Author Archives: Joyce Steward

Bird Watchers

Bird Watchers The Bird watching Fellowship commenced in 1991, with its presence at the Mexico convention. At it commenced the tradition of holding field trips during the convention to seek out local birds. Ultimately such trips took place the day immediately after the international  convention in order not to interfere with any of the scheduled […]

Clifford L. Dochterman

President’s Name Clifford L. Dochterman Presidential Year 1992-1993 Theme Real Happiness is Helping Others Home Town (Moraga, California, USA) Convention Host/ Convention History Melbourne, Vic., Australia May 23-26 (22,083) Other Information The ABC’s of Rotary Recognized by Rotary Global History Fellowship with the 1905 Liberty V Nickel 12 Steps to the Centennial What is a […]

License Plate Collecting

License Plate Collecting  CAR TAG — Collectors of Automobile Registration Tags from Around the Globe Brings together Rotarians around the world who participate in the hobby of license plate collecting.  Publishes a quarterly newsletter and manufactures and distributes unique collectible RI Convention license plates since 1992. Dues are $20 per year.  For more information contact […]


LATIN CULTURE –   Marcelo Frangiosa The Fellowship maintains a web page with members� information, and gives space to its members to publish material in their spheres of interest. Translation is one venue which has received a lot of interest for decades. People learn new languages and pass on that knowledge by translating. This translation service helps bridge […]

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<style=”font-size: 9pt”=””>2005.</style=”font-size:> <style=”font-size: 9pt”=””> Rotary Year</style=”font-size:> RI President/ <style=”font-size: 9pt”=”” color=”#800000″> (Pres- Home Club)</style=”font-size:> <style=”font-size: 9pt”=””> Theme</style=”font-size:> Graphics on the themes page Conv. Host Club/ Conv. Web Page <style=”font-size: 9pt”=””> 1997-98 </style=”font-size:> <style=”font-size: 9pt”=””> Glen W. Kinross (Brisbane, Qld, Australia) </style=”font-size:> <style=”font-size: 9pt”=””> Show Rotary Cares for your community for our world for its people […]

Rotarians on the Internet

The seed for ROTI was planted in the mid 90’s when a Rotarian from the Rotary Club of National City, California, USA established a Rotary interest group list on the original Prodigy system. The internet is THE place to be today. Everything happens over the internet and it makes the world much more smaller than […]


  The Fellowship of Literacy Providers   The Fellowship of Literacy Providers is a group of Rotarians, from around the world, who are interested in sharing ideas, information and techniques for improving literacy. There are many people who don’t know to read just because they were not given a chance to learn. There are people […]


Doll Lovers Fellowship The Group was chartered on 24th August 2004. While most Rotary Fellowships are based on niche groups which share a common hobby, we made “doll” an image to share culture, traditions & ethnicity across borders of the world. It is a proven fact that adult and children both love dolls and toys. […]

International Yachting Fellowship of Rotarians

History of The International Yachting Fellowship of Rotarians  The International Yachting Fellowship of Rotarians, formed in 1947 in Great Britain, is recognized as the oldest of the Rotary Fellowships. It was to become the first of many recreational fellowships formed with the World Fellowship Activities of Rotary International.In 1947, Rotarian John G. Barrett of the […]


THE FELLOWSHIP HISTORY The Fellowship was started when it was still at the stage of a pilot project as IVCG (International Vocational Contact Group). It was the year 1993. Only years later, when the IVCG pilot projects became regular on the basis of a review by the RI Board, it was renamed RRVF (Rotary Recreational […]