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Rotary International is the world's first service club organization, with more than 1.2 million members in 35,000 clubs worldwide. Rotary club members are volunteers who work locally, regionally, and internationally to combat hunger, improve health and sanitation, provide education and job training, promote peace, and eradicate polio under the motto Service Above Self.
Rushmore Rotary is a club composed of inspired individuals who translate their passions into relevant social causes to change lives in communities.
Rushmore Rotarians provided assistance to students completing on-line applications to colleges and universities at the Rapid City High School during College Application Day--November 1, 2018.  Thank you to Carmen (and Gary), Pat, Kathy, Mike and Mary for their assistance.
In recognition of World Polio Day (October 24, 2018)  Rushmore Rotary sponsored a Free Movie WONDER at the Elks Club.   Thanks to Heidi Bell Gease and Dr. Willis Sutliff for organizing the event.  The turnout was light, but the message about eradicating Polio and Rotary's involvement was shared with many.Thanks to club members who participated during the event.       
 For more information on POLIO PLUS go to:  https://www.endpolio.org/
Thanks to everyone who helped conduct cleanup on Highway 16 for Adopt a Highway Program.  We had 17 participating Rotarians and their guests. Several enjoyed pizza after. Thank you Cindy Hansen for organizing.  
Rushmore Rotary Club hosts three students at the School of St. Jude in Arusha, Tanzania, East Africa.  Pat Sutliff is the International Committee chair.  

Pat Sutliff was honored at the District Conference with the 2018 Roger Kozak Service Above Self Award. It is given in recognition of exceptional service to Rotarians in Rotary District 5610.  Congratulations Pat!

In October 2018 Rushmore Rotary recognized Jessica Dial with a Paul Harris Fellow for her leadership as a  former Youth Intern Coordinator at Rapid City High School.  Jessica was designated to receive this recognition as a special expression of appreciation from our Club.  Darla Crown, Pat Peel and Jessica Dial are pictured below.

STORYBOOK ISLAND Nights of Lights.  Volunteers needed.  Contact Storybook Island at 342-6357.

International Projects voted to send Shelter Box to Indonesia and support the African Tractor Project. Thank you.  


Rotary Club of Rapid City Rushmore

Rapid City Rushmore
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950 North St.
Rapid City, SD  57701
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