarah Reeves
September 25
Eric Larsen
September 28
Braxton Wilson
September 29
Executives & Directors
Immediate Past President
Director - Club Administration
Director - Service Projects
Director - Rotary Foundation
Director - Programs
Director - New Generations
Director - Fundraising
Director - Membership
Director - Public Relations
Executive Secretary
Sep 11, 2017
Soccer in the Triangle
Sep 18, 2017
"The Ten Governors I Have Known"
Sep 25, 2017
Special Olympics --- Celebrating 50 years of Champions!
Oct 02, 2017
Squash and Social Mobility
View entire list

In case you missed it

Did you miss a speaker everyone was talking about? Do you want to watch a presentation again or share with colleagues? Check our YouTube channel for older presentations and Facebook for our more recent presenters who were live streamed!

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