Rotary lets you take something you are passionate about and run with it. Not only will they let you run with it, but they will help you financially, and help you connect with other clubs in the district for help. This allows you to affect the community in a way you couldn’t before. I was asked by a member to attend one of the meetings and I had heard of Rotary, but I did not know anything about it.  I started doing research on Rotary and the international impact it has and my perspective changed. I saw how universal it is and how my service opportunities increased because of Rotary. I have gained a lot of friends I did not have a few years ago, and it is not about attending all of the meetings, it is about service. Service Above Self.