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November is Rotary Foundation month
 
Each year the world of Rotary can be tracked monthly by various themes.  Each month is different, and November is Rotary Foundation month.  And so, we hold our annual Foundation Dinner event in November, and this year the People of Action Foundation Dinner will be on November 16th.  All are invited to attend!
 
I recently was able to hear Sushil Gupta speak about the Rotary Foundation.  Sushil is a Rotary Foundation Trustee, and he spoke at some length about the future of the Foundation.  He noted that an endowment of $1 billion has been achieved, so that the foundation will be forever stable going into the future.  He spoke about the incredible generosity of Rotarians, including an amazing $16 million dollars that was donated last year by the Districts (including ours) in Zones 28 and 29. 
Countdown to the RI Convention in Toronto, June 23-27, 2018
 
We are about ten months away from a very exciting opportunity for Rotarians and friends from District
7190 to attend an RI Convention close to home. The convention will be held in Toronto, Canada, less
than a day’s drive from anywhere in District 7190. No need for plane tickets, or long international flights.
No language issues. This chance will likely not come again in many years! I have asked DG Fred to allow
me to help promote this great event.
 
The District is encouraging all Rotarians to make the effort to attend this RI International Convention.
Many Rotarians believe that you cannot truly understand the impact of Rotary without attending one of
these meetings. Don’t miss this opportunity!
The mission of The Rotary Foundation is to enable Rotarians to advance world understanding, goodwill, and peace through the improvement of health, the support of education, and the alleviation of poverty.

The Foundation is a not-for-profit corporation supported solely by voluntary contributions from Rotarians and friends of the Foundation who share its vision of a better world.

 
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