Destiny is not necessarily what we get out of life, but rather, what we give. -Cary Grant
The Rotary Club of Allentown was founded by seven local businessmen on June 1, 1914. The Honorable Richard W. Iobst was elected our first president, and meetings were held in the Hotel Allen, above Koch Brothers Clothing Store at Northeast Center Square. By September of 1914, the Rotary Club of Allentown had 32 members.
Now, the Rotary Club of Allentown is a dynamic organization serving the people of Downtown Allentown and throughout the world. Please join us for lunch or use this web site to learn more about our service projects, such as:
Camp Neidig • Community Service Grants • Dictionary Project • Interact • Meals on Wheels • Monte Carlo Night at Good Shepherd • Polio Plus • Roger and Louise Mullin Scholarship Fund • Rotaplast • Shelterbox• and so much more!
My Obligation to Rotary
- To attend meetings regularly;
- To pay my dues promptly;
- To do my part when called upon;
- To be a big-hearted, broad-minded person: a person of energy and action.
For a representative from the Allentown Rotary Club Membership Committee to contact you directly, please complete the following: