Are you looking to join a service organization but prefer a young, enthusiastic and FUN atmosphere? Well, then, the Southwest Omaha Rotary Night Club' is the one for you! See below for details, including information about meeting requirements, time commitments, dues and projects.We have two types of membership, full and Associate. The basics are below, Click here for our full Membership and Orientation packet or read on.... 
 

Process to Become a Member:
1. The application must be signed by the sponsoring Rotary member and turned in to the membership committee.
2. The Board must verify your occupation and agree:
     -That you hold an “important” position in your firm
     -That you are an outstanding leader in your vocation
     -That your vocation is not already being represented in our club
3. The Membership Committee or Board of Directors will verify your personal reputation both in your business and in the community.
4. The Board of Directors must approve the application.
5. The entire membership of the club must approve each new Rotarian.

Admission Fees $25 (One time set up charge)

Quarterly Dues $150
Quarterly dues include Rotary International and District dues ($23), food at weekly meetings ($60), Rotary International Foundation contribution for scholarships and grants ($25.00), Polio Eradication Contribution ($5), Service Fund for community grants and Club operational expenses ($37).

Meeting Attendance:
All Rotarians are encouraged to attend a Rotary meeting each week. The minimum attendance requirement is 50%. When you cannot attend our weekly meeting, you can make up at another club meeting. Meetings should be made up 14 days prior to or following your missed meeting. You can attend any Rotary meeting for make-up anywhere in the world that there is a Rotary. You can also make up meetings online via e-clubs.

Involvement:
In order to enjoy all the benefits of Rotary membership, you must get involved. Involvement comes in the form of attending weekly meetings, working on projects or committees, volunteering for projects that the group is supporting, and visiting with fellow Rotarians at each weekly meeting.
 

 

Southwest Omaha Rotary Night Club Membership Application


Name____________________________________________________________________________________

Residence Address/Zip_____________________________________________________________________

Residence Phone_________________ Fax_________________ Email ______________________________

Cell Phone __________________________

If former Rotarian, list club(s) & date(s) _______________________________________________________

Business Information:

Name of Business_________________________________________________________________________

Business Address/Zip _____________________________________________________________________

Business Phone___________________ Fax_________________ Email ______________________________

Principal activity of firm____________________________________________________________________

Position/title _____________________________________________________________________________

Length of time in this position_______________________________________________________________

Do spend at least 60% of your time in this position? Yes_____ No_____

How have you demonstrated leadership in your profession?______________________________________

_________________________________________________________________________________________

_________________________________________________________________________________________

How have you demonstrated leadership in community activities?__________________________________

_________________________________________________________________________________________

_________________________________________________________________________________________

If retired, list position and employer at time of retirement:________________________________________

_________________________________________________________________________________________

  1. Have you received, read and do you agreed to the terms of “The Orientiation and Application” packet? Yes  No
  2. Will you attend at least 50% of the Rotary meetings and/or make up those meetings you have missed? Yes  No
  3. Will you pay your quarterly dues on time? Yes  No
    (NOTE: Non-payment of dues will result in automatic termination).
 
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Signature                                                                                         Date
 
_____________________________________________________          _________________________________
Sponsoring Rotarian Signature                                                           Date

 

 

Southwest Omaha Rotary Night Club Associate Member Program

Program Considerations

1. Membership. No more than 1/3 of the club’s membership may be Associate Members.
2. Approval. Prospective members interested in an associate member category will be approved by the Rotary club through a process identified by the club.
3. Term. An individual can hold the position of associate member for a period of six months.
4. Attendance. The attendance requirement for an associate member is 50%. Missed meetings can be made up at other clubs or online, via E-clubs. Associate members are invited and encouraged to participate in club-sponsored service projects and club social events.
5. Classification. The associate member is assigned a specific classification. Because an associate member is not an official member of the Rotary club, this classification is not included in the classification limits set forth in the RI Constitution, Article 5 Section 2(b).
6. RI registration. The associate member will not be listed as an official member of the Rotary club. The associate member will be listed as an associate member of the Rotary club.
7. Badges. Name badges will be supplied by the club, and “Associate Member” will be reflected upon the badge.
8. Votes and quorum. For the purpose of general meetings, associate members are not eligible to vote on club matters. Because they are not official members of the Rotary club, associate members would not apply toward RI election voting.
9. Holding office. Associate members are not entitled to hold any club officer position but are encouraged to work with club committees.10. Financial obligations. Associate members may have the following financial obligations:

(a) Initiation fee: $10.00

(b) RI dues: Because associate members are not official members of the club, RI dues do not apply.

(c) Annual dues: $20.00 per month, due the first meeting of the month, regardless of attendance.

(d) Meal/beverage costs: Included in dues

(e) Change of membership status from associate to active: $15.00 initiation fee, $150.00 per quarter.

(f) Optional contribution to The Rotary Foundation: The Associate Member may contribute any amount they see fit to The Rotary Foundation.

11. Changing status. After a period of six months, the Associate member must either join as a full member of the club, or terminate his/her membership. Note: A current member of the Rotary club may not convert his/her membership status to associate member.
12. Bulletin and communication. Associate members will receive the club’s weekly bulletin or newsletter and regular club communications.
13. Receipt of The Rotarian or Rotary regional magazine. The Associate Member will not receive a copy of The Rotarian Magazine.
14. Public liability cover. The associate member will be included under the respective club liability insurance while participating in any approved club activities or projects, if applicable.
15. Participation in youth activities. The associate member is expected to abide by all restrictions, policies, and procedures with respect to club activities involving youth.
16. Termination. The process for terminating the membership of an associate member will be automatic after a period of six months from Associate Member’s joining date. If Associate Member fails to meet the 50% attendance requirement, the club may terminate the membership at their discretion. The Associate Member may terminate their membership at any time by giving either written or verbal notification to the club’s board. No refunds of dues will be given upon termination. Non-payment of dues will result in automatic termination.

 

Southwest Omaha Rotary Night Club Associate Member Application

 

Name____________________________________________________________________________________

Residence Address/Zip_____________________________________________________________________

Residence Phone_________________ Fax_________________ Email ______________________________

Cell Phone __________________________

If former Rotarian, list club(s) & date(s) _______________________________________________________
 

Business Information:

Name of Business_________________________________________________________________________

Business Address/Zip _____________________________________________________________________

Business Phone___________________ Fax_________________ Email ______________________________

Principal activity of firm____________________________________________________________________

Position/title _____________________________________________________________________________

Length of time in this position_______________________________________________________________

Do spend at least 60% of your time in this position? Yes_____ No_____

How have you demonstrated leadership in your profession?______________________________________

_________________________________________________________________________________________

_________________________________________________________________________________________


How have you demonstrated leadership in community activities?__________________________________

_________________________________________________________________________________________

_________________________________________________________________________________________


If retired, list position and employer at time of retirement:________________________________________


1. Have you read and agreed to the Associate Membership Guidelines? Yes  No
2. Will you attend at least 50% of the Rotary meetings and/or make up those meetings you have
missed? Yes  No
3. Will you pay your monthly dues of $20.00, regardless of attendance? Yes  No
(NOTE: Non-payment of dues will result in automatic termination).

 

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Signature                                                                                         Date
 
_____________________________________________________          _________________________________
Sponsoring Rotarian Signature                                                           Date
 

 

 
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