Service Above Self

North Charleston Rotary

Serving the North Charleston, SC community and beyond to promote literacy, better health and greater understanding.

Welcome to North Charleston Rotary

Neighbors, friends, and problem-solvers sharing ideas and taking action to create lasting change.

Promoting Peace

Be a part of an international organization dedicated to bringing peace and understanding throughout the world.

Fighting Disease

We have a mission to eradicate the once incurable disease, polio. We’re almost there.

Providing Clean Water

Through our global network of Rotarians, we work to provide life sustaining clean water.

Saving Mothers and Children

Pre-natal and post-natal health care is critical. Rotarians support programs that provide safe environments. 


Supporting Education

We value a well-educated community and our club provides college scholarships to deserving students.

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Growing Local Economies

As mentors, we share our expertise through involvement in literacy and other community service projects.

Covid-19 Awareness

We are having hybrid meetings to provide options for our members and guests. During our lunch meetings, we acknowledge recommended distancing and other protective measures.
Please join us for in-person meetings at the Hilton Garden Inn – Airport or Zoom with us.
Contact us for details.

Upcoming Events

MEETING – Guest Speaker – Captain Oliver “Mike” Michels, Corps Officer of Charleston, SC Corps @ Hilton Garden Inn Airport
Dec 14 @ 12:15 pm – 1:30 pm
Captain Oliver “Mike” Michels, Corps Officer of Charleston, SC Corps
Captain Oliver “Mike” Michels, Corps Officer of Charleston, SC Corps

Captains Cathy & Oliver “Mike” Michels are Corps Officers of the Charleston, South Carolina corps with responsibilities for Charleston, Berkley and Dorchester counties. Mike is the son of Salvation Army officers and has been a member of the Salvation Army church his whole life. He fell in love with his childhood friend, Cathy Worrell, who attended the Wellsburg corps from elementary school age. They were married in Weirton, WV in 1985.

After over twenty years as employees of The Salvation Army, Cathy and Mike were called by God to become Salvation Army Officers, in April of 2008. They served as Corps Administrators in Seneca, SC, then entered The Salvation Army Evangeline Booth College in Atlanta, GA during August 2009. They were commissioned in June of 2011 and were appointed as Corps Officers for Princeton, WV. Next they were appointed as Corps Officers for Frederick, MD in June of 2013. In 2017, Cathy and Mike were appointed to overseas service at the Caribbean Territorial Headquarters of The Salvation Army in Kingston, Jamaica. In 2020, they returned to the Southern Territory of The Salvation Army right here in Charleston, SC.

MEETING – Guest Speaker – Dr. Christine Holmstedt – Medical Director, MUSC Comprehensive Stroke Center- NIH StrokeNet Research Program “FASTEST” Trial @ Hilton Garden Inn - Airport
Jan 25 @ 12:15 pm – 1:30 pm
North Charleston Rotary 75th Anniversary Gala @ Aeronautical Training Center at Trident Technical College
Feb 6 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

End Polio Now

We’ve has been working to eradicate polio and our goal of ridding the earth of this disease is within sight. We started in 1979 with vaccinations for 6 million children in the Philippines. Today, Afghanistan, Nigeria, and Pakistan are the only countries where polio remains endemic.


Polio update – May 2020

Here are the 4 most asked questions about Polio and Rotary’s involvement:
-Which vaccine are we using and why?
-Why are we vaccinating in so many countries?
-What caused the increase in wild polio cases in 2019?
-How is Covid-19 affecting the fight against polio?

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Lose yourself in generous service and every day can be a most unusual day, a triumphant day, an abundantly rewarding day!

William Arthur Ward

Consider Rotary

Lunch meetings are every Monday at the Hilton Garden Inn Express, 5265 International Blvd, North Charleston. Doors open at 12pm noon. The meetings begin at 12:30pm and end by 1:30pm.

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