Welcome to District 6580



District Governor 2016-17

With the beginning of a new year Rotary District 6580 welcomes Laura Carie, a member of the Rotary Club of Vincennes as District Governor for 2016-17.

Governor Laura's installation was held in Vincennes on June 18th with an official passing of the banners along with the Rotary oath administered by Vincennes club member and  Past District Governor, Jim Gislason.  Laura relayed her goals for the coming year to Rotarians and guest in attendance. 


Rotary Youth Exchange

RYE promotes the advancement of international understanding, goodwill and peace at the person to person level and is for high school students, ages 16-18, interested in living and studying abroad for one year.  It also provides a great opportunity for clubs to host foreign students and to educate them about American Culture, as well as educate members of other cultures through participation in service projects, fellowship events, and hosting opportunities.

DEADLINES:  October 15:  Outbound Student Application and Inbound (hosting) club commitments for 2017-18 academic year to Chair, Santhana Naidu (email on left)

October 20:District Outbound Student Interviews IU Campus 10am - 5pm  

More information available at http://yebhub.net/CEN-obapp


Evansville Rotary Club Recognizes Club Leaders

Dr. Matt Hanka

Congratulations to Evansville Rotary Club, Rotarian of the Year.  Dr. Matt Hanka for his outstanding dedication to the Rotary Club of Evansville.  Matt is involved in many committees in Rotary.  He never just belongs to an organization, he invests himself fully in the organizations development and growth.


 Mike Bevers            Luke Yaeger

Thank you to outgoing Evansville Rotary Club President, Mike Beaver.  Through his leadership the club was able to feed the hungry develop clean water projects, immunize against polio and package food for low income families in Haiti and Guatemala.  The Club's Centennial Project covering 4 years was able to complete the club commitment and provide a check for $100,000.00 to the City of Evansville to help build a park to serve the community well into the future.

On June 28th, Mike Bevers pass the gavel to 2016-17 President Luke Yaeger.  The Evansville Rotary Club looks to Luke to carry on the strong tradition of leadership.


District 6580 Rotary Foundation
Rotary 6580 Foundation Team is ready to assist your club in learning more about the Rotary Foundation. District Foundation Chairperson, Bob Browning; Annual Fund Chair, Peggy Peter and District Grant Chair Betty Dunham. Each can be reached via email if you have questions, need a speaker to talk about the benefits of the Rotary Foundation. To email, log into DACdb at the top right of the website.
District 6580 Visioning
- Continuity of Leadership, vision & process - Consistency in programing - Consensus toward solidarity & unanimity in purpose & action More information available in document section of website
District 6580 Best Practices
Want to know what other clubs in the District are doing to recruit new members, raise $$, keep current members engaged? Click on DACdb in the upper right corner of this page. Log in and go to "Files". If your club is doing something you'd like to share add your information as a file and share with Rotary Clubs in District 6580
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