On this page you will find various club and Rotary related news, as well as links to our Facebook page and District Facebook page.  Please feel free to browse through the information to find out a little bit more about what we do. 
 
CLUB NEWS ARCHIVE
Helping sales at our BBQ stand at the Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show was an appearance by North Queensland, Maroons and Kangaroos legend, Johnathon Thurston !
 
Researchers at Griffith University are leading the way in the fight against malaria which kills over 400,000 people a year.  Our club is helping the cause and so can you !
 
We are proud to promote upcoming event hosted by our neighbouring Parkwood Rotary who are putting on their 'Let's do Lunch' event on 3rd June to End Polio Now.
 
Today we had the privilege of having Hetty Johnston AM, founder of Bravehearts, present to our Club on the inspirational work Bravehearts does to prevent child sexual assault in our society.
 
The Rotary Club of Hope Island has welcomed three new fantastic members to the club. We're very excited to have Martin, Craig and Laraine on-board with us.
 
The Rotary Club of Hope Island was proud this morning to congratulate an array of employees across a number of industries through the Pride of Workmanship Program.
 
Our club is proud to be supporting this groundbreaking research through the great work of a number of our club members.
 
 
The Rotary Club of Hope Island is proud to be supporting the Gold Coast Ramble with our Disaster Aid Australia pit stop today at Australia Fair Metro in Southport.
 
Engaging with the local community is something our Rotarian's thoroughly enjoy.  Recently there has been an array of events that our members have involved themselves in.
 
This week, the Rotary Club of Hope Island was fortunate to have Lee from OzHarvest Gold Coast present information about this wonderful community organisation.
 
The Rotary Club of Hope Island is pioneering a new way to enable local business owners to contribute to the local community, the Corporate Community Partner Program (CCPP).
 
 
LATEST ROTARY NEWS
Rotary Support Center certified as Center of Excellence
The Rotary Support Center has earned BenchmarkPortal's certification as a Center of Excellence, a noted designation in the customer service and support industry. The certification puts Rotary's Support Center in the top 10 percent of industry peers that requested evaluation by BenchmarkPortal. The Rotary Support Center received nearly 50,000 phone calls and 84,000 email requests for help last year. "I am so proud and happy to have such a great team who continue to reach higher levels of performance and break new records and exceed the goals," says Howard Henry, Support Center manager. "This...
Five years since its debut, Rotary Club Central is getting a big upgrade
When we introduced Rotary Club Central in 2012, it revolutionized goal tracking and planning for clubs and districts — no more filling out paper club-planning forms or passing along boxes of historical club information every time a new leader took office. Rotary Club Central offered clubs and districts a quantifiable way to begin measuring local and global impact, specifically membership initiatives, service activities, and Rotary Foundation giving. But as with any technological advancement, in a few short years, Rotary Club Central began to show its age, and Rotarians took notice. They...
Rotary International Board adopts new zone structure
At its January 2017 meeting, the Rotary International Board of Directors adopted a new zone structure for Rotary clubs. Rotary bylaws require the Board to complete a comprehensive review of the 34 Rotary zones no less often than every eight years to ensure that each zone has an approximately equal number of Rotarians. The Board’s previous review of the zones occurred in 2008. The Board earlier approved the creation of three regional workgroups to develop rezoning proposals for Asia, Europe/Africa, and the Americas. These workgroups comprised one representative (either a current director,...
Centennial celebration honors 20 noteworthy global grant projects
Through The Rotary Foundation, Rotary members have supported thousands of projects that promote peace, fight disease, provide clean water, save mothers and children, support education, and grow local economies. We’ve also led the fight to eradicate polio worldwide. As part of our celebration of the Foundation’s centennial, we’re honoring 20 global grant projects with special recognition. Learn more about the projects using our interactive map.
Convention: Southern hospitality
The Atlanta Host Organization Committee is offering some good old-fashioned Southern hospitality at the Rotary International Convention from 10 to 14 June. It has planned a wide range of activities featuring everything from good food and music to inspiring tours of local landmarks. If it’s your first convention, these events are chances to meet fellow Rotarians from around the world, and if you’re an experienced convention goer, you can catch up with old friends. Hall of Fame baseball player Hank Aaron will host Rotarians for a “Strike Out Polio” night at the new SunTrust Park, where you’ll...