Polio eradication shifts into emergency mode

Rotary International News — May 25, 2012 Despite the dramatic drop in polio cases in the last year, the threat of continued transmission due to funding and immunization gaps has driven the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) to launch the Global Polio Emergency Action Plan 2012-13. The plan aims to boost vaccination coverage in the […] [Continue Reading] ...read more

DG Ron Bazata’s Message to District 5630

When my wife, Mindy and I applied to participate in a Friendship Exchange with Australia, we did not realize how the two-week adventure would change our lives. I had been a member of the Kearney Noon club since 1982 and club President in 1986-1987. The extent of my involvement had been to help with our club fund raiser, Travelogue.

After that trip, I started to realize that there was much more to Rotary outside our Kearney Noon Rotary club. Soon after that trip, the District sent emails asking for applicants for District Governor for the 2011-2012 year. We decided that although I had no district experience, that I would apply and two-and-a-half years later, here I am. I have spent countless hours already traveling to many training meetings and talking on the phone learning the ropes in preparation for my year. [Continue Reading] ...read more

DG Dave Snow’s message to District 5630

Dear Rotarians in District 5630, When Ray Klinginsmith, our 2010-2011 RI President, announced the theme he selected BUILDING COMMUNITIES-BRIDGING CONTINENTS, he pointed out that Rotary Clubs provide millions of dollars for community projects each year for our hometowns. At the same time, we are very good at supporting international projects around the world that provide shelter, education, clean water, medical services, peace […] [Continue Reading] ...read more

DG Jim Shreck’s Message to District 5630

Dear Fellow Rotarians, As we begin a new Rotary Year it is vital that we keep President John Kenny’s words foremost in our thoughts and deeds at all times—“The Future of Rotary is in Your Hands”. During this period of difficult economic times throughout the world, those of us in Nebraska and District 5630 must […] [Continue Reading] ...read more

DG Bob Stetter’s message to District 5630

Dear District 5630 Rotarians: As we begin a new Rotary year we have the opportunity to make Rotary Year 2007 – 2008 the best year ever for District 5630. This should be our goal. President Wilfred Wilkinson, in his speech at the 2007 International Assembly in San Diego, stated that he planned to continue the emphases of […] [Continue Reading] ...read more