Monthly Archives: February 2012

Future Vision a simpler, more powerful Foundation

by Bill Boyd Foundation Trustee Chair I am still occasionally asked why we decided to develop our Future Vision Plan. The question is, if the Foundation wasn’t broken, why fix it? The truth is that our Foundation, which has served … Continue reading

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Goodwill across borders found in the Rotary principles of Service and Relationships

By Brigadier General Jack Briggs Editor’s Note: The following is a portion of the key note address given at the Gala Banquet Dinner of the 87th Rotary International Goodwill Weekend held on February 17-18, 2012.   As I prepared for … Continue reading

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Our need for roots

By John Borst, District 5550, Director Communications Since joining Rotary I have at least twice been startled to hear a Rotarian exclaim that Rotary is her religion.  One of the features that a spiritual perspective on life provides is ties … Continue reading

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Ten Criteria for an Effective Rotary Club

By Rob Wood, Rotary Club of South San Francisco My top ten personal criteria for an effective Rotary club are: . One: The club impacts the local community in multiple, very visible and very personal ways, from the schools to … Continue reading

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Rotary Peace Fellow Alumni: Living the Rotary 2012-13 Theme ‘Peace Through Service’

by Wilfrid Wilkinson, Past Rotary International President The Rotary Centers for International Studies in peace and conflict resolution were established in 2002 to develop leaders who build capacity for local, national and international cooperation, peace, and the successful resolution of … Continue reading

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Rotary’s voice: a road to Peace

by Kalyan Banergee, President Rotary International This November, I had the opportunity to speak at the Rotary institute in Kolkata, India. The focus of this institute was on peace and the ways in which we in Rotary could work to … Continue reading

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The Rotary Foundation: a business model that works

by Bill Boyd, Foundation Trustee Chair A friend who is an Arch C. Klumph Society member recently sent me an email ending with words that remind us of why we support our Foundation. John began life in humble circumstances and … Continue reading

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