$1.2 billion pledge to end polio

At the Rotary International Convention, global leaders and key donors affirm their commitment to ending

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Bill Gates outlines final push to end polio

Rotary Convention keynote speaker spotlights historic fight, remaining challenges to reaching zero polio

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Flying To Fight Polio

Skydivers raise thousands for polio eradication By Arnold R. Grahl  The first time Noel Jackson jumped out of a plane, it had nothing to do with raising money for polio eradication. The Michigan dentist had received a gift certificate from…

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Rotary to premiere latest virtual reality film

Following the success of its first virtual reality film, released in October, Rotary is working with Google’s virtual reality team to offer an experience that showcases the impact of compassion to a global audience. We’re producing a three-minute virtual reality…

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Centennial celebration honors 20 noteworthy global grant projects

Through The Rotary Foundation, Rotary members have supported thousands of projects that promote peace, fight disease, provide clean water, save mothers and children, support education, and grow local economies. We’ve also led the fight to eradicate polio worldwide. As part…

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Member interview: Writer sheds light on FDR’s right-hand woman

Battling breast cancer in 2000, Kathryn Smith found comfort pursuing her lifelong interest in Franklin D. Roosevelt. The more she read, the more intrigued she became with the 32nd U.S. president’s private secretary, Marguerite Alice “Missy” LeHand. “I thought, what…

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Convention: Southern hospitality

The Atlanta Host Organization Committee is offering some good old-fashioned Southern hospitality at the Rotary International Convention from 10 to 14 June. It has planned a wide range of activities featuring everything from good food and music to inspiring tours…

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Member spotlight: The power of the press

When Teguest Yilma helped found the Rotary Club of Addis Ababa Entoto in 2002, she thought polio had already been eradicated from most of the world. But while Ethiopia had been free of the disease, Yilma was shocked to learn…

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Member interview: Writer sheds light on FDR’s right-hand woman

Member interview: Writer sheds light on FDR’s right-hand woman New draft Delete Manage display Battling breast cancer in 2000, Kathryn Smith found comfort pursuing her lifelong interest in Franklin D. Roosevelt. The more she read, the more intrigued she became…

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Member interview: Writer sheds light on FDR’s right-hand woman

Member interview: Writer sheds light on FDR’s right-hand woman New draft Delete Manage display Battling breast cancer in 2000, Kathryn Smith found comfort pursuing her lifelong interest in Franklin D. Roosevelt. The more she read, the more intrigued she became…

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