Posted on Sep 01, 2017
8,000 kilometeres to peace
 
Rotary members in a small town of Nova Scotia, Canada, took action to bring two families from war-torn Syria to their country, where the refugees are starting a new life.  Read this and other stories from the September issue of The Rotarian.
 
 
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How we more than doubled our membership in a year

When Fely R De Leon began her year as president of the Rotary Club of Hundred Islands in Pangasinan, Philippines, she dreamed of reaching a hundred members to match her club's name. Starting at 31 members, that presented a considerable challenge. But by making club meetings more lively, restructuring the format, and widely promoting their good work, the club got most of the way there, growing to 80 members. 

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How to help Hurricane Harvey victims

The Rotary Foundation and clubs along the Gulf Coast of Texas and Louisiana, USA, are collecting emergency relief funds to help flood victims of Hurricane Harvey, which slammed into southeast Texas over the weekend. A Gulf Coast Disaster Relief Donor Advised Fund has been established. Here’s how you can contribute.

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Hotel demand rising

Toronto is hosting a separate citywide event during the Rotary Convention that is raising demand and prices for hotels. To make sure you find a room at a rate that meets your needs, we encourage you to book your hotel through Experient, Rotary’s official housing partner, as soon as possible.

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Enter the 2017 Interact Video Awards

Show us your Interact club in action! Record a video on how your club is having fun while making a difference in your school or community, and you could be awarded $1,000 for your club's next project. Rotary and Rotaract clubs, teachers, and parents can all work together on a submission. Entries due by 30 November.

 

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