Check Us Out

First, come see what we’re all about! Be our guest at any upcoming meeting of the Schenectady Rotary Club, held each Thursday at noon at the historic Stockade Inn in downtown Schenectady. Contact our membership chairperson Colleen Merays by filling out our contact form.

Download our Membership Packet and submit your membership application, along with a $50 initiation fee to:

Bonnie Keller, Secretary
The Rotary Club of Schenectady, Inc.
P.O. Box 346
Schenectady, New York 12301

What Does It Cost To Be a Member?

  • Annual member dues for being a Schenectady Rotarian are billed semi-annually at $82.50. All members receive a subscription to “The Rotarian”, Rotary International’s exclusive magazine.
  • There is also a one-time $50.00 initiation fee.
  • The cost of lunch each week at the Stockade Inn is $16 which includes a sumptuous salad, entrée, dessert and coffee.
  • Various fundraisers, projects and Rotary Foundation donation

Why Become a Rotarian?

In many ways, becoming a Rotarian is truly a life-changing experience – over one million men and women throughout the world will readily attest to its personal and professional benefits:

  • An Opportunity to Serve – Rotarians participate in local and international service projects addressing health care needs, hunger and poverty, illiteracy, disaster relief and environmental issues.
  • Professional Networking – Rotary provides unparalleled opportunities to foster new and productive contacts among Schenectady’s best and brightest business and civic leaders.
  • Fellowship – By being a member of Rotary, you’ll have the chance to develop lasting friendships with Rotarians throughout the Capital Region and in 160 countries worldwide.
  • Community Awareness – Rotary meetings feature compelling speakers from around the Capital Region who foster a deeper understanding of the issues affecting our communities.

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