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District 6440 News
Rotary International is a worldwide organization of more than 1.2 million business, professional and community leaders who provide humanitarian service and build goodwill and peace. There are 34,000 Rotary clubs in more than 200 countries and geographic areas. Rotary’s primary corporate goal is the global eradication of polio. Rotary clubs also develop projects worldwide, that focus on basic education and literacy, disease prevention and treatment, water and sanitation, maternal and child health, economic and community development and peace and conflict resolution.
At a recnt event in CDC headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia, Rotary International President Gary C.K. Huang, Rotary International Director Robert Hall and our own PDG Jack Blane talked with CDC Director Dr. Tom Frieden and toured the facility.
Donald was introduced to Rotary while in India in 1984 where he was a speaker on the American legal and jurisprudence system. He has been a Rotarian for 22 years, and a charter member, since June, 1992, of the Algonquin Lake in the Hills club, now the Algonquin Club.
sailing adventure on Lake Michigan. Check out the photo album here:
"The inequities of our world divide us in spirit as well as in location, educational opportunities and attitudes. Rotarians try to transcend those divisions in many ways:
Through peace scholarships...
Through youth exchange opportunities...
Through the alleviation of poverty...
Through the many district and international grants our district has extended...
By providing clean water and education about the importance of sound hygiene to prevent disease...
By combating disease through vaccinations and preventable health initiatives...
By empowering the next generation to take the initiative in being of service to others..."
|Sponsoring Rotary Club||Scholar|
|Fox Valley Sunset||Robyn Neff|
|Fox Valley Sunset||Kathy Greenquist|
|Glenview Sunrise||Christopher Cepeda|
|Lake Forest / Lake Bluff||Stephanie Gaidas|
|Libertyville Sunrise||Aaron Houser|
|Schaumburg AM||Louis Wegner|
|St. Charles Breakfast||Dylan Dwyer|
|Wilmette Noon||Kabriya Bolbolan|
|Woodstock Morning||Mark Stroh|