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This is a major landmark in the global efforts to eradicate all three wild poliovirus serotypes: WPV1, WPV2 and WPV3. WPV3 has not been detected globally since November 2012 in Nigeria; the only remaining endemic strains of WPV1 are now restricted to Pakistan and Afghanistan.
Rotary Donates a Lift to the Memorial Pool
- Kim Monette presents a $3000 scholarship to Melissa Reid to further her studies at Dalhousie University in Environmental Sustainability
- Garth Gordon congratulates Amy Hiltz on winning a $1500 scholarship to help her attend NSCC campus to study Early Childhood Education
- Jeff Kelly presents Tjeerd Schep with $3000 scholarship to assist him with expenses at Memorial University to study Kinesiology
- Shane Bickerton accepts a $3000 scholarship from Garth Gordon. He will be studying Human Kinetics at St. Frances Xavier University
- On behalf of the Rotary Club of Kentville, Kim Monette awards Dylan Shepard a $3000 scholarship for studies in the Science of Nursing at St. Frances Xavier University
- Jeff Kelly presents Tristan Tupper with a $1500 scholarship to help him attend NSCC at Kingstec to study Office Administration.
Several kids from Big Brothers, Big Sisters were part of the Rotary float for the 2015 Apple Blossom parade waving from the front of the vehicle as it made its way along the parade route. The organization is supported by the New Minas Sunrise club. This is the second year that the Rotary clubs of the Annapolis Valley have had a float in the parade. A huge "Thanks" to New Minas Rotarian and Past District Governor Greg Coldwell for pulling the float behind his vehicle.