Archive for May, 2012

RI President Kalyan Banerjee visits Wagga

May 27, 2012

Rotarians in District 9700 were treated to a rare visit from the standing president of Rotary International when Kalyan Banerjee arrived in Wagga during the week of 21 May. The Rotary Club of Wagga Wagga, as the first Rotary Club in the district, served as host and organised a very nice reception at the Wagga […]

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Characters you meet at a Rotary Convention

May 12, 2012

One of the most amazing chaps we met in Bangkok was this Indian gentleman and here is a description of him and his work. He is a Rotarian from the RC of Madras Midtown. Here are the web sites he is involved in: http://exnora.org/ http://exnora.in/ His business card is something else. I quote a couple […]

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Lisbon 2013 Convention

May 10, 2012

Registration is now open for the 2013 RI Convention in Lisbon, Portugal, 23-26 June! Lisbon is an explorer’s paradise. Perched on the west coast of Europe, Portugal’s capital city is a charming combination of old-world appeal and modern flair.

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Angelique Kidjo speaks and sings about polio eradication efforts

May 9, 2012

Great voice great lady; Angelique Kidjo

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Bill Boyd Foundation Chair in Bangkok

May 9, 2012

Gentle Bill an inspiration to all of us in Rotary.

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Dr Muhammad Yunus Grameen Bank

May 9, 2012

The highlight of the Convention for me was Dr. Muhammad Yunus.

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Bangkok Day 4

May 8, 2012

Bangkok Convention mascots and a Nigerian Another very busy day in Bangkok.  Missed the plenary session but went to the RFFA AGM and took time out to visit the other booths. Marion Bunch and Past RI President Jonathan Majiyagbe New RFFA Board member Sandra McKersey from New Zealand House of Friendship Flowers everywhere Carving fruit […]

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Official RI Photos of the Bangkok Convention

May 8, 2012

Here are some official photos credit to Rotary International I am sure that they will not mind sharing them here. Performance by children dressed in traditional outfits from around the world at the House of Friendship Grand Opening during the RI Convention At the House of Friendship’s grand opening, At the House of Friendship’s grand […]

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Bangkok Day 3

May 8, 2012

Beautiful music beautiful ladies. What a day!  best plenary session ever great speakers followed by a very busy afternoon in the House of Friendship and to complete the day a reception for Bequest Society members.  Photos below cannot do the day justice. Antipoverty crusader Hugh Evans, cofounder and CEO of the Global Poverty Project.  Great speech […]

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Bangkok Day 2

May 7, 2012

The Opening Plenary A very busy day little time to take any photos.  Go here for the video of the openeing plenary session: Convention Opens PDG John Egan and Maria at the RDU Breakfast RDU Breakfast House of Friendship The RFFA TEam The Opening Plenary  

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