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Klubbprogram
tisdag den 6 december 2016
Julens böcker

Ellen Skarp berättar inspirerande om lämpliga julklappsböcker eller god läsning för lediga dagar.
 
tisdag den 13 december 2016
Årsmöte, Lucia och jullunch

Årsmöte, Luciafirande samt föranmäld jullunch.
 
tisdag den 20 december 2016
Juluppehåll

Styrelsen önskar klubbens medlemmar och alla Rotarianer en God Jul och ett Gott Nytt Rotaryår!
 
tisdag den 10 januari 2017
Nyårsbön i S:ta Maria kyrka
   

Klubbens medlem, Glenn Håkansson, håller nyårsbön i S:ta Maria kyrka kl 12.00. Därefter blir det sedvanlig lunch på Clarion Grand Hotel.
 
Distriktprogram
onsdag den 11 januari 2017
TRF-kommittén - möte
 
måndag den 16 januari 2017
Möte AG+ DO
 
måndag den 23 januari 2017
AG + DO möte Lund
AG + DO möte enligt plan
 
lördag den 28 januari 2017
RLI - Rotary Leadership Institute
RLI Modul 2, andra dagen av en tredagarsutbildning
Att vara Rotarian - Möjligheter - Ledarskap i en ideell organisation - Klubben - Rotarynätverket, även internationellt mm
 
 
Rotary International
torsdag den 1 december 2016
Convention: City of peace
Though Atlanta has seen its share of violence and inequity over time, today it brims with reminders that there is another way. Get inspired while you’...
 
torsdag den 1 december 2016
The Rotary Foundation ranked in list of top charities
CNBC has ranked The Rotary Foundation No. 3 in its annual list of Top 10 Charities Changing the World in 2016. The list includes some of the largest a...
 
onsdag den 30 november 2016
Parts of Rotary.org unavailable from Saturday to Monday, 3-5 December
Parts of Rotary.org will be unavailable 3-5 December, beginning at 05:00 Chicago time (UTC-6), while we upgrade our membership database. During this t...
 
torsdag den 17 november 2016
Rotarians report email scam
Some Rotarians have reported receiving a scam email asking them to click a link to update names and contact information in a directory. The email, whi...
 
torsdag den 17 november 2016
Arch Klumph’s hometown raises over $2 million through centennial celebration
Rotary members in Cleveland, Ohio, USA, celebrated 100 years of The Rotary Foundation on 23 October with a banquet and a concert by The Cleveland Orch...
 
onsdag den 16 november 2016
Rotary's World Polio Day event continues to grow
Participation in this year’s World Polio Day live-streamed event continued the growth registered since it began in 2014. Rotary, the world’s leading a...
 
tisdag den 15 november 2016
Rotary Foundation named World's Outstanding Foundation for 2016
The Association of Fundraising Professionals has recognized The Rotary Foundation with its annual Award for Outstanding Foundation. The award honors o...
 
lördag den 12 november 2016
Rotary-UN celebration mixes business with diplomacy
Outside the United Nations building in midtown Manhattan stands an imposing sculpture of a man wielding a sword in one hand and raising a hammer with ...
 
onsdag den 9 november 2016
eBay Live Auctions that benefit Rotary
Each month, eBay, the world’s largest auction website, selects a set of upcoming Live Auction events and donates a portion of all sales proceeds to Ro...
 
tisdag den 8 november 2016
2016 Interact Video Awards now open
Show us your Interact club in action and you could receive $500 for your club's next project. For our eighth annual Interact Video Awards, we're askin...
 
tisdag den 1 november 2016
Sewing skills ease job woes in KwaZulu-Natal
While the picturesque Valley of 1,000 Hills outside Durban, South Africa, offers stunning scenery to visitors, job prospects for the Zulu people who l...
 
fredag den 28 oktober 2016
Rotary district collecting funds to replace roofs for hurricane victims in Haiti
Rotary clubs in District 7020 (Caribbean) and the Disaster Network of Assistance Rotarian Action Group are collecting donations to replace the roofs o...
 
måndag den 24 oktober 2016
Rotary’s World Polio Day event looks ahead to ending the disease for good
While the fight to eradicate polio suffered a blow this year when the virus re-emerged in Nigeria, Rotary leaders and top health experts focused Monda...
 
fredag den 21 oktober 2016
Virtual reality films bring new dimension to polio fight
At this year’s World Polio Day celebration in Atlanta, Rotary is harnessing the power of virtual reality technology to build empathy and inspire actio...
 
tisdag den 18 oktober 2016
Rotary Day at UN highlights role of business in building a better world
From the United Nations’ earliest days in the aftermath of World War II, the organization’s humanitarian mission has always dovetailed with Rotary’s e...
 
måndag den 17 oktober 2016
ShelterBox prepares for Mosul refugees
Today marked the start of the battle to take control of Mosul back from the Islamic State group, also known as ISIS. The city is the group's last majo...
 
måndag den 17 oktober 2016
Skydivers raise thousands for polio eradication
The first time Noel Jackson jumped out of a plane at 14,000 feet, it had nothing to do with raising money for polio eradication. The Michigan dentist ...
 
fredag den 14 oktober 2016
Rotary and ShelterBox on the ground in Haiti
Even as parts of Haiti were still recovering from a catastrophic 2010 earthquake, Hurricane Matthew tore through the impoverished island country 4 Oct...
 
tisdag den 11 oktober 2016
Watch our polio partnership come alive at World Polio Day
On 24 October, World Polio Day, Rotary will bring together partners from the Global Polio Eradication Initiative for an update on our fight to end pol...
 
fredag den 7 oktober 2016
Nigeria’s top health official visits Rotary to discuss country’s response to polio outbreak
Nigeria’s health minister, Isaac Adewole, said on Friday that his government is determined to rid the country of polio again. New cases recently lande...
 
tisdag den 4 oktober 2016
Germ declares Owori president-nominee
On 1 October, RI President John F. Germ declared Samuel F. Owori Rotary International's president-nominee. The Nominating Committee for President sele...
 
torsdag den 29 september 2016
Nigeria reclassified as polio endemic
Nigeria reported three cases of wild poliovirus in the northeastern state of Borno in August of this year. Following the World Health Organization's c...
 
fredag den 23 september 2016
Fighting for Flint
Saginaw Street, paved with 116-year-old bricks and lined with restaurants, runs through the heart of downtown Flint, Mich. Around the corner you’ll fi...
 
fredag den 23 september 2016
Rotarians, Heifer International help farmers grow economy
“Agriculture is the lifeblood of Arkansas; it’s the state’s original business,” says Sharon Tallach Vogelpohl, an Arkansas Rotarian for nearly 20 year...
 
tisdag den 20 september 2016
Rotary recognized on public television's 'American Graduate Day'
Rotary was recognized on 17 September on public television's fifth annual American Graduate Day program for its work with San Diego-based Monarch Scho...
 
måndag den 19 september 2016
Practicing peace
Nations around the world will observe the International Day of Peace on 21 September, a date designated by the United Nations in 2001 as "a day of glo...
 
