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Managing Change I Mitty Chang at Rotary International Assembly

(18:13) Imagine the world a century from now … what technology will exist and what will Rotary’s role be?

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ROTARY/One presents “The Boys of 1905” circa 1996

If you’ve never connected with the founders of Rotary, Paul Harris and the men of the original Rotary club in Chicago, now is your chance!  This video created by the Rotary One club shows Early Rotarians attending a meeting, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Harris at their home with some of the original Rotarians, as well as other interesting facts about …

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Paul Harris Fellow Induction of President Elect Rae Beimer

President Elect Rae Beimer was presented with her Paul Harris Fellow by District Governor Kevin Padilla, Governor Elect Ray Sanford, and District Rotary Foundation Chair PDG Roger McGonegal. The presentation of Paul Harris Fellow recognition is The Rotary Foundation’s way of expressing its appreciation for a substantial contribution to its many programs.  It is named for our founder, Paul Harris, …

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When did Rotary really start?

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A humorous speech from past Rotary International President Cliff Dochterman on the beginning of Rotary.  He discusses the origins of Rotary in Ancient Greece and President Julius, and goes on to talk about all of the “historic” Rotarians.  cliff’s Presidential Theme was “Real Happiness Is Helping Others”.If you’ve never had the chance to see Cliff in person, you don’t want …

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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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Register for the Presidential Peace Conference in Ontario in Jan.

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RI President K.R. “Ravi” Ravindran and Trustee Chair Ray Klinginsmith Invitation to Presidential Conferences from Rotary International on Vimeo. We believe all people deserve to live in peace.  There is far too much conflict in our homes, in our schools, in our workplaces and in our communities.  The Rotary World Peace Conference will be a chance to learn from expert …

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Governor Kevin Padilla visits E-Club

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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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