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Rotary Making a Difference

Meets - 1:00pm - First and Third Tuesday of every Month
Hotel Real de Chapala
Paseo del Prado # 20,
La Floresta
Ajijic, Jalisco  45920
Mexico
 
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Treasurer
Director - 1 Year - Public Relations Chair
Director - 2 Year - Membership Chair
Director - 3 Year - Service Projects Chair
Rotary Foundation Chair
Club Chaplain
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Meeting of the Rotary Club of Ajijic A.C. Info presented by Mac Whyte on our latest Global Grant project to be implemented in Hacienda La Labor east of Chapala... Info on the grant here: https://map.rotary.org/en/project/Pages/project_detail.aspx…

Do you know what day this was? It was the third Tuesday in January 2019! How are your New Year’s resolutions going?

 

Do you know Rotary Club of Ajijic A.C. meets the first and third Tuesday of every month and we are actively enrolling new members!

Want to learn more about helping in the Lakeside community?

Our next meeting is Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at 1:00 pm at the scenic Hotel Real de Chapala.  Join us!  Come at 12:30 to socialize first.

 

On Saturday January 12, 2019, Carole Wolff, Vice President and Don Edgerton, Club Administrator of Ajijic Club  attended the the Rotary Breakfast for District 4140 in Guadalajara at the Hotel Country Plaza.  The main theme of presentations at the breakfast was attaining sustainable projects.  
 
Don Edgerton, Club Administrator of Ajijic (upper right)  joined
with the District Governor, his wife , Tepic Nayarit President Crispin Contreras Gonzalez, his wife and his team.
 
With photo op of Carole Wolff, Vice President Rotary Club of Ajijic (President 2019-2020), Don Edgerton, Club Administrator and new VP for 2019-20 with Tepic Nayarit President Crispin Contreras Gonzalez.
 
The Rotary Club of Ajijic is one of the few English-speaking Rotary clubs in Mexico, and has been serving the Lake Chapala area since 2002. Its members are business and professional men and women, many retired, who dedicate their time, expertise, and talents to helping others in our local area.  For more information on the Rotary Club of Ajijic please contact Dr. Cherry chapalameddra.cherry@gmail.com .
Thank you Rotary Club of Ajijic A.C. and Dr. Santiago Hernandez-Martinez for sending me and Rotarian Don Edgerton to a recent President’s dinner where we met with other club leaders.  It gave us a great opportunity to get to know our fellow Rotarians.
 
The Rotary Club of Ajijic is one of the few English-speaking Rotary clubs in Mexico, and has been serving the Lake Chapala area since 2002. Its members are business and professional men and women, many retired, who dedicate their time, expertise, and talents to helping others in our local area.  For more information on the Rotary Club of Ajijic please contact Dr. Cherry chapalameddra.cherry@gmail.com .
Rotary Club Ajijic and Salvati Foundation, teamed with sponsors to host the 2nd Annual Catrina De Feet Breast Cancer 5K Run Walk in Ajijic this last October which came to culmination with a presentation of a check for 48,733 pesos  to  benefit Salvati Foundation that will help women find treatment for breast cancer at are Rotary Luncheon on January 8, 2019.  A great way to start a New Year.
 
We again also thank all of the race participants, sponsors, and volunteers who made made this race a success!  To view photos of the event and presentation click 5k Run 2018.
 
The Rotary Club of Ajijic is one of the few English-speaking Rotary clubs in Mexico, and has been serving the Lake Chapala area since 2002. Its members are business and professional men and women, many retired, who dedicate their time, expertise, and talents to helping others in our local area.  For more information on the Rotary Club of Ajijic please contact Dr. Cherry chapalameddra.cherry@gmail.com .
 
Rotary International President-elect Mark Daniel Maloney explained his vision for building a stronger Rotary, calling on leaders to expand connections to their communities and to embrace innovative membership models.  
 
Maloney, a member of the Rotary Club of Decatur, Alabama, USA, unveiled the 2019-20 presidential theme, Rotary Connects the World, to incoming district governors at Rotary’s annual training event, the International Assembly, in San Diego, California, USA, on Monday.
 
“The first emphasis is to grow Rotary — to grow our service, to grow the impact of our projects, but most importantly, to grow our membership so that we can achieve more,” Maloney said.
 
Maloney believes that connection is at the heart of the Rotary experience.
The Rotary Foundation transforms your gifts into service projects that change lives both close to home and around the world.  
 
During the past 100 years, the Foundation has spent $3 billion on life-changing, sustainable projects.
With your help, we can make lives better in your community and around the world.
 
Our mission
The mission of The Rotary Foundation of Rotary International 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.
 
Why should I donate to The Rotary Foundation?
Your donation makes a difference to those who need our help most. More than 90 percent of donations go directly to supporting our service projects around the world.
 
How does The Rotary Foundation use donations?
 
Our 35,000 clubs carry out sustainable service projects that support our six causes. With donations like yours, we’ve wiped out 99.9 percent of all polio cases. Your donation also trains future peacemakers, supports clean water, and strengthens local economies.
 
What impact can one donation have?
 
It can save a life. A child can be protected from polio with as little as 60 cents. Our partners make your donation go even further. For every $1 Rotary commits to polio eradication, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has committed $2.

Vocational service can be hard to define, but it is easy to describe: It is simply the point where our Rotary lives and our professional lives intersect. When we put our Rotary ideals to work through our work, that is vocational service.

When I returned to the Bahamas after many years working in health care administration abroad, I realized that my country badly needed a modern health care facility. The resources we had at the time were out of date and inadequate, and people who were unable to travel abroad for care often did not receive the care they needed. Without the experience I had gained in the United States, I could have done nothing to change the status quo. But since I did have that experience, I was in a unique position to have an impact. I knew I could turn my professional path to good and make a career out of improving Bahamian health care.

As Rotary became part of my journey, I discovered that the words of Paul Harris that became the basis of Rotary — that shared effort knows no limitations — were also true for my vocation. I could not bring modern health care to the Bahamas alone. But through partnership, both with the doctors who eventually became my partners in Doctors Hospital and with all the dedicated staff members who worked in the hospital over the years, we could change everything. My goal became a shared goal — and then it became reality.

 
 
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Join us For..
Scholarship Fundraising Dinner
RISING STARS
March 1, 2019
Instituto Tecnologico Mario Molino - Chapala (TMM)
Libramiento Chapala-Ajijic #200
FOR TICKETS CONTACT: Chuck Doucet 33 34 83 9200
 
RCOA Global Grant
Learn more about the RCOA Global Grant #1984268  https://youtu.be/sAZkt_J7zvI

“Vocational Training in Hacienda de la labor-A forgotten village in Mexico” 

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