What is a Paul Harris Fellow Award?

The Paul Harris Fellow recognition acknowledges individuals who contribute, or who have contributions made in their name, of $1,000 to The Rotary Foundation.

How do I join Paul Harris Society?

Go to the Paul Harris Society page (rotary.org/phs) and choose Join. Email or call Rotary’s Support Center ([email protected], +1-866-9- ROTARY) or the Rotary International office that serves your area. • Mail a completed Paul Harris Society sign-up form to The Rotary Foundation.

What is the highest Rotary award?

Service Above Self Award
The highest award an individual Rotarian can receive is the Service Above Self Award; only a maximum of 150 are awarded each year by the Board of Rotary International. Being named a Paul Harris Fellow is not unique. There are over one million Paul Harris Fellows worldwide.

How many Arch Klumph Society members are there?

700 Arch Klumph Society members
Since the society’s creation in 2004, there have been over 700 Arch Klumph Society members.

What is the difference between Rotary International and Rotary Foundation?

Financial structure. The Rotary Foundation is organized as a public charity operated exclusively for charitable purposes and governed by a Board of Trustees. The operations of Rotary International, a member organization, are overseen by its Board of Directors.

Why did Paul Harris start Rotary?

Rotary started with the vision of one man — Paul P. Harris. Harris was impressed that Frank was friendly with many of the shopkeepers. He had not seen this kind of camaraderie among businessmen since moving to Chicago and wondered if there was a way to channel it, because it reminded him of growing up in Wallingford.

What is a sustaining member in Rotary?

A Rotary Foundation Sustaining Member is a person who contributes US$100 or more per year to the Annual Programs Fund.

What does the Rotary Foundation do?

Our mission. The Rotary Foundation helps Rotarians to advance world understanding, goodwill, and peace by improving health, providing quality education, improving the environment, and alleviating poverty.

Is Rotary prestigious?

Rotary is the oldest and most prestigious service club in the world. Its ranks include executives, managers, professionals – people who make decisions and influence policy.

What is Rotary Service Above Self Award?

Rotary’s highest honor recognizes Rotarians who demonstrate Rotary’s motto, Service Above Self, by volunteering their time and talents to help others. The award is internationally competitive, and is granted to no more than 150 Rotarians worldwide.

What is Arch Klumph society?

Named after the sixth president of Rotary, the Arch Klumph Society recognizes The Rotary Foundation’s highest tier of donors — those who have contributed $250,000 or more during their lifetime.