Rotary Club
Moscow International

Rotary Club Moscow International is the English-speaking Rotary Club in Russia’s capital. When attending our meetings, you will also hear Russian, German, French, and other languages spoken as we welcome Rotarians and visitors living nearby and visiting from around the world.

The active and dedicated Rotarians in our Club are professionals coming from all areas of life: business, academics, art, government, and many other fields. We are active in supporting our community through charity, humanitarian work, and public projects that help our city to be ever more beautiful and enjoyable for its residents and visitors.

Our Club was chartered in 2001 and joins 9 other Rotary Clubs in Moscow, 77 in Russia’s District 2223, and over 33,000 Clubs throughout the world providing "service above self".


RCMI Board 2021/2022

Thomas Bihrer
President

Patrik Mayer
Past President

Rifat Cicek
Vice President

Denis Borisov
Secretary

Olga Laletina
Club Master

David von Lingen
Treasurer

Philippe Cohen
Social Projects

Alina Lavrentieva
Board Member

RCMI meets every 1st and 3rd Monday of the month at 19.30h at Ararat Hyatt Hotel, 4 Neglinnaya Street, Moscow. For details please check the Club Calendar.

In order to participate you must be invited by a member of RCMI.

Club Calendar 2021/2022

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2021

Sept 6

Sept 11

Sept 20

Oct 4

Oct 18

Oct 23

Oct 29

Nov 1

Nov 15

Nov 29

Dec 13



2022

Jan 17

Jan 31

Feb 14

Feb 28

Mar 14

Mar 28

Apr 11

Apr 25

May 16

May 30

Jun 20



Statutory Meeting "The future of the Office"

Ad Hoc Event "Visit og Blazar Art Fair"

Statutory Meeting "Raduga Foundation"

Statutory Meeting "Hilton (Soviet Visotka) guided tour"

Statutory Meeting

Club Trip "Sergiev Posad Orphanage"

Fundraiser "RestartU"@ Armenian Embassy

Statutory Meeting

Statutory Meeting

Statutory Meeting

Xmas Event





Statutory Meeting

Statutory Meeting

Statutory Meeting "Valentine Event"

Statutory Meeting

Statutory Meeting

Statutory Meeting

Statutory Meeting

Statutory Meeting

Statutory Meeting

Statutory Meeting

Annual General Meeting (AGM, members-only)


Historic calendars

Club Calendar 2020/2021

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2020

Jul 13

Sept 7

Sept 12

Sept 21

Oct 5

Oct 19

Nov 2

Nov 16

Nov 30

Dec 14



2021

Jan 11

Jan 18

Feb 1

Feb 15

Mar 1

Mar 15

Apr 19

May 11

May 24

Jun 7

Jun 25

Jun 28



Annual General Meeting (AGM, members-only)

Statutory Meeting “Contemporary Art in Post-Soviet Russia”

RCMI goes Cosmoscow!

Chimney Meeting (members-only)

Statutory Meeting “Consumer Product Sector in 2020/21”

Statutory Meeting “Renewable Energy Revolution / End of Oil. Myth or Reality?”

Statutory Meeting “Charity Crowdfunding”

Statutory Meeting “Green Finance”

Statutory Meeting “Sustainability in Business Models: Green Economy”

Xmas Event





International Meeting with RC Kitchener/ Canada

Statutory Meeting “Digital Medicine: Push into Blue Ocean of Life Sciences”

Statutory Meeting “Outlook for Doing Business in Russia in 2021"

Statutory Meeting “Blockchain for Corporates"

Statutory Meeting "Covid vaccines: what we know today”

Statutory Meeting “Digitalisation in Financial Sector”

Statutory Meeting “HR Management Practices”

Chimney Meeting (members & friends only)

Statutory Meeting "Charter Anniversary Event"

Statutory Meeting

Fundraiser for "our little country"

Annual General Meeting (AGM, members-only)

Club News

RCMI explored one of the 7 sister biuldings: the Hilton Hotel Moscow Leningradskaya. See pictures here.
04.10.2021

Start with a glimpse on "the future of the office" at our first Stat Meeting.
06.09.2021

The Rotarian year closes with our AGM 2021 and hand-over of the presidency from Patrik Mayer to Thomas Bihrer. Motto of next year: "Enjoy Your Rotary"
30.06.2021

Successful Summer Jazz event to raise funds for RCMI project "Our Little Country" on June 25.
26.06.2021

20th charter anniversary of RCMI coming up in May. Prepare for a special evening on May 24th.
30.04.2021

Hybrid meetings will resume in February with an “Outlook for Doing Business in Russia in 2021” by Chris Weafer
23.01.2021

Digital Insights from Anton Gopka on “Digital Medicine” and “Digitalisation in Financial Sectors” by Marc Friedrich on the agenda for Q1
16.01.2021

