TRUMANSBURG ROTARY CLUB
 
Scott Andrew
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Club Executives & Directors

President
President Elect
Past-President
Treasurer
Secretary
Rotary Foundation
Youth Exchange Chairperson
 
 

The club meets on Thursdays at 6:30 PM

At the American Legion 4431 Seneca Rd.

Trumansburg, NY 14886

United States

 

Come join us for a free dinner. Contact Cindy Kain goddess48@aim.com and she will make arrangements. Come see what our club is all about.

 

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Rotary Foundation Endowment Fund
 
In addition to the Annual Fund and PolioPlus Fund, you can directly contribute to the Rotary Foundation at Rotary.org by choosing the Take Action tab and picking GIVE NOW
 
The Endowment Fund ensures the long-term viability of the Foundation’s grants and programs. Contributions to the Endowment Fund are invested in perpetuity. A percentage of the total value of the fund is directed annually to Foundation grants and programs.
 
Donations to the Endowment Fund tend to be of substantial size and can be outright cash contribution, stocks, and other securities, bequests, or life-income agreements.
 
Club members who want to support the Rotary Peace Centers can make a gift to that program through the Endowment Fund. If you know a member of your club who can make a large gift to the Foundation, please contact your club or regional Rotary Foundation coordinator or assistant RRFC serving your area for information on how to finalize such a gift.
 

 
 

Thoughts from Mariana on her year with Trumansburg Rotary

Exchange is change. Sudden, brutal, beautiful, hurtful, amazing, unexpected, overwhelming and most of all: constant change. Change in country, language, lifestyle, friends, parents, houses, school… simply everything. 

 
 
 
DINNER AND SPEAKER SCHEDULE
JULY 2015-JANUARY 2016
 
 
 
 
 
 

Rotary International News

Bringing education to rural Mexican area, one school at a time
When Mariana Day moved in 1989 to the small beach town of Chacala, in Nayarit, Mexico, she noticed that the surrounding rural areas struggled to maintain schools. And most children weren’t able to go beyond an eighth-grade education. Day, who is a member of the Rotary Club of Bahía de Jaltemba-La Peñita, in Nayarit, had started a local scholarship program before she joined Rotary. Called Changing Lives, the program provided students with high school tuition, uniforms, school supplies, and transportation. In addition, Rotary clubs from the United States and Mexico have been investing in the...
Meet our polio partners
From the September 2015 issue of The Rotarian Eradicating polio is a complex job. Since 1988, we’ve collaborated with the World Health Organization, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and UNICEF to tackle the disease through our Global Polio Eradication Initiative. Here’s how our roles break down. The Strategist: WHO The World Health Organization (WHO) coordinates the management and administration of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative and provides technical and operational support to ministries of health in countries around the world. WHO is responsible for monitoring...
Nigeria sees no wild polio cases for one year
Today marks one year since Nigeria last reported a polio case caused by wild poliovirus, putting the country on the brink of eradicating the paralyzing disease. The last case was reported on 24 July 2014 in the northern state of Kano. If no cases are reported in the coming weeks, the World Health Organization is expected to remove Nigeria from the list of countries where polio is endemic, leaving just two: Afghanistan and Pakistan. Nigeria is the last polio-endemic country in Africa. The continent is poised to reach its own first full year without any illness from the virus on 11 August. “...
Australian students take opportunity by the horns
The rules of the Shaftesbury Rodeo Academy are simple: no school, no rodeo. It’s a message that teenagers who attend school at Bisley Farm, most of whom have never attended any school regularly, take seriously. Because come Friday night, these aspiring rodeo heroes want to join their friends to ride bulls for a heart-stopping eight seconds, if they last that long. The school in rural Queensland, Australia, also teaches the boys, who are of the Wakka Wakka Aboriginal people, basic academics and farming skills, including how to care for crops and livestock. It’s a fairly common form of...
Illiteracy traps adults, and their families, in poverty
Around the world, millions of adults are unable to read or write, and therefore struggle to earn a living for themselves and their families. Even in the United States, with its considerable resources, there are 36 million adults who can’t read better than the average third-grader, according to the international nonprofit ProLiteracy. In Detroit, Michigan, a widely cited 2003 survey conducted by the National Institute for Literacy found that almost half of residents over age 16 were functionally illiterate -- unable to use reading, speaking, writing, and computer skills in everyday life....