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We meet at Pensacola Yacht Club each Tuesday at 12:00.
1897 Cypress Street
Pensacola, Fl 32502 (Google Map)

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Issue No. 848 | October 11, 2022
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Rotary is a worldwide organization of business and professional leaders that provides humanitarian service, encourages high ethical standards in all vocations, and helps build goodwill and peace in the world. Approximately 1.2 million Rotarians belong to more than 34,000 Rotary clubs located in 167 countries.

The Rotary Club of Pensacola, the "Downtown" Club, was organized March 9, 1915, with 54 charter members and was the second Rotary Club in Florida. Today, the club has over 200 members.

The club actively supports worthwhile causes both here on the Gulf Coast and around the world. Here at home, we support the foundations of the University of West Florida and Pensacola State College, support local education and reading programs, and support the community in a variety of ways. Our members also volunteer in communities abroad to support education, provide clean water, combat hunger, improve health and sanitation, and eradicate polio.

After 100 years of service above self, the Rotary Club of Pensacola is more vital than ever.



Nominations open for Ethics in Business Awards

The Combined Rotary Clubs of Pensacola believe there are exemplary persons in our community who exhibit outstanding ethical practices. We need your help in identifying those persons who should be given community-wide recognition. That is why the Combined Rotary Clubs of Pensacola, along with the University of West Florida College of Business, established an Ethics in Business Award. This year’s award is the 21st annual award and will be awarded during a luncheon meeting on April 27, 2023. Two awards will be given, one for an individual from an organization with 50 or more employees and one for an individual from an organization with 49 or fewer employees.

The Combined Rotary Clubs of Pensacola and the College of Business at the University of West Florida are promoting this project because:

  1. Community well-being is enhanced by businesses that do well by doing good. Recognizing individuals who are models of ethical business practices encourages others to do the right thing in an environment that often disparages idealism.
  2. A cooperative venture of this kind builds positive exchanges within the business community and may uncover innovative practices and unsung heroes.
  3. The program invites scrutiny, heightening ethical awareness of one’s own practice.

Nominations must be received by Friday, March 24, 2023. Please send completed submissions to Rick Fountain, College of Business, University of West Florida, 11000 University Parkway, Pensacola, FL 32514 (or fax to 850-474-2716).

Download Nomination Form

This includes the nominating procedure, including eligibility requirements, and evaluation criteria, and the Nomination Form.