Monthly Archives: March 2012

Rotary’s Reach Out to Africa initiative a significant step in Rotary’s war on hunger

By Kalyan Banarjee What Rotary is doing to combat one of the most pressing humanitarian crises facing us today: hunger? It is, I think, common knowledge that when we talk about food shortages, the problems we face are nearly always … Continue reading

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Keep the Promise: a polio-free world

by Bill Boyd  Foundation Trustee Chair As I write this, we are still reflecting on the achievement of a full year in India without a case of polio. As recently as 2009, India had more cases than any other country, … Continue reading

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Bangkok: through the eyes of “The Artist”

Like “The Artist” this short silent Vimeo video will leave you intrigued About Bangkok About Bangkok from Laurent Tixhon on Vimeo.

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How diverse is your club?

Making sure your club reflects your community Ten years ago, the Rotary Club of Cupertino, California, USA, had about 100 members — nearly all of them white men. Today, it boasts a growing membership that better reflects its predominantly Asian … Continue reading

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Websites, Social Media and Rotary Clubs

by John Borst, Director Communications, District 5550 District 5550 has 48 clubs; 14 still do not have a website. Without a website, those clubs have no way of sharing the local Rotary story among their friends, relatives, other Rotarians or … Continue reading

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Literacy first

by John Borst March is literacy month. Of Rotary’s six areas of focus, I want to make the case that basic education and literacy should be our first priority. Rotary’s March 1st webinar on literacy began with the assertion that … Continue reading

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A Video: Young professions invite others to join Rotary

In this short interview of young professionals that joined Rotary, they describe the impact being a Rotarian has had in their life, and why now is the time to join.

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