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Collect, contribute, connect to end polio

Collect, contribute, connect to end polio

By Nurveen Ratty, Rotary Club of Floreal, Mauritius   As Rotarians, we pride ourselves in taking collective action to create lasting change. And our fight to eradicate polio is without a doubt one of our finest efforts. For World Polio Day on 24 October, my club...

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Building Positive Peace in Venezuela

Building Positive Peace in Venezuela

By Mauricio R. Pernía-Reyes, president of the Rotary Club of San Cristóbal Metropolitano, Venezuela...…………... I recently discovered a valuable resource on Rotary’s website that has strengthened my club’s efforts to serve our community and build peace. When I was...

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Rob Bramich, of ‘Traders in Purple’

Rob Bramich, of ‘Traders in Purple’

Last week's guest speaker was Rob Bramich, of 'Traders in Purple', who are the developers of a number of projects in Tasmania. They are a family Sydney based firm, and Rob is their Tasmanian representative. The CEO is Charlie Daoud. They are currently developing a...

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Scholarship program in Japan pays dividends

Scholarship program in Japan pays dividends

As a regional communications specialist for Rotary International, I get excited when I hear stories about students who have had their lives changed by Rotary scholarships. Lasitha Eriyawa, a Sri Lankan, came to Japan in 2001 to pursue his college education. During his...

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Stephanie Groves’s presentation

Stephanie Groves’s presentation

At last week’s meeting Stephanie Groves made a presentation. Stephanie is from Bridport and completed her secondary education at Launceston College last year. She is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Applied Science and a Masters degree in Prosthetics and Orthotics at...

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Longford Blooms

Longford Blooms

A busy weekend at Longford Blooms for over 30 Rotarians.  The weather was generally kind, except for a bit of wind on Saturday. The good weather resulted in a large attendance on both days

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Artists unite to help The Bahamas rebuild

Artists unite to help The Bahamas rebuild

Three years ago, I penned “I Believe in You,” along with my amazing team, with one purpose in mind – to inspire and motivate. It is a timeless song for anyone that needs a moral boost or just a little nudge to say, “you matter.” After the devastation of Hurricane...

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