What In The World Is Rotary Anyway?

Rotary is a global network of more than 1.2 million volunteers, organized into individual and localized clubs. We are problem solvers that help make our communities better one step at a time, and we can’t do it without you.

If you are looking to volunteer, give back to the community, or just make new friends, feel free to reach out to us. We’d be happy to have you at a meeting and buy you lunch. Contact us to learn more.

What Does Rotary Do?

Our Rotary Club of Northglenn and Thornton focuses on the main purposes of promoting peace, fighting disease, supporting education, providing clean water, and growing local economies. Our club in particular also participates in many volunteer activities including:

  • Annual food drive for Northglenn and Thornton food banks (raising more than $10,000)
  • Issuing over $20,000 in scholarships for local high school students attending college
  • Planting flowers and caring for local flower beds in the city parks
  • Painting and maintaining the appearance of local bridges
  • Shots for tots
  • Buying presents for CASA children to fulfill their 3 wishes around Christmas
  • Working to eliminate Polio and other diseases
  • Assisting with the local Red and Blue festival to raise funds for first responders
  • Totally free week-long summer leadership and teamwork camp for local teens – RYLA
  • Annual Duck Derby
  • And many more!


Fun and Active!

The environment associated with our specific Rotary Club is a fun and active one. We direct the mission of Rotary to our local community while still helping those across the world, always living by the motto, Service Above Self. Founded in 1968, we strive to increase cooperation between local community and business leaders. At are heart, we are individuals who want to serve others in a meaningful way and make a positive impact on the community.

When you become a Rotarian, you are in good company. These individuals are, or have been Rotarians:

  • Bill Gates
  • John F. Kennedy
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • Neil Armstrong
  • Walt Disney
  • The Pope

Want to Know More? Give Us a Shout!

Feel free to reach out with any questions you may. If you want to get involved and give back to the community!