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Paul Harris Foundation Dinner
 
November 13, 2014
Venus de Milo
75 Grand Army Highway
Swansea, MA
 
Mark your calendars!  Thursday, November 13, 2014 is the night of Rotary District 7950's Paul Harris Foundation Dinner.  Come join your Rotary family as we celebrate what "our" foundation is doing throughout the world.  This is your opportunity to come meet and hear Anne Matthews.  Anne served as Rotary International Vice President 2013-2014, the first woman to serve in this important role.  She is also the first woman to serve on both the Rotary Foundation Trustees and the RI Board of Directors.
 
 
 

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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
Partners build community center and health clinic in impoverished Mexico neighborhood
Four years ago, Rotary member Moonyeen King decided to take action to help residents of the impoverished neighborhood of Tepehua, located in Chapala, Jalisco, Mexico, who faced daily struggles with crime, malnutrition, and limited access to health care. King, together with Susan Netherton and Gin Pelzl, fellow members of the Rotary Club of Ajijic, turned an abandoned building into the Tepehua Community Center. For its first year, the center provided a soup kitchen every Friday to feed over 200 women and children. That enabled King and her fellow Rotary members to gain the trust of the...
 

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