Rotary Club of Huntingdon Valley-Churchville

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Apr 23, 2014
Dr. Mark Lopatin
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May 21, 2014
Burton Klein
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Huntingdon Valley-Churchville

Service Above Self

We meet Wednesdays at 6:30 PM
Lamberti's Cucina
1045 Bustleton Pike
Feasterville Plaza Shopping Center
Feasterville, PA  19053
United States
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Club Information

Welcome to our Club!

Huntingdon Valley-Churchville

Service Above Self

We meet Wednesdays at 6:30 PM
Lamberti's Cucina
1045 Bustleton Pike
Feasterville Plaza Shopping Center
Feasterville, PA  19053
United States
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The Rotary Club Of Huntingdon Valley- Churchville  presents its 13th annual golf outing on Monday May 12 to benefit the Rett Syndrome Association. The event will be held at Five Ponds Golf Club in Warminster, PA.  Sign-up is 11am, with "shotgun start" at noon.
 
The price is $130 per person including golf, cart, lunch, beverages on course, dinner and awards. Buy a "tee sign" and promote your business for $100.
 
Make checks payable to "Rotary Club of Huntingdon Valley- Churchville" and mail to PO Box 902, Southampton, PA 18966. Questions, call 215-680-4843.
 

 
Professors Evan Laine and Dave Kratzer of Philadelphia  University  spoke at a recent Huntingdon Valley-Churchville Rotary  meeting about the "Single Bullet Theory" explanation of the Kennedy Assassination. See the attached article reprinted from the Bucks County Courier Times.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 

Rotary International News

Alumni award winners turn heads with unique accomplishments
Maya Ajmera founded the Global Fund for Children in 1993 to provide seed money to community-based organizations that help at-risk children across the world. Since then, GFC has awarded more than $32 million in grants to over 600 organizations in 80 countries, improving the lives of millions of children – from educating AIDS orphans in Uganda to conducting so-called curbside classrooms for waste pickers in Cambodia. "Education is the key to getting human beings out of poverty," says Ajmera, whose studies at St. Xavier's College in Mumbai were sponsored by the Rotary Club of China Lake in...
Paralympian Dennis Ogbe defying paralysis
Dennis Ogbe grips the discus in his right hand. He swings his arm and twists at the waist as far to the right as he can. With one move he snaps back, letting the saucer fly. Upper-body strength is important for any discus thrower, but for Ogbe, a Paralympian, it’s everything. At age three, Ogbe contracted malaria, and while receiving treatment at a clinic near his home in rural Nigeria, he became infected with the poliovirus. Paralyzed from the waist down, he was sent home in the arms of his mother. He credits his physical rehabilitation to a harsh form of therapy – the taunts of the other...
Moving doctor’s office rescues women from breast cancer
In Tamil Nadu, India, two doctors, both members of the Rotary Club of Srirangam, discovered an alarming trend in the remote city outskirts of Trichy, women dying of breast cancer. Drs. K. Govindaraj and K.N. Srinivasan knew that much of the death and suffering could be avoided, and both were motivated by their personal experiences with the disease. Govindaraj watched his mother die of breast cancer a decade earlier, and helped found the Dr. K. Shantha Breast Cancer Foundation in her memory.  Srinivasan, an oncologist, witnessed unprecedented growth in the number of younger patients coming to...
Writer and war widow Artis Henderson finds peace through Rotary
In the first month of my stay in Dakar, Senegal, as a Rotary Scholar, a friend gave me a piece of helpful advice. “Buy a wedding ring,” she said. I had already learned that as a young American woman in a Muslim country, I attracted a certain kind of attention. But a ring? My friend nodded. “That way everyone will leave you alone.” With my thumb I felt for the empty space on my left ring finger -- a place that, even now, I sometimes touch and worry where my ring has gone. I removed my wedding band on the one-year anniversary of my marriage, eight months after my husband, Miles, was killed in...
Peace fellow Ali Reza Eshraghi on today’s Iran
Iranian-born journalist Ali Reza Eshraghi, 35, is the Iran project manager at the Institute for War and Peace Reporting and a teaching fellow in the Department of Communication Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. After working as an editor at several Tehran newspapers – all of which were eventually banned or shut down by the government – he became a visiting scholar at the University of California, Berkeley, and met Pate Thomson and Mary Alice Rathbun, of the Rotary Club of Berkeley. In 2012, he completed his studies as a Rotary Peace Fellow at the Duke-UNC Rotary...
 

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