Club Information

Welcome to Gary Rotary Club!


Service Above Self

We meet In Person
Thursdays at 12:00 PM
Beach Cafe
903 Shelby St.
Gary, IN 46403
United States of America
First & Third Thursday of each month **Meetings will be conducted virtually until further notice**
Club Executives & Directors
Immediate Past President
Executive Secretary
Rotary District 6540
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Home Page Stories
The YWCA of Northwest Indiana established the Circle of Friends Award to recognize community leaders whose spirit and work in the community has embodied the vision of the YWCA. The recipient of the award for 2022 is Gary Rotarian Jack Tonk, recognizing his efforts in leading the campaign to renovate the outdoor playground of the YWCA.
The award will be presented at the YWCA of Northwest Indiana Circle of Friends Gala on Saturday, October 8, 2022, at the Hard Rock Casino in Gary, Indiana. The YWCA of NWI WISHES TO RECOGNIZE GARY ROTARY FOR ITS PLAYGROUND PROJECT AND IS INVITING ALL MEMBERS OF GARY ROTARY CLUB TO ATTEND AS THEIR GUEST. Please, mark your calendar and plan to attend this event as our own member is receiving this award. The YWCA has requested Gary Rotary to provide the names of Gary Rotarians and their guests to them by Friday, September 30, 2022. If you wish to attend, along with a guest, please let Warren Johnson know by September 30, 2022.
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Playground Donation
District 6540 Governor Tim Gibson
Oct 06, 2022
Rotary Updates
Ellen Szarleta, Director, CURE, IUN
Oct 20, 2022
Tax delinquent land parcels in Gary and Lake County
Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays:
  • George McGuan
    September 2
  • Donald Parker
    September 5
  • Carl Hunter
    September 7
  • Michael Doyne
    September 10
  • Wendell Carey
    September 10
  • Joyce Davis
    September 28
Join Date:
  • Rebecca Wyatt
    September 4, 2013
    9 years
  • Shirley Caylor
    September 7, 1989
    33 years
  • Wendell Carey
    September 10, 2006
    16 years
The human touch

Following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Olena Morhun fled with three of her children and made her way to Puławy, Poland. There they were welcomed by Krystyna Wilczyńska-Ciemięga, one of many Rotary members who have opened their homes to refugees.

Rotary Projects Around the Globe - October 2022

Learn how Rotary clubs are taking action in Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Nigeria, and New Zealand.

A new weapon against polio

A modified vaccine offers hope that eradication is closer than ever.

Register now for World Polio Day 2022

Register now for World Polio Day 2022World Polio Day 2022 and Beyond: A healthier future for mothers and children, will be held virtually and in-person on 21-22 October in Geneva, Switzerland. The event will highlight the status of polio eradication and address the

Mobile clinic delivers free healthcare for Wisconsin’s underserved communities

Rotary clubs in District 6250 (Wisconsin and Minnesota, USA) have donated a mobile clinic to St. Clare Health Mission, a community organization in La Crosse, Wisconsin, that provides primary and specialty health care services at no cost for those without access to insurance.