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Anchorage

Service Above Self

We meet Tuesdays at 12:00 PM
Dena'ina Center
600 W 7th Ave
Anchorage, AK  99501
United States
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Welcome to the website of The Anchorage "Downtown" Rotary Club. With a membership of almost 250,

we are the largest Rotary Club in the largest Rotary District in the world! Since 1941 we have come together

in an effort to make our community and world a better place. If you are one of our members, we hope you will

find this site a useful tool for accessing the Rotary information you need.If you are visiting our beautiful city we

hope you will "make up" at one of our regular Tuesday meetings. Not only will you see an interesting program,

you will have a chance to meet some of the friendliest people on earth!

Karen King, President 2014 - 2015

 
 
Lieutenant General Russell J Handy- U.S. Air Force
 

 
Alaska Governor Race Debate
 

 
Retired Judge Carpeneti - will be speaking about the States Judicial Appointment and Retention System
 

 
Don Krohn of 1st National Bank of Alaska - Will be speaking about Fraud Trends
 

 
John Parrott - Airport
 

 
Rotary Youth Exchange Presentation
 

 
George Baker, Salvation Army will be speaking about What the Bell Ringing Money is Used for
 

 
Jack Hickel - Status of the Alaska Sudan Medical Project and Rotary's participation 
 

 
Rotary Family Christmas Celebration!
 

 
 
 

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Dynamic young club uses social media to grow
Erin Mills had just finished teaching for the day in Montevideo, Uruguay, when her smartphone buzzed with a message. An impromptu gathering to watch Uruguay's World Cup soccer match was being organized. Through the power of a mobile messaging app, a majority of the Rotary Club of Plaza Matriz had soon assembled at a member's home to munch on baked goods and chips while rooting for their national team. That enthusiasm and ability to draw a crowd has made the club, which just received its charter in July, a success in the country's capital city. Made up almost entirely of young professionals,...
Previewing the World Polio Day Livestream event
Rotary celebrates World Polio Day on 24 October with a Livestream event featuring expert speakers and celebrity performers. Hosted by Time magazine science and technology editor Jeffrey Kluger, the Chicago event also includes a global status update on the fight to end polio and the challenges that remain, as well as information about joining Rotary's historic campaign. The program, being held before a live audience at 18:30 Chicago time (UTC-5), includes a performance from Tessanne Chin, 2013 winner of the TV show "The Voice," an introductory message and videotaped performance by reggae star...
Creating works of art helps refugee children repair their lives
When asked to describe his future, a refugee child from Iraq draws a picture of himself as a doctor. Another child uses colorful paints to depict happy memories of his former life in Iraq. Both children are among the 200,000 displaced Iraqis who now live in Jordan, a country that has become a safe haven for those fleeing oppression and war in neighboring Palestine, Syria, and Iraq. Alexandra Dawley, a former volunteer with the Collateral Repair Project in Jordan, emphasizes how something as simple as an art project can help young refugees adjust to their new lives in a foreign country. With...
Chat with food experts on Twitter about alleviating hunger
Hunger affects more than 800 million people worldwide, according to the United Nations' World Food Programme, and one-third of all the food grown every year goes to waste. Together, we can change that. On World Food Day, Thursday, 16 October, join a conversation on Twitter from 12:00 to 13:00 Chicago time (UTC-5), using the hashtag #RotaryHunger. During the chat, food experts will talk about ways to alleviate hunger and malnutrition in your community and around the world. Rotary (@Rotary) will moderate the chat, and experts from organizations including Rotary First Harvest (@RFHarvest), the...
Photo Essay: Rotary’s 2014 Women of Action
This year's Women of Action honorees were selected by Rotary senior leaders and endorsed by the White House. All members of clubs in the U.S., the women were recognized for their humanitarian service projects, which affect the lives of millions of people around the world. Watch the women of action event held at the White HouseRead more about the women and why they were honoredRead more about the event at the White HouseRead RI Director Julia Phelps' take on the honored women
 
 
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