tisdag den 6 september 2016
Charity Navigator upgrades Rotary Foundation’s rating
The Rotary Foundation has received the highest possible score from Charity Navigator, an independent evaluator of charities in the U.S. In the most re...
 
fredag den 26 augusti 2016
Rotary district collecting relief funds for Louisiana flood victims
Rotary clubs of District 6200 are collecting relief funds to help thousands of victims after record flooding devastated communities in southern Louisi...
 
torsdag den 18 augusti 2016
Hall of Fame singer Donovan becomes a Rotary polio ambassador
Legendary singer and polio survivor Donovan Leitch, better known simply as Donovan, has joined Rotary in its fight to eradicate the paralyzing disease...
 
torsdag den 18 augusti 2016
World Polio Day toolkit available — start planning now
Rotary's fourth World Polio Day celebration, on 24 October, will highlight extraordinary progress in the eradication campaign and emphasize the work t...
 
måndag den 15 augusti 2016
Young member uses leadership positions to promote diversity, inclusion
The way Rotary member Todd Jenkins puts it, he's the first generation in his family "to do everything": first to go to college, first to fly on a plan...
 
torsdag den 11 augusti 2016
Rotary recommits to ending polio in Nigeria
The World Health Organization has confirmed two cases of wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) in Nigeria, the first cases in the country since July 2014. Aft...
 
måndag den 1 augusti 2016
The Rotarian Conversation with Nobel laureate Stefan Hell
From the August 2016 issue of The Rotarian Four hundred years ago, the invention of the microscope gave us a glimpse into an aspect of the world too t...
 
måndag den 1 augusti 2016
Member spotlight: Rod Buffington's patchwork of good deeds
From the August 2016 issue of The Rotarian Quilts may be utilitarian objects, but Rod Buffington’s “quilt paintings” – watercolors on paper that are t...
 
måndag den 1 augusti 2016
Member interview: Steven Goldsmith on mediation
From the August 2016 issue of The Rotarian Steven Goldsmith is a mediation and training leader with Mediators Beyond Borders International, an organiz...
 
fredag den 29 juli 2016
Rotary seeks Chief Development Officer
The General Manager of The Rotary Foundation/Chief Development Officer is responsible for the effective management and operations of The Rotary Founda...
 
torsdag den 28 juli 2016
The visionaries: Young women in Peru learn to see a future for themselves
From the August 2016 issue of The Rotarian It’s 3 a.m. on a Sunday, and Katheryne Rosa Barazorda Cuellar is up, preparing to work in her mother’s soup...
 
måndag den 25 juli 2016
Grant survey shows solid support for new model
More than 6,000 Rotary members in 154 countries reported on their experiences with the new grant model as part of an evaluation during the 2015-16 Rot...
 
fredag den 15 juli 2016
Committee members named to nominate 2018-19 Rotary president
The following Rotary members will serve on the 2016-17 Nominating Committee for President of Rotary International in 2018-19. The committee is schedul...
 
tisdag den 5 juli 2016
Apply to serve on an RI committee
Would you like to contribute to Rotary by serving on a committee? The 10 committees listed below are searching for qualified candidates for openings i...
 
fredag den 1 juli 2016
John Germ: Champion of Chattanooga
From the July 2016 issue of The Rotarian Just before John Germ dropped by, Rick Youngblood took a deep breath. “You want to match his energy,” he says...
 
torsdag den 23 juni 2016
Member Spotlight: The book on Brad Rubini
From the July 2016 issue of The Rotarian When Brad Rubini was reading a bedtime story to his seven-year-old daughter, Claire, she asked him why he was...
 
torsdag den 23 juni 2016
Health: Survival of the Fitbittest
From the July 2016 issue of The Rotarian In the seven days from 7 through 13 March, I took precisely 84,250 steps. This amounted to 39.85 miles. I als...
 
torsdag den 23 juni 2016
Cynthia Salim: Former Rotary Scholar makes clothing with a conscience
From the July 2016 issue of The Rotarian The way Cynthia Salim sees it, the fashion industry doesn't have much to offer a young, socially conscious wo...
 
torsdag den 23 juni 2016
Culture: Open to interpretation
From the July 2016 issue of The Rotarian Whenever I arrive in a new country, one of the first places I go is a bookstore. I do this for several reason...
 
torsdag den 23 juni 2016
Member Interview: Susan Davis uses social entrepreneurship to fight poverty
From the July 2016 issue of The Rotarian Susan Davis has devoted the past three decades to using social entrepreneurship and microfinance to address e...
 
onsdag den 22 juni 2016
Rotary changes travel company
Rotary International has selected Raptim Humanitarian Travel as its official travel management company. The connection between Raptim and Rotary will ...
 
måndag den 20 juni 2016
Changes to the Official Directory
The CD and full-length print version of the Official Directory will no longer be available starting for the 2016-17 Rotary year. A full-length PDF ver...
 
torsdag den 16 juni 2016
What you don’t know about the campaign to end polio
From the July 2016 issue of The Rotarian When was the last time there was polio in Europe? If you guessed 2002, the year the region was certified poli...
 
onsdag den 8 juni 2016
Contribution forms now available in additional languages
Forms in additional languages are now available to help you record individual donations to The Rotary Foundation or single donations that combine gift...
 
tisdag den 31 maj 2016
Foundation’s achievements and future spotlighted at Korea convention
In his address to convention attendees on Tuesday, 31 May, Trustee Chair Ray Klinginsmith proclaimed that The Rotary Foundation has never been stronge...
 
söndag den 29 maj 2016
UN chief Ban Ki-moon opens Korea convention
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon was among the first to welcome Rotary members and friends to the 107th Rotary Convention, heralded as one...
 
fredag den 27 maj 2016
Global movement needed to reverse water crisis
This year's World Water Summit on 27 May in Seoul highlighted the progress being made: Over the last 25 years, more than 2.5 billion people gained acc...
 
tisdag den 3 maj 2016
2016 Rotary Convention Photo Gallery
Browse exclusive photos of convention highlights from Korea.
 
onsdag den 20 april 2016
Rotary shop on new platform
As of 1 May, the Rotary shop will be available on a new platform. We may experience some downtime during the transition and apologize for any inconven...
 
tisdag den 19 april 2016
Rotary districts mobilize to support survivors of Ecuador, Japan quakes
After a series of three earthquakes -- two in Japan and one in Ecuador -- killed hundreds of people, injured thousands, and caused billions of dollars...
 
torsdag den 24 mars 2016
Get live updates from the Council on Legislation
Get live updates and vote totals from the Council on Legislation on Rotary.org beginning on 11 April. Representatives from Rotary clubs worldwide will...
 
måndag den 14 mars 2016
UNESCO-IHE scholarship applications now available
The Rotary Foundation and UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education are offering up to 10 scholarships for graduate study at UNESCO-IHE's Delft campus ...
 
onsdag den 24 februari 2016
Ensure recognition for your Interact clubs
Interact clubs are making a positive difference in schools and communities around the world. Leaders of sponsor Rotary clubs and districts should make...
 
tisdag den 9 februari 2016
Beware of new email scam claiming to be from Foundation Chair Klinginsmith
A new email purporting to be from Rotary Foundation Trustee Chair Ray Klinginsmith is targeting Rotary members. The email falsely claims that members ...
 
