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Rotary and the CDC fight to End Polio for 24 years

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See how Rotary and the Centers for Disease Control have worked side by side for decades to eradicate polio from the earth.  If you can’t remember Polio in the U.S., or don’t know why we are working so hard to eradicate the debilitating disease, you must watch this video.

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This is Rotary Foundation Month – We’re Doing Good In The World!

Each of these videos is short, but combined provide a great overview of what Rotarians can do with an idea and The Rotary Foundation.

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Miles to End Polio – You Can Help!

On November 21, Rotary International General Secretary John Hewko and a team of seven RI staffers will join Rotary members to bike up to 104 miles in El Tour de Tuscon to raise funds for Polio eradication.  The event is one of the top cycling events in the U.S. , attracting more than 9,000 cyclists each year.  John and the …

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Seoul, Korea – May 28 to June, Rotary International Convention

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Why Attend?  It’s your chance to connect with Rotary members from around the world.  You’ll build new friendships and exchange ideas across cultures.  You’ll also be able to: Enhance your professional skills Network to find a project partner Tour Korea with local Rotary members CONNECT WITH FRIENDS Discover Seoul: Experience the hospitality of this world-class city at one of the most beautiful times …

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Governor Kevin Padilla visits E-Club

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November 2016 Newsletter

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November 2016 Club Newsletter                 Rotary Peace Conference Minutes of E-Club Thanksgiving Dinner and DG Visit – November 8

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Roger Ebert spent a year as a Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar

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In 1965, Roger Ebert spent a year abroad as an Ambassadorial Scholar. In this 1998 clip he relates how his experiences in South Africa gave him a more global outlook, and even helped point him toward a career in film criticism.  Ambassadorial Scholars are now part of Rotary’s Global Grants program.  If you or someone you know might be interested, …

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WWII Vets Escorted to Washington D.C. by Rotarians

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This video was done 4 years ago, but is timeless in honoring our WWII veterans and all veterans.  These vets tell stories of their service as they are escorted and filmed by Rotarians to Washington D.C. on an “Honor Air” flight for a veterans celebration.  They fought for our freedoms, as do our military today, celebrate all veterans this November …

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Bono from U2 is humbled by Rotary and Rotarians

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Bono from U2 shares a personal message of hope and admiration with rotary members for their continued commitment to ending polio and changing lives throughout the world.

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Helping women and children in rural villages of Nepal – part 1 of 3

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Meet Rosalind Russell, member of the Rotary E-Club of the West and founder of R Star foundation.  Rosalind has been working for many years to help the women and children of rural Nepali villages, she says it best herself: Briefly, I am just an ordinary person with a large passion to lift women who in-turn lift children, men, villages and …

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