RCMI returns from New Year Break for international Rotarian friendship in a joint online meeting with RC Kitchener/ Canada (#beafriend)
11.01.2021

Happy faces at Lapino Hospital as RCMI offers a sweet surprise to medical staff, kindly supported by Lindt
20.12.2020

Year end "in style" at RCMI with a wine roulette at the Library Room at Hyatt
14.12.2020

Successful food collection project by RCMI and Rotaract with Nochlejka to support homeless in Moscow (homeless.ru)
10.12.2020

“Green” weeks ahead at RCMI with three speakers looking at environmental topics from very different angles (see Club Calendar)
11.10.2020

RCMI implements tighter hygiene concept for physical meetings at Hyatt.
06.10.2020

Rotarian Year 2020/ 21 starts with “Art Insights” from speaker Laure Debouttiere and a visit to Cosmoscow.
13.09.2020

Until further notice RCMI will conduct all Statutory Meeting in a hybrid format (limited physical attendance at Hyatt and Zoom link).
15.07.2020

Projects of RCMI

Ad-Hoc Projects

RCMI Проект "PRISMA"

Обеспечить участие 1-2 российских музыкальных студентов в фестивале PRISMA (Канада).

Хотели бы вы сотрудничать с нами?


Фестиваль PRISMA в Пауэлл-Ривер (Канада) - уникальное событие в области классической музыки. Он объединяет 80 профессиональных музыкантов со всего мира, формирующих симфонические оркестры под руководством 20 приглашенных артистов из лучших оркестров мира.
С момента своего основания в 2013 году PRISMA обучила более 500 студентов из 32 стран. Ежедневно фестиваль привлекает более 5000 зрителей на музыкальные мероприятия.


История ПРИЗМЫ - конкурс и музыкальный руководитель

Артур Арнольд родился в Голландии, изучал игру на виолончели и дирижирование в Музыкальных академиях и на мастер-классах в Амстердаме, Лондоне, Сиене, Москве. Он впервые был приглашенным дирижером Московского симфонического оркестра в 2001 году, а затем стал главным приглашенным дирижером и музыкальным руководителем оркестра в 2012 году. Он также работал с оркестрами в Европе, Азии и Северной Америке. Последний включает Ванкуверский симфонический оркестр, Симфонический оркестр Виктории и Вудстокский фестиваль Моцарта.
В 2004 году Артур Арнольд стал соучредителем Тихоокеанской академии симфонического оркестра, которая была реорганизована в 2013 году в Международную летнюю музыкальную академию Тихоокеанского региона (ПРИЗМА).

Все принятые студенты ПРИЗМЫ могут принять участие в Фестивальном Концертном Конкурсе. Два финалиста выступят с Фестивальным оркестром ПРИЗМА на заключительном Гала-концерте.

Заключительный приз, присуждаемый победителю конкурса, оцененным международным жюри, - это возможность играть с оркестром на международном уровне.

RCMI Project "PRISMA"

Enable participation of 1 - 2 Russian musical students in PRISMA Festival (Canada) 2022.

Would you like to partner with us ?


PRISMA Festival in Powell River (Canada) is a unique classical music event. It brings together 80 pre-professional musicians from all over the world, forming symphony orchestras under the guidance of 20 guest artists from the world’s finest orchestras.
Since its foundation in 2013, PRISMA has mentored over 500 students from 32 countries. The Festival draws over 5,000 concertgoers to daily musical events.


The History of PRISMA - the competition and the musical director

Dutch-born Arthur Arnold studied cello and conducting in Music Academies and masterclasses in Amsterdam, London, Siena, Moscow. He first guest-conducted the Moscow Symphony Orchestra in 2001 and subsequently became the Orchestra's principal guest conductor and music director in 2012. He also worked with orchestras in Europe, Asia and North America. The latter includes Vancouver Symphony, Victoria Symphony, and Woodstock Mozart Festival.
In 2004 Arthur Arnold co-founded the Symphony Orchestra Academy of the Pacific which was reorganised in 2013 into the Pacific Region International Summer Music Academy (PRISMA).

All accepted PRISMA students may take part in the Festival Concerto Competition. The two finalists will perform with the PRISMA Festival Orchestra at the Gala closing concert.

The final prize awarded to the winner of the competition judged by an international jury is the opportunity to play with an Orchestra on international level.

RCMI проект "RestartU"

Финансирование специального оборудования, чтобы больные дети могли самостоятельно передвигаться.

Хотели бы вы нас поддержать?


Предыстория RestartU - успешное сотрудничество RCMI и CIP

Центр врожденной патологии (ЦВП) под руководством профессора, д.м.н. Н.А. Беловой создан на базе частной клиники GMS для оказания помощи детям с редкими и сложными врожденными заболеваниями. Правление RCMI приняло решение оказать поддержку ЦВП и организовать ряд “fund raising” для финансирования закупи специализированного оборудования, позволяющего ребенку самостоятельно передвигаться

ЦВП организует уникальные Консилиумы для постановки верного диагноза, забор сложных анализов, реабилитационные программы и программы социальной адаптации.

