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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 , 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 , 2013 winner of the TV show "The Voice," an introductory message and videotaped performance by reggae star Ziggy Marley, and a speech by , a polio survivor and Ironman competitor. After the event, Chin will hold a concert in Chicago to benefit the End Polio Now campaign. 

Other speakers include Dr. James Alexander, senior medical epidemiologist at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, representatives of , the largest manufacturer of polio vaccine, Rotary International General Secretary John Hewko, and Rotary Foundation Vice chair Michael McGovern.

For more on this and other polio eradication activities, visit .

 
 
 
 
Dear Members and friends
Jan Malat has excelled once again by organising some really interesting and indeed prominent speakers for our meetings. Here is the line up for the coming weeks:
 
 
Dear Friends and Supporters,
Please accept our huge thanks and sincere appreciation of your support for our Indian Food helps programme this year.
Thanks to you we delivered 385 lunches and raised over 25,000Kč for our primary school education project, even more than last year. The funds will be used to buy uniforms, books, mats, tuition and health checks for children in rural schools of Rajsamand, Rajasthan, India. One lunch will be enough to buy 2 text books or 3 exercise books and a pencil so the total raised by the Club this year will make a significant difference to many children's education.
 
Thank you!
 
Gerry Tipple and the Indian Food team
 
 
 

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Our meeting at the Barcelo Hotel Old Town Prague was attended by over 25 members and friends. Five members of the Holbaek Inner Wheel Club Joined us, the oldest Inner Wheel club in Denmark and were very welcome.
 
Lara, our exchange student presented the club with the flag from her home club, Minden in Nevada.
Gerry updated the members and friends on the tremendous success of the fundraising effort "Indian Food Helps" where meals are delivered to offices with a significant contribution from each meal going to help Indian schoolchildren with their education. Over 50% more meals have been sold than last year!
Sanan raised the awareness of the club about a funding issue at a local hospital which is funded by the municipality of Prague 1. The situation is some wards is very difficult and Sanan is liaising with the hospital to determine if Rotary can help.
Our guest speaker was Petr Bisek who gave a fascinating account of how he has seen and seized opportunities throughout his life. Opportunities which have resulted in Petr being awarded medals of honour, meeting prime ministers and presidents, publishing a Czech language newspaper in the US and coaching a rowing team to medal success. It all really started when, under a previous regime, he threw a hand grenade 83 meters in a competition, much further than anyone else had ever thrown one.....
 

 
A great weekend was spent in Harrachov by 6 of our club Rotarians and 6 friends. Superbly organised by Petr Smejcky we enjoyed wonderful walking on Saturday and brilliant biking on Sunday. a couple managed to get some downhill skating in as well. Good food, good beer, great lodging and typical Czech hospitality made for a memorable weekend.
 

 
 

Our club earns the Presidential Citation with Distinction for our activities in the last Rotary Year. The award is given by past RI President Ron Burton and is here being presented by our past District Governor, Irena Brichta to current and immediate past Presidents Vlasta and Gerry. Prague International is the only club in the District to earn this award.

Bravo to all our members!Image

 

 
 

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We meet every Thursday evenings, 6.00pm at the Barcelo Old Town  Hotel and we are always happy to meet like-minded and likeable people.

 
 
 

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