The Rotary Club of York, PA
Our club was formed in 1916 - just 11 years after Paul Harris formed the first Rotary Club in Chicago, IL It is the largest club in Pennsylvania and proud to be a part of the largest service club in the world with over 1.2 million members.
- Membership has been and continues to be a blend of business, community and religious leaders.
- Members include the Chief Executive Officer of most social agencies in the York area
- York Rotary membership is represented on most community, service and religious Boards of Directors throughout the region.
- A wide range of weekly speakers all sharing a variety of diverse backgrounds, insights and experiences
- Governors, Congressmen, Mayors
- Major corporate CEO’s
- Community leaders
- Local and regional individuals with interesting and inspiring experiences
The Rotary Club of York, PA is involved in a wide range of community and worldwide projects and services Some examples are:
- Youth Exchange - long and short term foreign visits and exchanges to promote peace and understanding in the world
- York Little League Baseball in York city
- Preserve Planet Earth Projects
- Susan Byrnes Health Education Center
- Literacy Programs
- Charitable Endowment Fund for local charities
- Student of the Month recognition
- JROTC - William Penn Senior High School
- College Scholarship and Loan Programs
- Rotaract - York College
- Y-Achievers – YMCA
- Adult jurors for York County Bar Association High School Mock Trials
- Service Above Self Awards and Recognition
- Teacher Impact Award Recognition
- Rotary Work Days
- Rotary Networking with various local organizations for potential employees - profit and non-profit sectors.
- Blood Drives
- Fund Raisers:
- Cloister Car Wash
- Annual Golf and Tennis Outing
- Missions to many foreign countries by our members - medical, educational and community health
- Rotary District Group Exchange Programs – we host people from other countries and send our people to visit their country
- Members regularly support important International programs such as:
- Rotary World Peace Scholarships
- International Rotary Scholars Awards
- Rotary Peace and Conflict Studies Programs
Click here for information on membership qualifications.