THE ROTARY CLUB OF NORTH FORT MYERS was chartered on June 14, 1973, by our Charter President, Richard “Dick” McConville. We...Read More
We had a great golf tournament in 2019 and raised over $6,600 for our projects. Our 2020 tournament is now scheduled and time to mark your calendar – read more ——–>
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We meet every Thursday, 8:00 AM, at the Three Fisherman Seafood Restaurant – 13021 North Cleveland Avenue. On the north side of the Caloosahatchee River, on the west side of North Cleveland Avenue (also known as US-41 or N Tamiami Trail), located at the Best Western Hotel. (map)
Visiting Rotarians are always welcome!
The Rotary Club of North Fort Myers
is part of the worldwide organization of Rotary International
Our motto is “Service Above Self” and we strive to assist various charitable groups in our community and in the worldwide organization of Rotary.
We strive to live by our 4-Way Test:
1. First, Is it the Truth ?
2. Second, Is it Fair to All Concerned ?
3. Third, Will it Build Goodwill and Better Friendships ?
4. Fourth, Will it be Beneficial to All Concerned ?
OF COURSE IT WILL, NOW GO OUT AND LIVE IT !!!
Always a Great Day when a new Rotarian is brought into our club. Jean Sinko was in ducted on January 22nd and Christina Schwinn was induced on January 29th.
Left: Jean and her sponsor, husband George along with President Bill and Inductor Norm.
Right: Christina with her sponsor President Bill and Inductor Norm.
Holiday Toy Project:
We had our Holiday Toy Project (District Grant Project) for J Colin English Elementary School Head Start Students. We were able to provide holiday gifts for over 80 students:
Our club participated in the District wide project to provide dictionaries to all public school third graders. Our Rotarians along with students from the North Fort Myers Interact Club participated in providing dictionaries to four schools in our area.
We held our Induction Party on June 1st at Magnolia Landing. An enjoyable time was had by all. We recognized outgoing President Tim, his officers and board on the excellent year we had. Bill Thomas was also recognized as our Rotarian of the Year. District Governor Elect Darryl Keyes did the honors for Tim, Bill and the induction of our new officers and board.
DGE Darryl and President-Elect Bill present President Tim with his Past President plaque, pin, and name badge:
DGE Darryl Keyes and President Tim present Bill Thomas with our Rotarian of the Year award for 2019:
Golf Tournament Charity:
President Tim and President-Elect Bill present the golf tournament charity check for $2,000 to Deborah Nauss, Assistant Principal, and Dawn Engh, Intervention Support Specialist, at Hancock Creek Elementary for their Literacy Program.
ROTARY’S POLIO PLUS:
Rotary’s Polio Plus, started in 1979, has raised over $1.7 billion, performed countless hours of volunteer time, and has inoculated over 2.5 billion children around the world. Polio cases have been reduced by 99+ % since 1988 (350,000 cases worldwide) to 22 cases reported in 2017. This January 2019, our own David Rice volunteered to volunteer to go to India as part of a Rotary Polio Plus Inoculation Team and administer the vaccine.