(CLEVELAND, OH) – Jennifer Jones, Vice President of Rotary International, is excited to announce the selection of the “40 under 40” to attend the inaugural Young Professionals Summit to be held in conjunction with the Legacy Zone and Rotary Institute in Cleveland, Ohio.
Felicia Mycyk, President of the Ambridge Rotary Club, was selected to attend the Legacy Zone Young Professionals Summit to be held September 29 – October 1, 2016.
“ It’s a honor to have the opportunity to influence others in a way to make the future brighter for current and incoming Rotarians” shared Mycyk. “To have a voice at the table is one of the best ways to contribute to change and to build community. “
The Legacy Zone Young Professionals Summit will provide a unique opportunity to learn more about young professionals and their perceptions of Rotary, identify the challenges that clubs have attracting young professionals, and develop new ideas and innovative strategies to enrich the experience for young professionals in Rotary.
“The individuals selected are committed to Rotary and eager to connect with others who feel the same way,” says Jennifer Jones. She is also one of 17 global directors who oversee the stewardship and governance of Rotary. Jones adds, “these young professionals are the bright future of our organization and they exemplify how Rotarians feels at every age – ready for service to their communities and the world.”
The Legacy Zone and Rotary Institute consists of 28 districts with over 60,000 Rotarians in North Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa, eastern Nebraska, northern Illinois, Wisconsin, Michigan, northern Ohio, western and central Pennsylvania, upstate New York and a portion of Ontario, Canada. Less than 20% of Rotarians are under the age of 40 in the two zones, where the primary goal is to join leaders, exchange ideas, and take action with the focus on Service Above Self.
About Ambridge Rotary Club
Ambridge Rotary Club turns 95 years old in September of 2016 and Felicia Mycyk is the club’s first African American Female president. The club prides itself on the service oriented activities and the service youth groups in the Jr and Senior high school, called Interact. New this year is the launch of EarlyAct, a community service club for elementary students. Upcoming project lighting the sports complex basketball courts in Ambridge. www.AmbridgeRotaryClub.org
About Rotary International
Rotary brings together a global network of volunteer leaders dedicated to tackling the world's most pressing humanitarian challenges. Rotary connects 1.3 million members of more than 34,000 Rotary clubs in over 200 countries and geographical areas. Their work improves lives at both the local and international levels, from helping families in need in their own communities to working toward a polio-free world. For more information or to join, visit Rotary.org.