August is Membership and New Club Development Month, a time to recognize our members and the incredible work they do locally and globally. In 2021, many Rotarians around the world worked together to curb the pandemic through vaccination drives. After a long year of uncertainty, hope is on the horizon.  In 2022 many clubs began efforts to help refugees escaping the war in Ukraine. There are so many ways to engage members.  Are you sharing your story?  Click read more for additional information on how your club can attract new members.
Membership Month is a great time to introduce friends and colleagues to the family of Rotary. District 5340 has a Membership Workshop slated for August 20 at 9:00 am. This Zoom workshop will give you the tools needed for having a robust membership drive. To register, click here.   In addition, here are just a few ideas on how to attract new members and keep them engaged:
  • Learn about strategies for attracting new members in this online course in the Learning Center. (A My Rotary account is required.) The course highlights ways to interest prospective members and showcase your club’s strengths. 
  • Because of the pandemic, many clubs have found how valuable meetings on online can be. The Engaging Online Meetings page has many useful tips and stories on virtual engagement. Take the Best Practices for Engaging Members online course to develop strategies for engaging people at all stages of membership.
  • Is your club healthy? Find out by taking this online course, which will help your club improve its member experience, service and social events, public image, and club operations. And don’t forget to address your club’s challenges! Answer a few questions in the Club Planning Assistant to get solutions that are tailored to the issues you are facing.
Find more membership resources in My Rotary.