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10
Oct
2020
WY
United States of America


SAVE THE DATE 

for the Rotary District 5440

Virtual Assembly!

 

Assembly will include presentations on Fundraising during COVID-19 and Membership and our featured speaker is RI President Holger Knaack.  Holger will join us promptly at 10:00 am for his presentation.

Holger Knaack, a member of the Rotary Club of Herzogtum Lauenburg-Mölln, Germany, is our new president of Rotary International in 2020-21. To build a stronger membership, Holger Knaack says Rotary must focus on increasing the number of female members and transitioning Rotaractors into Rotarians. Knaack believes that the People of Action campaign offers new public awareness possibilities for Rotary. “This campaign conveys our global image while still respecting differences in regions and cultures,” he says.......

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A Rotary member since 1992, Knaack has served Rotary as treasurer, director, moderator, member and chair of several committees, representative for the Council on Legislation, zone coordinator, training leader, and district governor.

He has been an endowment/major gifts adviser and co-chair of the Host Organization Committee for the 2019 Rotary International Convention in Hamburg.

Knaack is the CEO of Knaack KG, a real estate company. He was previously a partner and general manager of Knaack Enterprises, a 125-year-old family business.

He is a founding member of the Civic Foundation of the City of Ratzeburg and served as president of the Golf-Club Gut Grambek. Knaack is also the founder and chair of the Karl Adam Foundation.

Knaack and his wife, Susanne, are Major Donors to The Rotary Foundation and members of the Bequest Society.