December 2016/January 2017

Highlights from December 2016/January 2017

Since the turn of the century, The Rotary Foundation Peace Fellowship Programme has had over 900 Peace Fellows who have attended courses at one of a number of educational establishments around the world.

Where There Is Peace There Is Hope

Since the turn of the century, The Rotary Foundation Peace Fellowship Programme has seen over 900 Peace Fellows attend courses at one of a number of educational establishments around the world.

Two Rotary Peace Fellows tell their stories as we find out more about the Rotary Programme and how they will apply what they have learned in both Afghanistan and Mexico.

Olympics and Paralympics - Action In The Community

Olympics and Paralympics

Adam Peaty got the ball rolling at Rio 2016, winning Team GB’s first gold medal of the games when he raced to victory in the pool.

An amazing Olympics was matched by an unbelievable Paralympics, and fresh off the back of a victory at Wimbledon, double medal winner and wheelchair tennis star Alfie Hewett tells us how Rotary helped him on his Rio journey.

 

People helping people - the Rotary Foundation

People Helping People – The Rotary Foundation

Rotary members are among some of the most innovative people you could meet. From mere seeds of ideas presented to other members, huge events and projects transpire.

In its centenary year, take a look at Rotary’s own charity The Rotary Foundation as we highlight some of its most successful programmes.

More Than Just A Boat Ride

More Than Just A Boat Ride

There is something magical about any boat trip but when the boat has been specially built to give people with disabilities a day of relaxation and fun, it takes ‘messing about on the river’ to a new level.

See how The Willow Trust provides canal day trips for people with disabilities across a very broad spectrum.

 

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Haiti Suffers Again

Three organisations started by Rotarians are responding to the disaster after the devastating hurricane Matthew hit the impoverished island of Haiti in October.

See what work has been done to support the country.

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- Lisa Hunter, Rotary Club of Maidenhead Bridge

Lisa Hunter, Rotary Club of Maidenhead Bridge
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Rotary runners running London Marathon for The Royal Foundation’s Heads Together campaign

Rotary runners running London Marathon for The Royal Foundation’s Heads Together campaign

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Rotary runners running London Marathon for The Royal Foundation’s Heads Together campaign

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Above and Beyond – Rotary Recognises Community Champions

Above and Beyond – Rotary Recognises Community Champions

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Above and Beyond – Rotary Recognises Community Champions

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Honouring Rotary’s Outstanding Champions of Change

Honouring Rotary’s Outstanding Champions of Change

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Honouring Rotary’s Outstanding Champions of Change

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