About: Founded by Paul Harris on February 23, 1905, with the intention of creating avenues for professionals to exchange ideas, form lasting relationships and give back to their communities. Less than two decades from being created, rotary had members across 6 continents. Today, Rotary is stronger than ever with 1.2 million members worldwide who are all dedicated to service. Over 35,000 clubs work together to promote peace, fight disease, support education, grow local economies, provide clean water, sanitation, and hygiene, and save mothers and children.
About: Rotaract connects young individuals ages 18 – 30 at a college/university and community level. Rotaract clubs are sponsored by Rotary clubs and work side by side to take action through service. Click the link below to find out more about Rotaract!
Rotary International Rotaract Website: https://rotary.org/en/get-involved/rotaract-clubs
There are two Rotaract clubs located in Martinsburg, WV, Blue Ridge CTC, and James Rumsey Technical Institute.
About: Interact is the high school level of rotary, connecting young people ages 12 – 18 to develop leadership skills and discover the power of Service Above Self. Each interact club is sponsored by a Rotary club. Click the link below to find out more about Interact!
Sunrise Rotary sponsors a local interact club at Martinsburg High School.
Other local high schools that have active Interact clubs: Spring Mills HS, Musselman HS, Hedgesville HS