tisdag den 2 februari 2016
Find resources for planning your centennial celebration
We're kicking off The Rotary Foundation's centennial celebration at the Korea convention, 28 May-1 June. But you can get started now planning your clu...
 
fredag den 22 januari 2016
Rotary's 2016 International Assembly coverage and resources
Rotary's annual training meeting gives incoming district governors from around the world the chance to share ideas for strengthening clubs and improvi...
 
 
tisdag den 19 januari 2016
Michele Berg named deputy general secretary
Michele Berg has been selected to help lead Rotary’s operations as deputy general secretary. In this role, she will work alongside General Secretary J...
 
onsdag den 13 januari 2016
Rotary condemns deadly attack on polio security personnel in Pakistan
Rotary members and our partners in the fight to eradicate polio offer our heartfelt condolences and express a deep sadness in the wake of a horrific b...
 
måndag den 7 december 2015
New online process makes it easy to follow up on prospective members
Tracking your membership leads is easier than ever. District leaders and club officers can now review inquiries from prospective, referred, and reloca...
 
tisdag den 24 november 2015
New Rotary flag and banner materials available in Brand Center
Give your Rotary flag or banner a new and professional look with our updated materials, available in the Brand Center. With eight options of colors an...
 
måndag den 19 oktober 2015
Rotary honors six women for leadership and humanitarian service
Rotary President K.R. Ravindran has named six Rotary Global Women of Action for 2015. The honorees were chosen for their dedication and service, which...
 
onsdag den 26 augusti 2015
Bringing education to rural Mexican area, one school at a time
When Mariana Day moved in 1989 to the small beach town of Chacala, in Nayarit, Mexico, she noticed that the surrounding rural areas struggled to maint...
 
torsdag den 20 augusti 2015
Meet our polio partners
From the September 2015 issue of The Rotarian Eradicating polio is a complex job. Since 1988, we’ve collaborated with the World Health Organization, t...
 
fredag den 24 juli 2015
Nigeria sees no wild polio cases for one year
Today marks one year since Nigeria last reported a polio case caused by wild poliovirus, putting the country on the brink of eradicating the paralyzin...
 
fredag den 17 juli 2015
Australian students take opportunity by the horns
The rules of the Shaftesbury Rodeo Academy are simple: no school, no rodeo. It’s a message that teenagers who attend school at Bisley Farm, most of wh...
 
torsdag den 9 juli 2015
Illiteracy traps adults, and their families, in poverty
Around the world, millions of adults are unable to read or write, and therefore struggle to earn a living for themselves and their families. Even in t...
 
onsdag den 1 juli 2015
Meet Rotary’s new president
This excerpt from the July issue of The Rotarian magazine profiles the 2015-16 RI president. Before he gives a speech, K.R. Ravindran doesn’t like fl...
 
onsdag den 1 juli 2015
Apply to serve on an RI committee
If you would you like to contribute to Rotary by serving on a committee, this is your opportunity. The nine committees listed below are searching for ...
 
måndag den 22 juni 2015
Early cancer detection is saving lives in Sri Lanka
More than 20,000 new cases of cancer are diagnosed every year in Sri Lanka, and many of them prove fatal. The Rotary Club of Colombo, Sri Lanka, set o...
 
onsdag den 17 juni 2015
Visit our new Member Center
As a member of Rotary, you’re part of a global network of community volunteers who are making a positive difference. Visit the new Member Center to ac...
 
tisdag den 16 juni 2015
Rotary releases $40.3 million for polio immunization activities
Rotary is releasing $40.3 million in grants to support polio immunization activities in 10 countries, including Afghanistan, Nigeria, and Pakistan, th...
 
måndag den 15 juni 2015
Knocking down language barriers
Before the collapse of the Soviet Union in the early 1990s, Russian was the predominant second language offered in Polish schools, leaving tens of tho...
 
tisdag den 9 juni 2015
Member benefits program unveiled as convention draws to a close
RI President-elect K.R. Ravindran introduced a member benefits program at the 9 June closing session of the 2015 Rotary International Convention, sayi...
 
måndag den 8 juni 2015
Africa on brink of polio eradication
Nigeria and the whole continent of Africa is on the cusp of being polio free, Dr. Hamid Jafari told audience members at the Rotary Convention on 8 Jun...
 
måndag den 8 juni 2015
Alumni Award Winner Helps Others Overcome Mental Illness, Speaks at Rotary Convention
Dr. Geetha Jayaram has dedicated her life to helping people in her native India and the United States overcome the torment of severe depression, bipol...
 
söndag den 7 juni 2015
Water summit urges Rotary members to invest in youth
Almost 200 million days of school attendance are lost every year because of the lack of proper sanitation. Many  diarrhea cases in children result fro...
 
söndag den 7 juni 2015
2015 Rotary Convention photo gallery
See our photo gallery from São Paulo. 
 
fredag den 5 juni 2015
Peace Symposium speaker wants world to spend more on education, less on war
When former Costa Rican president Oscar Arias was eight years old, his country abolished its military and turned its focus instead to human rights and...
 
torsdag den 4 juni 2015
Rotaract clubs receive awards for their innovative initiatives
A project launched by members of Rotaract in Uttar Pradesh, India, is liberating women who emptied dry toilets with their hands by teaching them skill...
 
fredag den 15 maj 2015
Rotary, USAID collaboration improves sanitation facilities in Ghana
According to a 2012 report by UNICEF and the World Health Organization, Ghana has made great strides in providing its people with clean drinking water...
 
måndag den 27 april 2015
Launch Pads
On the third-largest island in Fiji, 17-year-old Asenaca Sepa dreams of becoming a nurse. Her classmate, Laisenia Kidia, wants to study marine biology...
 
fredag den 24 april 2015
World Immunization Week: Protecting children through lifesaving vaccines
This year's observance of World Immunization Week, 24-30 April, signals a renewed effort to prevent an estimated 2 to 3 million deaths worldwide from ...
 
onsdag den 22 april 2015
Spirit of Earth Day: Tree planting project stems from surviving a tsunami
As a child, Gowri Rajan was scared of trees because of the reptiles and insects lurking in their roots, branches, and leaves. "I wouldn't go near tree...
 
fredag den 17 april 2015
Ecuadorean heart surgeon donates his professional skills to children in need
Pediatric heart surgeon Gerardo Davalos has treated scores of young heart patients, but one made a particular impression on him. The day before 11-yea...
 
fredag den 10 april 2015
Polio vaccine celebrates 60th anniversary
Sunday, 12 April, marks 60 years since the Salk polio vaccine was declared safe, effective, and potent. In that time, the number of polio cases has dr...
 
fredag den 10 april 2015
How a simple school project in India became a global grant
Two years ago, U.S. Rotary members in Maine set out to improve the education system in Bikaner, Rajasthan, an Indian city near the border of Pakistan....
 
torsdag den 2 april 2015
Nursing school helps indigenous community survive in Uganda
For thousands of years, the Batwa Pygmies lived among the silverback mountain gorillas in the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest of southwest Uganda. But in 1...
 