С 2007 по 2015 год в ЦВП:

Более 600 детей с тяжелыми нарушениями развития получили уникальную медицинскую помощь и индивидуальные программы реабилитации.

380 семей с детьми, имеющими несовершенный остео-генез, существенно изменили свой образ жизни к лучшему, получили психологическую и юридическую помощь, программы адаптации к социуму.

Более 50% детей после первичного обращения в Центр обретают возможность самостоятельно передвигаться. 42 ребенка смогли начать учиться в школе наравне со здоровыми детьми. Их семьи обрели новую полноценную жизнь.

Только 30 детей в месяц могут находиться в стационаре для обследования, Консилиумов и анализов. Регулярно более 20 детей ждут от 10 недель запись в стационар Центра на обследование и Консилиум. Максимум для 2 детей в неделю можно организовать Консилиум из российских и зарубежных экспертов.

В среднем 25 000 евро в год должна потратить семья с больным ребенком на обследование и реабилитацию, не считая дорогостоящих препаратов, операций. Набор спецоборудования для 1 ребенка стоит от 600 000 рублей. Консилиум из российских специалистов 15-30 тысяч рублей, многие профессора работают бесплатно.


8 Ноября 2019 года - Благотворительный гала-вечер
Благотворительный гала-вечер в пользу проекта RestartU в резиденции и под патронажем его Превосходительства Посла Австрии Доктора Йоханнеса Эйгнера.

За последние 3 года мы собрали для RestartU $60000 и помогли 20 детям: приобретение инвалидных кресел и ходунков под индивидуальный заказ на основе диагноза каждого ребенка, поставленного профессором Натальей Беловой (Центра врожденных патологий) в кооперации с Консилиумом специалистов (помещение: клиника GMS в Москве).

В этом году мы решили расширить идею RestartU и внести в нее спортивную энергию вместе с основателем благотворительного фонда #БольшеЧемМожешь господином Вадимом Зеленским
#БольшеЧемМожешь – уникальное спортивное движение, не имеющее аналогов в России. Начав свой путь в 2016 году, он объединил спортсменов разной физической подготовки, в том числе с ограниченными физическими возможностями, которые вместе выступают на массовых спортивных мероприятиях. На сегодняшний день фонд заботится о 50 инвалидах и получает помощь от более 300 волонтеров.

Наши результаты

Мы невероятно благодарны за гостеприимство господина Посла Его Превосходительства Доктору Йоханнес Айгнеру и за финансовую поддержку наших Спонсоров, благодаря которым мы покрыли расходы на развлекательную программу, угощение и вино, благотворительную Лотерею и Аукцион, фото и видео-материалы.

В наши задачи входило собрать 16500 евро на оплату тренировок и изготовление инвалидных колясок для трех паралимпийцев для их участия в марафоне Москва 2020. Благодаря поддержке наших гостей, и их открытым сердцам, мы собрали 15000 евро. Мы планируем до конца текущего года достигнуть поставленной цели и реализовать совместный с #БольшеЧемМожешь проект.

Галерея гала-вечера: https://rcmi.ru/#restartu2019


18 октября 2018 года - Благотворительный гала-вечер в пользу проекта RestartU

Благотворительный гала-вечер в пользу проекта RestartU в резиденции и под патронажем его Превосходительства Посла Австрии Доктора Йоханнеса Эйгнера.

Наши успехи

Рады вам сообщить, что финансовый результат нашего гала-вечера, прошедшего 18 октября 2018 года в резиденции Посла Австрии в Российской Федерации Его превосходительства Доктора Johannes Eigner, позволит оказать помощь 3 детям-инвалидам. Все денежные средства, полученные от благотворительных взносов гостей, благотворительной Лотереи и благотворительного Аукциона, полностью пойдут на приобретение индивидуальных кресел и ходунков.

Пользуясь случаем, хотим еще раз поблагодарить вас всех и каждого в отдельности за открытые сердца и доверие.

Бесценна помощь наших Спонсоров, благодаря которым мы реализуем оригинальные программы и призы, создаем особую атмосферу вечера и прекрасное настроение нашим гостям!


Сбор средств 25 июня 2016 г.

Благотворительный вечер в резиденции Посла Австрии в РФ Доктора Эмиля Брикса в пользу проекта RestartU project.

Наши успехи

Мы рады сообщить, что второй фанд рейзинг, посвященный проекту RestartU, с огромным успехом прошел 25.06.16 в резиденции Посла Австрии, под патронажем Его Превосходительства Доктора Брикса и его супруги Элизабет Брикс.

