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RGHF’s Our Foundation Newsletter #148


RGHF’s OUR FOUNDATION NEWSLETTER #147 Dear Colleagues: It’s 26 years since the 79th RI Convention in Philadelphia, PA USA (May 1988) when then RI President Charles C. Keller announced that Rotarians raised $247 Million dollars for their rallying and initial PolioPlus fund raiser.   The goal was $120 million.  Keller’s theme that year was “Rotarians — […]

RGHF’s Our Foundation Newsletter #147


RGHF’s OUR FOUNDATION NEWSLETTER #147 Meet RGHF at booth #73 Sydney  Choose the winning book title and win a trip to the Convention Rotary International has commissioned Rotary member and author David Forward to write the definitive history of our Foundation to celebrate 100 years of Doing Good in the World in 2016-17. From now […]

The Spirit of 7600 – May 2014

Spirit of 7600

  My Fellow Rotarians, I want to share with you Rotary International President Ron Burton’s message on the eradication of polio. RI PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE I’ve had a unique opportunity to be a part of the polio eradication campaign from its very beginnings, more than a quarter century ago, to where we are now, which is […]

Quad City Rotary Club Meeting


Franklin, Smithfield, North Suffolk, and Suffolk, Virginia Clubs Enjoy a wonderful evening of celebration with fellow Rotarians from the Area 10 Region. Bring your partner…bring a prospective member…come and enjoy! When: Thursday, May 22, 2014 Time: 6 p.m. Where: PDCCC, Franklin, VA Cost: $25/per person Who’s invited: Rotarians, plus guest (Networking reception 6 p.m. – […]

RGHF “History Matters”

RGHF Senior Historian DG 02/03 Fred A. Carvin

DG 02/03 Fred A. Carvin, author of “Paul Harris and the Birth of Rotary.” “It is my belief that the currents of Rotary have never been more deeply agitated than during the year 1923 and I’m certain that we have never made greater progress.” Paul Harris- The Rotarian Magazine – February, 1924. From Paul Harris’s […]