måndag den 30 mars 2015
Every day is World Water Day with Rotary
At least 3,000 children die each day from diarrheal diseases caused by unsafe water, a grim reminder for Rotary members who make providing clean water...
 
torsdag den 26 mars 2015
Korean sailor makes waves for End Polio Now
Enjoying calm winds and peaceful Pacific waters, Seung Jin Kim dove off his 43-foot sailboat, the Arapani, to swim with some dolphins nearby. The sere...
 
måndag den 23 mars 2015
Bond with the United Nations enhances Rotary’s visibility and resources
Ask almost anyone at the United Nations and they will know that Rotary, having helped to spearhead the Global Polio Eradication Initiative, has contri...
 
fredag den 20 mars 2015
Determined to deliver clean water amid bloody civil war in South Sudan
Despite almost impassable terrain and the outbreak of a violent civil war, Rotary clubs in South Sudan and Wisconsin, USA, are determined to bring cle...
 
måndag den 9 mars 2015
Monrovia club’s Ebola fight not finished
After the first cases of Ebola reached Liberia's capital, Monrovia, last June, local Rotary members feared that the city's limited health care system ...
 
måndag den 2 mars 2015
Highlighting outstanding members this International Women’s Day
Thousands of women across Rotary deserve recognition on International Women's Day, March 8, and while it isn't possible to highlight them all, we chos...
 
fredag den 20 februari 2015
Event at Indian racetrack nets $350,000 for service projects
Rotary members in India selected a popular racecourse in Mumbai to promote Rotary to the tens of thousands of racing aficionados who gather there dail...
 
måndag den 16 februari 2015
Rotary member takes fundraising to new heights -- the summit of Mount Everest
Despite his longstanding interest in polio eradication, polio was not on Joe Pratt's mind as he prepared for a mid-April 2012 climb of Mount Everest, ...
 
fredag den 13 februari 2015
San Francisco club reveals formula for growth and retention of members
Members of the Rotary Club of San Francisco Evening meet at a wine bar after work, share a social outing, and promote all their activities on social m...
 
tisdag den 3 februari 2015
Colorado joins Kosovo club to restore sanitation in blighted local schools
Blighted schools in the mountain city of Peja in western Kosovo are a reminder of the ethnic strife and war that ravaged this area in the 1990s. To re...
 
tisdag den 27 januari 2015
Intense summer program gives Israeli and Palestinian teens new perspectives
Students from Israel and Palestine sat together at a local art studio in Encinitas, California, USA, one day last summer, drawing portraits of one ano...
 
fredag den 23 januari 2015
Rotary releases $34.8 million for polio immunization activities worldwide
Rotary International released an additional $34.8 million in grants to support polio immunization activities in 10 countries, including Afghanistan, N...
 
söndag den 18 januari 2015
President-elect urges Rotary members to ‘Be a Gift to the World’
Using their talents, expertise, and leadership, Rotary members worldwide are asked to be gifts to the world this upcoming 2015-16 Rotary year. Rotary ...
 
torsdag den 15 januari 2015
Man in iron lung discovers Rotary
One might think a man living with polio in an iron lung would know about Rotary. But it wasn't until Paul Alexander had a business meeting with a memb...
 
torsdag den 8 januari 2015
Rotary’s innovative tribute to polio eradication in India breaks Guinness world record
To eradicate polio in India, Rotary members displayed impressive coordination and commitment. So it should come as no surprise that Rotary members in ...
 
fredag den 26 december 2014
NTV interviews Rotary General Secretary John Hewko
RI General Secretary John Hewko met with NTV Kenya for a wide-ranging interview about what makes Rotary unique and why it's one of the world's most re...
 
tisdag den 23 december 2014
Kids in Kenya are ending violent mistrust between tribes
For decades, the small, pastoral communities in northern Kenya have been caught in a cycle of violence. Tribes have shed blood over distrust, scarce r...
 
onsdag den 17 december 2014
Rotary AIDS day event turns spotlight on world’s deadliest infectious disease
The recent Ebola outbreak in West Africa, the worst ever, has claimed several thousand lives and generated worldwide concern. But its impact pales in ...
 
onsdag den 17 december 2014
Statement by Rotary International on the deadly school attack in Pakistan
Rotary International condemns the horrific attack that killed more than 130 schoolchildren and wounded over 100 of their classmates in Peshawar, Pakis...
 
fredag den 12 december 2014
Indoor air pollution linked to millions of deaths
After decades dreaming about the Himalayas, Rotary member George Basch went on his first trek through the mountains in 2001, when he was 64. A member ...
 
onsdag den 10 december 2014
Rotary staff members bond over Miles to End Polio bike ride
For six staff members from Rotary headquarters in Evanston, the fight to eradicate polio has become personal. Together, they biked the physically grue...
 
måndag den 1 december 2014
Business camps prepare students to become entrepreneurs
Before college, business school, or their first jobs, more than 2,000 U.S. high school students are learning what it takes to become tomorrow's bright...
 
onsdag den 26 november 2014
The Rotary Foundation rises on expert list of top nonprofits
The Rotary Foundation has continued its steady growth, moving up 35 spots to 85th in The Chronicle of Philanthropy's annual ranking of the top 400 non...
 
söndag den 23 november 2014
Miles to end polio: $6 million crosses the finish line for polio eradication
Rotary General Secretary John Hewko and six RI staff members bicycled 104 miles in Tucson Arizona, USA, on Saturday, for the Miles to End Polio event,...
 
fredag den 21 november 2014
Rotary Day at the United Nations highlights the strength of partnerships
To strengthen their 69-year-old partnership, leaders from Rotary and the United Nations met this month in New York City for Rotary Day at the United N...
 
fredag den 21 november 2014
A major breakthrough against polio
Rotary and its partners in the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) are approaching a significant milestone: the eradication of type 3 wild poli...
 
fredag den 14 november 2014
Rotary’s World Polio Day live-streamed event is a huge success
More than 23,000 viewers in 24 countries tuned in to Rotary's World Polio Day event, streamed live on 24 October. Health officials including James Ale...
 
torsdag den 13 november 2014
Malala Yousafzai wins the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize
Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani teenager shot in the head for speaking out against the Taliban in support of girls' education, has been awarded the No...
 
onsdag den 12 november 2014
Rotary’s world headquarters hosts Evanston Rotary Day
Business owners and community leaders in Evanston, Illinois, USA, joined Rotary staff and family members in a celebration of the organization's cultur...
 
tisdag den 4 november 2014
Five must-do’s to get your event noticed on social media
Susanne Rea saw how social media propelled an event to raise money for polio eradication, and figured she could use the same tools to encourage Rotary...
 
onsdag den 29 oktober 2014
Restoring vision to hundreds in China
Seeing an elderly Tibetan woman weep with joy when cataract surgery restored her vision after 10 years is the kind of moment Dave Razo will never tire...
 
onsdag den 29 oktober 2014
Rotary’s response to the Ebola outbreak
Rotary continues to closely monitor the latest developments surrounding the Ebola outbreak, and work with the World Health Organization, UNICEF, the U...
 
