Rotarians inducted into Polio Hall of Fame
Rotary International and its partners in the Global Polio Eradication Initiative will be inducted into the Polio Hall of Fame at the Georgia Department of Labor’s (GDOL) Roosevelt Warm Springs Institute for Rehabilitation (RWSIR) next month
Rotary Centers create e-learning platform
In an effort to maximize interaction and collaboration, Rotary’s innovative peace studies program will develop an e-learning platform to provide greater access and enhanced learning opportunities to Rotary World Peace Fellows and other students around the world.
Rotary clubs always pumped for World Water Day
While the United Nations designates March 22 as World Water Day, Rotary members around the globe are focused on the issue 24/7, volunteering their time and resources to provide safe water and sanitation to communities wherever there is need.
Volunteers travel to Bangladesh to immunize children against polio
Next week, volunteers from the United States, Canada, Norway and Denmark will head to flood ravaged Bangladesh to help immunize children against polio, a waterborne illness that still paralyzes and sometimes kills children in parts of Africa, Asia and the Middle East.
Canadian businessman to lead Rotary into its 103rd year
Wilfrid J. Wilkinson, a chartered accountant from Ontario, Canada, took office on July 1 as president of Rotary International, a volunteer service organization with more than 1.2 million members in more than 200 countries and geographical areas.
Vaccine-derived poliovirus in Nigeria
As monsoon-driven floodwaters threaten nearly 22 million people in northern India, Bangladesh, and Nepal, Rotary clubs have stepped up relief efforts to deliver food, medicines and clothing to marooned villages.
European Rotarians are cycling to serve
Cycling enthusiasts around Europe are shifting gears in anticipation of the 23rd Annual Rotary World Championship, set for 7-9 September in Mottarone in Italy’s Piedmont region.