An Open Letter To Rotary   Leave a comment

For 16 years, I was a member of the Rotary Club of Conroe. Rotary is one of the best international service organization. Before joining in 1993, I had been asked several times to become a member. I had a lot of respect for Rotary International; especially it’s 4-Way Test:

1.    Is it the TRUTH?
2.    Is it FAIR to All Concerned?
3.    Will it Build GOODWILL and Better Friendships?
4.    Will it Be BENEFICIAL to All Concerned?

However, I declined each invitation because I was not interested in belonging to an organization that did not allow women to become members. That all changed in 1989, so the next time I was asked, I became a Rotarian.

Even though I’m no longer a member, I continue to live each day following the 4-Way Test. — kenne

Becoming is Superior to Being

ConroeRotaryBannerxxxIn the fall of 1993, PDG John Germany sponsored me into the Rotary Club of Conroe, and what an experience these last sixteen years have been. Today,  I am an immensely better person because of Rotary.

But like all experiences, events offer occasions to move on. Sometimes we recognize them, but choose to ignore them. For some time now, I have been trying to look the other way as I move into another phase of life. However, the reality is I must move on without Rotary. I do so with regret, knowing that I have not given Rotary as much as I have received.

To those in the Rotary Club of Conroe, the district and Rotarians I have met around the globe, especially those with which I have worked closely, I resign from Rotary knowing I have helped transition people into the tasks in which I have participated over the…

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Posted September 26, 2020 by kenneturner in Information

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