lördag den 25 oktober 2014
World Polio Day: Health officials laud polio eradication achievements, point to disease’s endgame
After a year of shrinking polio cases worldwide, the crippling disease is now on the cusp of being eradicated, said top health officials at Rotary's s...
 
onsdag den 22 oktober 2014
Dynamic young club uses social media to grow
Erin Mills had just finished teaching for the day in Montevideo, Uruguay, when her smartphone buzzed with a message. An impromptu gathering to watch U...
 
måndag den 20 oktober 2014
Previewing the World Polio Day Livestream event
Rotary celebrates World Polio Day on 24 October with a Livestream event featuring expert speakers and celebrity performers. Hosted by Time magazine sc...
 
fredag den 17 oktober 2014
Creating works of art helps refugee children repair their lives
When asked to describe his future, a refugee child from Iraq draws a picture of himself as a doctor. Another child uses colorful paints to depict happ...
 
måndag den 13 oktober 2014
Chat with food experts on Twitter about alleviating hunger
Hunger affects more than 800 million people worldwide, according to the United Nations' World Food Programme, and one-third of all the food grown ever...
 
måndag den 13 oktober 2014
Photo Essay: Rotary’s 2014 Women of Action
This year's Women of Action honorees were selected by Rotary senior leaders and endorsed by the White House. All members of clubs in the U.S., the wom...
 
fredag den 10 oktober 2014
Partners build community center and health clinic in impoverished Mexico neighborhood
Four years ago, Rotary member Moonyeen King decided to take action to help residents of the impoverished neighborhood of Tepehua, located in Chapala, ...
 
onsdag den 8 oktober 2014
The White House honors Rotary women for their humanitarian service
Senior Rotary leaders gathered Tuesday at the White House to honor 10 women for their service projects, an event attended by members of U.S. President...
 
måndag den 6 oktober 2014
Business partnerships pay big dividends in the fight against polio
Are you aiming to enlist a corporation or business to support Rotary's drive to end polio? Whether you're targeting the local, regional, or national l...
 
torsdag den 2 oktober 2014
Mending the lingering effects of Japan’s triple disaster
More than three years after an earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear disaster triggered widespread devastation in Japan, the physical scars are beginning t...
 
torsdag den 25 september 2014
Photo essay: Rotary past and present
This Membership Month, in celebration of over 100 years of service, we dug into the archives and found any number of parallels between today's Rotary ...
 
fredag den 19 september 2014
Rotary Peace Centers shape hundreds of careers in peace and conflict resolution
With bloody conflicts raging in the Middle East, Eastern Europe, and parts of Central Africa, the message of nonviolence and reconciliation that natio...
 
torsdag den 18 september 2014
Illness leads former Navy code breaker to form world’s first Facebook-based Rotary club
When a serious illness stripped away many of her professional ambitions, Amanda Wirtz, a former U.S. Navy code breaker and professional violinist, tur...
 
fredag den 12 september 2014
Free vegetable gardens sprouting up around France
Imagine a community where the residents are all free to plant, grow, harvest, and eat healthy food whenever they want without having to pay for it. So...
 
fredag den 12 september 2014
Anti-vaccine movement may have global repercussions
Supporters of the anti-vaccine movement question the safety, efficacy and necessity of the very medicines that have so greatly reduced our children's ...
 
torsdag den 11 september 2014
Rotary’s response to Ebola outbreak
Rotary continues to follow the developments surrounding the Ebola outbreak in West Africa and advice of the World Health Organization and U.S. Centers...
 
tisdag den 9 september 2014
Since Boys' Week, Rotary has been empowering young leaders
The history of Rotary's work with youth dates back to the 1920s, when many clubs took part in an international event known as Boys' Week. The first Bo...
 
torsdag den 4 september 2014
Giving voice to children who might otherwise live in a silent world
Misheelt Batjargal and her fellow club members are giving a voice to infants and toddlers in Mongolia who would otherwise live in a silent world. As p...
 
torsdag den 28 augusti 2014
Polio's Retreat
As photojournalist Allison Kwesell walks through the narrow streets of an Indian village, familiarity sets in. She visited here four years ago, when s...
 
måndag den 18 augusti 2014
Rotaract award winners celebrated for their life-changing projects
The village of Kumbharwadi is one of many in a drought-prone region near Mumbai, India. Until recently, its residents had access to only one well with...
 
fredag den 15 augusti 2014
Young writers get published with the help of Rotary
In Jamaica, 11-year-old Jordan Allwood reads his classmates a story about a lonely puppy who finds a new family. The puppy grows into a big dog, enjoy...
 
tisdag den 12 augusti 2014
Clubs breaking down barriers to clean water in Ghana
When Marty Hatala, a member of the Rotary Club of Boaz, Alabama, first traveled to Ghana in 2010 to volunteer at a local orphanage, she saw how local ...
 
torsdag den 7 augusti 2014
Secrets of a successful crowdsourcing campaign
In case you haven't heard, a man raised nearly $60,000 to make potato salad as a spoof on a popular fundraising site. If he can do that, a campaign to...
 
tisdag den 5 augusti 2014
Rotary supports WHO director-general’s public health emergency for polio
In May, the Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the international spread of polio a Public Health Emergency of Internatio...
 
fredag den 1 augusti 2014
President Gary C.K. Huang’s ambitious 1.3 million membership goal
Gary C.K. Huang never imagined he would become Rotary International's president when he joined in 1976, but now that he is in office, he hopes to incr...
 
onsdag den 30 juli 2014
Political strife, protecting U.S. diplomats are part of the job for former Rotary Peace Fellow
As an agent for the U.S. Diplomatic Security Service, Justin Peele applies the education he received in conflict resolution as a Rotary Peace Fellow t...
 
fredag den 25 juli 2014
Polio vaccinators make significant headway in Nigeria
Nigeria is closer than ever to eradicating polio, riding a successful effort to reach children in seven northern states at highest risk for the diseas...
 
tisdag den 22 juli 2014
Rotary Scholar’s unique ability in bringing clubs together
In a municipal hospital in Cubatão, Brazil, a new mammography machine funded by a Rotary global grant provides breast cancer screening to women who pr...
 
torsdag den 17 juli 2014
Rick Burns’ thoughtful approach to Iraq and Afghanistan
Humanitarian Rick Burns, a retired civil affairs officer in the U.S. Army, has been helping people in the war-torn countries of Afghanistan and Iraq s...
 
måndag den 14 juli 2014
Pedaling coast-to-coast for a purpose
Keith Harris is pedaling for a purpose. At the tender age of 50, he's set out on an eight-week, 4,400-mile bike ride across the U.S. to raise $25,000 ...
 
tisdag den 8 juli 2014
Blown away by the realities of human trafficking
At the age of 17, Jennifer was sleeping on the streets of Atlanta. She'd felt abandoned most of her life, unprotected from her brothers and her mother...
 
onsdag den 2 juli 2014
Drug wars, financial setbacks no match for Mexico clinic
About 300 miles south of Ciudad Juarez, one of Mexico's most dangerous cities, is the small town of Guerrero in central Chihuahua. The community is ho...
 
måndag den 30 juni 2014
President Burton reflects on his call to ‘Engage Rotary, Change Lives’
Ron Burton has made the world his office. Over the past year, the Rotary International president has traveled more than half-a-million miles across 50...
 
