Rotarians Are People of Action

Where business and community leaders come together to get great things done. Join us for community service, education and connecting.

The Rotary Club of Austin (RCA) is the oldest and largest Rotary Club in the City of Austin. Founded in 1913, RCA provides a great service and networking environment.  Our members consists of businesses, civic and community leaders. Each of these individuals is committed to Rotary’s “Service Above Self” philosophy that drives the club’s efforts to improve our community, our nation and the world. Learn more about what Rotary is.

Recent Updates

Promote your business, support our club!

* Advertising space costs only $250 for 6 months of promotion ($500/yr)! 
* Contact the Rotary Office for details


Club Meeting Details: Join us in person or on zoom

This week's meeting will be held in-person at Ben Hur (and also live-streamed on Zoom)!!

For those of you who can't join us in-person, you're invited to our LIVESTREAM Weekly Lunch Program!

When: Every Tuesday (almost) Noon to 1 PM Central Time (US and Canada)
with the following Zoom credentials:

*For our zoom guests, please clear your caches and bookmarked zoom meeting links and check your time zone settings. Or, use the Meeting ID & Password to login.


With the new year, we have a new meeting link. You should always be able to connect by typing in the Meeting ID and password as shown here.

1) Go to
2) Enter the meeting ID in this box and passcode if prompted
(Meeting ID: 856 9037 8301 Passcode: 361851)

While we will have cookies, water or tea available at the meeting, we will not be offering a meal. Please bring your own lunch if you plan on eating.   

Did you miss our last week's meeting or want to view the presentation? Here is our recording of Jay Boisseau:  AI - What's All the Fuss About?

Adoption Fest

Adoption Fest brings prospective adoptive parents and children currently in foster care together. The event is a fun filled day with a serious objective - providing an opportunity for prospective parents to interact with the children in a relaxed atmosphere which nurtures the formation of bonds and provides emotional context.

We will need many volunteers to set up, conduct and tear down the event. Volunteers are needed for the following activities:
  1. Event set up – set up games and activities, tents for outdoor activities, tables and chairs for lunch and some activities
  2. Backpack and water bottle distribution and decorating during event registration
  3. Lunch service
  4. Games and other activities – We need at least one volunteer to run each game or activity. Two is usually better.
  5. Event tear down and clean up – Pack up event equipment, clean facility to leave it the way we found it
  6. Event date & time: Saturday, September 30, 8am – 4pm
  7. Email if you want to volunteer for the whole day or for a shift during the day, the volunteer coordinator will reach to you to schedule a time to volunteer.

District 5870: Marble Falls Rotary Club Fish Fry

Upcoming Breakfast Clusters

Have you ever been to a Breakfast Cluster?  Come join in. The Rotary Club of Austin hosts two a month. These meetings are informal gatherings to get to know other members over coffee or breakfast.

On the 2nd Wednesday of the month, join your fellow Rotarians for informal visits at the Kerbey Lane Cafe in Westlake.

On the last Thursday of each month, you can join your fellow Rotarians at Another Broken Egg in North Austin.

Both meet at 7:00 am and you can come just for coffee or grab a meal. Good conversation and good times are guaranteed!

9/13:  Downtown Breakfast Cluster at Westlake Kerbey Lane at 7:00 am

9/28: North Austin Breakfast Cluster at Another Broken Egg Café at 7:00 am

EAFK Needs YOU To Volunteer

Our EAFK, Early Act First Knight Program has launched and we need volunteers to help honor the students in this amazing program. There are lots of opportunities over the course of the school year at various campuses beginning in September.

Sign up to help with the QR Code and thank you for your Service Above Self! 

Early Act First Knight is a character-building program to engage students in service above self and virtuous leadership sponsored by Rotary NxNE, Rotary NW, Rotary University Club, and the Rotary Club of Austin.

Thanks, Rotary, for making an impact.


September Wine Social hosted by Scott Rainey

Please join hosts Scott Rainey & Martha Bowles for the September Wine Social on Friday, September 29th from 6:30 - 9:30 pm.

This month's theme is Game Time! Come in your favorite team colors, bring a bottle of wine or bubbly, and enjoy some tailgating games like Corn Hole, Horse Shoes, and Ping Pong!

Please rsvp by Tue., 9/26 to Scott directly at

Upcoming Events

Mark your calendars for ways to stay involved and connected with Rotary!

Club Events & District Events

9/23: Capital City Village Golf Tournament at Riverside Golf Club

9/30: Austin Cosmopolitan Club's Adoption
in Cedar Park

9/30: Marble Falls Rotary Club Annual Fish Fry

9/28: North Breakfast Cluster at Another Broken Egg Cafe at 7:00 am

10/15: Rockdale's Pints for Polio Event at 1:00 pm in Rockdale,TX

9/29: EAFK Pecan Springs at 8:15 am

Lakeway Rotary Cadillac Car Raffle through Nov.

9/29: September Wine Social hosted by Scott Rainey at 6:30 pm

11/3 - 11/5: Hill Country Arts and Crafts Fair 


Rotary Club of Austin brings leaders together to do good service.

Our members are active in the community, business people, community leaders, people who are new to Austin as well as long-time and native Austinites. Our weekly meetings provide great fellowship, education and networking.

There are so many ways to get involved.
Let us help you get started.

Our club meetings are not the only ways to participate. We host a variety of other volunteer activities, large annual projects, business discussions, and social events. Contact us for more information.

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