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. The funds, whose release was announced 20 January, will be used by the World Health Organization and UNICEF for polio immunization and surveillance activities in the 10 countries, as well as to provide technical assistance in several other countries in Africa. The grants include $8.1 million for Nigeria to support its final push to eradicate the disease. Nigeria...
President-elect urges Rotary members to ‘Be a Gift to the World’
Using their talents, expertise, and leadership, Rotary members worldwide are asked to be gifts to the world this upcoming 2015-16 Rotary year. Rotary International President-elect K.R. "Ravi" Ravindran called Sunday's address to incoming district governors the "most significant moment of my life." "All of you have been given so many gifts. And you have now been given this great gift: one year to take all your talents, all your gifts, everything that you are and can become -- and Be a Gift to the World," said Ravindran, revealing his presidential theme at the annual five-day training meeting...
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We also meet on the 2nd & 4th Thursdays of the month at 5:45 - 7:00 PM:
Nancy's Air Field Cafe, 302 Boxboro Road, Stow, MA 01775
Welcome to the Rotary Club of Nashoba Valley!
Awarded RI Presidential Citation with Distinction & Zone 24-32 Vibrant Club Award for 2013-14!
The Rotary Club of Nashoba Valley serves the communities of Bolton, Lancaster, and Stow, Massachusetts. Our members are business, community, and professional leaders who meet weekly to plan local and international service projects; host interesting speakers on local, national, and international issues; and enjoy fellowship.
The Rotary Club of Nashoba Valley was chartered by Rotary International on February 24, 2012, the first new Rotary club chartered in District 7910 in over a decade!
On Thursday, January 22, the Rotary Clubs of Nashoba Valley and Concord held a forum at the Fenn School in Concord to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the admission of women into Rotary International. The event featured community leaders who have brought about important cultural shifts including Rotarian Razia Jan, founder of Razia’s Ray of Hope Foundation (a school for girls in Afghanistan), Craig Norberg-Bohm of Jane Doe, Inc., Coordinator of the MA White Ribbon Day (a campaign to end violence against women and children and promote healthy relationships), and 2014-15 District Governor Valentine Callahan of Rotary District 7910. The event was sponsored by Kolarz Realty Group, Nancy's Air Field Cafe, Middlesex Savings Bank, and Acorn Deck House Company.
The presenters are featured in the following video: