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Rotary AIDS day event turns spotlight on world’s deadliest infectious disease
The recent Ebola outbreak in West Africa, the worst ever, has claimed several thousand lives and generated worldwide concern. But its impact pales in comparison to that of AIDS, which, despite advances in treatment, still kills more than a million people a year, the majority of them in Africa. "Even with the Ebola outbreak at its worst expected levels, it's never going to reach what we've seen with the HIV/AIDS epidemic," said Dr. Timothy B. Erickson, director of the Center for Global Health at the University of Illinois at Chicago, speaking at Rotary's World AIDS Day event in Evanston on 1...
Statement by Rotary International on the deadly school attack in Pakistan
Rotary International condemns the horrific attack that killed more than 130 schoolchildren and wounded over 100 of their classmates in Peshawar, Pakistan. We believe that children everywhere have the basic right to receive an education in an environment unthreatened by violence or fear. Rotary extends our heartfelt sympathy to all of the families in Pakistan, including those of seven Rotary members, who have lost children as a result of this unfathomable tragedy. We stand with them in mourning their loss. Gary C.K. Huang, PresidentRotary International
Indoor air pollution linked to millions of deaths
After decades dreaming about the Himalayas, Rotary member George Basch went on his first trek through the mountains in 2001, when he was 64. A member of the Rotary Club of Taos-Melagro in New Mexico, USA, Basch found that the experience was even more than he had hoped. "My expectations were high, and dramatically exceeded," he remembers. But a less-than-pleasant aspect of the experience was the indoor smoke pollution he encountered in the guest houses and private homes he visited. Many families in the Himalayas use rudimentary cookstoves or, in some cases, an open fire pit inside the home to...
Rotary staff members bond over Miles to End Polio bike ride
For six staff members from Rotary headquarters in Evanston, the fight to eradicate polio has become personal. Together, they biked the physically grueling 104-mile (167-kilometer) Tour de Tucson in Arizona, USA, collectively raising more than $20,000 for polio eradication while putting their bodies and minds through a feat of endurance. For the tightknit group, the experience was about more than just raising money and crossing the finish line. It was about learning about each other and what Rotary members are doing to rid the world of this crippling disease. They advocated together, trained...
How a simple school project in India became a global grant
Two years ago, U.S. Rotary members in Maine set out to improve the education system in Bikaner, Rajasthan, an Indian city near the border of Pakistan. The Rotary Club of Kennebunk Portside chose Bikaner because club member Rohit Mehta was originally from the area and had connections there. Mehta put the club in contact with Rotarians in India to provide desks for four government-run schools. But when community leaders returned with a request for more desks, the Maine Rotarians decided they had to think bigger. The Rotary Foundation had rolled out its new grant model, which required that the...
 

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On June 24, 2014, PDG Carlos Frum installed the new officers and directors for the Rotary Club of Northbrook.  Click on read more for the full list.
 
 

Biz Stone Says This Will Be the Future of Marketing

Forget social media or big advertising campaigns that cost big bucks. The new marketing strategy that's trumping traditional methods is philanthropy.

Most products or services can be purchased from multiple vendors across most geographic barriers. How can you differentiate yourself from the competition? One way may be giving money to charitable causes. Big businesses have been practicing philanthropy for a long time. A survey of large corporations by CECP found that 59 percent of them increased their philanthropy between 2007 and 2012. More companies are realizing that spending money on doing good is really good for business and the bottom line.
 
 

 
 
 
 
 

ImageConfucius once said: "It is better to light a single candle, than to sit and curse the darkness." Although the Chinese philosopher died nearly 2,400 years before Rotary was founded, RI President-elect Gary C.K. Huang calls him "the world's first Rotarian." Inspired by his teachings, Huang chose Light Up Rotary as his theme for 2014-15.

"There are so many problems in the world, so many people that need help. Many people say, 'There's nothing I can do.' So they sit there doing nothing. Meanwhile everything stays dark," Huang told the 537 district governors and their spouses and partners who are attending the 2014 International Assembly in San Diego, California.

"The Rotary way is the Confucius way. The Rotary way is to light a candle. I light one, you light one, 1.2 million Rotarians light one. Together, we light up the world," said Huang, who is a member of the Rotary Club of Taipei in Taiwan.

After announcing his theme at the opening session of the five-day training meeting, Huang urged club members to Light Up Rotary in the coming year by hosting a Rotary Day in their community and including local Rotaract and Interact members in their service projects.

 
 
 
District 6440 is proud to make available handsome and customizable "Four-Way Test Plaques" for businesses and clubs. Each plaque can feature a color logo of the recognized business or governmental body. Plaques cost $60 plus $7 shipping, with $15 for each plaque being donated to the End Polio Now campaign. Quantity discounts are also available.
 
 
 
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Speakers

Dec 23, 2014
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Dec 30, 2014
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Jan 06, 2015
President's Choice
President's Choice
Jan 13, 2015
Jim Kucienski will introduce Ed Kaleta
Chicago Photographic Art Society
Jan 20, 2015
NB Celebrity Auctioneers
White Elephant Auction
Jan 27, 2015
Northbrook Resident Alice Cook
Jeff Tideman will introduce program by Alice Cook...a polio survivor.
Feb 03, 2015
Feb 10, 2015
President's Choice
President's Choice
Feb 17, 2015
Mehdi Alister will Introduce Sue Harnack
Violin Soloist for Northbrook Sympony Orchestra
Feb 24, 2015
Judy Hughes
Northbrook History in Plain Sight
Mar 03, 2015
Paul Pryma
Paul will review his book on coaching and leadership.
Mar 10, 2015
President's Choice
President's Choice
Mar 17, 2015
Chad Coe will inrtoduce Dale Duda
Northbrook Farmers' Market Association
Mar 24, 2015
Mar 31, 2015
Donna Gulley, International Service Director
Northbrook Rotary in action in Guatemala
Apr 07, 2015
President's Choice
President's Choice
Apr 14, 2015
Chad Coe will introduce Paul Schwada
Every Employee an Entreprenuer
Apr 21, 2015
GBN Student Guests
GBN Sudent Guests Day
May 05, 2015
Donna Gulley, International Service Director
International Service Committee Presentation
May 12, 2015
President's Choice
President's Choice
May 19, 2015
VOCATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP CHAIRPERSON
Vocational Scholarships
May 26, 2015
TBA
TBA
Jun 02, 2015
TBA
TBA
Jun 09, 2015
Chairitable Grants Chairperson
Chairatable Grants Presentation
Jun 16, 2015
President's Choice
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