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Rotary Weekly
8 November 2019 A roundup of Rotary news
Rotary, basketball help youth in New York
In Yonkers, New York, USA, a new basketball court four years in the making is providing valuable life lessons to the community’s kids — and its adults. A member of the Rotary Club of Yonkers-East Yonkers, Peter Spano dreamed of turning the neighborhood eyesore into a source of civic pride even before he joined the club. Members provided a reliable source of volunteers as well as financial resources.
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This week's stories
Pedaling to end polio

Kris Tsau, an advocacy specialist at Rotary International, has been working toward a polio free world for more than 20 years on the PolioPlus staff. When the opportunity came up to join the Miles to End Polio Team, she knew it would be a great way to get out from behind her desk and pay tribute to the women and men on the front-lines of the polio eradication effort. Read her story and learn how you can support this year’s Miles to End Polio team riding in El Tour de Tucson 23 November.

Humanitarians honored for their work with refugees

Six humanitarians who are members of the family of Rotary are being honored as People of Action: Connectors Beyond Borders during the 2019 Rotary Day at the United Nations, which focuses on the global refugee crisis. The annual event, being held in New York, USA, on 9 November, celebrates the vision for peace that Rotary and the UN share. Read more about the honorees and follow the event on Facebook 

World Interact Week
It's World Interact Week 4-10 November. How will you share the power of Interact? Get some ideas for each day of the week.
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Diversity and you
One of Rotary’s top priorities is helping you create an inclusive, welcoming club experience. Learn more about what you can do to prioritize diversity, equity, and inclusion.
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