The New Rotary International Theme is
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
World Humanitarian Day
 
Right now, millions of civilians and aid workers around the world are caught up in conflict.
 
Every day they risk everything, just trying to live a normal life or help people in need. To mark World Humanitarian Day, held every year on 19 August by the United Nations, ShelterBox is paying tribute to our partners and the incredible individuals who work closely with us to deliver aid in some of the most dangerous places in the world.
 
The Rotary Foundation Annual raffle was drawn at the District Changeover on 7th July.
The winners are published below.........
A letter from Carol A. Pandak, Polio Plus Director.............
Dear PolioPlus Committee and End Polio Coordinators:
I am writing to share an update on Papua New Guinea, where a case of vaccine-derived polio virus type 1 (VDPV1) has been confirmed.
 
 
 
Morton Family Music Awards
 
What does a drummer, a classical pianist, a flautist, a saxophonist, a jazz pianist and a violinist have in common?  They are all young people from the Belmont area who received a Morton Family Music Award 2018. The Rotary Club of Belmont Morton Family Music Award celebrated 30 years of awarding young people for their music ability.
 
These awards were suggested when a bequest from the Morton Family was received by the Rotary Club of Belmont to support charities.
 
 
 
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Rotarian helps clean rivers around the world

A challenge to clean the world's riversIn 2009, Salvador Rico stood in the waters of the Russian River in Northern California with other members of the Rotary Club of South Ukiah. They were there for a river cleanup, during which they

Rotary partners with Mediators Beyond Borders

Rotary partners with Mediators Beyond Borders to bring local solutions for lasting peaceEVANSTON, Ill. (Aug. 17, 2018) — Preventing conflicts from escalating into violent crises is 60 times more cost effective than intervening after

Rotary gives millions in grants to fight polio 2018

Rotary announces US $96.5 million to end polioEVANSTON, Ill. (August 15, 2018) — Rotary today announced nearly $100 million in grants to support the global effort to end polio, a vaccine-preventable disease that once paralyzed hundreds of

2020 21 Rotary president selected

Sushil Kumar Gupta selected to be 2020-21 Rotary

A reason to smile

Since 1993, Rotarians in Chile and the United States have teamed up to provide life-altering reconstructive

Reef revisited

A giant artificial reef in the shape of a Rotary wheel restores marine life and protects the livelihood of several fishing villages in the

Laura Bush addresses Rotarians

Former first lady of the United States speaks at