Polio Eradication – Encouraging News, Challenges Remain

–July 2018, Delane Wycoff, D5630 Polio Plus Chair WHO Disproves Claims of Polio Return in Venezuela Major news outlets got it wrong—Case was not polio In the previous newsletter, it was erroneously reported that Polio had returned to the Western Hemisphere.  This was based upon widespread news reports from British news outlets including The Guardian […] [Continue Reading] ...read more

June 2018 District 5630 Newsletter

Contents: DG Jerry Milner’s Year-End Message DGE Dale Schultz – Greetings! District Membership Chair Dian Edwards: We’re Growing! District Foundation Chair Don Peterson: Doing Good through the Foundation Delane Wycoff: Polio Plus Update Club News: Ogallala, Imperial, Cambridge, Holdrege, Kearney Noon, Broken Bow Area, Kearney Dawn, Hastings Sunrise, Valentine Global Grant Projects: Guatemala, Argentina, Kenya, […] [Continue Reading] ...read more

February 2018 District Newsletter

The Rotary District 5630 February 2018 District Newsletter is ready to read and download. Contents: Message from the District Governor: Global Grants Membership Update: Mid-Year Numbers in the Green Public Image Update: Rotary Showcase Foundation Update: Polio, Grants, and News on Tax Receipts Introducing Future District Governors: Dale Schultz, Scott McLaughlin, and Bob Taylor March 10: Virtual […] [Continue Reading] ...read more

POLIO IS NOT DEAD – COULD 2017 SEE THE LAST CASES?

VACCINATION SHORTAGES THREATEN ERADICATION SUCCESS. Many experts predicted that 2015 would be the last year to see active polio cases anywhere in the entire world.   But those predictions were made around 2010 and poliomyelitis (“polio”) has proven to be stubborn foe that will not go away easily.  As many experts expected, the location where polio […] [Continue Reading] ...read more

Polio+ Celebrates 30th Anniversary

This year marks 30 years since Rotary launched Polio Plus, its campaign to rid the world of polio. Beginning on Rotary’s anniversary, 23 February, Rotary members worldwide will be holding events to celebrate three decades of polio eradication progress.   Please consider how your club can use this date to increase public awareness and raise new funds […] [Continue Reading] ...read more