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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Home Page Stories
We had 17 participants in our ZOOM meeting of January 7. President Natalie asked three questions regarding National Bobble Head Day on January . #1, In which country did they originate ... answer ... Germany. Question #2, which sports team was the first to use one as a promotion ... answer .. New York Knicks. Question #3, Bobble Heads can cause a true disease .... answer ... True .... a head movement disorder of some kind.
Happy Bucks were contributed by Warren Johnson for President Natalie's trivia questions; Anthony Titus because both he and his wife are beginning a masters degree program in public safety; Eric Tonk so we would NOT sing in honor of his birthday; Gene Ayers for getting the holiday lights down from the South Shore Station; Dick Hagelberg for Eric Tonk helping him get his Sanitary District billing straightened out; Dorreen Carey for the results of the elections in Georgia; Joyce Davis just because she is happy; Natalie Johnson for her new pet; Wendel Carey for meeting up with Joyce's husband Bill recently; Zully Alvarado for the new technology which enabled her to communicate during the holidays with family in Ecuador; and Mike Doyne for the 17 participants in our meeting, noting this is larger than in person meeting attendance.
President Natalie noted to all members that a virtual Board of Directors meeting will be held Monday, January 25, beginning at 5:30. All members can participate.
Discussion  was held regarding participating in renovations and improvements at the Gary YWCA in observation of our 100 anniversary as well as that of the "Y".
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:
  • Eric Tonk
    January 6
  • Natalie Johnson
    January 11
Join Date:
  • B. Eugene Ayers
    January 1, 1976
    45 years
  • Jessie Renslow
    January 7, 2016
    5 years
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