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Old 03-23-2010, 10:21 PM
Spectre of Pithecanthropus Spectre of Pithecanthropus is offline
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Originally Posted by fluiddruid View Post
I've looked into the Rotary but they meet during the work day for some reason. Ah well.
The Wikipedia may be incorrect or outdated, but it appears that membership is by invitation only. Moreover, it appears that the target demographic is independent professionals, or people high enough in their companies that they do not need to ask a superior for time off work, or justify it to anyone but themselves. In 1905, when the organization was founded, the scheme was for local clubs to "rotate" their meetings among the members' offices; I think in those days you had to be pretty high up in a corporate type job for you to have an office.

Last edited by Spectre of Pithecanthropus; 03-23-2010 at 10:22 PM.