Public Relations

Rotary Leadership Institute – Registration

The following is a message to all Rotarians from PDG Mukund Nori
D-7980 RLI Chair in regards to an exciting opportunity available to members of Rotary. I am playing a role in this leadership opportunity as well, which you can learn more about below.  Best, Gerry

Dear Rotarians,

We are excited to offer you the opportunity to develop new leaders for your club through the Rotary Leadership Institute (RLI). In this program, attendees will:

  • Be introduced to the World of Rotary
  • Learn concepts of leadership at the Club level and beyond
  • Learn how to collaborate within and between clubs
  • Develop partnerships with other clubs
  • Generate ideas for future projects and programs

This program is open to all Rotarians and is especially useful for new Rotarians.

Date:                 March 26, 2016
Location:          University of New Haven, West Haven
Cost:                 $75
Register at:        www.rlinea.org
Deadline:          March 12, 2016

District Governor, Geraldine Tom, has generously offered to support training for 1 (one) future leader of your club (one leader per club) at no cost to your club or to the member.

Complete the attached certificate and give it to a deserving member of your club.

We look forward to seeing every club represented and hopefully more than one person per club.

Yours in Rotary Service
PDG Mukund Nori
D-7980 RLI Chair

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Public Image and Effective Communications

Public Image and Effective Communications – Help for Clubs:

**From Brian Amey PDG; District Public Image Committee Chair

The District is now offering a Public Image/Public Relations Toolkit to clubs to help them develop an image in their community and attract new members with the skills and interest that will grow their club. Also to insure internal communications are effective and help to retain existing members. The toolkit is essentially a collection of useful articles and papers and links to publications and videos focusing on image building and communication using Social Media, Club Websites and Newsletters. But also there are materials to help with Media Relations including several sample news releases for print and/or broadcast media. The Toolkit is included on the Public Image Committee Webpage. Click here to go there.

We will welcome feedback and best practice examples in addition to the Tool Kit the list below will give us more material to enlarge the kit. Please contact me; Brian Amey PI Committee Chair. (Click his name here or on the Committee page).

Here are some of the Rotary subjects we are looking for feed back;

* Training members to all use Word of Mouth to promote Rotary

* Follow-up with Meeting Guests

* Follow-up with Club Event Participants

* Direct Marketing (Direct Mail)

* Displays at Club and Community Events

* Brochures

* Promotional Giveaways

* Displays in high traffic areas (trains, busses, stations, taxis, etc)

* Billboards

* Radio

* Cable

* Television

* Promotional Giveaways

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