ROTARY INTERNATIONAL THEME 2012-2013: “Peace Through Service”
Rotary Club of La Jolla received its charter in 1947. Since then, we’ve been making a meaningful difference in people’s lives, in our community, and in the world. Our motto is: “Service Above Self.”
On our site, allow us to show you some of our many avenues of service. If you’d like to know more about our fine club, please give us a call, ask a Rotarian, or stop by our weekly luncheon on Tuesdays at La Jolla’s Cuvier Club.
The main objective of Rotary is service — in the community, in the workplace, and throughout the world. Rotarians develop community service projects that address many of today’s most critical issues, such as children at risk, poverty and hunger, the environment, illiteracy, and violence. They also support programs for youth, educational opportunities and international exchanges for students, teachers, and other professionals, and vocational and career development. The Rotary motto is “Service Above Self.” …READ MORE
The Rotary Foundation of Rotary International is a not-for-profit corporation that promotes world understanding through international humanitarian service programs and educational and cultural exchanges. It is supported solely by voluntary contributions from Rotarians and others who share its vision of a better world. Since 1947, the Foundation has awarded more than US$1.1 billion in humanitarian and educational grants, which are initiated and administered by local Rotary clubs and districts. …READ MORE
Maybe you’ve seen a need in your own community and wondered how you could help. Maybe you want to use your professional skills to help others — or even learn new skills. Maybe you’re seeking connections with other service-minded professionals in your community or abroad.
Whatever your reason, joining Rotary can help you achieve these goals, and so much more. See why these men and women are members of their local Rotary club. Then learn how you can get involved. …READ MORE