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The Delaware Rotary Club supports Rotary International with Foundation giving every year. The donations assist Rotary International with projects both locally and globally, this year the local project will help Delaware community members "Get Ahead" by offering scholarships to ten investigators. Additionally, donations by Delaware Rotarians' help to support Polio Plus, the goal of which is to end polio.
DON'T MISS THIS GREAT FUN AND ROTARY FUND-RAISER EVENT ON THURSDAY, OCTOBER 27!
Posted by Deb Shatzer
THANKS TO ALL ROTARY CLUB MEMBERS WHO WORKED AT THE 2016 DELAWARE COUNTY FAIR!
Club members volunteered many hours working the Penn West Gate and ushering the Grand Circuit harness races. Volunteer hours for ushering generated $1500 for future service projects.
The Delaware Rotary Club was privileged to have District Governor Steve Sandbo in attendance at today's meeting; Mr. Sandbo was accompanied by his wife Jill. He shared with the club the achievements of the Polio Plus campaign. 2.7 billion People have been vaccinated and Rotary International has spent 11 billion dollars in the project. The result is that there are only 19 cases left in the world, down from 34 cases a year ago. In spite of the barriers left, he urged the club to support the continued fight.
Posted by Mary Beth Freeman and Shelia Hiddleson on Feb 02, 2016
It's time to nominate the cream of the crop for the 2016 Excellence in Teaching Award.
Delaware County has earned the reputation of having excellent schools. and this hasn't happened by accident. The teachers take their role seriously and commit to our students' success. Because of this our Rotary annually recognizes an elementary, middle and high school teachers representing one of the following schools, Buckeye Valley, DACC, Delaware City and/or Delaware Christian.
The Delaware Rotary Club is excited to offer the opportunity to nominate an excellent teacher for the 2016 Excellence in Teaching Award. The awards will be presented at the Delaware Rotary Club meeting and luncheon on May 2, 2016. The deadline for submission of applications is:MARCH 10, 2016. Applications are to be emailed or mailed to the attention of Teri Meider, Delaware Area Career Center 4565 Columbus Pike Delaware OH 43015 or firstname.lastname@example.org Applications and nomination forms are located in the right column.If you have any questions, please contact Teri Meider at (740) 201-3204
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Australian entrepreneur announces $1 million gift to Rotary
On Wednesday, over breakfast with the Rotary Club of Wahroonga, New South Wales, Australian entrepreneur and philanthropist Dick Smith announced a donation of AU$1 million to Rotary (about US$750,000), citing admiration of Rotary members for the time they devote to others. The Rotary Australia Benevolent Society (RABS) will administer the funds. “With 29,500 Rotarians in 1,100 clubs throughout Australia, we have an army of volunteers eager to assist those in need,” says Michael Perkins, RABS chair. “The impact of this donation will be felt throughout all of Australia, from the cities to the...
eBay Live Auctions that benefit Rotary
Each month, eBay, the world’s largest auction website, selects a set of upcoming Live Auction events and donates a portion of all sales proceeds to Rotary. Only U.S. auction sales are eligible. See the schedule of December auctions.
Convention: City of peace
Though Atlanta has seen its share of violence and inequity over time, today it brims with reminders that there is another way. Get inspired while you’re visiting for the 2017 Rotary International Convention from 10 to 14 June. Take a short walk from the convention center to the Center for Civil and Human Rights. There, you can see the handwritten notes, speeches, and sermons of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., experience an interactive 1960s-era lunch counter “sit-in,” and learn more about persecuted groups all over the world. A streetcar will take you to the Martin Luther King Jr...
The Rotary Foundation ranked in list of top charities
CNBC has ranked The Rotary Foundation No. 3 in its annual list of Top 10 Charities Changing the World in 2016. The list includes some of the largest and highest-rated charities that help women, children, the poor, and the environment throughout the world, according to Charity Navigator, and that maintain high standards of financial health, accountability, and transparency of reporting. The Foundation was noted for connecting 1.2 million members from more than 200 geographic areas to tackle the world’s most pressing humanitarian challenges, including projects that focus on disease prevention,...
Rotarians report email scam
Some Rotarians have reported receiving a scam email asking them to click a link to update names and contact information in a directory. The email, which stems from a gmail account, is not from Rotary.