When and where does the Lebanon Breakfast Rotary Club meet?
Every Thursday (exceptions are holidays and the week of the annual Wilson County Fair) at 6:45 AM in the Fellowship Hall of the First Methodist Church at 415 West Main Street in Lebanon, TN.
What are the qualifications for membership?
Prospective member should:
hold or be retired from a position of leadership or professional stature in the public or private sector.
demonstrate volunteer service commitment to the community.
have the ability/willingness to participate in the club’s community projects and fundraisers (annual Wilson County Fair Rotary Concessions Booth and annual Lebanon Breakfast Rotary Club Fish Fry & Aviation Heritage Day).
live or work within the Lebanon, TN / Wilson County area.
Are there attendance requirements?
Yes. A minimum of 60% attendance at the weekly meeting is expected (there are about 47 weekly meetings per year). If a meeting is missed, members can maintain the expected attendance level by attending another local Rotary club meeting, attending a club meeting while traveling (see club locator at rotary.org/en/search/club-finder) or by viewing an online meeting at rotaryeclubone.org.
What are the financial obligations of membership?
There is a $100.00 initial membership fee (initiation fee) to be turned into the club secretary or treasurer. Quarterly dues are $140.00 and due the first month of each quarter. These quarterly payments include the actual dues to Rotary, cost of breakfast, fees that the club pays to Rotary International on behalf of each member.
What is the Paul Harris Society?
The Paul Harris Society is named after the founder of Rotary International. The society recognizes friends of The Rotary Foundation who annually contribute US$1,000 or more to the Annual Programs Fund, PolioPlus, and other approved Foundation grant activities. Society contributions may count toward Rotary Foundation Sustaining Member, Paul Harris Fellow, Multiple Paul Harris Fellow, and Major Donor recognition. Your gift will advance world understanding, goodwill, and peace through the improvement of health, the support of education, and the alleviation of poverty.
Does Lebanon Breakfast Rotary Club have any Paul Harris Fellows? Does this support The Rotary Foundation?
Yes, we have several Paul Harris Fellows. And yes, Paul Harris Fellow designation is an indication of financial support to The Rotary Foundation. A current listing of our Club's Paul Harris Fellows is below:
Bone, Winstead Paine IV
Foutch, John D
Gardner, Shelly Thompson
Hussey, Cecil D Jr.
Maxwell, Charles Adam
Nave, Lou Judson
Neely, Stephen M.
Purkey, R. Tom
Thomas, R. Reed
Vantrease, Paul B III
Bone, W. P.
Norman, Haywood P
Reed, Larry (Butch)
Wright, Stephen E.
Bone, Robert C
James, Ed (SM)
McDonald, Terry (SM)
McKinney, Clark (SM)
Partee, Candace (SM)
Paul Harris Fellow Classification*
As of March 17, 2022
SM = Sustaining Member