Club Information

Welcome to Gary Rotary Club!


Service Above Self

We meet In Person
Thursdays at 12:00 PM
Beach Cafe
903 Shelby St.
Gary, IN 46403
United States of America
First & Third Thursday of each month **Meetings will be conducted virtually until further notice**
Club Executives & Directors
President Elect
Rotary Foundation
Vice President
Immediate Past President
Board of Directors
Board of Directors
Board of Directors
Executive Secretary
Rotary District 6540
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These virtual meetings are proving to be very popular for Gary Rotary. At our most recent meeting on November 5, we had 18 participants. They were, new member Anthony Titus, president Natalie Johnson, Dick Hagelberg, Warren Johnson, Eric Tonk, Gene Ayers, Mark Stern, Jim Huson, Dorreen Carey, Shirley Caylor, Wendell Carey, Joyce Davis, Patrick Schubert, Paul Orner, Don Parker, George Rogge, Jack Tonk, and District Governor John Frischie. Certainly meeting in person may be preferable, but zooming is better than not meeting at all. President Natalie announced that we are beginning discussions with the Gary YWCA regarding a fund raising effort in recognition of both their and our 100th anniversary. District Governor John Frischie encouraged our participation in the District 6540 ZOOM Rotary Foundation Gala on November 12, 2020. Speakers include Rotary International President Holger Knaack and Rotary Foundation Trustee Brenda Cressey. Entertainment will be provided by the Jive Aces, the United Kingdom/s No. 1 Jive and Swing Band. To register for the event and obtain the link go to Our next meeting will be Thursday, Nov 19.
Introducing our newest member, Anthony Titus. Anthony is a 28 year member of the Gary Police Department, a graduate of Roosevelt High School, and is completing a BA degree in Public Safety Management at Calumet College. Anthony heard of our club when he participated in a webinar on diversity, equity, and inclusion sponsored and conducted by the Rotary Club of Harlem. Yes ... the Harlem in New York City. How about that for a connection. Anthony and his wife Sarita have two children and live in Winfield, IN. Welcome Anthony.
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.
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Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays:
  • Jessie Renslow
    November 27
  • Michael Doyne
    November 21
Join Date:
  • Theresa Knipe
    November 1, 2018
    2 years
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