Welcome to the Rotary Club of Atlanta West End

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Welcome to Rotary of Atlanta West End! Many things have changed in Atlanta's West End since 1958, bu one thing has remained the same...The Rotary Club of Atlanta West End. Throughout our 60+ year history, our organizational DNA hasn't changed. We have always worked to build strong relationships between servant leaders of diverse backgrounds, leveraging our resources for broader collective impact in our community.

Why join Rotary of Atlanta West End? You'll connect with other members who are respected, engaged professionals and community leaders from a cross-section of some of Atlanta's most influential institutions.

You'll instantly be part of an international fellowship, welcomed to visit and network with any of the more than 33,000 Rotary clubs in 200 countries

Each week, you'll meet thought-provoking speakers who will deepen your understanding of our city and how it works.

And you'll enjoy sharing time with our fun, informal, friendly group at weekly meetings, social events, conferences, and service projects.

Together, we see a world where people unite and take action to create lasting change – across the globe, in our communities, and in ourselves.

  • Join Leaders: Connect with leaders from our community and the world
  • Exchange Ideas: Expand your network and your worldview
  • Take Action: Help create lasting change in our community and other communities around the world

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Atlanta West End Rotary Blog

Stories about Rotary as told by our membership.

Rotary AWE & District Grant Funds Support Students to Dress for Success

Located in historic Washington Park, Booker T. Washington High School serves students residing in Washington Park, Vine City, West End and other southwest Atlanta neighborhoods. Named to honor the famed educator, Washington High School was the first public high school in the State of Georgia and the City of Atlanta to serve African American students … [more]

Posted by Akia Lewis
Rotary Club of Atlanta West End
December 6, 2019 2:00pm

Governor's Office of Student Achievement & Georgia Department of Education - Collaborating For Our Youth

Matt Parrish, AWER Program Leader for December, presented two Georgia government executives as our speakers: Ms. Joy Hawkins, Executive Director of the Governor’s Office of Student Achievement and Mr. Matthew Cardoza, Assistant Policy Director, Georgia Department of Education. Joy explained that because of the scandal in the George Department … [more]

Posted by Neil Shorthouse
Rotary Club of Atlanta West End
December 6, 2019 2:00pm

David Lee Windecher: A Powerful Story, A Powerful Mission to Stop Recidivism

Mark Newman, AWER Program Leader for November, introduced us to fellow Hispanic, fellow Miamian, fellow lawyer, former gang member, and formerly incarcerated Mr. David Lee Windecher. He’s an author who is crusading powerfully and with unmatched devotion for the redemption of kids who like him encounter all kinds of trouble, and also like he was … [more]

Posted by Neil Shorthouse
Rotary Club of Atlanta West End
November 22, 2019 2:00pm

John Eaves - Say It Loud! I'm Black and a Jew and Proud!

At the weekly meeting of Rotary of Atlanta West End, President Paige – pinch-hitting for Mark Newman – presented his guest speaker, Dr. John Eaves, former Fulton County Commission Chairman. John began by saying that Mark and John are both members of The Temple, the internationally famous Atlanta synagogue. John noted that he is one of The Temple … [more]

Posted by Neil Shorthouse
Rotary Club of Atlanta West End
November 15, 2019 2:00pm

Gigi Pedraza Leading Investment in Georgia's Latinx Community

President Paige introduced Ms. Gilda (Gigi) Pedraza, Executive Director of the Latino Community Fund of Georgia. Gigi, as she is known, was born in Lima,Peru', arriving in the USA as an adult. Gigi explained the word Hispanic refers to all Spanish speakers, while Latino is a geographic term for those … [more]

Posted by Eric John
Rotary Club of Atlanta West End
November 8, 2019 2:00pm
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