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10 July 2015 | A roundup of Rotary news
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Supporting education

Adult literacy project produces ripple effect

The inability to read or write traps millions of adults and their families in poverty, as they struggle to earn a living. In Detroit, Michigan, USA, almost half of all residents over the age of 16 are functionally illiterate. Rotary members in the city and its suburbs are seeing ongoing benefits from a project that trains tutors and provides free reading materials to agencies tackling adult illiteracy.

Uniting leaders

July issue of Rotary Leader is here

Find tips, tools, and practical information that will help your club or district achieve success in Rotary Leader. In the July issue, you’ll learn how your club can earn a Presidential Citation by using Rotary’s online tools, how to make the most of Rotary Global Rewards, how to apply for a global grant with cash contributions, and how to increase your club’s exposure through a signature event.


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Rotary Global Rewards: the good you do comes back to you.


Interested in contributing further to Rotary by serving on a RI committee? Several committees have openings for the 2016-17 Rotary year and are looking for qualified candidates.

Rotary in the news

End Polio Now campaign, The Rotarian magazine earn praise

The Publicity Club of Chicago, the largest independent PR membership organization in the United States, recently recognized Rotary’s End Polio Now campaign for improving society through public relations. Separately, The Rotarian collected five Excel Awards from Association Media and Publishing, the leading group of association publishers and communications professionals in the U.S.


Resources & reference

Rotary Voices: Stories of service from around the world
Rotary Leader: Helping club and district officers achieve success
Rotary Images: Download photos to use in your club or district publications


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