Archive for May, 2011

The Power of Words

May 31, 2011

Historia de un letrero or The Story of a Sign An original video in Spanish however the message is powerful. In case you miss the translation of writing on the sign it says “Have compassion I am blind”. Watch it to the end simply beautiful. Made in 2008. Thanks to Mandy Smith one of our … Read more…

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RIPE Kalyan Banerjee’s Address @ NOLA

May 29, 2011

Rotary International President Elect Kaylan Banerjee and Binota Banerjee The following text is only a small part of this inspirational man’s presentation at the recent Rotary International Convention held last week in New Orleans. “Yes, my brothers and sisters in Rotary, the time has come for us to change . change from our pallor of … Read more…

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Bruce Aylward: How we’ll stop polio for good

May 28, 2011

Polio is almost completely eradicated. But as Bruce Aylward says: Almost isn’t good enough with a disease this terrifying. Aylward lays out the plan to continue the scientific miracle that ended polio in most of the world — and to snuff it out everywhere, forever. Bruce Aylward is a Canadian physician and epidemiologist who heads … Read more…

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News From Hout Bay Rotary in Cape Town

May 27, 2011

Hout Bay Rotary Meeting 2007 Kilimanjaro From left to right: Susan and John Glassford (Coolamon Rotary), Anna Khuzwayo (Imizamu Yethu), Michael Dorrian (Coonabarabran Rotary), Sharon Daishe (Forbes Ipomoea Rotary), Craig Corrigan (Coolamon Rotary),  Mandy Watson (Burleigh Heads Rotary), Patrick McLaughlin (Hout Bay Rotary), Peter Sparks (Griffith Avanti Rotary), “Babu” Bob Kendell (Lockhart Rotary), Peter Johnston … Read more…

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Au Revoir New Orleans!

May 26, 2011

Au Revoir New Orleans! from Rotary International on Vimeo.

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Futa, Klinginsmith Address Final Plenary

May 26, 2011

Futa, Klinginsmith Address Final Plenary from Rotary International on Vimeo.

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RIPE Banerjee outlines emphases for the year

May 26, 2011

Reach Within to Embrace Humanity   Banerjee and Hewko Address Plenary Four from Rotary International on Vimeo.

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Polio in focus

May 26, 2011

Bill Gates, cochair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, served as the keynote speaker for the third plenary session of the 2011 RI Convention. Gates stressed the need to finish the job of eradicating polio.   Gates Speech Highlights Plenary Three from Rotary International on Vimeo.

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New Orleans Second Plenary Session

May 25, 2011

In this session you can get an idea of what Rotary did for Hurrican Katrina, also listen to PDG Patrick Chisanga a good mate of ours, talking on engaging Africa and finally some great advice from Michael McQueen who we also know and met in Orange. Katrina Panel Highlights Plenary Two from Rotary International on … Read more…

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Generation Y has much to offer Rotary, says McQueen

May 24, 2011

Michael McQueen in New Orleans Michael McQueen, who spoke at the second plenary session of the RI Convention, is a social researcher and best-selling author of two books on bridging the generation gap. As a leading authority on youth trends, he is regularly featured on TV and radio programs. McQueen sat down with RI News … Read more…

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