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. 
 
 
 
 
2018-2019 Rotary Schedule Format:
Week 1: Regular Meeting (Wednesday)
Week 2: Monthly Board Meeting (Wednesday)
Week 3: Regular Meeting (Wednesday)
Week 4: Social or Service Meeting (Varies)
Week 5: Regular Meeting (Wednesday)
 
Meetings are held at:
Ironbridge Sports Park in the Sandlot Café
11400 Ironbridge Rd
Chester, VA 23831
(804) 748-7770
 
 
 
 
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, ticket sales of events we host and sponsorships. Examples include Grilln' On The Green and The Magnificent Midlothian Food Festival.
 
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
    • L.C. Bird Robohawks
    • Scout Troop 819
    • Thomas Dale Interact Club
      • Sponsorship & Program Mentoring
      • District Youth Leadership Training
         
  • Other Community Programs
    • Community Arts Center
    • Food Bank
    • Friends of the Homeless
    • Massey Cancer Research
    • Polio Plus
    • Tri-Cities WorkCamp
    • Wheel Chair Ramps & Disaster rebuild participation
    • YMCA