Club Executives & Directors
The World Health Organization (WHO) today announced that it has officially removed Nigeria from the list of countries where polio is endemic. It’s been 14 months since a case of polio caused by the wild virus was reported there. That leaves only two countries, Afghanistan and Pakistan, where transmission of the virus has never been stopped. Read more about the WHO’s announcement.
Since graduating from the Rotary Peace Center at Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Wendy Coulson Catalán has made her home in San Miguel de Allende, a small community in central Mexico. In honor of the International Day of Peace, which is Monday, 21 September, Catalán is joining local Rotary members in hosting a celebration that includes a rap tournament to reach youths, who are often left out of the city’s many cultural events. It’s just one way Rotary Peace Fellows are building peace. Read more and learn how you can support the Rotary Peace Centers.
In August, a four-member team dubbed Rollin’ with Rotary visited nine U.S. cities in nine days to promote Rotary through fun events. “Our aim was to make Rotary look cool, hip, and relevant. And I think we did it,” says RI Director Jennifer Jones, who traveled with the team. Read more and see videos on Facebook.