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Welcome to the Joplin Daybreak Rotary

Rotary is an organization of business and professional leaders united worldwide who provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and help build goodwill and peace in the world.

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.

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2018 Are You Smarter Than a Daybreak Rotarian?

Get your team signed up for our Trivia Challenge! 
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2017-2018 Four-Way Speech Contest

Click the link below to download and print the papers to participate in the Four-Way Speech Contest. 
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RYLA 2018

Students from Joplin High School attended RYLA and had a blast! 
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October is Polio Awareness Month

Rotary International has worked since 1985 to eradicate Polio and today there are only 10 cases in the whole world! 
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District Governor Judy Brigham visits Joplin Daybreak!

Joplin Daybreak Rotary enjoyed a wonderful visit from District Governor Judy Brigham! 
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Daybreaker Water Station at Big Red Shoe Run!

Daybreakers enjoyed cheering on runners at the Annual Big Red Shoe Run! 
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2016 4-Way Speech Contest

Area High School students, it's time for the 2016 4-Way Speech Contest! Click on the link below for the paperwork to enter! 
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Register now for the Annual Trivia Challenge

The 2016 Joplin Daybreak Rotary Trivia Challenge will be held on Tuesday, March 29th at the Joplin Elk’s Lodge, 1802 West 26th  Street. This year’s theme is Mother Nature’s Crack. Registration begins at 6:30 and the Contest starts at 7:00 pm. Registration is $200 per team and teams can have up to 10 people. 

Corporate Sponsorships are also available at $200 per round.

To register, please complete the attached form and return to

24th Annual Rotary Speech Contest

 There is still time to register for the 24th Annual Rotary Speech Contest!

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23rd Annual Rotary Speech Contest

Joplin Daybreak Rotary and Joplin Rotary Club present the 23rd  Annual Rotary Speech Contest!

Thursday, December 11, 2014 from 1pm - 3pm at Joplin High School 

Click link for entry information: rotarySpeechEntryInfo14-15.pdf

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Joplin Daybreak Rotary provides dinner to Circles - Joplin

On Thursday, September 11th, twelve members of Joplin Daybreak Rotary provided dinner to the participants of Circles – Joplin.  

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2014 Scholarships Available!

Now accepting applications for the 2014 Joplin Daybreak Rotary Scholarship! 

Please open the attached document and mail in your completed form. 


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2014 Trivia Contest

Are you smarter than a Daybreak Rotarian? 

This is your chance to find out! Get your team of 10 together for the 2014 Joplin Daybreak Rotary Trivia Challenge on Tuesday, April 1. See the flyer for more information. 


22nd Annual Rotary Speech Contest

Joplin Daybreak Rotary and Joplin Rotary Clubs present the 22nd Annual Rotary Speech Contest!

Thursday, February 6, 2014 from 1pm - 3pm at Joplin High School - Northpark Mall Campus

Click the link for the Entry Form rotarySpeechEntryInfo.pdf

Field Dedication and Opening Ceremonies to Take Place at Will Norton Miracle Field

Rotary Clubs of Joplin and the Miracle League of Joplin Board of Directors invite the community to attend the Miracle Field Dedication & Opening Ceremonies at 5:00 PM on Friday, April 26th at the Will Norton Miracle Field, located in the Joplin Athletic Complex at 3301 W. 1st Street. 

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Donate to the Miracle Field!

You can help us build and maintain the Will Norton Miracle Field!

Donate Here

The Field will be a flat and smooth baseball field that is accessible to all children. The field will also feature the only handicap accessible playground in Joplin.

Are You Smarter Than a Rotarian?

Are You Smarter Than a Daybreak Rotarian?

Find out during the Joplin Daybreak Rotary Trivia Challenge Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at 7:00 PM at Joplin Senior High School, North Park Mall.


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Donate Here to the Tornado Relief

To help with the Tornado Relief efforts, simply click below to make a donation:

Miracle Field Groundbreaking September 13th


September 13, 2012 (Joplin, MO) – The Rotary Clubs of Joplin held a groundbreaking for the Will Norton Miracle Field today at noon at the Joplin Athletic Complex.


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Valerie Searcy Named Rotarian of the Year

Valerie Searcy was named the 2011-2012 Rotarian of the Year by outgoing President Ken Williams.  Valerie is the chairperson for the Rotary Tornado Volunteer Project Committee and has coordinated hundreds of volunteers from all over the country that have come to Joplin to help after the May 22, 2011 tornado.  She also serves as the Membership Committee chairperson.

Joplin and Habitat for Humanity Join Forces

 The Joplin Rotary Clubs and the Joplin Habitat for Humanity will hold a groundbreaking ceremony Wednesday, April 25, 2012 at 11:00 am at 2322 Kentucky in Joplin for the Rotary Habitat House.

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KW Cares Donates $150,000 to Miracle Field

KW Cares, the charitable organization created by Keller Williams Realty International, donated $150,000 to the Joplin Rotary Tornado Relief Fund to be used toward building the Will Norton Memorial Miracle Field.

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Rotary Delivers Dictionaries

Members of both Joplin Rotary clubs delivered dictionaries to every third grader in all Joplin Schools this fall. This service project is a partnership with an international non profit organization called The Dictionary Project. For more information please go to

Daybreak Volunteers at Marathon

Several members from Joplin Daybreak Rotary provided water and Gatorade for the 600+ runners in the Mother Road marathon.

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St Charles Sunrise Rotary Makes Donation

The Sunrise Club of St. Charles, Missouri brought a generous donation of $5000.00 for the Rotary Tornado Relief Fund to the joint Rotary Clubs meeting on September 8, 2011. Many thanks to the Rotarians in St. Charles for remembering us in Joplin!