Объем денежных средств, собранных в этот вечер за счет спонсорских взносов частных и юридических лиц, продажи входных и лотерейных билетов, продажи на аукционе дарственной картины московского художника Славы Гаюн, а также Спонсорские взносы итальянского дистрикта 2072, итальянских Ротари клубов – "RC Bologna" и "RC Cortona" – участников ежегодных Multi Club workshop, взносы дистрикта России 2220, позволили нам оформить заявку на Глобал грант.

Следуя регламентам и правилам Rotary Foundation, мы привлекли совокупный объем денежных средств в размере 53.000 долларов США.

Эта рекордный результат позволил нам помочь 15 детям из разных регионов России, в возрасте от 8 до 14 лет и приобрести 17 видов индивидуально изготовленного оборудования: Кресло Пантера, Ходунки, Подъемники.

Мы хотим выразить особую благодарность основателю и лидеру проекта Multi Club workshop - Господину Леонардо де Анджелис – паст президенту RCMI, ныне проживающему в г.Равенна, Италия, - за возможность представить проект RestartU в 2016 году в г.Санкт-Петербурге, что позволило привлечь интерес и финансирование от итальянских клубов-участников Multi Club workshop** и рассказать о нашем проекте RestartU на международном уровне.

Мы благодарим всех наших спонсоров, гостей, друзей и ротарианцев за оказанное доверие и участие в благодеянии для социально значимого проекта.

Галерея гала-вечера: https://rcmi.ru/#restartu2016


Сбор средств 25 июня 2015 г.

25 июня 2015 года Rotary Club Moscow International провел первый фанд-рейзинг в пользу проекта RestartU в поддержку детей-инвалидов Центра врожденной патологии под управлением профессора Н.Беловой. Благотворительный вечер проходил в резиденции Его Превосходительства Посла Дании в РФ господина Томаса Винклера под его личным патронажем.

Денежные средства, собранные за счет личных и корпоративных пожертвований гостей вечера, а также спонсорская поддержка датских и российских компаний, позволяют приобрести 3 инвалидных кресла с индивидуальной конструкцией для детей-инвалидов. Компания R82 предоставила 1 комплект ходунков для детей-инвалидов, а компания Лего - наборы Лего для детей от 6 до 15+ лет.

Благотворительный вечер был полон шарма и сюрпризов, которые подарили гостям организаторы при участии балета Большого театра и оркестра Кремлевского дворца под руководством Ю.Башмета. Благотворительную Лотерею и Благотворительный Аукцион, под восторженные аплодисменты публики, провели известные шоумены Михаил Шац и Татьяна Лазарева, лично поддерживающие Центр врожденной патологии под руководством профессора Натальи Беловой.

Галерея гала-вечера: https://rcmi.ru/#restartu2015

Наши успехи

Мы рады сообщить, что по результатам нашего первого fund raising мероприятия для проекта RestartU, прошедшего 25 июня 2015 года в резиденции Посла Дании Господина Томаса Винклера, RCMI приобрел и вручил специализированное, изготовленное по индивидуальным меркам медицинское оборудование 5 детям-инвалидам из разных городов России, на общую сумму 866021 рубль (в ценах на ноябрь 2015 года).

Шпади Ксения - г. Воронеж
Кресло-коляска активного типа Bambino Panthera (179.118-00 RUR)
Ходунки крокодилы Crocodile #2 (81.775-00 RUR)
Шайдурова Катя - Приморский край, г. Кунгур
Кресло-коляска Panthera S2 short (222.497-00 RUR)
Алексанова Анна - Москва, удочерили
Ходунки крокодилы Crocodile #1 (96.844-00 RUR)
Котерев Данила - МО, г. Чехов
Ходунки Мустанг Mustang/Bronco #1 (113.515-00 RUR)
Дашиева Маргарита - Казань, удочерили
Кресло-коляска активного типа Bambino (172.272-00 RUR)

RCMI PROJECT "RestartU"

Fund special equipment to make it possible for sick children to move independently.

Would you like to support us?


The background of RestartU - RCMI and CIP collaborate successfully

The Center of Inborn Pathologies (CIP) headed by the professor, PhD Natalia Belova, was created based on private clinic, aiming to help children with rare and complex inborn pathologies.

CIP organizes unique Multidisciplinary Consulting to establish definite diagnosis, to provide sampling for complex analyses, and to organize social adaptation rehabilitation programs.

RCMI Board took a decision to support CIP and organize annual fund-rising events to collect money for special equipment making it possible for sick children to move independently.

During the years 2007 - 2015 the Center of Inborn Pathologies provided:

To more than 600 children with severe development disorder a unique medical assistance and individual rehabilitation programs.

380 families having children with osteogenesis imperfecta got psychological counselling, legal assistance, were included in social adaptation programs, and drastically improved their lifestyle.

