Four Way Test
Of the things we think, say or do:
Is it the Truth?
Is it Fair to all concerned?
Will it build Goodwill and Better Friendships?
Will it be Beneficial to all concerned?
Rotary International President-elect Mark Daniel Maloney explained his vision for building a stronger Rotary, calling on leaders to expand connections to their communities and to embrace innovative membership models. “The first emphasis is to grow Rotary — to grow our service, to grow the impact of our projects, but most importantly, to grow our membership so that we can achieve more,” Maloney said.
Maloney believes that connection is at the heart of the Rotary experience.
We are a member-based organization, a club-based organization, and a service-based organization; we are local, regional, and international; we are community members, business people and professionals, working and retired, active in nearly every country in the world. Every one of our 1.2 million members has a unique set of goals, experiences, and priorities; every one of us has a unique understanding of Rotary.
2020 Rotary Clubs of Tyler Christmas Parade
The local Rotary International Clubs of Tyler are gearing up to host the 2020 Rotary Clubs of Tyler Christmas Parade. The parade will be held in downtown Tyler and begin at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 5.
New this year is the parade format and extended route. The RCOT will host a reverse parade with entrants remaining static and parked along the parade route. Parade attendees will have the option to walk the parade route on the sidewalk or drive along in their vehicle. We are also extending the parade route to allow for more entries this year.
Registration fees from September 14 to November 13:
- $25 for all Commercial Entries. Commercial Entries include area businesses and all for-profit entities.
- $15 for all Non-Commercial Entries. Non-Commercial Entries include marching bands, groups from schools, churches, scouts, civic/service clubs, and all other not-for-profit entities.
- No Entry Fee for First Responders which include Law Enforcement, Fire, Ambulance, Military, and other similar agencies; and elected and appointed government officials.
Late Registration fees from November 14 to November 27:
- $50 for all Commercial Entries. Commercial Entries include area businesses and all for-profit entities.
- $30 for all Non-Commercial Entries. Non-Commercial Entries include marching bands(including school entries from the same school as their band), groups from schools, churches, scouts, civic/service clubs, and all other not-for-profit entities.
November 27, 2020 (or earlier if the limit has been reached) is the deadline for submitting applications.
This year’s parade theme is “Together, We are Rose City Strong” and winners will be selected in six categories: Best Holiday Theme, Best Band, Most Interactive Entry, Spirit Award, Most Creative Entry and Best Decorated Vehicle.
The Christmas Parade will be fun for the whole family and everyone is encouraged to attend this festive event! The parade is sponsored by the three Tyler Rotary International Clubs: South Tyler Rotary, Sunrise Rotary, and The Rotary Club of Tyler.
If you have additional questions about parade registration, contact Rotary Parade Chair, Ashlea L. Wilson, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 817-996-1898, or Rotary Admin. Assistant Holly Lewis at email@example.com or 903-714-4472, or visit the registration site.
The Rotary Club of Tyler
Meeting at Hollytree Country Club
6700 Hollytree Drive
Thursdays, 11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Meeting Fees: $19 per meeting
P.O. Box 131444
Tyler, TX 75713
Administrative Assistant/Executive Secretary
Voice: 903.714.4472 Fax: 903.581.6649
The Rotary Club of Tyler Welcomes You!
The Rotary Club of Tyler has a rich history. It was chartered on May 1, 1920. Many of the most influential persons in East Texas history were members or officers of the Tyler Rotary Club.
Our club is composed of entrepreneurs, business leaders, civic leaders and professionals from the fields of medicine, accounting and the law, among others. We support a number of community and civic projects, as well as projects that bring needed medical attention to some of the most impoverished parts of the world.
If you are in business in Tyler, our club offers you an opportunity to network with like-minded individuals – persons who desire to operate their business affairs on the highest plane of ethics and integrity.
What would it take to change the world? Rotary’s 1.2 million members believe it starts with a commitment to “Service Above Self”.
You are welcome to join us for lunch, a good program and warm fellowship to experience how our club is contributing to changing the world and those lives in our community, as well.
Thank you for your interest in the Rotary Club of Tyler.