Speak to the Riverbend Rotary Club

Inspiring Insights and Thought-Provoking Conversations

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U.S. Representative Mike Bost addresses Riverbend Rotarians

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Riverbend Rotary Awards Scholarships

Riverbend Rotary Awards Scholarships

(ALTON, IL) – The Riverbend Rotary Club recently awarded $3,000 scholarships each to two 2023 graduates of Alton High School: Madison Ingram and Rebekah Blackmon. ...more

Volunteer ,Presentation

October 03, 20231 min read

GIVE 30: Nurturing the Next Generation

GIVE 30: Nurturing the Next Generation

Tammy Kruse from GIVE 30, presenting the mentoring program at the Riverbend Rotary meeting. She is passionately explaining the significance of mentorship for middle and high school students ...more

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September 07, 20231 min read

Effective Communication in Healthcare

Effective Communication in Healthcare

Retired Pediatric Nurse, Donna Dixon,has extensive knowledge, based on years of experience training nurses and communicating with families of hospitalized patients. ...more

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August 03, 20232 min read

Heartland Conservancy

Heartland Conservancy

Mary Vandervord, CEO of Heartland Conservancy, and Monica Bristow, President of Riverbend Rotary Club, at Rotary meeting discussing environmental conservation and community engagement ...more

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July 27, 20232 min read

Leadership Changeover 2023

Leadership Changeover 2023

Riverbend Rotary club celebrated their annual leadership changeover ceremony with dinner at Castelli's Moonlight restaurant. ...more

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July 03, 20233 min read

Empowering Change: Gene Howell's Inspirational Talk to Riverbend Rotarians

Empowering Change: Gene Howell's Inspirational Talk to Riverbend Rotarians

Discover the inspiring journey of Gene Howell, the leader of a century-old organization, as he shares his experiences and the transformative work his team is doing in high-risk communities. Learn abou... ...more

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June 22, 20232 min read

Commitment Leads to Joy: A Gold Medal Conversation with Amy Foster

Commitment Leads to Joy: A Gold Medal Conversation with Amy Foster

In a recent Riverbend Rotary Club meeting, we were graced with the remarkable presence of Amy Foster - a gold-medalist, advocate for the Special Olympics, and an embodiment of sheer perseverance. Desp... ...more

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May 18, 20232 min read

Unveiling the Historic Journey: Lewis and Clark Expedition

Unveiling the Historic Journey: Lewis and Clark Expedition

Discover the incredible journey of the Lewis and Clark Expedition in our latest blog post! Join us as we delve into Brad Winn's insightful presentation on this iconic chapter in American history. From... ...more

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May 11, 20236 min read

2023 National Day of Prayer

2023 National Day of Prayer

"Riverbend Rotary proudly hosted a local prayer meeting to observe the National Day of Prayer. Our community came together to pray for healing, unity and strength for those in need. The Marquette Cath... ...more

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May 04, 20232 min read

Unite in Prayer with Riverbend Rotary Club on May 4th

Unite in Prayer with Riverbend Rotary Club on May 4th

Join the Riverbend Rotary Club for a special community prayer event on May 4, 2023, at The Lovejoy in Alton, IL. This free gathering brings together people of all faiths and backgrounds to pray for ou... ...more

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April 18, 20231 min read

Protecting Our Children: Foster Care Crisis and Early Intervention

Protecting Our Children: Foster Care Crisis and Early Intervention

Erin Bickle, Executive Director of Refuge For Kids, shared her knowledge of the challenges faced by children in the foster care system in Illinois. Learn about the importance of early intervention and... ...more

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April 14, 20232 min read

You're The F*cking Problem

You're The F*cking Problem

Adam Marburger spoke to Riverbend Rotarians about his book "You're The F*cking Problem." It chronicles his personal journey to "success and how you can reach your own desired level of success. ...more

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March 30, 20233 min read

Rotary Club Embraces Organ Donation Awareness with Anil Srivatsa's Million Donor Project

Rotary Club Embraces Organ Donation Awareness with Anil Srivatsa's Million Donor Project

Join us as we recount our inspiring meeting with Anil Srivatsa, a man driving 20,000 miles to raise awareness for organ donation through his Million Donor Project. Learn about Anil's personal journey,... ...more

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September 22, 20222 min read

Craft Your Perfect Presentation with

Our New Riverbend Rotary
Speakers' Template!

Speaking to a Rotary Club audience can be an exciting, but sometimes daunting, opportunity.

We've created a template to help guide you in crafting a presentation that not only informs but also entertains and inspires.

Using this tool, you'll be able to articulate your passions, highlight the importance of your cause, and engage your audience in meaningful ways.

As an example, we've used a humorous, imaginative topic: "The Society for the Protection and Advancement of Invisible Unicorns (SPA-IU)".

This fictitious charity serves as an illustrative guide for how you might structure your own presentation, providing a clear and engaging path from introduction to conclusion.

This template, along with Toastmasters best practices, will assist you in building a compelling narrative, connecting with your audience, and delivering a powerful call to action.

Remember, the key to a successful presentation is authenticity, preparation, and a deep understanding of your topic.

Now, it's your turn to bring your passions to the stage. Whether you're

advocating for invisible unicorns, local community initiatives, or global change, we're excited to hear your story and learn from your journey.

Together, we'll continue the Rotary Club tradition of learning, sharing, and inspiring action in our community.

Get started with our presentation template today and prepare to make a lasting impression at your next Rotary Club meeting!