Interested in Rotary in Rockport?
If you are interested in joining Rotary, and would like to attend an upcoming meeting, please contact any of the Officers and Directors listed in the right column. Download our application with information on required financials.
Officers and Directors
Vice President
Immediate Past President
Rotary Foundation
Providing Service to the Community since 1948
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Service Above Self

We meet In Person
Thursdays at 12:00 PM
HU Dats-Fulton Beach Rd
Rockport, TX 78382
United States of America
RRC Membership

Rockport Rotary Club - Member Financial Obligations

Weekly Member brings brown bag lunch  
Monthly Club Dues $10.00
Annually Rotary International Dues Appears on the June ($45) and December ($40) Invoices $85.00
Annually* District 5930 Dues in June $44.00
Other Fees New Member Initiation/Orientation Fee $50.00

Member Attendance Requirements

The regular weekly meetings of this club shall be held at twelve noon - see the web site for day of week and location. Due notice of any changes in or canceling of the regular meeting shall be given to all members of the club. All members excepting an honorary member (or member excused pursuant to article 8, sections 3 and 4 of the standard Rotary club constitution) in good standing in this club, on the day of the regular meeting, will be counted as present or absent.

To get credit for attendance at events other than club meetings, please send an email to the Secretary of the club requesting a makeup credit.

From the Rotary club constitution
Article 10 Attendance
Section 1 — General Provisions. Each member should attend this club’s regular meetings, or its satellite club’s regular meetings, and engage in this club’s service projects, events, and other activities. A member shall be counted as attending a regular meeting if the member:
  • is present in person, by telephone, or online for at least 60 percent of themeeting;
  • is present but called away unexpectedly and later presents to the board satisfactory evidence that leaving wasreasonable;
  • participates in the regular online meeting or interactive activity posted on the club’s website within one week after its posting;or
  • makes up the absence in any of the following ways within the sameyear:
    1. Attends at least 60 percent of the regular meeting of another club,a provisional club, or a satellite of anotherclub;
    2. Is present at the time and place of a regular meeting or satellite clubmeeting of another club for the purpose of attending, but that club is not meeting at that time orplace;
    3. Attends and participates in a club service project or a club-sponsored community event or meeting authorized by theboard;
    4. Attends a board meeting or, if authorized by the board, a meeting of aservice committee to which the member isassigned;
    5. Participates through a club website in an online meeting or interactive activity;
    6. Attends a regular meeting of a Rotaract or Interact club, RotaryCommunity Corps, or Rotary Fellowship or of a provisional Rotaract or Interactclub, Rotary Community Corps, or Rotary Fellowship; or
    7. Attends an RI convention, a council on legislation, an internationalassembly, a Rotary institute, any meeting convened with the approval of the RI board of directors or the RI president, a multizone conference, a meeting of an RI committee, a district conference, a district training assembly, any district meeting held at the direction of the RI board, any district committee meeting held by direction of the governor, or a regularly announced intercity meeting of clubs.
Section 2 — Extended Absence While Working at a Distance. If a member works on a distant assignment for an extended period of time, attendance at the meetings of a designated club at the site of the assignment replaces attendance at the regular meetings of the member’s club, if the two clubs agree.
Section 3 — Absence Because of Other Rotary Activities. An absence does not require a make-up if, at the time of the meeting, the member is:
  • Traveling with reasonable directness to or from one of the meetings specifiedin sub-subsection(1)(c)(7);
  • Serving as an officer or member of an RI committee or as a TRFtrustee;
  • Serving as the special representative of the governor in forming a newclub;
  • On Rotary business in the employ ofRI;
  • Directly and actively engaged in a district-sponsored, RI-sponsored, or TRF- sponsored service project in a remote area, where making up attendance is impossible; or
  • Engaged in Rotary business duly authorized by the board, whichprecludes attendance at themeeting.
Section 4 — RI Officers’ Absences. An absence shall be excused if the member is a current RI officer or a Rotarian partner of a current RI officer.
Section 5 — Excused Absences. A member’s absence shall be excused if:
  • The board approves it for reasons, conditions, and circumstances it considersgood and sufficient. Such excused absences shall not last longer than 12 months. However, if a leave is taken for medical reasons, follows the birth or adoption of a child, or takes place during foster care of a child, the board may extend it beyond the original 12months.
  • The sum of the member’s age and years of membership in one or more clubs is85 years or more, the member has been a Rotarian for at least 20 years, the member has notified the club secretary in writing of a desire to be excused from attendance, and the board hasapproved.
Section 6 — Attendance Records. When a member whose absences are excused under subsection 5(a) of this article does not attend a club meeting, the member and the absence shall not be included in the attendance records. If a member whose absences are excused under section 4 or subsection 5(b) of this article attends a club meeting, the member and the attendance shall be included in this club’s membership and attendance figures.
Section 7 — Exceptions. The bylaws may include provisions not in accordance with article 10.