About Rotary

The Rotary Club of Fort Myers South has over 100 members who are among the 1.3 million Rotarians worldwide. “Service Above Self” is the motto of Rotary International, which has contributed more than $1.2 billion and tens of thousands of volunteer hours toward polio eradication in addition to projects such as water quality, world peace and literacy.  For more information about the Rotary Club of Fort Myers South visit www.rotarysouth.org.

Lending A Hand – Rotary International

Through the generosity of our members and events such as the John Carrigan Rotary South All-Star Classic, the Rotary Club of Fort Myers South’s Foundation has donated more than $32,800 in funding for the following projects and organizations in the past year:

  • Music Foundation – summer camp scholarships
  • Hope Clubhouse – dining tables and chairs
  • Art of the Olympians – donation in honor of Scholar-Athlete speaker
  • Laboratory Theatre – anti-bullying education
  • Pine Manor Association – backpacks, school supplies and food bank
  • Tice Fire & Rescue – educational materials
  • Rotary Camp Floriad – memory brick
  • Club Rotario Santiago Gurabito – general donation
  • Honor Flight, Rotary District 6960 – sponsored 2 veterans
  • Paul Lawrence Dunbar Middle School – chapter books
  • Adopt-a-Village in Guatemala – water tank
  • Meals of Hope – Kids Against Hunter
  • Center for Spiritual Living CC – Thanksgiving and Christmas donations
  • Dr. Piper Center for Social Services – funding for holiday gifts
  • Children’s Advocacy Center – freezer for United Way House
  • Lee County Reading Council
  • Community Cooperative Ministries, Inc.
  • Heights Foundation
  • Junior Achievement – classroom sponsor
  • Scholar Athlete scholarships
  • SWFL Symphony Orchestra – youth education programs
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Lee County – summer camp programs
  • Multicultural Centre of SWFL – backpacks and school supplies
  • Fort Myers YMCA
  • Boy Scouts of America, Southwest Florida Council
  • Mosquito nets
  • Freedom & Virtues Institute