Rotary is a world-wide organisation with over 1,200,000 members. It was formed in 1905 by a Chicago lawyer Paul Harris. The Rotary Motto is "Service above self" and its symbol is a wheel - said to illustrate Civilisation and Movement.
The Rotary Club of Portadown is part of Rotary Ireland (known as District 1160). The Club was formed in June 1936 and was the 5th Rotary Club to be set up in District 1160.
We are a bunch of like-minded people who come together to promote the ethics of Rotary through local and international events & projects. See more of the work of Rotary at www.rotary.org
Our Rotary International President is Holger Knaack from the Rotary Club of Herzogtum, Germany.
Our current District Governor of Rotary Ireland is Ms Conny Ovesen. Conny, who is originally from Denmark, is a member of the Rotary Club of Youghal, Co Cork. See what Rotary is doing in our District by going to www.rotary.ie
Our President for 2020-21 is Mrs Kate Adams. Kate has a great enthusism and desire to promote the work of Rotary, not only with local projects, but also on the international stage where the combined power of Rotary Clubs from accross the world have the potential to do great things in regard to humanitarian projects such as helping in the fight to eliminate Polio.
Be part of a global network of volunteers, trying to make the world a better place. Please also see the 'links & news' page for information from the local district and live feeds from Rotary International and Rotary International in GB&I.
Rotary serving communities through supporting foodbanks
Diversity is part of Rotary’s core values
Get the Rotary Club of Portadown app!
OK, it's not really an 'app', but it behaves a bit like one - add a shortcut to this page to your device's homepage or desktop. You can install it on your phone/tablet/computer and it opens this page - but not in your browser.
PC (Edge or Chrome), Mac (Chrome) & Android phone
Click the 'install' button below. You will be asked if you wish to install the app on your device - agree to this. The current browser window will close, the app will open in its own window. An icon will have been added to your desktop; on a phone, you may need to manually move it from your list of apps to your home screen
iPhone or iPad
Swipe up from the bottom of the screen, then swipe left until you get to 'add to homescreen' select this. The shortcut will be added.