Club Info

About Us

The Rotary Club of Chester is comprised of business, government and community leaders, dedicated to the community and the world. We strive to improve the places where we live, work and play. As a members of the Rotary Club of Chester, we exercise our civic duties through professional fellowship and personal friendship. The Rotary Club of Chester, which was organized and chartered in 1987 is a part of Rotary International’s District 7600. 
2022-2023 Rotary Schedule Format:
Week 1: Regular Meeting (Wednesday)
Week 2: Virtual Monthly Board Meeting (Wednesday)
Week 3: Regular Meeting (Wednesday)
Week 4: Social | Service Meeting (Varies)
Week 5: No Meeting
Meetings are held at 7:30 a.m.:
We are currently meeting at the Chesterfield Central Library located at 7051 Lucy Corr Blvd, Chesterfield, VA 23832. We also host all are meetings virtually via Zoom.
The Rotary Club of Chester is passionate in its actions to build the community. Monies raised within the community go directly to community needs. We are always looking and welcoming new community members who share our passions.
Where The Money Comes From: Yearly fundraisers, sales of events we host and sponsorships. Examples include Annual Fall Festival Trunk-or-Treat Car Show and Appomattox Peanut Company Fundraiser.
Where The Money Goes: All monies raised go back directly to our community both locally, state wide, nation and international. All administrative expenses, The Rotary Foundation and our Polio Plus campaign are offset by membership dues.
Rotary Programs:
  • Literacy
    • Dictionaries to all third grade students at local Elementary Schools
    • Scholarships to students at local High Schools, John Tyler & the John Randolph Foundation
    • Summer Reading Books for at-risk students
    • Eye Exams/Glasses for third graders
    • Support for YMCA Back-to-School programs
  • Citizenship Development
    • BSA Troop 819
    • L.C. Bird Robohawks
    • Thomas Dale Interact Club
      • Sponsorship & Program Mentoring
      • District Youth Leadership Training
  • Other Community Programs
    • American Red Cross
    • Baxter Perkinson Center for the Arts
    • Bright Beginnings
    • CCPD K-9
    • CCPS
    • Chesterfield Food Bank
    • Children's Relief - Guyana
    • Conexus Vision Project
    • Families of the Wounded Fund
    • Friends of the Appomattox River
    • Friends of Barnabas - Honduran Medical Missions
    • Lifelong Learning Institute
    • Massey Cancer Center
    • Polio Plus
    • Richmond Friends of the Homeless
    • Rotary International
    • Shelter Box Program
    • Team Chesterfield
    • The Salvation Army
    • Tri-Cities WorkCamp
    • USO
    • VDAF Mission of Mercy Dental Clinic
    • Wheel Chair Ramps & Disaster Rebuild Participation
    • YMCA - Chester