2020 District Conference Cancelled – DG Scott McLaughlin

On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the COVID-19 outbreak a pandemic. This is an emerging, rapidly evolving situation. We are in uncharted territory. As our communities continue to be impacted by the evolving effects of the COVID-19 virus, my first concern is for the health and safety of every Rotarian and […] [Continue Reading] ...read more

Membership Incentive

In January I introduced the District membership incentive to the Club Presidents, and in the February newsletter I addressed “Our Membership Challenge”.  I want everyone to know that we are all in this together.  Growing Rotary is something we should all discuss at EVERY Rotary function. To help encourage every member to INVITE and ASK […] [Continue Reading] ...read more

District Trainer needed for RY 2020-21

District 5630 has an opening for the Rotary year 2020-21 for a District Trainer.  If you have someone in your club you think would be an inspirational leader with educational and instructional skills, please ask them if they would be willing to serve in a district leadership role.  This position has NUMEROUS resources from the […] [Continue Reading] ...read more

Our Membership Challenge

Just as the picture depicts, our membership numbers in the district are at crisis point. This is certainly not to blame any one person, club or challenge. We have arrived here as the consequence of our lack of action, and acceptance that we have a problem. In a 12-Step program (like Alcoholics Anonymous) they tell […] [Continue Reading] ...read more

February 2020 District 5630 Newsletter

Contents: Page 1 – District Governor’s Message – DG Scott McLaughlin Page 1 – Announcement of District Governor for 2022-23 – DG Scott McLaughlin Page 2 – February 2020 President’s Message – RI President Mark Daniel Maloney Page 3 – Rotary Youth Exchange News – RYE Chair Paula Witt Page 4 – Rotary Foundation News – […] [Continue Reading] ...read more