FAQS

 

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 supports The Rotary Foundation:

 

                    Scott Benson                

                    Robert C. Bone (PHF+2)

                    W.P. Bone

                    Greg Butler (SM) / (PHF+1)

                    Pat Climer

                    Chris Crowell

                    Tom Ferraro

                    Ed James (SM) / (PHF+1)

                    Brody Kane

                    Tab Kirkland

                    Mike Kurtz

                    Terry McDonald (SM) / (PHF+1)

                    Clark McKinney ((SM / (PHF+2)

                    Pete Norman              

                    Candace Partee (SM / (PHF+2)

                    Michael Penuel

                    David Taylor

                    Brownie Vantrease

                    Chad Williams

                    Steve Wright

                   

                    SM – Sustaining Member

                    PHF – Multiple Paul Harris Fellow