Presidential theme

2014-15: Light Up Rotary

RI President Gary C.K. Huang chose Light Up Rotary as his theme for 2014-15. Huang is urging club members to Light Up Rotary by hosting a Rotary Day in their community, continuing our fight against polio, and increasing club membership. "Light Up Rotary is more than our theme. It is how we make a difference — every day, in every club, and every country we serve."

Download 2014-15 theme logo and materials

Download PDF versions of the theme brochure, presidential citation, and Rotary Days brochure

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Learn how to boost interest in your club by holding a Rotary Day

Rotary Days Video Contest

If your club or district is hosting a Rotary Days event, here’s a little incentive to shoot video. In addition to sharing these special moments with your fellow Rotary members, President Huang will recognize one grand prize-winning club or district with a special award plaque. The winning video, along with other hand-selected finalists chosen by President Huang, will be featured on and possibly at the 2015 Rotary International Convention in São Paulo, Brazil.


Submissions must be:

  • No more than three minutes long
  • In English or English subtitles
  • Uploaded to YouTube

How to enter

To submit a video, send an email to with the video’s YouTube link and a brief description by 31 March 2015.

2015-16: Be a Gift to the World

RI President-elect K.R. "Ravi" Ravindran chose Be a Gift to the World as his theme for 2015-16. Ravindran urges Rotary members to give the gifts of time, talent, and knowledge to improve lives in communities across the globe. "Through Rotary, we can take these gifts and make a genuine difference in the lives of others and in our world."

Download 2015-16 theme logo and materials

Download theme brochure and presidential citation

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Watch the President-elect's full theme speech