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All aboard for literacy

...promoting literacy, Rotary created the bookmobile of kids' dreams."Literacy is one of the big programs of Rotary (International)," Rotarian Wayne Jensen said. Juneau Rotary has been buying and distributing books to libraries as part of...
Annual Rotary International Potluck open to community

There may be no such thing as a free lunch - but dinner will be for the annual Rotary International Potluck this coming today, Sept. 29 at the Juneau Arts & Culture Center at 6 p.m. That's when all three of Juneau's Rotary...
Empire Editorial: Read. Write. Research. Reconnect.

...Library. These customized boxes have cropped up all over the U.S. - some as part of literacy projects with Rotary International, others as a project by neighbors or done by those who just want to create a closer sense of community.No matter...
Rotary Club scholarships for International Study

...the scholars represent the United States and Rotary International. The scholarships, designed to further international...and September, with finalists being submitted to Rotary International by September 30.
Local Rotarians launch 'The Dictionary Project'

...thanks to the combined efforts of Juneau's three Rotary Clubs (Juneau, Glacier Valley and Gastineau clubs) and Rotary International's worldwide focus on literacy. Knowing that reading is one of the most important, if not the most important...
Rotarians head for Mexico to donate wheelchairs

...purchase a sea container full of wheelchairs to send to Colima. A matching grant from the Rotary Foundation of Rotary International provided another $17,000. In all, $42,000 was raised to buy 280 wheelchairs."That's pretty amazing...
Ketchikan Rotarian appointed Rotary District Governor for 2016-2017

...the Alaska Public Broadcasting Commission, and a Board Member of the Alliance for Community Media Northwest. Rotary International is a worldwide service organization that has over 1.2 million members and over 34,000 Rotary clubs. Rotary...
Juneau Rotary kicks off literacy campaign

...Since assuming the office, she has created a literacy coordinator position on her board and obtained funding from Rotary International District 5010 through a $3,500 grant, which will be matched by the club, to help underwrite literacy projects...
The college experiment: How one student at UAS battled mounting pressure

...K-12 education by being an Exchange Student with Rotary International in Iserlohn, Germany and ultimately graduating...continuing on in her third year of service. She was a Rotary International Exchange Student in Iserlohn, Germany during 2009...
Juneau Rotary names Wayne Jensen Rotarian of the Year with Service Above Self award's annual Rotary Foundation Auction from scratch, which helps the club donate upwards of $20,000 annually to Rotary International's foundation. He has held almost every office imaginable at the club level and has worked extensively at the...


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