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Welcome to Gary Rotary Club!


Service Above Self

First & Third Thursday of each month
Beach Cafe
903 Shelby St.
Gary, IN  46403
United States of America
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Rotary District 6540
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Home Page Stories
At our last meeting in February, the membership present voted to donate $500 to the Crisis Center's Wine Fest in support of their numerous programs for children in need of help. The 26th Annual Wine Fest, of which Gary Rotary was one of the founding partners, will be June 11, 2020, at Sand Creek Country Club. In addition to this donation, the members voted to donate the remaining amount in our Special Projects fund (approximately $600) to the Sojourner Truth Walk, scheduled for Saturday, June 13, 2020. Get your walking shoes ready for this great event.
Further, the members voted to support the Gary Youth Services Bureau summer work program, particularly with the Cities Connecting Children to Nature program which is seeking to create an urban garden at the old Gleason Park North golf range.
Also at our meeting Mark Stern made a contribution so that we would NOT sing happy birthday to him .... his 88th; happy bucks were donated by Joyce Davis because she has only 3 months left in her term as president; Eric Tonk for a successful ski trip and an upcoming trip to Costa Rica; Dick Hagelberg for successful oral surgery; and Doreen Carey because she has nothing about which to be sad.
While anyone can access the Rotary International website, members of Rotary are able to learn more detailed information including his/her contributions to the Rotary Foundation, information on Gary Rotary, and information on our Rotary District. To do this a member needs to register, or create an account on the website. Here is how you do it:
To gain maximum use of the Rotary International website, each Rotarian must create an account with Rotary. With this account you will be able to view your Rotary profile, as well as check your contributions to the Rotary Foundation. Here are the steps to do this.
  1. Go to, go to "For Members" and click on My Rotary or click on My Rotary where ever you see it.
  2. Click on Sign In/Register.
  3. If you are a first time user, click on Create account.
  4. Fill in the Account registration information and click on Continue. If club number is requested we are club #3359. Our District is 6540.
  5. You will be informed that an e-mail has been sent to you.
  6. Check your email for the address you provided in step 5. You will receive a message which will ask you to click on the blue link to finalize the process.
  7. Fill in all the mandatory information and click on Create account.
  8. When the screen refreshes you will be given information describing what you can do with the MyRotary account. After reading, click on Continue.
If you are not a first time user, after step 2, just enter your email address and password and click on Sign In.
Upcoming Events
Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays:
  • Jack Tonk
    March 19
  • Carl Hunter
    Deborah Doyle
    March 21
Join Date:
  • Mahdee Iqbal
    March 15, 2018
    2 years
  • Michael Doyne
    March 17, 1977
    43 years
  • Jason Harris
    March 21, 2017
    3 years
  • Paul Orner
    March 27, 1992
    28 years
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