Rotary Newsfeed 2018-01-03T17:06:51+00:00

Rotary Newsfeed

  • Former First Lady Laura Bush to speak at Rotary convention April 20, 2018
    Former First Lady Laura Bush to speak at Rotary conventionFormer First Lady of the United States Laura Bush, an advocate for literacy, education, and women’s rights, will speak at the 2018 Rotary Convention in Toronto this
  • Rotaract clubs honored for excellent service 2018 April 20, 2018
    Top Rotaract honor goes to club that empowers women who have HIVRotaract clubs around the world earn awards for excellent
  • Rotary members plant red mangrove trees April 19, 2018
    Submerged tree
  • Final Exam April 18, 2018
    After a grueling year of preparation, two Rotarians and a Rotaractor face one last challenge before they can join the elite ShelterBox Response
  • Rotary 2017 peace champions April 13, 2018
    Meet 6 champions of
  • Creating a family April 7, 2018
    After fleeing conflict in their own countries, a group of young Rotaractors is healing wounds and bringing cultures together in a Ugandan refugee
  • Rotary website singled out for international excellence April 5, 2018 nominated for prestigious Webby Awards — help us
  • Liberian nurse fights for peace March 17, 2018
    A nurse fights for peaceIn a nation once wracked by civil war, Liberian Rotarian Elizabeth Sele Mulbah has spent much of her life leading efforts for peace and reconciliation.A past president (2011-12) of the Rotary Club of Sinkor, Mulbah has a remarkable
  • Rotaract: 50 years of changing lives March 14, 2018
    50 years ago, the first Rotaract club was formed to give young adults a place to connect and take action for good. Rotaract members from each decade share what the program was like and how it shaped their
  • Rotary women celebrated for changing lives March 8, 2018
    World Bank and Rotary International celebrate International Women’s
  • Nowhere to turn March 1, 2018
    As thousands of refugees streamed into Berlin, they strained the health care system. Rotarian and physician Pia Skarabis-Querfeld spent the last three years building a network of volunteer doctors to help those in
  • 5 things you might not know about ending polio February 23, 2018
    The road to eradicating polio has been a long and difficult one, with Rotary leading the fight since 1985. Going from nearly 350,000 cases in 1988 to just 10 so far this year has required time, money, dedication, and innovation from thousands of people who are working to end the
  • 7 things you did not know about Rotaract February 20, 2018
    7 things you don’t know about RotaractDecoding the secrets of their success1. Rotaractors are experts in their fieldsThe
  • Vision Quest February 20, 2018
    President-elect Barry Rassin on where Rotary has been, where he hopes to lead it – and how the organization profoundly changed his
  • Healing scars of war February 8, 2018
    In the mountains of Poland, 26 children traumatized by violence get a chance to be kids again at Rotary
  • Interota 2017 recap February 5, 2018
    2017 Interota recapRotaractors mark 50 years of Rotaract at their triennial meetingIn September, Rotaractors from around the world gathered in Taipei, Taiwan, for their triennial Interota
  • Rassin's 2018 presidential theme January 26, 2018
    2018-19 RI President Barry Rassin wants Rotary members to Be the
  • Rotary gives millions in grants to fight polio January 25, 2018
    Rotary gives $53.5 million to help eradicate polioEVANSTON, Ill. (Jan. 25, 2018) — With 22 confirmed cases in 2017 to date, and just one case in 2018, the world is on the brink of eradicating polio, a vaccine-preventable disease that once paralyzed hundreds of
  • Saving mothers and babies January 16, 2018
    New Zealand Rotary club sets new standard for childbirth care in
  • Migration challenges inspire Rotary peace scholar January 16, 2018
    Migration challenges inspire peace scholarRotary Peace Fellow Linda Low could not have known what world events would bring when she took a position as the communications manager for the Europe region of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent