Rotary Club of Lockport
Posted on Oct 16, 2018
At our Breakfast Meeting on October 16th our President, Ellen Roth, spoke about club Goal Setting. 
 
President Roth outlined the various categories Rotary establishes for achieving a Rotary Citation or a Rotary Citation with Presidential Distinction.
 
To receive a Rotary Presidential Citation the Club must achieve the following:
 
1. Support and Strengthen the Club                                                 (achieve at least 3 of the following)
 
* achieve a net gain in membership
* maintain or improve the Club's retention of current and new members
* achieve a net gain in female membership
* have at least 60% of Club members report their birth date through My Rotary
* sponsor or co-sponsor a new Rotary Club
* conduct a classification study of your members' occupation and work to align your membership with the mix of business and professions in your community
 
2. Focus & Increase Humanitarian Service
            (achieve at lest 3 of the following)
 
* sponsor a Rotary Community Corps
* sponsor or co-sponsor an Interact or Rotaract Club
* contribute at least $100 per capita to the Annual Fund
* increase the number of members involved in service projects
* hold an event to raise funds for, or to improve awareness of, Rotary's work toward Polio Eradication
* conduct a significant local or international service project in one of Rotary's six areas of focus
 
3. Enhance Public Image & Awareness
            (achieve at least 3 of the following)
 
* post successful Club projects with details about activities, volunteer hours, and funds raised on Rotary Showcase
* use Rotary's brand guidelines, templates, People of Action Campaign materials, and related resources
* arrange for the Club's members to talk with the media to tell your Club's and Rotary's story
* host an event for Rotary alumni and highlight corporate, government, or no-governmental entity and work on a project together
* sponsor a Youth Exchange student or RYLA participant
It is possible for the Club to achieve a Presidential Citation with Distinction by achieving the following in addition to those activities required for a Presidential Citation. Included would be:
            (achieve up to 3)
 
* achieve a net gain in membership of 5 or more new members
* show how your members are People of Action by promoting your Club and its service activities on social media at least four times a month
* initiate or continue a leadership personnel or professional development program to enhance member's skills and the value of their membership.