Rotary Weekly
18 May 2018 A roundup of Rotary news
Rotaract club serves Ugandan refugee settlement
After fleeing conflict in their own countries, a group of young Rotaractors is healing wounds and bringing cultures together in a Ugandan refugee settlement. Established in late 2016, and officially inaugurated last July, the Rotaract Club of Nakivale may be the first Rotaract club based inside a refugee settlement or camp.
Women helping women through Rotaract
Immy Julie Nakyeyune Musoke had frequently heard about Rotary as a teenager but never had much interest, until her father died just before his installation as president of the Rotary Club of Mengo, Uganda. Amazed at the support and comfort that poured out of the club, Musoke decided to follow her father's example, and joined the Rotaract Club of Kampala South. She writes about her experiences in the third installment of our series for Youth Services Month.
After a grueling year of preparation, two Rotarians and a Rotaractor face one last challenge before they can join the elite ShelterBox Response Team. Rotary and ShelterBox collaborate to provide emergency shelter and vital supplies to stabilize, protect, and support communities affected by disasters and humanitarian crises.
Past RI President Charles C. Keller dies
Charles C. Keller, a former RI President and accomplished corporate attorney, died 9 May at the age of 94. In addition to serving as RI President in 1987-88, Keller served as director, Rotary Foundation trustee chair, chair of the Council on Legislation, and district governor.
What you need to know about new data protection rules
The European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) takes effect 25 May. Because Rotary staff members process the personal data of our European members, Rotaractors, program participants, and others, were obligated to comply with this new data privacy law.
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