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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.


Dr. Angela Coaxum-Young Builds on Booker T. Washington High School's Proud Legacy

On October 4, Neil Shorthouse introduced Dr. Angela Coaxum-Young as our speaker. She is the new and totally dedicated principal at Booker Taliaferro Washington High School. She reported the beginnings of BTWHS date to the early 1870s during the Reconstruction Era when Amendments to the US Constitution were passed; including the 13th ending slavery … [more]

Posted by Neil Shorthouse
Rotary Club of Atlanta West End
October 4, 2019 2:00pm


Christian Fisher Shares His RYLA Experience

Our weekly speaker on September 27 was Mr. Christian Fisher, who was sponsored by Rotary of Atlanta West End in 2019 as our annual Rotary Youth Leadership Award recipient. As our RYLA student, Christian spent a week in June on the campus of Georgia Southwestern State University in Americus, Georgia, exploring leadership with teens from all over … [more]

Posted by Neil Shorthouse
Rotary Club of Atlanta West End
September 27, 2019 2:00pm


GRSP Scholar Uku Urb Connects Georgians with Estonia

Elma McCutchen, Rotary of Atlanta West End's liaison to the Georgia Rotary Student Program (GRSP), presented Mr. Uku Urb, our RY2020 GRSP student from Estonia. Uku is currently attending Clayton State University. Uku presented information on his nation, Estonia, information about his fine family, and lots about himself. Estonia, occupying some 17 … [more]

Posted by Neil Shorthouse
Rotary Club of Atlanta West End
September 20, 2019 2:00pm


Kathryn Kolb Celebrates Our "City in the Forest"

Kathryn Kolb, a Master Naturalist, fine art nature photographer, and director of EcoAddendum, spoke to Atlanta West End Rotarians on September 13 about our unique "City in a Forest." Kathryn dazzled the club in a quiet way with facts and other realities about the environment that challenged all members and resulted in a barrage of questions. Kathryn … [more]

Posted by Neil Shorthouse
Rotary Club of Atlanta West End
September 13, 2019 2:00pm


Leyla Compani is Welcoming America

Rotary of Atlanta West End member Leyla Compani, Chief Development Officer for Decatur based Welcoming America, shared her important work at a recent club meeting. Welcoming America promotes a movement to build inclusivity and acceptance of all citizens, strengthening the bonds of society and creating greater prosperity for all residents. As a … [more]

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