Despite his longstanding interest in polio eradication, polio was not on Joe Pratt's mind as he prepared for a mid-April 2012 climb of Mount Everest, the highest mountain on earth. But that changed in late 2011, when the resident of Nottingham, New Hampshire, USA, participated in a polio immunization project in Pakistan with fellow Rotary member Steve Puderbaugh.
Mullti-District PETS Conference
Sherton Hotel & Conference CenterMar 12, 2015 2:45 PM –
Mar 14, 2015 2:00 PM
Northfield Town Meeting - Vote YES on Article 13!
Pines Community CenterMar 14, 2015 9:00 AM
District Training Assembly
Keene High SchoolApr 11, 2015
8:30 AM – 1:30 PM
T-N Rotary Rabies Clinic
Former Agway BuildingApr 18, 2015
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
T-N Rotary Senior Dinner
Pines Community CenterMay 06, 2015
5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Marriott Sable OaksMay 29, 2015 2:00 PM –
May 31, 2015
Timmons Team Annual 5k for Alzheimer's Research
Surette ParkMay 30, 2015 8:00 AM
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SAN FRANCISCO CLUB REVEALS FORMULA FOR GROWTH AND RETENTION OF MEMBERS
Members of the Rotary Club of San Francisco Evening meet three times a month at a wine bar after work, share a social outing once a month, and promote all their activities on social media like Meetup and Facebook.
ROTARY RELEASES $34.8 MILLION FOR POLIO IMMUNIZATION ACTIVITIES WORLDWIDE
Rotary International released an additional $34.8 million in grants to support polio immunization activities in 10 countries, including Afghanistan, Nigeria, and Pakistan, the three countries where the disease has never been stopped.
MAN IN IRON LUNG DISCOVERS ROTARY
One might think a man living with polio in an iron lung would know about Rotary. But it wasn't until Paul Alexander had a business meeting with a member in Duncanville, Texas, earlier this year that he learned Rotary fights to eradicate the very disease that left him almost completely paralyzed.
"I was completely blown away by the idea. For all these years, I didn't know the work they were doing," says Alexander, a practicing attorney in Dallas. "It's such a perfect fit for me.