Monthly Archives: March 2016

Examples Big and Small are Centerpiece of Rotary World Peace Conference

Editor’s Note: The following report was published at LinkedIn on January 23, 2016 By John Bernaden, Past president of the Rotary Club of Milwaukee, More than 1,000 Rotarians from 40 countries, including myself, attended the Rotary World Peace Conference on January 15-16th in Ontario, … Continue reading

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Rotary Peace Building Initiative to Achieve Sustainable World Peace: a Proposal

By Don Higgins, Rotary Club of Pinellas Park and Honorary Board Member, Rotarian Action Group for Peace Within the next few years it appears that Rotary International (RI) working with the World Health Organization (WHO) and other organizations around the … Continue reading

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Rotary & International Women’s Day – Let’s Start a New Goal “50/50 by 2050”

By John Borst, PP, Rotary Club of Dryden Today is International Woman’s Day and Rotary is sponsoring an event at the World Bank this afternoon. Yesterday at their blog Rotary also posted a piece by Clara Montanez, a member of … Continue reading

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Water and Sanitation in the Canadian Wilderness and Urban Slums: Which is Safer?

By Ken Krebs, District Governor, 2015-2016 District 5550, How many of us go camping in the wilderness, or have gone camping in the wilderness? I know such places are getting harder to find every year, but for some of us … Continue reading

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Will this Canadian be Rotary’s First Woman President?

Rotary International is making slow progress towards the day when for the first time it will install a woman as president. There have now been 8 women as Directors on the RI Board. [Catherine Noyer-Riveau (08), Elizabeth S. Demaray (12), … Continue reading

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It’s what they see, not what we say; it’s the same for Rotary

By K R Ravindran, President – 2015 – 16 Some years ago, I was asked to speak at an Interact club in my home city of Colombo, Sri Lanka. I have always taken my interactions with Rotary youth very seriously, … Continue reading

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TRF: one of the ‘top 10 charities changing the world…’

By Ray Klinginsmith, Trustee Chair 2015 – 16 When Arch Klumph was president of Rotary in 1916-17, he suggested in a speech at the 1917 Atlanta convention that Rotary should start an endowment fund for the purpose of doing good … Continue reading

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