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Wethe4-Interactive: Why I have never attended an RI Convention?

Wethe4-Interactive: where you write the story. Please write a comment on the social media platform where you read this. I will then gather the responses to this post into a story. Interactive Enquiry #9 My reasons for having never attended… Continue Reading →

Our Foundation in support of literacy worldwide

by Kalyan Banerjee,Trustee Chair 2016 – 17 A few months ago, I read a story in this magazine about a man named Carl Sanders, a member of the Rotary Club of Kenosha, Wis. Sanders had developed a successful painting business despite… Continue Reading →

The power of combined effort knows no limitation

by John F Germ, RI President 2016-17 In the summer of 1917, only a few months after the United States entered the first world war, Rotary held its eighth annual convention in Atlanta. Although many Rotarians at the time thought… Continue Reading →

‘The Sky is the Limit’ for Rotarians

By Ray Klinginsmith, Trustee Chair 2015 – 16 The numbers are impressive: Rotary comprises more than 35,000 clubs with 1.2 million members in 200 countries and geographic regions. It’s big enough to be a major partner in the eradication of… Continue Reading →

Cowboy Ethics and the Rotary Brand

Ray Klinginsmith, Trustee Chair 2015-16 “Cowboy Logic,” as sung by Michael Martin Murphey, has been one of my favorite songs for many years because of its happy music and thoughtful lyrics. It has relevance to Rotary because of its emphasis… Continue Reading →

Who are the most important people in Rotary?

By John Kenny , Trustee Chair 2014 – 15 In his inaugural address, U.S. President John F. Kennedy made this often quoted exhortation: “Ask not what your country can do for you – ask what you can do for your country.”… Continue Reading →

Reviewing Our Goal: ‘Doing Good in the World’

by Sakuji Tanaka, President, Rotary International The year 2012 is nearly gone, and we have reached the midpoint of this Rotary year. It is time to take stock of the goals we have set for ourselves, and the progress we… Continue Reading →

Is the Foundation on track to reach its goals?

by Wilfrid J. Wilkinson, Foundation Trustee Chair It’s hard to believe that we have already reached the month of December, the month that celebrates the family of Rotary. We are also nearing the halfway point of our Foundation’s year. Now… Continue Reading →

The Rotary Foundation: a business model that works

by Bill Boyd, Foundation Trustee Chair A friend who is an Arch C. Klumph Society member recently sent me an email ending with words that remind us of why we support our Foundation. John began life in humble circumstances and… Continue Reading →

TRF Trustee Calls for Radical Changes to Rotary Leadership Model

Editor’s Note: The following address was located in the record of the RI 2011 Conventions Proceedings, page 32. By Carl-Wilhelm Stenhammar, 2010-2011 Trustee Chair Now, ladies and gentleman, I would like to give my vision, my own private vision (emphasis… Continue Reading →

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