About Our Club

The Rotary Club of New Orleans was formed on February 23, 1910 during a meeting held at 232 North Peters Street. On April 26, 1910, with a membership of 40, the Rotary Club of New Orleans officially became the 12th Rotary Club organized in the world. The weekly meetings usually begin at 12:12pm in honor of this. Note: We will have a noon start for the foreseeable future. In 1914, the Rotary Club of New Orleans became the 11th club to be admitted into the International Association of Rotary Clubs


What is Rotary?

Rotary is an organization of business and professional leaders united worldwide, who provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations and help build goodwill and peace in the world. Rotary is some 1.2 million service-minded men and women belonging to more than 29,000 Rotary Clubs in virtually every nation in the world.