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Eight Rotary donors changing the world

Rotary International News - Fri, 2017-08-18 18:25

People donate money to good causes for all sorts of reasons; it could be a personal connection to a community in need, a debt of gratitude for a past kindness, or a desire to leave a legacy. We asked eight people around the world what motivates

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Help honor Sam Owori's legacy

Rotary International News - Thu, 2017-08-17 19:14

Sam F. Owori was elected to serve as president of Rotary International in 2018-19 and would have been the second African Rotarian, and the first Ugandan, to hold that office. He died on 13 July, at age 76, from complications after surgery.  Owori is largely credited with the

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Press Release centennial fundraising

Rotary International News - Fri, 2017-08-11 15:49

Rotary clubs raise $304 million in one year to strengthen communities and improve lives around the world EVANSTON, IL (August 10, 2017) — As part of Rotary’s year-long centennial celebration of The Rotary Foundation – the global membership organization’s

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Paralympian Dennis Ogbe on eradicating polio

Rotary International News - Thu, 2017-08-10 17:56

Paralympian Dennis Ogbe takes his best shot at eradicating

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Rotary partners with International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness

Rotary International News - Wed, 2017-08-09 17:58

Rotary partners with International Agency for the Prevention of BlindnessEVANSTON, IL (August 7, 2017) — About 80 percent of the world's 285 million visually impaired people have treatable eye diseases, according to the World Health Organization. Rotary and the

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2018-19 Rotary president selected

Rotary International News - Wed, 2017-08-09 16:33

Barry Rassin selected to be 2018-19 Rotary

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2019-20 Rotary president selected

Rotary International News - Tue, 2017-08-08 22:20

Mark Daniel Maloney selected to be 2019-20 Rotary

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Rotary clubs help wildlife

Rotary International News - Mon, 2017-08-07 02:28

Rotary clubs go wild for wildlife

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$1.3 billion pledge to end polio

Rotary International News - Fri, 2017-08-04 18:15

At the Rotary International Convention, global leaders and key donors affirm their commitment to ending

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It takes a community

Rotary International News - Tue, 2017-08-01 16:55

Rotary Community Corps lets local volunteers tap into our organization’s

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Remembering Sam

Rotary International News - Mon, 2017-07-31 21:16

Rotary remembers Sam Owori for his ‘quiet confidence,’ integrity, and

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From Peace Scholar to World Wildlife Fund

Rotary International News - Thu, 2017-07-20 17:27

Building peace at every levelRotary peace fellow applies lessons to life in BogotáAs a child in Bogotá, Colombia, Lucas Peña was shocked to learn that violence between

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President-elect Sam Owori dies

Rotary International News - Mon, 2017-07-17 23:12

Rotary President-elect Sam F. Owori diesRotary International President-elect Sam F. Owori died unexpectedly on 13 July due to complications from surgery. Sam was a member of the Rotary Club Kampala, Uganda, for 38

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Interactor from Brazil combats a deadly online game

Rotary International News - Fri, 2017-07-14 15:33

Interactor from Brazil combats a deadly online game with a version that promotes peace and self-esteem

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Why good intentions aren't enough

Rotary International News - Tue, 2017-07-11 16:14

Rotary member and author Marilyn Fitzgerald stresses the importance of community involvement for sustainable service

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In defense of children

Rotary International News - Fri, 2017-07-07 15:46

Ashton Kutcher and Rotary address the global scourge of human

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Rotarian goes from Interactor to Arch Klumph Society inductee

Rotary International News - Wed, 2017-07-05 17:40

From Interact to Youth Exchange to Arch Klumph SocietyMumbai man gives back after 'transormational' Rotary experience Saif Qureishi began his association with Rotary

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Understanding vaccine derived polio outbreaks

Rotary International News - Wed, 2017-07-05 15:30

Understanding the recent polio

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Gates and Rotary announce $450 million commitment to end polio

Rotary International News - Wed, 2017-06-28 01:33

Rotary and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation announce $450 million commitment to end polioATLANTA, Ga. (June 12, 2017) – Today in Atlanta Rotary President John Germ and Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda

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A camp for everyone

Rotary International News - Fri, 2017-06-23 23:13

For more than 90 years, the Rotary Club of Kansas City has been rallying all corners of the community to help thousands of kids attend camp. The club, whose members are among Rotary’s first People of Action, gave the first donation to The Rotary Foundation

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