Monthly Archives: April 2011

Show and tell: From Kindergarten to Rotary International

May 2011 by Ray Klinginsmith, President, Rotary International My wife, Judie, was a kindergarten teacher for many years, and she often told stories about her “show and tell” experiences, when each of her students was permitted to bring a favorite … Continue reading

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Too much monkey business

A response to Frank Bures “Too Much Information” April 16, 2011 By John Borst When I first read the title of Frank Bures’ “Too Much Information”, (The Rotarian, April 2011, page 27) a tune popped into my head. At first … Continue reading

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The skinny branches of life

April 15, 2011 Editor’s Note: G.E.M. Munro and his son Gabriel have, for the past two weeks, been speaking to Rotary Clubs in Saskatchewan and Alberta about their Mothers of Intention Literacy Program in the slums of Dhaka, Bangladesh. The … Continue reading

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Why the Rotary Leadership Model Works

by Chris Offer April 5, 2011 Editor’s Note: The following opinion piece is from Rotary Canada — April 2011 I doubt many experts would point to Rotary’s practice of changing leaders every year as a model organizational structure. By all … Continue reading

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Rotary, World Community Service, and the local community

Promoting international service projects in small communities, it’s time to take the risk! April 3, 2011 By John Borst, Rotary Club of Dryden When President-elect Kaylan Banerjee defined his “Reach Within to Embrace Humanity” theme and 2011-12 agenda he created … Continue reading

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Reasons to attend a District Assembly and the District Conference – It’s About Change!

April 2, 2011 by DGE Steve Youtz, District 6380   Editor’s Note: The following commentary is edited to reflect a general perspective. As humans, we get comfortable in the knowledge and expectation of tradition and status quo. Making a change … Continue reading

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