More than 50% of all children addressing for the first-time the Center gained an ability to move independently.

42 children started going to school together with healthy children. Their families gained a new full-value life.

Only 30 children per month can stay in day-and-night clinic for examination, analyses and multidisciplinary consulting. Usually more than 20 children are waiting for more than 10 weeks before being accepted by the day-and-night clinic of the Center to pass necessary examinations and consulting. Multidisciplinary international consulting can be arranged for not more than 2 children per week.

In average 25.000 EUR per year shall be spent by the family of the sick child for examination and rehabilitation, not counting expensive drugs and surgery. A set of special equipment for 1 child costs at least 600.000 RUB. Multidisciplinary consulting of Russian doctors costs 15-30.000 RUB, even though many doctors are not charging for their service.


Fundraiser November 8, 2019

Gala Charity evening in honor of the project RestartU in the residence and under the patronage of his excellency the Ambassador of Austria Dr. Johannes Eigner.

For the last 3 years we raised for RestartU up to $60.000 and helped 20 children: purchasing “tailor made” wheel chairs and walking devices, based on individual diagnosis for each child done by Prof. Natalia Belova (Center for Inborn Pathologies) together with a Сonsilium of specialists (premises: GMS clinic in Moscow).
This year we decided to extend the idea of RestartU and to bring some sport energy in it together with Mr. Vadim Zelensky and his charity fund #БольшеЧемМожешь (MoreThanAble)

“MoreThanAble” is a unique sport movement, which has no analogues in Russia. Started in 2016, it unites athletes with different physical capacity, also physically challenged, who perform together in mass sport events. As of today the fund takes care of 50 disabled people and receives the help of more than 300 volunteers.

Progress report:

We are incredibly grateful for the hospitality of Mr. Ambassador H.E. Dr. Johannes Eigner and the support of our Sponsors thanks to whom we have succeeded to cover the costs for entertainment, food & wine, lottery and auction lots, and video production. It was a pleasure to host our guests and to share the joy of good deed.

Our goal was to collect 16.500 EUR to be able to finance training and wheelchairs for 3 para-athletes’ participation in Marathons Moscow 2020. We collected 15.000 EUR and we will achieve the target specified above to the end of this year.

Gallery of the evening can be found here: rcmi.ru/#restartu2019


Fundraiser October 18, 2018

Gala Charity evening in honour of the project RestartU in the residence and under the patronage of his excellency the Ambassador of Austria Dr. Johannes Eigner.

Progress report

We are happy to report that the financial result of the charity gala-evening, which took place on 18th October, 2018 at the Residence of the Ambassador of Austria for Russian Federation H.E. Doctor Johannes Eigner under his patronage could provide 3 children with tailor made medical equipment.

Thanks to the contribution of our Sponsors on the entertainment and food, Charity payments, which we gained from Entry tickets, Lottery and Auction will be sending to equipment’ payment.

We appreciate greatly investment of time and good will of our Sponsors and guests which favor the well-wishing and unforgettable atmosphere at our charity evenings.


Fundraiser June 25, 2016

Charity evening for the RestartU project at the residence of the Ambassador of Austria for the Russian Federation Doctor E. Brix.

Progress report

We are pleased to inform our sponsors, guest and friends about a great achievement and international success of the fund-raising which was held on 25nd of June, 2016 with a gala-evening at the Residence of the Ambassador H.E. Dr. E.Brix under his wife Mrs. Elizabeth Brix patronage. By virtue as our united strength – charitable contribution from gala-evening with entry tickets, Lottery, charity Auction – with Slava Gayun’ donation painting, charitable contribution of Italian district 2072, charitable contribution of Italian Rotary clubs - "RC Bologna" и "RC Cortona" and charitable contribution of Russian district 2220 we managed to organize a Global Grant with the Rotary Foundation Global and gained a record amount of total contribution to our RestartU project – $53000.

We would like to express our great thanks to Mr. Leonardo de Angelis – past President of RCMI, currently based in Ravenna (Italy) – for bringing us an opportunity to present our RestartU project at annually Multi Club workshop, on 2016 at St.-Petersburg.** Thanks to his initiative we are able to attract an international interest and funds for RestartU project from different Rotary clubs, this time - from Italy.

We are happy to announce that 15 children (12-14 years old) from different regions of Russia have got 17 different “tailor made” medical equipment, like invalid chairs «Panther», walkers, lifters.

Dear Sponsors, Friends, Rotarians, Thank you very much for your trust, open hearts and great contribution to our RestartU project with high level of social responsibility!

Gallery of the evening can be found here: rcmi.ru/#restartu2016


Fundraiser June 25, 2015

On June 25, 2015, Rotary Club Moscow International organized its first fundraising for the project RestartU in support of the invalid children of the “Center for Congenital Disorders" managed by Prof. Natalia Belova. This charity evening was held in the Residence of H.E. Thomas Winkler, Ambassador of Denmark in the R.F., and under his personal patronage.

