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Club Officers

District 7720

Frank Jaklic

Connie Jaklic


Sergeant at Arms


Jeff Mariani

Deborah Lee

Past President
Kirk Tucker

Club Directors

Club Service
Joe Easterwood

Community Service
Alton Lane

International Service
Don Johnson

Youth & Vocational Services
Chaz Stunson

Public Relations
Brenda Hollowell-White


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Rotary District 7720
Rotary International
Hertford, North Carolina

Rotary International (RI) is a service club that was started in 1905 by four men in Chicago who were seeking fellowship and business connection. RI is the world's first volunteer service organization. Today it comprises 34,000 clubs with over 1.2 million members worldwide.

The goals of Rotary are to provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and help build goodwill and peace in the world. After years of selfless dedication, RI and its partners, the World Health Organization and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, are close to eradicating polio. Our motto is "Service Above Self".

The Rotary Club of Hertford hosts an annual concert, raising funds for scholarships that are awarded to deserving Perquimans County High School (PCHS) seniors. We also host an annual pancake breakfast that raises fund to support numerous civic projects. We sponsor an Interact Club at PCHS, send students to the Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) conference, conduct student essay contests, contribute a book each week to area school libraries, recognize Students of the Month, and present local Teachers of the Year awards. Our Club's Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program aids many senior citizens in preparing their income tax return. We also support the Open Door Food Pantry of Perquimans County, and Coins for Alzheimer’s Research Trust (CART). We continue annually to meet our Polio Plus giving goals, often through annual raffles of articles of value by benevolent donors.

Great Blue Heron Carving”
Donated by Eda Vande Bogart

Bird Picture

Eda has very graciously provided the Rotary Club of Hertford one of Erik’s carvings to be raffled off to support fundraising for “Polio Plus”. Erik always donated carvings for Polio Plus raffles or other Rotary causes. He believed that raffles were always the most successful avenue to generate revenue for the “Cause”.

This smaller scale “Great Blue Heron” is an authentic replica and a genuine work of art. Erik’s attention to detail and authenticity is exemplified in this carving. Erik was a member of the Rotary Club of Hertford from December 12, 1998 to August 9, 2014. He was a Paul Harris Fellow and contributed to the club with his carvings, donations and “Service Above Self”.

The Four-Way Test

Of the things we think, say, or do

  1. Is it the TRUTH?
  2. Is it FAIR to all concerned?
  4. Will it be BENEFICIAL to all concerned?


Club Meetings

Our club meets each Tuesday at 7:00 a.m. at Captain Bob's Restaurant 310 Highway 17 South Hertford, NC 27944 (Map)
Visitors welcome!

Club Activities

Joining Rotary

To join Rotary, a member candidate must attend three club meetings and be nominated for membership by a current member. The nomination is reviewed by the board of directors and approved by the general membership. Though acceptance is not guaranteed, denial is rare. There are certain expectations of all members and those should be explained by the sponsor or a club officer. It is the responsibility of the member to learn what is expected of him/her.



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Coins for Alzheimer's Research Trust
Rotary International’s service club for young people
Rotary Youth Leadership Awards
Volunteers In Tax Administration