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We return to the Aloft Hotel Westerville for our October Third Thursday, our monthly evening Social & Fellowship meeting. The event also will serve as our 2021 End Polio Now fundraiser.

Join us from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Oct. 21 at the Aloft Hotel Westerville, 32 Heatherdown Dr. Cost for food is $10, with a cash bar. Please RSVP by sending an email to

We will gather on the outdoor patio area at Aloft and the hotel will have a bartender on duty to serve us.

To mark World Polio Day, Oct. 24, we also will stage an End Polio Now fundraiser at the event. Here’s the skinny:

  • We will have a jar out to accept donations. Rotarians are asked to drop a minimum of $1 into the jar with every drink order, as a Pints for Polio donation.
  • We will have information on hand about District 6690’s 125 Club fundraiser. The campaign recognizes Rotarians who donate at least $125 a year, with proceeds split between Polio Plus ($25) and The Rotary Foundation ($100). Special District recognition is awarded to participants, and the $100 TRF donation accumulates toward your Paul Harris Fellowship. On Thursday, we will allow club members sign up for the 125 Club with just the $25 Polio Plus donation, and enrollment in a plan to complete the 125 Club donation within our Rotary year.
  • We will celebrate the Rotary Club of Westerville’s own 2021-22 donation to Polio Plus. President Joe Meyer has allotted $1,000 to donate in honor of the business leaders who give their time to address the club at our lunch meetings. We are donating $100 in the name of each business speaker, already at $300 since July 1.

So bring a friend, bring your wallet, and come on out to our Third Thursday-Polio Fundraiser Oct. 21. Hang out with your Rotary friends, check out the cool new Westerville Aloft Hotel, and help – just a little – to End Polio Now!

The Rotary Club of Westerville

Founded in 1959, the Rotary Club of Westerville is a service club of business professionals and leaders working to improve our community and larger world. We are part of Rotary International. Find out more at Contact the Club and learn how to join at

Interested in joining?

The Rotary Club of Westerville is accepting applications for new membership.

The best way to pursue membership is to contact an existing Club member, and attend one of our lunches or events as her or his guest. Members of the public also are welcome to attend our events on their own, to see what our service club is all about. If possible, please give notice of your intent to attend a luncheon or social by emailing

We hope to see you soon!