The funds raised from personal and corporate donations, together with the sponsorship of Danish and Russian companies, will enable to purchase 3 tailor made wheelchairs for invalid children; besides, the company R82 offered a set of special verticalization equipment. The company Lego donated several constructor boxes for children aged from 6 to 15.

The evening was full of charm and surprises offered by the organizers, with the participation of the Bolshoy Theatre corps de ballet and of the Kremlin Orchestra (Director: Yuri Bashmet). The charity lottery and auction were successfully held by famous stars Tatiana Lazareva and Michail Shatz under the applause of the public. Both Tatiana and Michail also support personally the Center for Congenital Disorders managed by Natalia Belova.

Gallery of the evening can be found here: rcmi.ru/#restartu2015

Success Report

We are happy to announce, that our 1st fund raising event in the Residence of the Danish Ambassador Mr. Thomas Winkler on 25th of June 2015 for RestartU project permitted us to buy special tailor made medical equipment for 5 children from different Russian cities with total value 866.021RUB.

Supported Children


Shpady Ksenia - г. Воронеж
active chair Bambino Panthera (179.118 RUB)
Crocodile #2 (81.775 RUB)

Shaydurova Katerina - Приморский край, г. Кунгур
active chair Panthera S2 short (222.497 RUB)

Aleksanova Anna - Москва
Crocodile #1 (96.844 RUB)

Koterev Danila - МО, г. Чехов
Mustang/Bronco #1 (113.515 RUB)

Dashieva Margarita - Казань
active chair Bambino (172.272 RUB)

RCMI проект "Detski Dom"

Поставлять и обслуживать слуховые аппараты высокого качества для глухих и слепых детей в Сергиевом Посаде.

В Сергиевом Посаде, в 60 км к северу от Москвы, находится одно из немногих мест в России, посвященных уходу за глухими и слепыми детьми: Детский дом. В Детском доме около 250 детей в возрасте от 3 до 17 лет. Дети либо слепые, либо глухие, либо и то, и другое. В среднем ок. 150 детей глухие.

Дети, которые приходят в Детский дом, обычно из малообеспеченных семей или без родителей. Даже если приют обеспечивает детей едой, жильем и образованием, государство не предоставляет никакой дополнительной помощи отдельному ребенку, если это требует дополнительных денег.

Во многих случаях глухоту можно «вылечить» с помощью слуховых аппаратов, но они дороги, и у детского дома нет средств на покупку таких слуховых аппаратов для отдельного ребенка. Хороший набор слуховых аппаратов стоит от 1 500 до 2 000 долларов США. RCMI (Ротари Клуб Москва Интернэшнл) за последние 8 лет смог собрать более 200 000 долларов США и использовать эти деньги для поставки в общей сложности 150 комплектов слуховых аппаратов.

Поскольку ежегодно в приют приходят новые глухие дети и слуховые аппараты изнашиваются через 5-6 лет, наша задача не прекращается.

Мы надеемся, что в ближайшие годы Ротари Клуб Москва Интернэшнл сможет и дальше помогать глухим детям в Детском доме в Сергиевом Посаде. Вы готовы поддержать?

RCMI Project "Detski Dom"

Supply and maintain high quality hearing aids to deaf and blind children in Sergiev Posad.

In Sergiev Posad, 60 km north of Moscow, one of the few places in Russia that is dedicated to taking care of deaf and blind children is located: Detski Dom. Detski Dom has about 250 children aged between 3 to normally 17 years. The children are either blind, deaf, or both. In average approx. 150 of the children are deaf.

Children who come to Detski Dom are usually from poor families or without parents. Even if the orphanage is providing food, lodging and education for the children, any further help to the individual child is not taken care of by the State if it cost additional money.

Deafness can in many cases “be cured” with hearing aids but they are expensive and the orphanage does not have funds to buy such hearing aids for the individual child. A good set of hearing aids costs about 1.500 to 2.000 USD. RCMI (Rotary Club Moscow International) has for the last 8 years been able to collect more than 200.000 USD and used the money to supply a total of 150 sets of hearing aids.

As new deaf children are coming to the orphanage every year and because hearing aids are wearing out after 5-6 years, our task is ongoing.

We hope that for the years to come, Rotary Club Moscow International will be able to continue helping the deaf children at Detski Dom in Sergiev Posad. Are you willing to support?

RCMI Project
"Little Country"

Create a recreational development territory for young people with mental encumbrances.

There is already a village with housing and recreational facilities to which there shall be added a loom workshop. The aim of the project is to create an area of therapy through handcrafts and inclusion through cooperation i.a. with the union of families with many children. Through distancing from the family background and performing tasks which are recognized and render tangible results (such as handicraft) the children develop independence and enhance their development potential. The aim is to turn this summer camp into a facility operated year round.