onsdag den 25 juni 2014
Why the Rotary year begins 1 July
Ever wonder why the Rotary year begins 1 July? The international convention initially played a key role in determining the start date of our fiscal an...
 
måndag den 23 juni 2014
Polio detected in sewage sample near São Paulo
This week, the World Health Organization (WHO) confirmed wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) was detected in a sewage sample collected in March 2014 near Sã...
 
torsdag den 19 juni 2014
Rise of the female Honduran entrepreneur
Marta Lopez bakes up to 100 items a day in a small clay oven. Higinia Reyes owns a corn mill. Remigia Dominguez is the head of a weaving co-op. All of...
 
onsdag den 18 juni 2014
Rotary in the News
A busy May for Rotary International didn't go unnoticed by the rest of the world. It's not all the time that Rotary's work is written about in the New...
 
tisdag den 17 juni 2014
Literacy project forges virtual friendships for young students
A group of elementary school students smile and laugh, asking each other questions and sharing stories. Their conversations turn to recess, their pets...
 
onsdag den 4 juni 2014
Rotary breaks records, puts polio on notice at Sydney convention
Polio took a hit at this year's Rotary convention in Sydney, Australia. First there was the record-breaking climb across the Sydney Harbour Bridge tha...
 
onsdag den 4 juni 2014
2014 Rotary Convention ends with the passing of the torch
RI President Ron Burton put the final touches on the 2014 Rotary Convention in Sydney by reminding a packed Allphones Arena why they joined Rotary. "B...
 
tisdag den 3 juni 2014
Sir Emeka announces $1M gift for polio at Sydney convention
Nigerian business leader and philanthropist Sir Emeka Offor announced a $1 million gift to The Rotary Foundation for polio eradication efforts at the ...
 
måndag den 2 juni 2014
Minutes of April Trustees meeting now available
The minutes from the April 2014 Rotary Foundation Trustees meeting are now available. Highlights include: Packaged grants will no longer be offered. C...
 
söndag den 1 juni 2014
Australian prime minister opens convention with $100M polio pledge
As Rotary members from around the world filed into Allphones Arena for the opening ceremony of the 2014 International Convention in Sydney, they were ...
 
fredag den 30 maj 2014
General secretary and treasurer reports now available
The reports given to the 2014 Rotary International Convention in Sydney by General Secretary John Hewko and Rotary International Treasurer Andy Smallw...
 
fredag den 30 maj 2014
Water summit urges collaboration to quench world’s thirst
The statistics are staggering. Worldwide, 2.5 billion people have no improved sanitation facilities. More than 783 million people lack access to clean...
 
fredag den 30 maj 2014
Rotary’s historic climb in Sydney
During Friday's world record-breaking Sydney Harbour bridge climb, Rotary members raised enough money to protect 240,000 kids from polio. Despite the ...
 
torsdag den 29 maj 2014
Rotary brings the world to Sydney
It may be the start of winter in Sydney, Australia, but things are heating up down under as more than 18,000 Rotary members from over 150 countries ar...
 
onsdag den 28 maj 2014
Rotary's work commemorated in stamps
For more than 80 years, countries around the world have honored the work of Rotary with commemorative stamps. The first appeared in 1931, when Austria...
 
tisdag den 27 maj 2014
Training nurses to save mothers and babies in East Africa
Josephine Awor doesn't need statistics to know Uganda struggles to provide adequate health care to expectant mothers and babies. As a nurse who has wo...
 
tisdag den 20 maj 2014
New Ugandan club takes on challenges of a growing economy
Despite three years of strong economic growth and a burgeoning middle class, the central Ugandan city of Entebbe is still mired in high poverty rates,...
 
fredag den 16 maj 2014
Rotary project creates cookbook for the visually impaired
A woman with a black apron is stirring tomatoes into a pan of vegetables in Bursa, Turkey. Visually impaired, she is being helped by an assistant, who...
 
onsdag den 14 maj 2014
A global thirst for water
Growing up in northern Ghana, a particularly arid region of a parched land, Braimah Apambire saw how a lack of access to water can sap a community's v...
 
måndag den 12 maj 2014
Convention blog helps Rotary members keep pace, connect
As new friendships and collaborations form at Rotary's International Convention each year, we're reminded of the unwavering commitment Rotary members ...
 
måndag den 12 maj 2014
2014 Rotary Convention photo gallery
See our daily photo gallery from Sydney
 
fredag den 9 maj 2014
How Rotary Ideas is changing the landscape of crowdsourcing
Lina Aurelio and Peter Audino had something the other one wanted. Rotary Ideas helped them find each other. Aurelio’s club was looking for $3,000 to b...
 
torsdag den 8 maj 2014
Howard Buffett wants to end hunger by 2046
Howard Buffett is on deadline. In 2006, his father, U.S. investor and philanthropist Warren Buffett, challenged him to do something great in the world...
 
tisdag den 6 maj 2014
Peace Corps and Rotary kickoff historic collaboration
In an effort to promote global development and volunteer service, Rotary and Peace Corps have agreed to participate in a one-year pilot program in the...
 
tisdag den 6 maj 2014
Rotary supports WHO’s recommendations on recent polio transmission
Rotary supports the World Health Organization director-general's statement that polio is a public health emergency of international concern. Additiona...
 
måndag den 5 maj 2014
Rotary special to a father in failing health
Dave Mars owned a commercial printing company in Los Angeles. He was the one who asked my father to join the Wilshire Rotary club in 1982. "How did yo...
 
onsdag den 30 april 2014
Trustees approve new Foundation funding model
The Rotary Foundation Trustees have approved a new model for funding the Foundation's operating costs. Effective 1 July 2015, the Foundation will dire...
 
onsdag den 23 april 2014
Rotary member sacrifices record deal for disaster relief
On September 11, 2001, Todd Shea found himself running toward ground zero. He had no business being there. A singer-songwriter with a record deal, She...
 
fredag den 18 april 2014
Alumni award winners turn heads with unique accomplishments
Maya Ajmera founded the Global Fund for Children in 1993 to provide seed money to community-based organizations that help at-risk children across the ...
 
måndag den 14 april 2014
Paralympian Dennis Ogbe defying paralysis
Dennis Ogbe grips the discus in his right hand. He swings his arm and twists at the waist as far to the right as he can. With one move he snaps back, ...
 
fredag den 11 april 2014
Moving doctor’s office rescues women from breast cancer
In Tamil Nadu, India, two doctors, both members of the Rotary Club of Srirangam, discovered an alarming trend in the remote city outskirts of Trichy, ...
 
tisdag den 8 april 2014
Writer and war widow Artis Henderson finds peace through Rotary
In the first month of my stay in Dakar, Senegal, as a Rotary Scholar, a friend gave me a piece of helpful advice. “Buy a wedding ring,” she said. I ha...
 
torsdag den 3 april 2014
Peace fellow Ali Reza Eshraghi on today’s Iran
Iranian-born journalist Ali Reza Eshraghi, 35, is the Iran project manager at the Institute for War and Peace Reporting and a teaching fellow in the D...
 
