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Welcome to Gary Rotary Club!


Service Above Self

First & Third Thursday of each month
Miller Bakery Cafe
555 S. Lake St.
Gary, IN  46403
United States
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Home Page Stories
Our speaker for the May 16, meeting will be Patrick Ken Barry. Patrick is the head of the City Life Center located at 225 W. 5th Ave. in Gary. Some of you may remember the building as the YMCA and the Boys & Girls Club. The Center runs a variety of programs including after school tutoring, physical education, mentoring, parent involvement, and community based service projects.  Bring a friend to the meeting to hear of this exciting new program in Gary.
The 26th/27th Annual Gallery Gallop will be held on Saturday, May 11, starting at the Lake St. Beach, in Marquette Park. The 8K run will commence at 6:00 PM but loads of help will be needed prior to the start. Volunteers will be needed at the registration table, as spotters on the route, and water dispensers on the beach. This is our annual fund raiser. Details will be available at our meeting. 
Gary Rotary Club along with St. Mary of the Lake Church conducted a workshop on healthy eating and some basics of gardening. Over a dozen people attended the April 6, event and learned the benefits of a healthy diet, along with learning how to start vegetables from seed. The event was partially funded with a grant from the Porter County Master Gardeners Association. Chairperson Dorreen Carey reported that some of the participants have reported success with plants coming up in the seed trays.
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.
Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays:
  • Dorreen Carey
    May 13
  • Theresa Knipe
    May 15
  • John Roser
    May 18
  • Carmella Saraceno
    May 27
  • B. Eugene Ayers
    May 30
Spouse/Partner Birthdays:
  • Dee Tonk
    May 31
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