What is Rotary?
Rotary is an international organization of business and professional leaders united worldwide, who provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and help build goodwill and peace in the world. We are 1.2 million neighbours, friends, and community leaders who come together to create positive, lasting change in our communities and around the world.
There are approximately 1.207 million Rotarians, members of more than 34,823 Rotary clubs in 537 districts in 8,028 Rotary Community Corp. (December 31, 2014)
Under the auspices of Rotary International and The Rotary Foundation, Rotarians around the world participate in and administer a broad range of humanitarian and educational programs and activities designed to improve the human condition and advance the organization's ultimate goal of world understanding and peace.
- Welland Neighbourhood Project
- Elementary Schools Technology Program
- Niagara Children&'s Centre
- Rotary Youth Outreach Program
- Overseas Student Exchange Program
- Project Prom Niagara
- Cops and Kids Program
- Medallion Graduation Program
Through events such as our Annual Elimination Draw, Rob’s Run, the Rotary TV Auction to name a few, your Rotarians are raising funds to invest in programs that address local community issues. To learn more about how you can apply for community or funding support, please click here.
- Tourism School-Argentina
- Bolivian Medical Ship
- Wells of Hope
- End Polio Now
- Elementary Technology Program in the Philippines
Becoming a Rotarian connects you with a diverse group of professionals who share your drive to give back. Over a meal, coffee, or online, you'll:
- Discuss your community's needs and discover creative ways to meet them
- Expand your leadership and professional skills
- Catch up with good friends and meet new ones
The Welland Rotary Club is interested in learning about you, your talents, expertise and how you want to get involved in your community.