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.


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.

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.

Cheerful business owners standing with open blackboard

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 – Michelle Emerson & Courtney Cherry, Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester COG @ Hilton Garden Inn Airport
Oct 2 @ 12:15 pm – 1:30 pm
Photo of Michelle Emerson, Marketing and Communications Manager, BCDCOG
Michelle Emerson, Marketing and Communications Manager, BCDCOG

Michelle Emerson serves as the Marketing and Communications Manager at the Berkeley, Charleston, Dorchester Council of Governments (BCDCOG). In this capacity, she oversees marketing strategies, brand management, community engagement, and outreach efforts for BCDCOG and its affiliated programs, including CARTA, which serves Charleston’s urban area, and Tricounty Link, the provider of rural public transportation services.  With a career spanning more than 17 years in the realms of public transit, public outreach, and community engagement, Michelle has consistently demonstrated a profound dedication to community involvement and making public services accessible to all.


Photo of Courtney Cherry, BCDCOG Vanpool Coordinator
Courtney Cherry, BCDCOG Vanpool Coordinator

Courtney Cherry joined BCDCOG in early 2022 as the Vanpool Coordinator. In her role, she manages the program’s outreach and coordination of routes, as well as, maintaining a fleet of vehicles. She serves as the main point of contact for this alternative transportation for the Tri-County area. Courtney is originally from Maryland and is a graduate from College of Charleston in Sociology and Urban and Regional Planning.

NO MEETING – Columbus / Indigenous Peoples’ Day
Oct 9 all-day
MEETING – Sylvia Rivers, LowVelo @ Hilton Garden Inn Airport
Oct 16 @ 12:15 pm – 1:30 pm
MEETING – Chris Fisher, Fisher Recycling @ Hilton Garden Inn Airport
Oct 23 @ 12:15 pm – 1:30 pm
MEETING – Ruth Chambers-Turner, Palmetto Excel Center @ Hilton Garden Inn Airport
Nov 6 @ 12:15 pm – 1:30 pm
MEETING – Ragina Saunders, Destiny Community Café @ Hilton Garden Inn Airport
Nov 13 @ 12:15 pm – 1:30 pm
NO MEETING – Thanksgiving Holiday Week
Nov 20 all-day
MEETING – Mayor Keith Summey, City of North Charleston @ Hilton Garden Inn Airport
Nov 27 @ 12:15 pm – 1:30 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.

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