Rotary Weekly
17 November 2017 A roundup of Rotary news
Rotary Day at the United Nations in Geneva

Rotary members and guests from more than 85 countries gathered at the original home of the League of Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, 11 November for Rotary Day at the United Nations to dedicate themselves to the topic of "Peace: Making a Difference." For the first time in its 13-year history, the event was held outside New York and honored six Champions of Peace (pictured above). Watch the opening session on UN Web TV.

Support the Miles to End Polio team
This Saturday, 18 November, Rotary General Secretary John Hewko and a team of Rotary staff will join Rotary Senior Leaders, members from Arizona, and around the world in El Tour de Tucson to raise funds for polio eradication. Read blog posts from team members and learn how you can support the team with district designated funds (DDF). The top district will earn a visit from Rotary International President-elect Barry Rassin.
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Why Rotaract will change your life

Joan Nairuba joined Rotaract in Uganda thinking she could contribute as a young lawyer. What she didn't anticipate was how much of an impact Rotaract would have on her career and life. Says Nairuba, "to separate life in Rotaract from your personal life is an absolute impracticality because one feeds the other." Read more about why Nairuba thinks Rotaract is the perfect place to give back and grow.

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Limited access to Rotary.org this weekend

Parts of My Rotary will be unavailable on 18-19 November and the evening of 20 November (Chicago time) while we perform scheduled maintenance. During this time, you may not be able to access areas that require sign-in, including convention registration, giving, club and district administration, and Rotary Club Central.

Still time to enter the 9th Annual Interact Video Awards

Interact clubs and sponsors: enter a video showing how your club inspires and transforms local and global communities for good and you could receive $1,000 for your next club project. Videos should be short, under three minutes, and are due by 30 November. 

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