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Can you put your hands, heart & sweat into doing the dirty work?

By K R Ravindran President 2015 – 16 Many years ago, in Kolkata, India, I had the chance to meet Mother Teresa. She was an incredible woman with an incredible force of personality. When she walked down the street, the … Continue reading

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‘Rotary Serving Humanity’ is 2016-2017 Presidential Theme

John Germ President, Rotary International, 2016-17 Rotary has been many things, to many people, in the last 111 years. Through Rotary, our members have found friends, community, and a sense of purpose; we’ve forged connections, advanced our careers, and had … Continue reading

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By Being a ‘Gift to the World’ Rotary Multiplies JOY

by K R Ravindran, President 2015 – 16 When the Canadian army liberated the Netherlands in 1945, they found the country on the brink of starvation. Seeing the suffering of so many, and especially moved by the faces of the children, … Continue reading

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Fight not with violence but education, understanding, and peace

K.R. Ravindran, President 2015-16 One sunny morning at the end of June 1991, a van drove through the busy, rush-hour streets of Colombo, Sri Lanka. Winding through traffic to a northern suburb, the van arrived at the Forward Command Headquarters … Continue reading

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RI Quietly Launches ‘Rotary Global Rewards’ Program

K.R. “Ravi” Ravindran, President 2015-16 There was once a strong young man who was offered a job as a woodcutter. He set about his task with energy: The first week, he turned 18 trees into firewood. The second week, he … Continue reading

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President Huang literally, is a member of a whole family of Rotarians

By Gary C K Huang President 2014 – 15 If you take a look at the Rotary calendar, it’s easy to see where our priorities as an organization lie. The Rotary year begins in July; in August we mark Membership … Continue reading

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RI creates dedicated website for ‘The Rotarian Magazine’

by DK Lee, chair, The Rotary Foundation Today with Rotary’s club membership spanning more than 200 countries and geographical areas, its publications are more vital than ever. The RI Board of Directors has designated April of every year as Magazine … Continue reading

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