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Governor’s News................1
Road to Our Rotary
    District Conference.........3
History Moment..................5
District News.....................6
Spotlights.........................19
Committee News..............22
Club News.......................25
 
 
 
 
 
It was a great District Conference this weekend at the Homestead... (more pics)
Rotary’s PolioPlus Turns 30
This year marks 30 years since Rotary launched PolioPlus, its campaign to rid the world of polio. Beginning on Rotary's anniversary, February 23rd, Rotary members worldwide will be holding events to celebrate three decades of polio eradication progress.
 
Since 1985 Rotary and its partners have helped reduce the number of cases from 350,000 annually to fewer than 400 in 2014, and they... (more)
RLI training in Beaver WV

Seven Rotarians from District 7570 travelled in foot deep snow to attend RLI training in Beaver West Virginia. Matt hayden, James Cook and Woody Sadler from the Lexington Sunrise... (more)
The Story of a Boy, a Vermont Community and Rotary

Paul Harris at Vermont Military Academy 1887

Two things seem to me important in my more than three score and ten years of life—my New England valley and the Rotary Club movement. Frequently have the words been heard: “You little thought that Rotary would become the world-wide power (more)
End Polio Now - We Are This Close
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Rotary International News
Korean sailor makes waves for End Polio Now
Enjoying calm winds and peaceful Pacific waters, Seung Jin Kim dove off his 43-foot sailboat, the Arapani, to swim with some dolphins nearby. The serenity that day near the equator was a stark contrast to the 60 mph winds and 23-foot waves he had to fight around Cape Horn, the southern tip of South America. But Kim, a veteran sailor and member of the Rotary Club of Seokmun, in Chungcheongnam, Korea, expected such challenges when he set out in mid-October on a 25,600-mile journey around the world. In addition to fulfilling a lifelong dream, Kim is using the trip to raise awareness and funds...
Monrovia club’s Ebola fight not finished
After the first cases of Ebola reached Liberia's capital, Monrovia, last June, local Rotary members feared that the city's limited health care system wouldn't be able to contain the highly infectious, often-deadly disease. Those fears were realized when infections quickly multiplied, underscoring the speed with which Ebola can spread in an urban center. It was the first time the hemorrhagic fever had threatened a major city since it erupted in West Africa last March. Now, after months of crisis-level response, and with the number of new cases declining, club members are looking to the long...
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