The Bartlesville Rotary Club is one of 33,000 clubs in more than 200 countries sharing the 2019-2020 Rotary Year theme of "Rotary Connects the World."
Club members have been principal contributors to the creation and growth of the Depot Train Display in downtown Bartlesville.
The club provided a record $7500 over the last 12 months toward worldwide polio vaccination programs such as this one in India, where just two drops of the oral vaccine provides lifetime protection.
For many years the club has provided financial support and coaches for the robotics team sponsored by Tri-County Technology Center. Here is the 2019 team with FIRST Robotics Co-Chair Woodie Flowers. Team's robot in lower right.
At least once each month, the club helps with serving meals to participants in the Bridges of Bartlesville program.
Members shared work experiences and opportunities in a recent career lunch for Bartlesville area youth.
The club took a lead role in the renovation of Bartlesville's picturesque Memorial Bridge. They recently teamed up with members of the DAR for a spring spruce-up of the bridge overlook.
Students Preston, Tatiana and Victoria completed the Bartlesville Rotary-sponsored RYLA leadership training in October.
In-person Club meetings have been suspended for the time being as a Covid-19 precaution.
Meeting Mondays at Noon
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Our club is the fastest-growing club in the 79-club Rotary District 6110 with 39 new members joining since 2017.
The Rotary Club of Bartlesville, OK, is a network of men and women who influence positive change in the community and the world. Our members are dedicated to improving the quality of life for everyone, with a particular focus on helping students become productive citizens. We create, volunteer for and fund community-based activities as well as collaborate with other organizations locally and internationally to live out the Rotary motto of “Service Above Self.”
The club, which celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2015, provides an opportunity to build lifelong friendships and experience the benefits of volunteer service to others. Meeting weekly at noon every Monday, the club is an organization of nearly 130 business, professional and community leaders. Members gather in the Community Room of the Bartlesville Community Center, with a catered lunch provided for those interested. Meetings normally end promptly at 1 p.m.
Weekly meetings feature speakers from throughout the community and the region addressing topics such as important civic issues, current events, and trends in business, government, education and the professions.
$500 Scholarship for BHS Interact Senior
Beginning this year, the Bartlesville Rotary Club will begin awarding a $500 scholarship to seniors specifically who participate in the BHS Interact Club. The scholarship will be awarded at the 2020 Senior Awards Ceremony. Click here to obtain details and scholarship application.
$11,000 Provided to Students and Local Causes
The Bartlesville Rotary Club is proud to have contributed over $11,000 to help students and worthwhile projects in our community during the current Rotary Year (July 1, 2019-June 30, 2020). Included in that amount is $2500 in college scholarships to help four very deserving students. Thank you Rotarians!