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Harvey Hanson, 22 August 1936 – 4 June 2012: The Essence of a Rotarian

Editor’s Note: The following is the eulogy for Harvey Hanson, read by his daughter, Deanna Hanson who has kindly consented to share it with Harvey’s fellow Rotarians at my request because I think she captures beautifully the ideal characteristics of … Continue reading

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Highlights & Memorable Moments from Bangkok 2012

David G. Newman, Rotary Club of Winnipeg, District 5550 Special Counsel & Peace Committee co-Chair Current Rotary leadership has learned through PolioPlus that measurable transformational change for the benefit of human kind is possible. The words of President Banerjee and … Continue reading

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Rotary shall live or die with “Membership”!

Editor’ Note: Some time ago I ask past District Governor Doug Mortin to write a commentary on “membership”.  As a result of my personal crisis this past summer I lost track of Doug’s piece and am only now catching up. … Continue reading

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E-commerce and Rotary

By John Borst “I don’t have any cash!” That is the refrain I heard repeatedly as I sat in our local IGA selling “Turkey Shoot” raffle tickets, one of the Dryden Rotary Clubs many annual fundraising activities. What if I … Continue reading

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Peace is an inside job

By D. G. Harvey Hanson, District 5550 June 11, 2011 Editor’s Note: The following is an excerpt from D G Harvey Hanson’s closing remarks at the District 5550 Convention “Party in the Parkland”. When I started my journey a year … Continue reading

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DGE Vida sets daunting membership goal

It doesn’t sound like much, just one new net member per club. “That’s a snap!” you say. Not so, at least not if you study the statistics.

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Continue the Legacy of Rotary and District 5550

March 25, 2011 by Eva Vida, District Governor Elect 2011-12 District 5550 celebrated its 100th anniversary in November 2010. For over 100 years Rotarians in this District have enjoyed fellowship and exchanged ideas on how to make this a better … Continue reading

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