The geographical location is in the village Zarytki, Spassky rayon, Ryazansakaya obl. (270 km from Moscow).

Проект RCMI
"Маленькая страна"

Создайте территорию рекреационного развития для молодежи с умственными отягощениями.

Уже есть поселок с жилыми домами и местами отдыха, к которому добавят ткацкий цех. Целью проекта является создание области терапии с помощью ремесел и инклюзии через сотрудничество, в том числе при объединении многодетных семей. Благодаря дистанцированию от семьи и выполнению задач, которые признаются и приносят ощутимые результаты (например, рукоделие), дети развивают независимость и повышают свой потенциал развития. Цель состоит в том, чтобы превратить этот летний лагерь в объект, работающий круглый год.

Географическое положение - село Зарытки Спасского района Рязанской обл. (270 км от МКАД).

Ad-Hoc Project for Nochlejka - Nov 2020
- RCMI & Rotaract jointly collect food and urgent necessities for homeless in Moscow -
(kindly supported by Selgros)

Ad-Hoc Project at Lapino Hospital - Dec 2020
- happy faces as RCMI offers a sweet surprise to medical staff -
(kindly supported by Lindt)

Hilton Tour 2021 - Stat Meeting

Summer Jazz 2021 - Fundraising Event for "Our Little Country"

Summer Jazz 2021 - Fundraising Event for "Our Little Country"

20th Charter Anniversary 2021 - Fundraising Event at Audi City

Xmas 2020 - Last Stat Meeting 2020 at the Hyatt Library

Xmas 2019 - Fundraiser at the Hyatt Library
December 16, 2019

Fundraiser Gala Evening at the Austrian Embassy for RestartU
November 8, 2019

Fundraiser Gala Evening at the Austrian Embassy for RestartU
June 25 2016

Fundraiser Gala Evening at the Danish Embassy for RestartU
June 25, 2015

Rotary Basics

What is Rotary

Our club is one of more than 30.000 clubs in the world that offers our members fellowship and a special way to serve the community in which we are living. We are part of the Rotary International, present in 160 countries worldwide. We like to think of us as an open-minded, friendly, informal and international.

Our present members are coming from Armenia, Belgium, France, Germany, Great Britain, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Serbia, Spain, Russia.

We are delighted to meet new prospective members, guests and visiting Rotarians at our meetings.
We love to have fun at our special meetings, we enjoy good food, good story and good fellowship.

Rotary club membership represents a cross-section of the community's business and professional men and women. The world's Rotary clubs meet weekly and are nonpolitical, nonreligious, and open to all cultures, races, and creeds.

The main objective of Rotary is service - in the community, in the workplace, and throughout the world. Rotarians develop community service projects that address many of today's most critical issues, such as children at risk, poverty and hunger, the environment, illiteracy, and violence. They also support programs for youth, educational opportunities and international exchanges for students, teachers, and other professionals, and vocational and career development.

The Rotary motto is "Service Above Self".

Members of a Rotary club are part of a diverse group of professional leaders working to address various community and international service needs and to promote peace and understanding throughout the world. Our members are our most important asset. They are the force that allows Rotary to carry out its many humanitarian efforts and achieve its mission.

The world's first service club, the Rotary Club of Chicago, Illinois, USA, was formed on 23 February 1905 by Paul P. Harris, an attorney who wished to recapture in a professional club the same friendly spirit he had felt in the small towns of his youth.

The name "Rotary" derived from the early practice of rotating meetings among members' offices. Rotary's popularity spread throughout the United States in the decade that followed; clubs were chartered from San Francisco to New York.

By 1921, Rotary clubs had been formed on six continents, and the organization adopted the name Rotary International a year later. As Rotary grew, its mission expanded beyond serving the professional and social interests of club members. Rotarians began pooling their resources and contributing their talents to help serve communities in need.

The organization's dedication to this ideal is best expressed in its principal motto: Service Above Self. Rotary also later embraced a code of ethics, called The 4-Way Test, that has been translated into hundreds of languages.

During and after World War II, Rotarians became increasingly involved in promoting international understanding. A Rotary conference held in London in 1942 planted the seeds for the development of the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), and numerous Rotarians have served as consultants to the United Nations. An endowment fund, set up by Rotarians in 1917 "for doing good in the world," became a not-for-profit corporation known as The Rotary Foundation in 1928.

Upon the death of Paul Harris in 1947, an outpouring of Rotarian donations made in his honor, totaling US$2 million, launched the Foundation's first program - graduate fellowships, now called Ambassadorial Scholarships. Today, contributions to The Rotary Foundation total more than US$80 million annually and support a wide range of humanitarian grants and educational programs that enable Rotarians to bring hope and promote international understanding throughout the world.

