April/May 2017

Highlights from April/May 2017

Feeling The Love

Feeling the Love

Little Megan Sadler loves gymnastics, but a debilitating curvature of the spine means she has to wear a brace 23 hours a day.

Life-changing surgery in America is an option, and it’s thanks to the power of Rotary on both sides of the Atlantic that Megan’s dream is going to be fulfilled.

Why Acting Fast Could be a Stroke of Luck

Why Acting Fast Could be a Stroke of Luck

Every three-and-a-half minutes someone in the UK suffers a stroke, and within the next two seconds someone somewhere in the world will too.

To conquer this, there is an army of Rotarians who are keeping the condition at bay.

The Polio Warriors From Europe

The Polio Warriors From Europe

Rotarians from Great Britain and Ireland joined 2.5 million vaccinators immunising 172 million children under five-years-old from polio across India.

Mike Yates, Chairman of the Polio Sub-Committee and Eve Conway, President of Rotary in Great Britain and Ireland talk to Rotary magazine about their experiences.

Breathing new life into polio's history

Breathing New Life Into Polio’s History

The life-saving iron lung is a depressing symbol from yesteryear of polio.

Now one Cumbrian-based Rotarian has built his own mechanical respirator to promote awareness in the battle against the debilitating disease.

Serious FunSerious Fun – Meet the New Rotary International President

Rotary International President-Elect Ian Riseley on attracting new members, building strong clubs and forming friendships that last.

A member of the Rotary Club of Sandringham in Australia since 1978, Ian recently announced his Presidential theme as Rotary: Making A Difference.

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- Sarah Bosomworth, Rotary Club of Knaresborough

Sarah Bosomworth, Rotary Club of Knaresborough
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Rotary Champions of Change receive awards at Cardiff Ceremony

Rotary Champions of Change receive awards at Cardiff Ceremony

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Rotary Champions of Change receive awards at Cardiff Ceremony

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Scottish schools crowned Rotary Youth Speaks champions

Scottish schools crowned Rotary Youth Speaks champions

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Scottish schools crowned Rotary Youth Speaks champions

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