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 – Guest speaker – Marcus Sawtelle, Delancey Street Foundation @ Hilton Garden Inn
Aug 2 @ 12:15 pm – 1:30 pm
Delancey Street
Marcus Sawtelle (r) and two recent grads

Marcus has been in Delancey Street since December of 2015, and transferred here to our South Carolina house from our New Mexico facility. He works in our supply and legal departments as well as being our CDL instructor.

Delancey Street is a non-profit, self-help organization for about 1500 drug addicts, alcoholics, ex-convicts, and others whose lives have hit bottom. In this community, residents learn to care for others, develop values, self-reliance, gain some dignity for themselves, learn occupational skills, get an education, and earn a sense of self-worth so they can ulti- mately graduate from Delancey Street and make a legitimate and successful life in society. San Francisco is the head- quarters with 500 residents; the other facilities are in Los Angeles, New Mexico, North Carolina, New York, and South Carolina.

Delancey Street is primarily a self-supporting, self-governing community, maintained entirely by the men and women who come to Delancey Street for help; representing all racial, cultural, and socio-economic groups. Many residents come into Delancey Street upon referral from an agency of the criminal justice system. Interviews are conducted by other residents of Delancey Street who have been here long enough to understand Delancey Street’s values. Interviews are conducted on Delancey Street premises as well as in selected jails and prisons. It is important to tell the whole truth in your interview. Since we live as an extended family, we come to know all about each other; admitting the truth about our lives and situations begins the process of change at Delancey Street, anyone caught lying in their interview will be asked to leave. New residents are asked to make a two-year commitment because we believe that is the mini- mum time required to really turn a life completely around which has spent years developing self-destructive patterns. The stay at Delancey Street is disciplined, serious business.

MEETING – Guest Speaker – Charles Carmody, Charleston Music Hall @ Hilton Garden Inn
Aug 9 @ 12:15 pm – 1:30 pm
MEETING – Guest Speaker – Jacquie Berger & Barbie Schriener, Lowcountry Local First @ Hilton Garden Inn
Aug 16 @ 12:15 pm – 1:30 pm
MEETING – Guest Speaker – Sandye Williams, Special Olympics in SC @ Hilton Garden Inn
Aug 23 @ 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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