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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
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Atlanta West End Rotary Blog

Stories about Rotary as told by our membership.


Brent Brewer - Telling the Stories of Atlanta's West End

Our speaker was Mr. Brent Brewer. This is Brent’s second time presenting to the AWER club – when he previously presented during his classification talk. Brent has two primary professions, that of an engineer and as a writer. During the day Brent works as an engineer for the Atlanta Department of Watershed Management. When he is not … [more]

Posted by Christopher Hempfling
Rotary Club of Atlanta West End
May 28, 2021 2:00pm


AJC's Bill Torpy Speaks to Atlanta West End Rotarians

Atlanta West End Rotarian John Ingersoll brought a living legend to our club. He is Bill Torpy, a longtime columnist from the AJC. A native of Chicago with self-described “working class roots”, Torpy intended his time in Atlanta to be short. He expected to work at a large metropolitan daily paper, then return to the Chicago Tribune … [more]

Posted by Kimberly Carlisle
Rotary Club of Atlanta West End
May 21, 2021 2:00pm


Marcus Johnson Equipping Youth for the Future at Bankhead Boys Association

Our speaker on May 7 was Marcus Johnson, Executive Director of Bankhead Boys Association. Marcus began as Bankhead’s Executive Director in the fall of 2019, but he says because of the impacts of Covid, he feels as though he is still very new to the position. Marcus possesses a strong history in nonprofit leadership. Originally a native … [more]

Posted by Christopher Hempfling
Rotary Club of Atlanta West End
May 7, 2021 2:00pm


The Four Way Test and Equity

At our meeting on Friday, May 7, 2021, club members participated in an important and thought provoking continuation of our club's conversation on Rotary's Four-Way Test and how we can harness it to achieve Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion.

We started with one difficult question: IS IT THE TRUTH that folks of all races are treated equally … [more]

Posted by Collin Smith
Rotary Club of Atlanta West End
May 7, 2021 2:00pm


Greg Clay, Empowrd.com, on the Value of Public Service

At the April 16th meeting of Rotary of Atlanta West End, Greg Clay of Empowrd.com gave an inspiring message about leadership. Greg is a native of Atlanta. He attended B.E. Mays High School in southwest Atlanta, did his undergraduate work at Florida A&M University, and his graduate work at the University of Kansas. Importantly, Greg returned … [more]

Posted by Kimberly Carlisle
Rotary Club of Atlanta West End
April 16, 2021 2:00pm
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