Archive for February, 2015

Coolamon Rotary News Bulletin #27

February 23, 2015

Coolamon Rotary News Bulletin #27   FEBRUARY IS ROTARY WORLD UNDERSTANDING MONTH The first four Rotarians. From left: Gustavus Loehr, Silvester Schiele, Hiram E. Shorey, Paul P. Harris. Between 1905 and 1912. Courtesy of Rotary International. On 23 February 1905, Paul P. Harris, Gustavus Loehr, Silvester Schiele, and Hiram E. Shorey gathered in Loehr’s office for what […]

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Coolamon Rotary News Bulletin #26

February 18, 2015

Coolamon Rotary News Bulletin #26   FEBRUARY IS ROTARY WORLD UNDERSTANDING MONTH Joe Pratt, a former naval aviator, husband of 34 years, and father of two, sits on Mount Everest. Photo Credit: Courtesy of Joe Pratt Despite his longstanding interest in polio eradication, polio was not on Joe Pratt’s mind as he prepared for a mid-April 2012 […]

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Coolamon Rotary News Bulletin #25

February 12, 2015

Coolamon Rotary News Bulletin #25   FEBRUARY IS ROTARY WORLD UNDERSTANDING MONTH Through a $50,000 Rotary Foundation Global Grant, the Rotary clubs of Edwards, Colorado, USA, and Peja, Kosovo, brought clean water and new bathroom facilities to six area schools in Peja. Photo Credit: Courtesy of Richard Dangler Blighted schools in the mountain city of Peja in western […]

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Coolamon Rotary News Bulletin #24

February 7, 2015

Coolamon Rotary News Bulletin #24   FEBRUARY IS ROTARY WORLD UNDERSTANDING MONTH Israeli, Palestinian, and American teens draw portraits of one another — an exercise in seeing one another in a new way — in an art studio in Encinitas, California, USA, during the 2014 Hands of Peace program. Students from Israel and Palestine sat together at […]

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