Archive for January, 2012

Tennessee club wins Interact video contest grand-prize

January 30, 2012

The Interact Club of Episcopal School of Knoxville, Tennessee, USA, is the grand-prize winner of the 2011 Interact video contest with its entry, “Change 4 Change.” The video tells the story of how students at the Episcopal School of Knoxville collaborated to produce an illustrated children’s book about the worldwide effort to eradicate polio. Managed … Read more…

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Some Fun (banter) Sheep Light Show

January 21, 2012

Have  great weekend and enjoy the following video.  

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Rotarians Reach the $200 million goal!

January 18, 2012

Jeff Raikes, chief executive officer of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Rotary International has succeeded in meeting the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s US$200 million match in funding for polio eradication, raising more than $202.6 million as of 17 January. “In recognition of Rotary’s great work, and to inspire Rotarians in the future, the … Read more…

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RI President Elect Sakuji Tanaka

January 17, 2012

2012-13 Theme Address from Rotary International on Vimeo. RIPE Sakuji Tanaka and Kyoko Tanaka “Peace, in all of the ways that we can understand it, is a real goal and a realistic goal for Rotary,” he said. “Peace is not something that can only be achieved through agreements, by governments, or through heroic struggles. It … Read more…

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Hout Bay Bay Breezes Great Read

January 14, 2012

Don Peters President Hout Bay RC and Trustee of Nonceba. An excerpt from this weeks Bay Breezes the weekly bulletin of our twin club Hout Bay Rotary Club. Watching the cricket reminded me of the importance of being in a team. Each individual, and we all are individuals, play a part.In cricket you have batsmen, … Read more…

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Rotary celebrates India’s first polio-free year.

January 13, 2012

A video message from RI President Kalyan Banerjee Rotary celebrates India’s first polio-free year. from Rotary International on Vimeo.

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Shelter For Peace

January 6, 2012

Rotary Peace Fellow Alumni, Louisa Dow, works for Habitat for Humanity coordinating partnerships that lead to permanent housing for Haitians effected by disaster and conflict. The issue of housing, for Dow, is an important sector of Peace and Conflict resolution. Duke/UNC Rotary Peace Fellow Alumni Louisa Dow now working for Habitat for Humanity in Haiti. … Read more…

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Rotary’s 2012 Rose Parade Float

January 4, 2012

Rotary wins an award at this years Rose Parade in California on January 2nd. RI President Kalyan Banerjee and his wife Binota were on the float.

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