Evergreen Rotary is about using friendship and acquaintance as an opportunity to serve others through the Rotary Avenues of Service – Community Service, Vocational Service, Youth Service, and International Service. 


Examples of Community Service:


·         Annual Fall recycle day at the Evergreen Country Day School,

·         Cleaning up our local roadways of trash,

·         Supporting early childhood literacy development through partnerships with Imagination Library, and

·         Providing free Thanksgiving meals for our seniors.


Examples of Vocational Service:


·         Ethics in Business Award,

·         Career Day,

·         Speed Networking,

·         Weekly 2 minute vocational talks by members, and

·         Vocational Month.


Examples of Youth Service:


·         Developing Leadership skills in our high school students through an Interact Club.

·         Developing Leadership skills in junior high and high school students through Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA – a week long training event).


Examples of International Service:


·         $160,000.00 Rotary Grant to educate young Guatemalan women breaking the cycle of poverty.

·         Island and people of St.Helene, Honduras.  Evergreen Rotarians teach and live with the on the island with residents who survive without electricity, or a full time school and one public well.  Recently, due to Rotary grants a new school was built, and water wells and pumps have been installed.  Electricity is also coming via private funding.

·         Phase 2 of a Water, Sanitation and Hygine project (WASH) and are pursuing a Global Grant to install the distribution system and necessary training. 


These are just a few of the many projects pursued by the Evergreen Rotary Club.  We are one of 33,000 clubs in over 200 countries within Rotary International working to make a difference in the lives of people in our communities and all over the world and having fun while doing it.


If you are interested in learning more, come visit at one of our breakfast meetings.  We meet most Friday mornings at 7 am at the Evergreen Country Day School.  For program information and many more details about our club, please visit our website (, or you are welcome to give me a call at 303-881-1227 or email me at  I look forward to meeting you.


Douglas Turner, Rotary Club President, 2019-2020