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Service Above Self

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People of ActionThe Rotary Club of Kansas City has proudly served the Kansas City area formore than 110 years. Rotary International is a global network of more than1.2 million members who believe that great things happen when dedicatedminds come together. We are community and business leaders representingdifferent professions, experiences, and perspectives but with a shared desireto connect with others to address the challenges affecting our communityand communities around the world.Our club offers opportunities for our members — and those interested inmaking a difference — to get involved. Through meetings, social events, andvolunteer projects, our members learn about the issues facing our communityand communities all over the world, partnering with local, national, andglobal experts to exchange ideas about potential solutions and to draw upaction plans to respond. Along with these opportunities to serve, membersalso are able to regularly network, resulting in lifelong friendships andbusiness connections.

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Service Above SelfSolving real problems takes real effort, commitment, and vision. Rotarianswork to protect communities from preventable disease, keep women andchildren healthy, improve education and economic outcomes, create safewater and sanitation infrastructure, and make our community and the worlda more peaceful place.We are working with various partners on the following projects:Geeks for Kids - Funding and building custom, electric cars for kids whocannot get around on their own.Westside Community Action Network Backpack Program & Christmas gifts -funding and volunteering to provide backpacks and school supplies to readychildren for success. Providing gifts for families in need at Christmas.Sleep in Heavenly Peace - funding and building beds so "no kid sleeps on thefloor in our town.'Ending Polio — Partnering with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, theWorld Health Organization, and UNICEF to end Polio, once and for all.

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The Rotary Youth CampThe Rotary Youth Camp is for children and young adults with special needsor who are disadvantaged.Imagine a place you can go to get away—to escape, even for a short while—where you’re free to be yourself, unconstrained, unabashed, and unafraid.That’s the Rotary Youth Camp. Our goal is to create life-changing momentsfor our young campers, many of whom live with physical, mental, oremotional challenges. That’s why, with the support of donors and community partners, the 40-acreRotary Youth Camp welcomes nonprofit groups to host camps free ofcharge. Through our camps and activities, we embrace and empower theyouth of Greater Kansas City, regardless of race, income, age, gender, ordisability. A century of cherished memories, transformative experiences, and children’sjoy radiate from these campgrounds and shape our traditions of changinglives one camper, one parent, and one volunteer at a time.

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Get InvolvedBecoming a member enables you to meet your community’s leaders and tomake an impact both here and around the world. We invite you to visit ourclub and find out more about us and the opportunities we offer to getinvolved.Our members have found that it’s a truly rewarding experience."Service Above Self summarizes what Rotary is all about, doing more good inthe world that would otherwise happen." - Rotarian and federal judge DuaneBentonJoin us for a meeting at The Kill Devil Club at 14th & Main - Thursdays atNoon. -OR- Drop in at our Satellite Meeting on the 4th Tuesday of themonth for Happy Hour at 5:30. The location rotates, so check our webpagefor details. Connect with us on Social Media:@rotaryclub13@rotaryclub13@RotaryClubofKansasCityDownload an application and find out how you can be a part of the RotaryClub of Kansas City! Click here.Rotary Club of Kansas City, MissouriPO Box 412457, Kansas City, MO 64141www.rotary13.orgoffice@rotary13.org816-842-2322