How do I join the Rotary Club of Mason and Deerfield?
Men and women who want to use their business and professional skills to serve our communities are invited to join us. Rotary members believe in our motto, “Service above Self,” and participate in our club find ways to help our neighbors in Mason and Deerfield Township, and in projects around the world, too.
We are not a business networking group. Our members work hard, have fun together and do rely on our business contacts and experience to benefit Rotary and our community projects.
For more information about joining the Rotary Club of Mason-Deerfield, contact membership director Garry Kohn.
How do I apply for Rotary college scholarships?
If you’re a senior at Mason High School and Great Oaks Career Centers, Kings High School and the Warren County Career Center, you’re eligible to apply for college scholarships awarded each spring by our club. The renewable scholarships are valued at $1,000 each year for four years. We also give one-time scholarships of $500.
For questions, contact scholarship committee director Betty Coulter.
How do I apply for a scholarship to study abroad?
If you’re a college student or will soon graduate from college, Rotary sponsors study abroad opportunities. Through the Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarships more than 40,000 men and women from about 100 nations have studied abroad under its auspices. Nearly 700 scholarships were awarded for study in 2009-10. Through grants totaling approximately $16.2 million, recipients from about 70 countries studied in more than 80 nations.
Request donations or other contributions
Can Rotary help my community group or project?
Rotary is the world’s first service club. Our members in Mason and Deerfield Township use their business and professional skills and contacts to help our neighbors whenever we can. We organize and lead projects in our communities and want to partner with you to provide solutions to unmet needs. We also have funds available to help make your projects and events a success. Our priorities include scholarships for local students; families and children in need in Mason and Deerfield Township; encouraging leadership, entrepreneurship and vocational skills learning; and, activities that help students learn to contribute in their communities.
Request other support from the Rotary Club of Mason and Deerfield , contact community service director Steve Cantrell.
Sponsorships and Donations
How can I or my business help Rotary with its community projects?
Individuals businesses are vital partners who help our club obtain the financial and other resources necessary for Rotary to help people in our communities. We welcome all supporters and offer a number of ways for you to be involved, including sponsorship of our annual charity golf outing in August, a chicken barbecue every fall before the Mason High School homecoming football game, and a reverse raffle in January with a $5,000 grand prize. Contributions to our club’s foundation are tax deductible.
For more information about helping the Rotary Club of Mason and Deerfield, contact foundation Jerry Kroll.
Speak at a Rotary Club meeting
How can I talk with Rotary members about my business or community project?
An important part of our weekly meetings is the time reserved for presentations from local business and community leaders. Our members want to learn about what’s important and happening in our communities – and how we can help.
We invite you to join us for breakfast. We meet every Tuesday at 7:30 a.m. at the Marriott Hotel on Mason-Montgomery Road at I-71. Presentations generally run 20-25 minutes.
For more information about speaking at an upcoming meeting of the Rotary Club of Mason and Deerfield, contact program chairman Norma Berry.