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Rotary International

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  • READER SUBMITTED: Middletown Rotary Shares The Club's Plans To "Light Up Rotary"

    July 1 marked the beginning of a new year in the Middletown Rotary Club as well as within all 34,000 estimated Rotary service clubs worldwide comprising of about 1.2 million Rotarians. The Middletown Rotary Club, established in 1925, welcomes Trish...
  • Rotary effort aims to stop intersection deaths with brighter stops

    Rotary effort aims to stop intersection deaths with brighter stops
    Putting a stop to deaths at intersections governed by just stop signs has united the Rotary Clubs of Palm Beach County in an effort to shed more light on the county's most dangerous intersections without traffic lights. Since December 2012, two people...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Hartford Rotary Has A Banner Year

    This past year eleven new members were inducted into The Rotary Club of Hartford, a new Rotaract Club and scholarship program was started at Capital Community College, and a record breaking year of giving to the Rotary Foundation and the Polio Plus...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Over $21,000 Raised At The 6th Annual Central CT Pet Fair, Dog Walk & 5K Race

    The Connecticut Humane Society, in partnership with the Meriden Rotary Foundation, is pleased to announce that this year's Central CT Pet Fair, Dog Walk & 5K on June 28 raised over $21,000. With beautiful weather, over 200 5K runners and Dog Walkers...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Dr. William Petit To Address Hartford Rotary Club

    Dr. William Petit, the Cheshire endocrinologist and sole survivor of the highly publicized 2007 Cheshire home invasion, will address members and guests of the Hartford Rotary Club at 12 p.m., Monday, July 7, Capital Community College, 950 Main St., 2nd...
  • Community & Clubs: Farewell to a longtime, beloved beat

    For many service clubs, including Rotary, Lions and Exchange, July 1 brings a change in club leadership. For Kiwanis clubs, that happens Sept. 1. Last Thursday, more than 90 people, including current and past Rotarians, their spouses, members of the...
  • Hayden named West Point Rotary Citizen of the Year

    Hayden named West Point Rotary Citizen of the Year
    WEST POINT – The Rotary Club of West Point was honored to recognize Erin Hayden as its Citizen of the Year recipient at its annual officer installation banquet at the Rose and Crown restaurant in New Kent. Erin was cited for the many charitable...
  • Enjoy Beer, Bands, and Brats in Mathews Saturday

    The Mathews Rotary Club is hosting the third annual Beer, Bands, and Brats by the Bay June 21 from 3-8 p.m. Proceeds from the event will go toward the efforts of Rotary International and the Bill and Malinda Gates Foundation to eradicate polio by 2018....
  • John Claerhout dies at 85; Boy Scouts leader was masterful fundraiser

    John Claerhout dies at 85; Boy Scouts leader was masterful fundraiser
    John Claerhout, a former Boy Scouts of America executive known for his finesse at fundraising and his promotion of scouting programs for thousands of inner-city Los Angeles teenagers, has died in a Northridge hospital. He was 85. Claerhout underwent...
  • Community & Clubs: Bidding farewell to a family hero

    Community & Clubs: Bidding farewell to a family hero
    I have written about my brother LeRoy periodically over the years in my Daily Pilot column. I am sorry to say he passed away at the age of 79 on March 12 from complications of polio, which he contracted in 1952. LeRoy graduated from St. Louis Park...
  • Southeast Asia is polio-free, World Health Organization rules

    Southeast Asia is polio-free, World Health Organization rules
    WASHINGTON – The World Health Organization declared Southeast Asia polio-free Thursday, marking a global health milestone for India, where the disease accounted for nearly half of all worldwide cases just five years ago. The announcement comes...
  • Mashdots leader to lead visit to Western Armenia

    Mashdots leader to lead visit to Western Armenia
    Later this year, Mashdots College President Garbis Der Yeghiayan will take nearly 30 people to visit historic Western Armenia — which now lies within Turkey’s boarders — on a pilgrimage that leads Armenian descendents back to their...