Membership



New Member Information

Interested in Joining Sunrise Rotary?

We are a fun and friendly local Service Club! We are happy to have potential members join us for breakfast a few times so we can get to know each other. If you are a service-orientated person and want to meet like-minded individuals we should meet! If you think we are a fit then you will have lots more questions. We have answers. Don't be afraid to ask. Can't make our meetings but want to volunteer? We need volunteers as well. Volunteering is free.


To learn more, contact us or speak with any Rotarian.

Stephanie Colbert Randall is 2022-2023 President (president@napervillesunrise.org or 630-717-1448).


To apply for membership:

Copy the text of this Proposed Member proposal docx application into an email. Fill it out and email to info@napervilleSunrise.org.

Someone on the Membership Committee will review it and contact you.


What are some good first steps to getting involved with Naperville Sunrise Rotary?

  • Attending committee meetings, volunteering at service and fund raising events, and attending other clubs meetings also makes you feel part of our Club. Find details in our Sunrise Rotary Google Calendar .

  • Rotarians tend to regularly contribute some of their Time, Talents and/or Treasures to Rotary endeavors.

  • Rotarians enjoy fellowship at our weekly meetings Friday that include a program and breakfast.

  • Rotarians share the service of Rotary by sponsoring new members exemplifying the ideals of Rotary.

  • Participate in the Paul Harris Foundation by contributing what you can.

  • Invite your friends and significant others to attend our social events.

  • Join a committee and become a chair of a committee an or a club officer.

  • Try to attend the Rotary 6450 District Conference in May and or RYLA (Rotary Youth Leadership Academy) around Columbus Day weekend.

  • Learn more about Rotary through our New Member Program (below) and discuss this RI pdf Guiding New Rotary Members with a potential member mentor from Sunrise Rotary.

  • Watch some videos: D5030: Bellevue Breakfast Rotary Club's Fall Family Fun Festival, Magill Sunrise Rotary Club



New Member's Goals:


To get the most out of your Rotary experience, set these goals during your first 3 months:


1. Attend a board meeting and understand board members’ roles. (see our google calendar)

2. Complete personal information profile for website (in dacdb.com)

3. Upload your photo or get your picture taken by Bruce Dixon for our club website.

4. Come early a couple times and be a Greeter for members and guests

5. Participate in club projects and socials.

6. Bring a Guest to a meeting or social.

7. Get signatures of at least 10 club members after asking them about their rotary experience.

8. Check in the members by acting as the club secretary for 2 Friday meetings.

9. Sit at each table at least once on a Friday meeting

10. Visit entire club website- www.NapervilleSunrise.com pay your dues! Ask Jim (630-878-5680 cell) for help if you get stuck.

11. Visit Rotary International and Rotary District 6450 websites.

12. Strive for perfect attendance at all meetings and functions.

13. Identify the five avenues of service and pick one to become involved in as a member.

14. Choose a sponsor/mentor. Have lunch and discuss what you have learned about Rotary.

Rotary Overview

What is Rotary International?


Rotary International, the world’s first service organization, is made up of over 35,000 clubs in more than 220 countries and geographical areas. Its members form a global network of business and professional leaders who volunteer their time and talents to serve their communities and the world. Rotary's motto, Service Above Self, exemplifies the humanitarian spirit of the organization's more than 1.2 million members.

Strong fellowship among Rotarians and meaningful community and international service projects characterize Rotary worldwide. Rotary enjoys a rich and sometimes complex tradition and organizational structure, with many programs that can be confusing to new and even not-so-new members.