måndag den 31 mars 2014
Water project unites Lebanon clubs across all divides
A project to provide clean water to all of Lebanon’s schools is uniting leaders from many of the country’s diverse religious, cultural, and political ...
 
fredag den 28 mars 2014
Southeast Asia declared polio free
The World Health Organization certified on 27 March its 11-country Southeast Asia region has eradicated polio, a long-awaited declaration given that f...
 
tisdag den 25 mars 2014
Join Rotary’s End Polio Now Thunderclap
On 27 March, the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) will declare the South-East Asia Region of the World Health Organization polio-free, an im...
 
måndag den 24 mars 2014
Do-it-yourself libraries
When the editors at Reader's Digest made a list of the "50 Surprising Reasons We Love America" for their July 2013 cover story, they placed Bruce Spri...
 
måndag den 24 mars 2014
Minutes of January Board meeting now available
The minutes of the January 2014 Board of Directors meeting are now available. Highlights include: Clubs in District 2230 (Belarus, Poland, Ukraine) wi...
 
fredag den 14 mars 2014
Rotary helps Ghana surpass clean water goals
For over 20 years, Michael Anyekase has crisscrossed Ghana drilling boreholes and installing hand pumps on wells to provide clean water. Water for dri...
 
fredag den 7 mars 2014
Partners for climate change research in Tanzania
Littered with old National Geographic magazines, a model volcano, and a solar cooker, Bartholomew Meena’s crammed science room in Machame, Tanzania, c...
 
tisdag den 4 mars 2014
Global star Angélique Kidjo champions Rotary’s efforts in new song
In her new album, “Eve,” Grammy award winner Angélique Kidjo honors the women in Africa, and pays tribute to Rotary’s work to end polio worldwide. The...
 
onsdag den 26 februari 2014
In Pakistan, polio vaccinators earn community trust in spite of danger
No polio vaccinator had ever set foot in Killi Baksho, near Pakistan's rugged northwest border with Afghanistan. Most people there have long opposed i...
 
tisdag den 25 februari 2014
Finding safe haven
For years, Angalia Bianca had slept in abandoned buildings throughout Chicago. She stole. She did drugs. She spent time in and out of jail for forgery...
 
torsdag den 20 februari 2014
Helping people with disabilities make their own music
Music has been an important part of leading an ordinary life for students at the Music School for Children With Disabilities in Honor of Paul Harris i...
 
fredag den 31 januari 2014
U.S. commits $205 million to polio eradication
President Barack Obama signed an omnibus appropriations bill in January that provides $205 million to support polio eradication in 2014, through the U...
 
torsdag den 30 januari 2014
A voice for polio eradication in Nigeria
Sir Emeka Offor likes to describe himself simply: He is the son of a policeman, born in the small town of Kafanchan, Nigeria. It is a way of reminding...
 
fredag den 24 januari 2014
Taking ethical debates from the ivory tower to the town pub
Consider this situation: You are caring for a hungry girl whom you can’t afford to feed. What do you do? Do you steal food, or do you let her starve i...
 
måndag den 20 januari 2014
Register for upcoming webinar in Lifecycle of a Service Project series
Our webinar series Lifecycle of a Service Project continues with part 3 on acquiring resources. In this session you'll learn about finding partners fo...
 
tisdag den 14 januari 2014
Couple’s $1.1 million gift boosts push to eradicate polio
Rotary member Terry Caster and his wife, Barbara, announced a $1.1 million gift to Rotary to help eradicate polio. What’s more, their gift will be mat...
 
tisdag den 14 januari 2014
Malala is one of us
The Swat Valley of northern Pakistan, in the highlands between Kashmir and the Khyber Pass, was once a lush, peaceful place. It was ruled by Miangul A...
 
måndag den 13 januari 2014
India celebrates three years without polio
Throughout India and around the world, Rotary clubs are celebrating a major milestone: India has gone three years without a new case of polio. The las...
 
måndag den 30 december 2013
A dangerous idea offers hope for girls in Afghanistan
In 2005, Razia Jan came up with a dangerous idea: to start a free private school for girls in her native Afghanistan. The Taliban were using extreme v...
 
måndag den 23 december 2013
Rotary and ShelterBox help restore a sense of normalcy after disaster
Months of heavy rains in the heart of the Peruvian rain forest had caused devastating flooding. It was April 2012, and the Amazon River and other wate...
 
måndag den 16 december 2013
Rotary helps close out the year with gains against polio
When Julia Yank and a team of Rotary members and health workers entered Kaduna, Nigeria, to immunize children against polio they expected to encounter...
 
fredag den 13 december 2013
Nelson Mandela remembered as an ally for peace, polio eradication
In 1996, routine polio immunizations in Nigeria and other African countries were anything but routine. Competing health priorities and lack of funding...
 
fredag den 13 december 2013
Emergency funds aim to quell polio outbreak in Syria, Middle East
Rotary will provide a $500,000 emergency response grant to support efforts to stem the recent polio outbreak in Syria. The funds are the first to the ...
 
torsdag den 12 december 2013
The Lives of Mothers
Mothers play a fundamental role in every culture. But depending on where a mom and baby live, they have a different chance of living or dying, sufferi...
 
fredag den 6 december 2013
Relief aid pours into typhoon-struck communities
For more than three hours, Typhoon Haiyan violently shook the roof, walls, and windows of Edgar Chiongbian’s house. The heavy winds and flying debris ...
 
onsdag den 4 december 2013
Ride to End Polio raises $730,000
For the past five years, Rotary members around Tucson, Arizona, USA, have bicycled as many as 111 miles in a day to raise money for polio eradication....
 
måndag den 2 december 2013
Family health days help 250,000 in Africa
In 1994, Marion Bunch lost her son to AIDS. It was early on in the U.S. AIDS epidemic, and the stigma surrounding the disease kept her from talking ab...
 
måndag den 25 november 2013
A lesson in the power of clean water
Early each morning, the students of Escuela Oficial Rural Mixta in El Tunino, Guatemala, trek down the mountainside on their way to school. They carry...
 
tisdag den 19 november 2013
Jack Sim wants you to talk about toilets
By age 40, Jack Sim was a successful entrepreneur running 16 businesses. He had enough money to retire, so he started searching for a neglected cause ...
 
tisdag den 19 november 2013
End Polio Now campaign earns top public relations award
Rotary's End Polio Now campaign has won a top award in global public relations from PR News, a public relations resource serving the communications an...
 
fredag den 15 november 2013
Rotary clubs take action for typhoon-ravaged Philippines
Rotary clubs around the world are pledging emergency aid to communities in central Philippines after last week’s massive typhoon flattened entire coas...
 
måndag den 11 november 2013
A handyman’s tale of Rotary connections
Cecil “Pancho” Padilla’s emotions hover so close to the surface that at times they engulf him. As he recalls his involvement in setting up a dental cl...
 
torsdag den 7 november 2013
New York Times profiles Rotary First Harvest
Read about the work Rotary First Harvest is doing to feed hungry families in The New York Times’ annual “Giving” section. Rotary First Harvest, a char...
 
