Posted by Bob Ruehl on Aug 27, 2021
Here is this week's roundup of Rotary news from around the world.
 
Rotary in Review
 
20 August 2021
A roundup of Rotary news
 
Delivering COVID-19 vaccine into dense forest
Rotary members in Demerara, Guyana, are using their disease fighting experience to penetrate dense forests and bring COVID-19 vaccines to indigenous communities that would otherwise not have access to them. Club members and health officials used boats to reach and immunize villagers as well as distribute much needed food, clothing, medicine. It’s just one way that Rotary clubs are using their experience in fighting disease to promote vaccinations and fight the pandemic. Read more
 
 
 
This week's stories
Follow up on membership leads for member growth
Clubs can hear about potential members by word of mouth or from membership leads through My Rotary. KR Parthasarathy, assistant governor of Rotary District 3150 in Hyderabad, India, explains why it’s important to follow up on these leads and explain the value of Rotary to prospective members. He shares the story of remarkable growth in his district in a blog post on Rotary Voice. Read more.
 
Calling all breakout sessions
Do you have an idea or project that you want to share with your Rotary family? Submit a proposal for a breakout session for the 2022 Rotary Convention in Houston to help others sharpen their leadership skills. Breakout sessions also introduce attendees to new ideas for projects, fundraising, membership growth, and more! Help us build a diverse program by submitting your proposal online by 30 September. 
 
What would you do?
Each month, Rotary magazine shares reader answers to ethical dilemmas they may face in their clubs. Check out the dilemma for the December issue and send your responses to magazine@rotary.org. 
 
 
 
 
How to conduct a hybrid meeting
Watch a tutorial hosted by Jim Margraff, of the Rotary Club of Lamorinda Sunrise, California, USA, and The Global Impact Group on how to conduct a club meeting with in-person and virtual attendance. Learn more
 
 
 
 
 
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