In 1985, Rotary made a historic commitment to immunize all of the world's children against polio. Working in partnership with nongovernmental organizations and national governments thorough its PolioPlus program, Rotary is the largest private-sector contributor to the global polio eradication campaign. Rotarians have mobilized hundreds of thousands of PolioPlus volunteers and have immunized more than one billion children worldwide. By the 2005 target date for certification of a polio-free world, Rotary will have contributed half a billion dollars to the cause.

As it approached the dawn of the 21st century, Rotary worked to meet the changing needs of society, expanding its service effort to address such pressing issues as environmental degradation, illiteracy, world hunger, and children at risk.

The organization admitted women for the first time in 1989 and claims more than 90,000 women in its ranks today. Following the collapse of the Berlin Wall and the dissolution of the Soviet Union, Rotary clubs were formed or re-established throughout Central and Eastern Europe. Today, 1.2 million Rotarians belong to some 30,000 Rotary clubs in more than 160 countries.

Administration
Rotary is organized at club, district, and international levels to carry out its program of service. Rotarians are members of their clubs, and the clubs are members of the global association known as Rotary International. Each club elects its own officers and enjoys considerable autonomy within the framework of the standard constitution and the constitution and bylaws of Rotary International. Clubs are grouped into 530 Rotary districts, each led by a district governor who is an officer of Rotary International and represents the RI board of directors in the field. Though selected by the clubs of the district, a governor is elected by all of the clubs worldwide meeting in the RI Convention. A 19-member board of directors, which includes the international president and president-elect, administers Rotary International. These officers are also elected at the convention; the selection process for choosing directors and the nominating committee for president are based on zones, each of which comprises approximately 15 districts. The board meets quarterly to establish policies. While the Rotary International president is chief executive of the organization, the active managing officer is the general secretary, who heads a staff of about 600 persons working at the international headquarters in the Chicago suburb of Evanston, Illinois, USA, or in one of seven international offices around the world.

Objective of Rotary
The Objective of Rotary is to encourage and foster the ideal of service as a basis of worthy enterprise and, in particular, to encourage and foster:
FIRST. The development of acquaintance as an opportunity for service.SECOND. High ethical standards in business and professions, the recognition of the worthiness of all useful occupations, and the dignifying of each Rotarian's occupation as an opportunity to serve society.THIRD. The application of the ideal of service in each Rotarian's personal, business, and community life.FOURTH. The advancement of international understanding, goodwill, and peace through a world fellowship of business and professional persons united in the ideal of service.
The 4-Way Test
From the earliest days of the organization, Rotarians were concerned with promoting high ethical standards in their professional lives. One of the world's most widely printed and quoted statements of business ethics is The 4-Way Test, which was created in 1932 by Rotarian Herbert J. Taylor (who later served as RI president) when he was asked to take charge of a company that was facing bankruptcy. This 24-word code of ethics for employees to follow in their business and professional lives became the guide for sales, production, advertising, and all relations with dealers and customers, and the survival of the company is credited to this simple philosophy. Adopted by Rotary in 1943, The 4-Way Test has been translated into more than a hundred languages and published in thousands of ways. It asks the following four questions:

Of the things we think, say or do:
1) Is it the TRUTH?
2) Is it FAIR to all concerned?
3) Will it build GOODWILL and BETTER FRIENDSHIPS?
4) Will it be BENEFICIAL to all concerned?

Club History

Rotary Club Moscow International was chartered on May 25th, 2001.

The Charter was handed over in an official ceremony at the Hotel Katerina (Moscow) by the District Governor Carl Vernerson from Sweden, as Moscow was part of the Swedish District 2350 back then.

1. President - 2001-2002 - Carlo Natale , Italy

2. President - 2002-2003 - Josef Marous, France

3. President - 2003-2004 - Tiberius Braun, Germany

4. President - 2004-2005 - Leonardo de Angelis, Italy

5. President - 2005-2006 - Guy Marchand, Belgium

6. President - 2006-2007 - Philippe Cohen, France

7. President - 2007-2008 - Andres Garcia, Spain

8. President - 2008-2009 - Svetlana Tolmacheva, Russia

9. President - 2009-2010 - Thomas Kaufman, USA

10. President - 2010-2011 - Hari Sokolovsky, Serbia

11. President - 2011-2012 - Serhat Uysal, Turkey

12. President - 2012-2013 - Thomas Kaufman, USA

13. President - 2013-2014 - Heinz Kraenzlein, Germany

14. President - 2014-2015 - Elena Shpinel, Russia

15. President - 2015-2015 - Mikhail Kiriakidi, Greece

16. President - 2015-2018 - Erik Koebe, Germany

17. President - 2018 -2020 - Alina Lavrentieva, Russia

18. President - 2020-2021 - Patrik Mayer, Germany

19. President - 2021-2022 - Thomas Bihrer, Switzerland

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