tisdag den 5 november 2013
Immunization campaigns target polio outbreak in Syria
Lab results have confirmed several cases of polio in Syria, a country that has been free of the crippling and potentially fatal disease since 1999. Ro...
 
måndag den 4 november 2013
Scholarship recipient reflects on his journey to Rotary
My father moved us from Vietnam when I was a child to provide us with more than what we’d had under the communist regime. We ended up in a ghetto in O...
 
måndag den 28 oktober 2013
Partnering with Mercy Ships to fight disease in Guinea
A team of health professionals is touring Donka hospital in Conakry, Guinea, in March when they spot more than a dozen large, greenish masses covering...
 
fredag den 25 oktober 2013
On World Polio Day, Rotary spotlights the fight to end the disease
Rotary helped put polio eradication on center stage on the day best known for rallying support to finish the job – World Polio Day, 24 October. A spec...
 
torsdag den 24 oktober 2013
Actor Archie Panjabi is putting her soul into Rotary’s polio campaign
Emmy Award-winning actor Archie Panjabi is a celebrity ambassador in Rotary's This Close public awareness campaign to end polio, and this year she vis...
 
onsdag den 16 oktober 2013
Rotary: No child should ever go to bed hungry
Hunger touches every community, nation, and region of the world. It is a problem without a simple solution. At Rotary, we are committed to using the v...
 
onsdag den 9 oktober 2013
Opening the door to polio eradication
It’s been more than two years since the last polio case was reported in Côte d’lvoire. Time enough for people to become complacent about immunizations...
 
onsdag den 9 oktober 2013
Register for 2013 Rotary-UN Day
Register online to take part in Rotary-UN Day on 2 November. The daylong event offers a unique opportunity to learn how Rotary works with the United N...
 
torsdag den 3 oktober 2013
Burton declares Ravindran president-nominee
RI President Ron Burton officially declared K.R. “Ravi” Ravindran Rotary International’s president-nominee on 1 October. There were no challenging can...
 
tisdag den 1 oktober 2013
Rotarian Sir Nicholas Winton honored at Holocaust Museum
It's been nearly 75 years, but Renata Laxova remembers with heartbreaking clarity the night her mother put her on the kindertransport train to England...
 
torsdag den 19 september 2013
Indian philanthropist boosts Rotary’s push to end polio with new US$1 million gift
Indian philanthropist and businesswoman Rajashree Birla has announced a new gift of US$1 million to Rotary to help eradicate polio. The gift brings he...
 
måndag den 16 september 2013
Watch a live webcast of Mediators Beyond Borders event
Watch a live webcast of the Mediators Beyond Borders International annual congress in Istanbul, Turkey, 26-28 September, as volunteers describe their ...
 
onsdag den 11 september 2013
Solutions for your website issues
Since the website launched at the end of August, more than 27,000 people created an account on My Rotary. We have been working to correct several issu...
 
fredag den 6 september 2013
September classes on My Rotary
Webinars Lifecycle of a Service Project (Part 1): Overview and Introduction Plan a successful, sustainable service project with the resources and info...
 
tisdag den 3 september 2013
Engineering sustainable water solutions in Latin America
Perched in the rugged mountains of central Ecuador, the village of Tingo Pucará seems an unlikely place for artistic inspiration to strike. But Tony R...
 
onsdag den 21 augusti 2013
Witnesses to history
The first Rotary club in Ukraine was chartered in 1992, mere months after the formal dissolution of the Soviet Union. Twenty years later, young people...
 
fredag den 9 augusti 2013
Register early for Sydney convention and save
Register early for the 2014 Rotary International Convention in Sydney, Australia, 1-4 June, and pay US$100 less than the on-site registration fee. Rot...
 
tisdag den 6 augusti 2013
Couple venture outside comfort zone to bring aid
Seated in a circle of men, women, and children at the base of a sprawling fig tree in the remote Ugandan village of Oduworo, Rotary members Steve and ...
 
tisdag den 6 augusti 2013
Rotarian Action Group helps countries grow indigenous crops
Australian Bruce French has been eating locally for 35 years– long before it became a culinary trend. Now he’s working with Rotary members to help cou...
 
tisdag den 6 augusti 2013
Ravindran is choice for 2015-16 RI president
K.R. Ravindran, a member of the Rotary Club of Colombo, Western Province, Sri Lanka, has been selected by the Nominating Committee for President of RI...
 
tisdag den 6 augusti 2013
Empowering mothers by preventing injuries
Robert Zinser understands numbers. The economist and retired president for Asia at chemical giant BASF has spent his life analyzing and predicting fut...
 
tisdag den 6 augusti 2013
On a mission to repair lives
Ask most 14-year-old boys about their favorite sports, and they’ll be quick to name a particular team or player, recall a memorable game, or describe ...
 
lördag den 3 augusti 2013
Rotary members team up with students for clean water
Growing up in an affluent suburb of Chicago near Lake Michigan, Connor Kenehan never had to worry about a lack of clean water. But when a class assign...
 
tisdag den 25 juni 2013
Gates Foundation joins with Rotary to boost polio endgame support
An announcement at the Rotary International Convention in Lisbon, Portugal, set the stage for a bold new chapter in the partnership between Rotary and...
 
torsdag den 6 juni 2013
Australia commits AU$80 million for polio endgame plan, cites Rotary’s role
The Australian government is providing AU$80 million over four years in support of the 2013-18 Polio Eradication and Endgame Strategic Plan. The commi...
 
tisdag den 30 april 2013
Council approves dues increase, unlimited e-clubs
Representatives from Rotary's 532 districts met in downtown Chicago 21-26 April, approving a number of measures designed to strengthen Rotary, increas...
 
lördag den 27 april 2013
Rotary receives top honors for Future Vision
Rotary has received a silver Edison Award in recognition of the Future Vision Plan, the new grant model that enhances the scope, impact, and sustainab...
 
torsdag den 25 april 2013
Global Vaccine Summit yields US$4 billion in funding commitments to polio endgame plan
The 2013-18 Polio Eradication and Endgame Strategic Plan and about US$4 billion in funding commitments took center stage at the Global Vaccine Summit ...
 
fredag den 5 april 2013
Rotarians honored as Champions of Change at White House
Twelve U.S. Rotarians were honored at the White House on 5 April as Champions of Change for their efforts to improve communities locally and around th...
 
torsdag den 21 februari 2013
Rotary celebrates 108th anniversary, highlights gains against polio
Rotary's 108th anniversary on 23 February marks a year of both achievements in the fight to eradicate polio and a stepped-up commitment to finish the ...
 
måndag den 14 januari 2013
'Engage Rotary, Change Lives' is 2013-14 presidential theme
RI President-elect Ron Burton will ask Rotarians to Engage Rotary, Change Lives in 2013-14. He unveiled his theme during the opening plenary session o...
 
måndag den 10 september 2012
Rotary's Fight to End Polio Now
Since 1985 Rotary has led the battle against polio, and kept the pressure on as worldwide cases plummeted from 350,000 per year to several hundred. Wh...
 
måndag den 27 augusti 2012
Doing Good in the World
Donations to The Rotary Foundation make it possible for Rotary clubs to tackle some of the world’s most pressing needs. See how your gift to the Found...
 

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