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- Our district is spending over $60,000 ($60,454) for this campaign. Spending is between $5- $8/day per club. The current year's campaign started 7 years ago and will probably exhaust the budget sometime in February.
- One idea gained was found in the example of the Akron Area Chamber of Commerce promoting the Akron-Newstead Rotary Club's Christmas Auction by reposting the announcement. Perhaps there are community benefiting activities that our Chamber could boost.
- Periodically, he pays Facebook to give a club a boost using an especially good photo. Some Lockport targeting has been to people as young as 18 to an area circumscribing 310,000 people - although usually we want to target those within easy driving distance of our club meetings.
- This week, our site has 20 "likes" with our posts reaching 1601. Total "likes" to date are 883 with a 4331 total reach. That's an increase of 51.5% from last week. Some of our posts are shared with the district Facebook page. They have 49 page "likes" with a reach of 17,414 this week.
- Paul McAfee spends about 2 hours per day working on PR for Rotary! Thank him for his service!
Rotary is a worldwide organization of business and professional leaders that provides humanitarian service, encourages high ethical standards in all vocations, and helps build goodwill and peace in the world. Approximately 1.2 million Rotarians belong to more than 32,000 clubs in more than 200 countries and geographical areas.
Rotary club membership represents a cross-section of the community's business and professional men and women. The world's Rotary clubs meet weekly and are nonpolitical, nonreligious, and open to all cultures, races, and creeds.
The Rotary Foundation of Rotary International is a not for profit corporation that promotes world understanding through international humanitarian service programs and educational and cultural exchanges. It is supported solely by voluntary contributions from Rotarians and others who share its vision of a better world. Since 1947, the Foundation has awarded more than US$1.1 billion in humanitarian and educational grants, which are initiated and administered by local Rotary clubs and districts.
The Rotary Club of Lockport was chartered on May 1, 1919 with Charles A. Upson elected as the first club president and George C. Lewis elected as secretary. The club started with 25 charter members and grew to over 70 members within two years. Currently the club has over 50 members.