Monthly Archive:: November 2015

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New Rotary flag and banner materials available in Brand Center

Give your Rotary flag or banner a new and professional look with our updated materials, available in the Brand Center. With eight options of colors and backgrounds to choose from, you can find the design that will best strengthen your club or district brand. The Brand Center also offers everything you need

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Cyclists raise over $4 million in Miles to End Polio ride

The fight to eradicate polio got a major financial boost from the annual Miles to End Polio bike ride that took place 21 November in Arizona, USA. Rotary General Secretary John Hewko and a team of eight RI staff members helped raise $4.4 million. The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will match

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Foundation moves up on expert list of top nonprofits

The Rotary Foundation has continued its steady growth, moving up one spot to 93rd in The Chronicle of Philanthropy’s annual ranking of the top 400 nonprofit organizations in the United States. The ranking is based on monetary contributions from private sources and reflects the increasing generosity of those who support Rotary’s mission. According to

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Chulalongkorn celebrates 10 years of equipping leaders to build peace

Bobby Anderson was helping former freedom fighters in Aceh, Indonesia, adjust to life after combat when he heard about the Rotary Peace Center at Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok. Anderson, who became part of the 2010 class of Rotary Peace Fellows, says the program allowed him to reflect upon the work he had

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Attend one of five presidential conferences

Find new and innovative ways to improve your community by attending one of five presidential conferences this year, hosted by RI President K.R. Ravindran and Foundation Trustee Chair Ray Klinginsmith. The conferences, to be held around the world between January and March, will highlight Rotary’s areas of focus. Use these links to

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Six women recognized at United Nations for leadership, humanitarian service

The six Rotary Global Women of Action for 2015 were recognized during Rotary Day at the United Nations on 7 November in New York City for their dedication and service, which have improved the lives of thousands around the world. “The women we are honoring here today are leaders in Rotary,” said

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Enter the 2015 Interact Video Awards for a chance to earn $500

Show us how your Interact club is having fun while making a difference in your school or community and you could earn $500 for your club’s next project. For our seventh annual Interact Video Awards, we’re asking Interact clubs to create a short video (30 seconds to three minutes) showing one of

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Get on stage at the Seoul convention with Miles to End Polio

Your district could earn an appearance on the Rotary International Convention stage in Seoul. The five districts that contribute the most district designated funds (DDFs) to support the Miles to End Polio fundraising goal will have a representative from their district recognized in front of thousands of fellow Rotary members. In addition

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Watch the 2015 Rotary-UN Day live

You can take part in Rotary Day at the United Nations on 7 November by watching the event live. This annual event at UN Headquarters in New York City offers Rotary members and others a unique opportunity to learn how we work with the United Nations to advance peace and improve the