Rotary Club of Hyannis

PO Box 39, Hyannis, Ma 02601

Welcome to the Hyannis Rotary Club Website!


Service Above Self

We meet Thursdays at 12:15 PM
Hyannis Country Club
1840 Iyannough road
Hyannis, MA  02601
United States
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Home Page Stories
December 1, 2015   Dave Ehart
December 2, 2015  Don & Betty Palmer 
December 8, 2015  Cy Nelson & Fred Anderson 
December 9, 2015  Jim Tvrdik & Bob Bourque
December 15, 2015  Kelly Sullivan 
December 16, 2015  Sean O'Brian   
December 22, 2015  NEW RECRUITS 
December 23, 2015  Jan & Lou Emrich
December 29, 2015 Bob & Gail Hess
December 30, 2015 John Curtis & Conrad Thamm    

For anyone who may have missed our speaker last on April 3, 2014, Jean Ciborowski Fahey PhD, Author Here is a video preview of our  Rotarians reading from her new book, Make Time for Reading: A Story Guide for parents of babies and young children.

Rotary Club of Hyannis Raffle Drawing Grand Prize $1000, 2nd Prize $500,  3rd Prize $250 & 4th Prize Husqvarna 7021p push mower

In 2014 the Rotary Club of Hyannis celebrates 88 years of service and commitment to the Hyannis area and Cape Card. We are a diverse group of professionals men and women who contribute their talents and time to make a difference locally and globally. The club is a member of Rotary international which allows our members to assist programs worldwide such as the eradication of Polio from our planet, sending desperate needed textbooks to Nicaragua and Shelter Boxes to Haiti during the recent devastating earthquakes.
The" Good Works Fund" of the Rotary Club of Hyannis has been involved in such projects as: taking a leadership role in funding the completion of the Bands Stand on the village green; refurbishing the playground at the  Barnstable West Barnstable Elementary School; providing funding to the Hyannis Public Library for computers and structural improvements; funding for a new scoreboard at McKeon Field and construction of a new senior center.
I am proud to serve as President of this wonderful organization and know first-hand what committed individuals can accomplish to enhance their community." If Service Above Self" appears to you as a will good fellowship and fun that I invite you to consider becoming a Rotarian.
Bob Macallister
Past  President
Rotary is a volunteer organization of 1.2 million businesses and professional leaders United worldwide to provide humanitarian services to help build goodwill and peace. About 32,000 Rotary clubs of more than 200 countries and geological areas conduct projects to address today's challenges-including illiteracy, disease, hunger, poverty, lack of clean water, and environmental concerns-while encouraging high theatrical standards in all vocations.
Founded in Chicago in 1905 as a world's first volunteer service organization, Rotary quickly expanded around the globe. Today club members meet weekly to plan service projects, discuss community and international issues, and enjoy fellowship. Clubs are nonpolitical and open to every race, culture, and Creed.
November 2015
New Rotary flag and banner materials available in Brand Center
Give your Rotary flag or banner a new and professional look with our updated materials, available in the Brand Center. With eight options of colors and backgrounds to choose from, you can find the design that will best strengthen your club or district brand. The Brand Center also offers everything you need to create communications with the Rotary look and tone. You can download Rotary’s logo -- or create your own club or district logo. And you’ll find editable templates for brochures, newsletters, PowerPoint presentations, fliers, and more. (Sign-in required.)
Rotary honors six women for leadership and humanitarian service
Rotary President K.R. Ravindran has named six Rotary Global Women of Action for 2015. The honorees were chosen for their dedication and service, which has improved the lives of thousands around the world. “Every day at Rotary I see firsthand how our members work to change lives and make a significant impact,” said Ravindran. “Rotary’s Global Women of Action embody Rotary’s motto, Service Above Self.” The women will be honored at Rotary Day at the United Nations in New York City on 7 November. They will address attendees and lead discussions on various topics related to their work. The six...
Showcase your project at the Seoul convention
Apply to host a booth in the House of Friendship at the 2016 Rotary International Convention in Seoul, 28 May-1 June. This is an opportunity to showcase your club or district project, recruit members for your Rotary Fellowship, share information about your Rotarian Action Group, or market Rotary merchandise if you are a licensed RI vendor. The application deadline is 30 September. Booth allocations will be awarded by 1 November. Apply
Bringing education to rural Mexican area, one school at a time
When Mariana Day moved in 1989 to the small beach town of Chacala, in Nayarit, Mexico, she noticed that the surrounding rural areas struggled to maintain schools. And most children weren’t able to go beyond an eighth-grade education. Day, who is a member of the Rotary Club of Bahía de Jaltemba-La Peñita, in Nayarit, had started a local scholarship program before she joined Rotary. Called Changing Lives, the program provided students with high school tuition, uniforms, school supplies, and transportation. In addition, Rotary clubs from the United States and Mexico have been investing in the...
Meet our polio partners
From the September 2015 issue of The Rotarian Eradicating polio is a complex job. Since 1988, we’ve collaborated with the World Health Organization, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and UNICEF to tackle the disease through our Global Polio Eradication Initiative. Here’s how our roles break down. The Strategist: WHO The World Health Organization (WHO) coordinates the management and administration of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative and provides technical and operational support to ministries of health in countries around the world. WHO is responsible for monitoring...