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Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to match polio run's fundraising 2 to 1 oral vaccine can cost as little as 60 cents, and the disease is largely - but not completely - eradicated. Rotary International and other organizations have made it their goal to completely stop the disease.The run is tomorrow, Oct. 24...
Learning to ask 'the' suicide question

...across the state."The Anchorage Downtown Rotary actually applied for and received a Rotary district grant from Rotary International to promote suicide prevention statewide, so our current district governor is from that club," Karen Morgan...
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...
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...
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...
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 of Juneau presents annual Vocational Service Awards

For more than 100 years, Rotary International's guiding principles have been to encourage and foster service and ethics through fellowship, high ethical standards, and the...
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...
JDHS students organize sleep-out for the homeless

This weekend, the Juneau Douglas High School Interact Club, a high school club sponsored by Rotary International, held their annual Homeless Awareness Sleep-Out to help bring attention to student homelessness in Juneau. JDHS Interact has...
Rotarians share success stories

Rotary International, the service organization for business leaders, is strong, profitable...We're exploring," said Rodger Wagner of Arizona, representing Rotary International President Rick King, in a speech Saturday at Centennial Hall...


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