Wednesdays at Roma Ristorante Italiano, 7240 Bell Creek Road, Mechanicville, VA. at 6:30pm.

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Hanover County, VA

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6th Annual Hanover County Rotary 4-Way Test Essay Contest Announced


One area of focus for Rotary is education and literacy. To this end, we encourage fifth grade students in Hanover County (public, private and home-schooled) to participate in this essay contest which also focuses on the Rotary 4-Way Test. These simple four sentences are at the center of all that Rotarians think, say or do.


For more information about the Rotary 4-Way Test, it's history and what impact it had, go HERE.

Contest Instructions
Cover Sheet


Contest deadline is March 1, 2019



         Our club has made donations to several organizations - and many of them send us a wonderful thank you note. You can read them ...


Raise party


         Donation to Raise Coffee, Inc. to purchase a trailer for sale of coffee by students with developmental disabilities to provide training and job opportunities ... go HERE

         Donation to YMCA for their summer youth program ... go HERE

         Donation to Reynolds community college for scholarships ... go HERE                                             


Thank you to our Corporate Sponsors (Click tab to the left to see the list) of our 36th Annual Shrimp & Suds Feast.

We look forward to seeing you at our next Shrimp & Suds, May 9, 2019.


shrimp and suds

Rotary is an organization of people who have come together to enhance the lives of others through service. By helping in this positive fashion, Rotarians enhance their own lives as well.


Organized in 1905 by Paul Harris, a Chicago attorney, Rotary is the oldest of all recognized service clubs. The name "Rotary" was chosen because the original met on a rotation at each member’s place of business. In that manner, members learned more about fellow members and the respective vocations and talents.


Rotary is in more than 200 countries worldwide, approximately 1.2 million Rotarians belong to more than 33,000 Rotary clubs. All of the world's Rotary clubs meet weekly and are nonpolitical, nonreligious, and open to all cultures, races, and creeds.  Rotary club membership represents a cross-section of the community's business and professional men and women.


The main objective of Rotary is service — in the community, in the workplace, and throughout the world. Rotarians develop community service projects that address many of today's most critical issues, such as children at risk, poverty and hunger, the environment, illiteracy, and violence. They also support programs for youth, educational opportunities and international exchanges for students, teachers, and other professionals, and vocational and career development.


The Rotary motto is Service Above Self.



Hanover County Rotary Club

We meet Wednesdays at 6:30 PM at

Roma Ristorante Italiano, 7240 Bell Creek Road, Mechanicsville, VA