Posted on Aug 02, 2019
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Rotary Weekly
 A roundup of Rotary news
3 ways to make your club more inclusive
Katey Halliday is leading her district's effort to promote and embrace Rotary International's diversity, equity, and inclusion policy. For Membership Month, Halliday, a member of both Rotary and Rotaract in Adelaide City, South Australia, blogs about what the policy means for membership. She explains why it's importance to invite people from diverse backgrounds and include them in planning and decision making.
This week's stories
After-hours groups increase membership

In Galen Engel's club, the same 10 people seemed to be involved in everything. As a newer member of the Rotary Club of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, USA, he was excited to get the rest of the club engaged, and bring in new, younger members. He found it was easier to attract members to after-hours groups that meet in different locations and times around town. Ten of the club's 11 new members this year have come from these after-hours groups. Learn more about his club's plan for expanding membership in his post on Rotary Voices.

How Rotary changes lives

What happens when you say yes to Rotary? In the August issue, The Rotarian profiles 17 people who joined Rotary to make a difference, and how it transformed their lives.

Committee to nominate the RI president
The Rotarians who will serve on the Nominating Committee for President of Rotary International in 2021-22 have been announced. 
Take part in our membership webinar
Join us on Wednesday, 28 August, for our upcoming webinar We Are Rotary: Advancing Women as Leaders. The webinar takes place 15:00-16:00 Chicago time (UTC-5).