Posted by Bob Ruehl on May 13, 2022
Rotary In Review: A Roundup Of Rotary Stories
European Rotaract clubs organize to help Ukrainian refugees
Across Europe, Rotaract members are using digital tools to share information and coordinate efforts to help people affected by the war in Ukraine. By routing communications through the European Rotaract Information Centre (also known as Rotaract Europe), a multidistrict information organization that serves clubs in more than 40 countries, these young members are using the power of Rotary’s global network to direct aid where it’s needed most. Read more about this effort and learn other ways Rotary is responding to the Ukraine crisis.
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Rotaract members win Service Above Self award
Members of Rotaract are now eligible to be nominated for Rotary service awards, including the Service Above Self Award, Avenues of Service Award and The Rotary Foundation’s District Service Award, Citation for Meritorious Service, and Distinguished Service Award. Maria Valentina Martinez Belo and Ignacio Gonzalez Mendez are the first Rotaractors to receive the Service Above Self Award and will be among 133 recipients who will be honored at this year’s Rotary International Convention in Houston, Texas, USA. Read their stories.
Staff Corner: John Hewko
In this month’s Staff Corner column, Rotary magazine profiles John Hewko, Rotary’s General Secretary and CEO. Read more about Hewko including his connections to Ukraine.
Rotary project around the globe
From clothing drives for the needy in Alberta, Canada, to classroom improvements in Cambodia, Rotary clubs are taking action to improve local communities worldwide. Read a roundup of global service projects from Rotary magazine.
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