About the Author

Who is Robyn
Robyn Braley is committed to helping Rotarians grow their clubs to become better equipped to help people who need help. He has led two club teams that were awarded RI PR Awards and served as the District 5360 PR Chair. He has been a Rotarian since 1999.

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Robyn draws from his experience as a Rotarian and as a Communications Professional to share ways to more effectively tell the Rotary story to your community. He starts by asking the questions, "Is your club ready to grow, and why does it matter?" The ultimate focus is on attracting new members.

He is available to speak at District Conferences and Rotary leadership training institutes. Content also applies to other not-for-profit organizations.

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Wednesday, 24 September 2014

Are Your Rotary Meetings Visitor Friendly

Des DesFeitas talks to crowd at a Signature Program

By Robyn T. Braley

Rotary clubs put great effort into PR initiatives to attract members through raising awareness in the community. But, what is the visitor’s impression the first time they visit your club? Are your meetings visitor friendly? Do they feel welcomed directly and indirectly? Are they embraced or do they feel like an outsider?

New members are the life blood of Rotary and each year we grapple with how to attract them. The question is not what will happen if we DO attract new members. Rather, the question is what will happen if we ------DON’T do everything in our power to grow our membership. It’s all in he details.