Today’s Links

  • Bringing light in darkness
    Dr. Harminder Singh Dua, an ophthalmologist in Nottingham, England, is the recipient of the 2012-13 Rotary Foundation Global Alumni Service to Humanity Award. The following is an excerpt of his acceptance speech before the Rotary convention in Lisbon, Portugal. As … Continue reading
  • Club project tackles water crisis with technology, soul
    By Jon Kaufman, a member of the Rotary Club of Peninsula Sunrise (Redwood City/Menlo Park), California, USA When we launched our club’s project, H2OpenDoors, we said that the world’s water crisis can be solved with a little technology and a … Continue reading
  • Not engaging Rotary is killing clubs
    By Martin “Marty” Postic, Jr., past governor of District 5750 (Oklahoma, USA) and a member of the Rotary Club of Oklahoma City Midtown, Oklahoma, USA I am proud to say that I consider RI President Ron Burton a friend. One … Continue reading
  • RI President Ron Burton: Engage Rotary, Change Lives
    By RI President Ron Burton I’m looking forward to the 2013-14 Rotary year and the immense and humbling privilege of serving as your Rotary International president. During my presidential year, I’ll let you know on the Rotary International president’s Facebook … Continue reading
  • The future of Rotary
    Rotaractors talk about what they like about Rotaract, and why it is important to the future of Rotary, during the 2013 RI Convention in Lisbon, Portugal, 23-26 June. Read convention coverage on www.rotary.org Follow the convention on twitter at #ricon13 … Continue reading
  • Chance encounters on the metro
    By Arnold R. Grahl, Rotary Editorial staff Riding on the subway to the Atlantico Pavilion in Lisbon, Portugal, earlier in the week for the 2013 Rotary convention, I ran into a Rotarian from Nigeria, who will be governor of his … Continue reading
  • Million dollar donation for polio eradication
    Sir Emeka Offor, of Nigeria, is chairman of the Chrome Group, a leading conglomerate in oil and gas services, power, logistics and telecommunications. A Rotarian, Offor is a member of the Arch C. Klumph Society, which honors those who give … Continue reading
  • What does peace mean to you?
    By Arnold R. Grahl, Rotary Editorial staff Everyone wants peace, notes Rotary Peace Fellow Erinma Bell, a graduate of Rotary’s Peace Center program at Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand. But the biggest challenge with wanting peace is actually getting people … Continue reading
  • The power of music
    By Arnold R. Grahl, Rotary Editorial staff Sitting in the Atlantico Pavilion for the opening plenary session of the Lisbon convention, I found myself powerfully moved by the music of Il Divo. The quartet — Swiss tenor Urs Buhler, Spanish … Continue reading

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