A look at “Why Rotary Has Lasted” from 100 years ago

“Why Rotary Has Lasted” An exact reprint as it appeared in the December 1918 issue of The Rotarian magazine. “Some years ago I had the pleasure of a long talk with our International Secretary, Chesley Perry. In the course of our conversation we discust whether Rotary might not flourish for a few years and then […]

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Toledo Rotary Club Foundation Awards $5,400 Grant

Your Toledo Rotary Club Foundation recently awarded the Catholic Charities Diocese of Toledo a grant in the amount of $5,400. The funds were used to purchase 20 replacement mattresses, protector pads and bedding for their LaPosada Emergency Family Shelter. The Toledo Rotary Club Foundation Community Service Committee members received the request, participated in the vetting […]

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Committees to Review Grants- All members are welcome to participate!

The 2018-2019 2nd Cycle of Grant applications have been received. The service committee’s will begin reviewing the applications at their upcoming meetings. All members are welcome to join in at a committee meeting to see how the grant review process works! We encourage you to check the calendar for upcoming meetings and participate in the […]

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Toledo Civic Hall of Fame Inductees

On Monday, November 5th, Tommy Roemer announced the 2018 Toledo Civic Hall of Fame Inductees. Prominent businessmen, entrepreneurs, and humanitarians have long called Toledo home. In 1998, Former Mayor Carty Finkbeiner helped to establish the Toledo Civic Hall of Fame, which recognizes some of Toledo’s most distinguished citizens. Selections are considered and made unanimously by […]

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War and Remembrance

One hundred years ago this month, World War I came to an end. At least 1,800 Rotarians from North America and Great Britain served in the military during that war; hundreds more enlisted in the Red Cross, the YMCA, and various government departments. More than 50 gave their lives. On the anniversary of Armistice Day, […]

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