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Please take a look at the photo above. We bet you safely assume that this charming American girl surrounded by happy cheerleaders is the winner of the Düsseldorf Marathon that took place on April 27, 2014.
Pioneers of Virginia’s Civil Rights Struggle Share their Story with Rotarians and High School Students
On April 15th, the Rotary Club of Rockingham County was honored to host three former students from the RR Moton High School who were part of a student-led strike that eventually became part of the Brown v. Board of Education desegregation ruling of the U.S. Supreme Court.
A message from Emily Sperling, ShelterBox USA | President
A message from Emily Sperling, ShelterBox USA | President
We have assisted more than 4,800 families in the Philippines - Families like Hazel’s.  During the typhoon Hazel gave birth to baby Yole...
Rotary teams up with JMU College of Business
JMU College of Business prepared a Social Media Marketing Campaign for local Rotary Clubs in the Harrisonburg/Rockingham County area.
Saturday Night Centennial Celebration
The District Conference this year will celebrate the District’s Centennial as the Roanoke...
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Rotary International News
Polio vaccinators make significant headway in Nigeria
Nigeria is closer than ever to eradicating polio, riding a successful effort to reach children in seven northern states at highest risk for the disease. "Rotarians have [gone] into remote areas of the country by car, canoe, motorbike, and even on foot to ensure every child gets the vaccine," says Rotary's Nigeria PolioPlus Committee Chair Tunji Funsho. In Katsina state, members of the Nigeria PolioPlus Committee (NPPC) recently met with leaders of two communities notoriously opposed to immunization, mainly on religious grounds and in protest of the lack of basic health care. They persuaded...
Rotary Scholar’s unique ability in bringing clubs together
In a municipal hospital in Cubatão, Brazil, a new mammography machine funded by a Rotary global grant provides breast cancer screening to women who previously had to wait for weeks before they could get in for a checkup with a doctor. A Rotary global grant also funded training for medical staff and cancer awareness education for people in the community. Isis Mejias Carpio of Houston, studying at the University of São Paulo on a Rotary scholarship, played an instrumental role in bringing together Rotary clubs in two countries to make the grant possible. Members of the Rotary Club of Cubatão,...