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IC Noon Rotary Stories
Posted by John Kenyon
on Feb 24, 2015
Connecting Iowa with the world
Jim Olson, director of the Iowa United Nations Assocation, presented the program and shared information about this non-partisan group designed to connect Iowans with the work of the UN. Jim cited many connections between Rotary and the UN over the UN’s 70 years of existence, and talked about the organization’s current and pending priorities. These include goals in the areas of sustainability, equality, and addressing climate change. He said the UN is more important than ever, because many problems we face globally – the most recent being the Ebola outbreak – cannout be solved by any one country. Jim closed by mentioning that a community forum on climate change will be held April 18 at the University Club.
Feb. 26 -- New Rotarians will Ride the Goat (3 mins to introduce themselves to the club)
March 5 - Vanessa McDonald and Leighton Smith, Founders of 100+ Women/Men Who Care
March 12 -- Distinguished Young Women – Marsha Grady
April 16-18 – Rotary District 6000 100th Conferences: Celebrating Youth
June 8 – Ronald McDonald House Golf Outing
Nov. 5 – Noon Rotary Centennial Celebration at the Iowa Memorial Union
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