About Us

Check Us Out

The only way to really find out what we’re all about is to see us in action. Come have breakfast on us!

Join us any Thursday morning at 7:00 a.m. at the Marriott Courtyard. We’ll introduce you around, break bread with you, and you’ll get a feeling for the people that make up this great organization. No need to make an appointment; just stop on by. We’d love to meet you.

What is Rotary?


join with other who make a difference in our community, nation, and world. There is strength in numbers!


your fellow Rotarians (both in your local club, and 1.2 million internationally) become friends, family and partners in service.


we believe in rules of conduct personally and professionally, including honesty and integrity.

Our Meetings

We meet every Thursday at 7:00 am sharp at the Marriott Courtyard UD (located next to Clayton Hall on Rt. 896 in Newark. We always finish up promptly at 8:15 am so our members and guests can get on with the rest of their day. Meetings usually look something like this:

7:00 a.m. — Pledge of Allegiance, Prayer
7:05 a.m. — Breakfast & Socializing
7:20 a.m. — Announcements (upcoming service projects, etc.)
7:30 a.m. — Happy dollars (members share good stuff in their lives)
7:40 a.m. — Rotary minute
7:45 a.m. — Speaker presentation
8:05 a.m. — Q&A
8:15 a.m. — Rotary Four-Way Test, and adjournment

Every week members have an opportunity to enjoy fellowship over a meal, meet new members of our community, share their triumphs (and tribulations), learn something important and/or interesting, and network.

Not an early riser? In addition to our breakfast club, Newark also boasts a lunch club and a dinner club. Click here for more information on NARC (Newark Area Rotary Clubs).

Can’t make a meeting? There are loads of opportunities to make up meetings;

  • Club service projects
  • Visit other area Rotary club meetings
  • Visit other clubs in Delaware, the nation, or the world; more than 34,000 clubs
  • Online makeup meetings

Marriott Courtyard UD:
400 David Hollowell Dr
Newark, DE 19716
(302) 737-0900

Mission Statement

To advance the programs of Rotary International and to improve the quality of life of people in need in the Greater Newark area, we support a variety of community service projects through financial assistance and hands-on activities while maintaining a warm environment of fellowship among our members.