MOT ROTARY (Middletown Odessa Townsend)

WHAT'S ROTARY ALL ABOUT?

 
Your one stop for all the latest news about the Middletown Odessa Rotary Club! Who we are, what we do, when we meet, how we get things done?
 
What is Rotary?
An international organization,  Rotary encourages and fosters the ideal of service as a basis of worthy enterprise for professional people.

Rotary International is the world's first service club organization, with more than 1.2 million members in 33,000 clubs worldwide. Rotary club members are volunteers who work locally, regionally, and internationally to combat hunger, improve health and sanitation, provide education and job training, promote peace, and eradicate polio under the motto Service Above Self.

What is Middletown-Odessa Rotary?
Chartered in 1928, the club serves the M.O.T. area. Members are either residents or have businesses in this area. Members meet weekly for lunch and fellowship, to learn about others' vocations, and to support a variety of service people, locally and abroad.

Who joins Rotary?
Business and professional people within this area are invited to join Rotary by present club members.

What does the Middletown Odessa Club do?
The Middletown Odessa Rotary Club is an active one. Throughout the year, we accomplish a lot, working in the four avenues of service: club service, community service, international service, and vocational service.

When do we meet?
Middletown Odessa Rotary meets every Wednesday at 12:15 P.M.
Frog Hollow Golf Club
1 Whittington Way
Middletown, DE 19709

What have we done?
Here's a partial listing of our activities and contributions to the M.O.T. area, the state, our nation, and world during our years.

Club Service
• Our club holds several fellowship activities throughout the year.
• Weekly meetings offer stimulating talks by interesting speakers, as well as fellowship.
• Fund-raisers help support club activities.

Vocational Service
• Our club sponsors a High School Interact Club.
• We honor individuals who exhibit outstanding community service.
• Individual members participate in career days and senior review panels.

Community Service
• We distribute Meal on Wheels.
• Distribute dictionaries to all Third graders.
• Support local charitable organizations.
• We donate camperships to Easter Seals' Camp Fairlee Manor
• Scholarships.
• Adopt-a-Highway
• Sponsor Youth Leadership retreat.

International Service
• Participate in Group Study exchange.
• Polio Eradication Campaign
• Pedals for Progress - collecting bicycles as transportation for third world countries.
• Collecting shoe boxes for our military and the children of Haiti for the holidays.
• Matching Grant programs to under developed countries.