Rotary District 6600 includes 63 clubs and over 3,100 members in Northern Ohio​.

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We are neighbors, community leaders, and global citizens uniting for the common good. With you, we can accomplish even more.

Ohio Pathways Rotary E-Club

Rotary e-clubs are a lot like other Rotary clubs: they meet weekly, carry out service projects, support The Rotary Foundation, and socialize with each other. So what’s different about e-clubs? You join your meeting online when it’s convenient for you, day or night, any day of the week.

District Contact

Susan Murbach Hunt
Club Secretary
sue.murbach.hunt@gmail.com
440-985-8549

Four Way Test Speech Contest

Both the Four-Way Speech and Essay Contests are back for the 2021-2022 School Year! The District Contest is scheduled for the morning of Saturday, April 23, 2022 in Van Wert, Ohio.

District Contact:

Elizabeth Schultz
Rotary Club of Oberlin
440-935-3072
director@oberlinheritage.org

Reference Documents

2021 District 6600 Speech Contest Information

2021 Speech Contest for School Distribution

RYE

ROTARY YOUTH EXCHANGE

For over 75 years, students and host families have broadened their horizons through Rotary Youth Exchange. More than 80 countries and over 8,000 students each year participate in the program, which is administered at the regional level by Rotary districts and at the local level by Rotary clubs.

District Contacts

Mary AufdenKampe, DG
Rotary Club of Oberlin, co-chair
Email
216-570-9669

Gary AufdenKampe
E-Club of District 6600 Ohio Pathways, co-chair
Email
216-570-9697

IYFR Club

IYFR

The International Yachting Fellowship of Rotarians is the oldest and largest of the Rotary Fellowships. It began in England in 1947 and has grown to 90 fleets, with more than 3200 members in 32 countries.

All Rotarians can join IYFR. The only requirement for joining is an active interest in boating (ownership of a boat is not required). Local fleets are located worldwide; if there is not a local fleet in your area you can join as an Independent Member.

Boating with fellow Rotarians and friends is a delightful way to share ideas, improve your seamanship, provide support for Rotary service activities, make lasting friendships and practice the ideals of Rotary.

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MESA

Where we see need, MESA collaborates with global organizations to provide needed technology, medical supplies and hope to areas of the world where there is little or no hope.

MESA collects and sends medical and educational materials around the globe.

In the United States, there’s a huge wealth of usable medical equipment and supplies that are no longer in service.

The second-hand surplus in our country is often state-of-the-art to the healing needs of developing countries. Rotarians have the resources to collect, sort, identify, store and ship millions of dollars of still-usable medical supplies and equipment.

The supplies and equipment go from MESA’s warehouse in Fostoria, into a shipping container, and then into the port of a local Rotary Club for distribution.

District Contact

Gary Newton
Rotary Club of St. Marys
garynewton1@hotmail.com
937-416-3970

Four Way Test Essay Contest

The Four Way Test Essay is a project for students in grades 7-8 to bring the Rotary Four Way Test to life in a 1,500 word essay. The winner of your local essay contest moves on to represent your club at a District wide competition. Winners receive cash prizes. T

District Contact

Esther Baldridge
esther.baldridge@gmail.com

Reference Documents

Four Way Test Essay Club Toolkit

2018 Four Way Test Essay Winners

Rotaract of Maumee

Rotaract Club

Rotaract is a club for adults ages 18-30 that meets twice a month to exchange ideas, plan activities and projects, and socialize. While Rotary clubs serve as sponsors, Rotaract clubs decide how to organize and run their club and what projects and activities to carry out.

District Contact

Jeremy Knoff
Rotary Club of Maumee
jeremyknoff@gmail.com
419-345-6447

S.T.R.I.V.E.

STRIVE is a program where Rotary Clubs work with a high school for the purpose of motivating students to improve their school performance during their senior year. The major aspect of the program is that it is Student Driven and only facilitated by Rotarians. This program is FUN, INTERACTIVE, and can involve every Rotarian in your club.

STRIVE stands for, “Students Taking Renewed Interest in the Value of Education.”

Everything you need to create and maintain your STRIVE Program is available in our Club STRIVE Toolkit below. Fillable versions of the Participation and Notification forms are available as well.

District Contact

James Heib
tripp42@aol.com
440-315-8853

Reference Documents

New Toolkit for 2020-21 for STRIVE to follow by start of school year. (coming soon)

Serve to Change Lives
Heart of America Rotary Zones 30 & 31

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