In September, Past President Susanne Gellert will embark on a “National Immunization Day” (NID) trip to Pakistan to help eradicate polio as part of Rotary International’s “End Polio Now” campaign. More details will follow in the coming weeks. We are very close to eradicating polio in the world, which gives us the opportunity to think Read more about Past President Susanne joins NID trip to Pakistan[…]
Congratulations to Stuyvesant High School on their new chapter of Interact! Visit their website for more info about their club.
The Interact Chapter of Stuyvesant High School are part of the teenage 12-18 division of the Rotary International, an international service organization with 100 years of history. Each year, Interact clubs complete at least two community service projects, which further international understanding and goodwill.
Rotary celebrates India’s first polio-free year. from Rotary International on Vimeo.
Join us on Wednesday, January 11 to meet Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar Ariel Hsieh.
My name is Yi-Ching Hsieh (Ariel) and I am the student at Columbia University Teachers College TCSOL program. I come from Taiwan. I am interested in Foreign Language Instruction and I have always wanted to be a teacher, because of my family influence and support. My mother is the manager of a private nursery school, she have been working there for more twenty years. My family has served many children who can’t afford to go to school and it strongly influenced me to follow in their footsteps. I wish one day, I could be a leader of an organization and increase the educational opportunities for children from low-income families. The following is my academic background.
You may not know that 15,000 children die every day from preventable diseases. It costs between $1 and $2 per child to save their lives. A donation of $100 to the Rotary Foundation’s Annual Programs Fund (Every Rotarian, Every Year) can save the lives of 50 to 100 children. A donation of $1,000 can save Read more about November is Rotary Foundation Month![…]
World Polio Day- October 24th marks the birthday of Jonas Salk, the leader of a team that created the first polio vaccine in 1955. The goal of World Polio Day is to ensure that no person ever experience the horrible effects of polio. Through awareness and fundraising for vaccinations, the goal of worldwide polio eradication Read more about World Polio Day[…]
Join Rotarians at this special free event. Show that New Yorkers care about the eradication of Polio. Private Rotary Screening “Benda Bilili” Come see the gripping story of the music group, Staff Benda Bilili, composed of polio survivors from the Democratic Republic of Congo. They are rising stars of World Music and the subject of Read more about Film Screening on Monday with Polio Survivors from the Democratic Republic of Congo[…]
I arrived in Bangkok on June 6, 3 days before the program started on June 9th. There are 16 other Peace Fellows representing every continent, ethnic and racial group. Amongst the Fellows are a photo-journalist, educators (4), government officials, lawyers (3), police officers (2), conflict mediators, and program administrators working on issues of urban safety Read more about A note from our World Peace Scholar[…]
Please join Rotary Club of Wall Street New York on Wednesday, July 13, 2011 in welcoming Paul Katz as our speaker, who will be speaking about Rotary is “this close” – Polio Plus. Mr. Katz is the founder and CEO of Commit Media LLC – “Entertainment for a Cause” where he utilizes the power of Read more about Entertainment for Cause: Polio Plus[…]