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November 29, 2009
Individuals are being sought to participate in a Group Study Exchange Program of Rotary International by the Crofton Rotary Club. The exchange opportunity is open to men and women between the ages of 25 and 40 who have several years of experience in their full-time occupations. The program runs May 1-29. Each team member will be provided a round-trip ticket to the host country. Local members in the area will provide meals, lodging and group travel within the Rotary district. For more information and an application, call 410-721-2519 or 410-451-1900.
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July 31, 2013
Carla Sparrow was installed as a new member of the Havre de Grace Rotary Club. The club's outgoing president, Rob Magee, and Rotary District Governor Bill Yeakel, led Sparrow's installation ceremony. The object of rotary is to encourage and foster the ideal of service as a basis of worthy enterprise and the values of high ethical standard. Rotary Club of Havre de Grace also installed its newly-elected board of directors. Rotary International's goal for 2013-2014 is "Engage Rotary, Change Lives.
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July 31, 2013
Carla Sparrow was installed as a new member of the Havre de Grace Rotary Club. The club's outgoing president, Rob Magee, and Rotary District Governor Bill Yeakel, led Sparrow's installation ceremony. The object of rotary is to encourage and foster the ideal of service as a basis of worthy enterprise and the values of high ethical standard. Rotary Club of Havre de Grace also installed its newly-elected board of directors. Rotary International's goal for 2013-2014 is "Engage Rotary, Change Lives.
NEWS
April 30, 2013
Your health section recently noted that a Hopkins dean was among those who want to eradicate polio ("Hopkins dean joins effort to eradicate polio," April 21). I believe we all ascribe to that hope. My comment comes from the point of view of all the work and money spent over the last 30 years by the Rotary Foundation and it's 34,000 community-based service clubs to achieve just that. The fact is that Rotary International was the first organization to have the vision of a polio free world, and it has since contributed over $1 billion to eradicate polio - not to mention the thousands of Rotarians who have rolled up their sleeves to volunteer during National Immunization Days.
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By Mary Gail Hare and Mary Gail Hare,SUN STAFF | December 12, 2001
A small service club in Westminster is helping to eradicate an illness that is devastating remote villages in the United Republic of Tanzania. Bonds Meadow Rotary Club, which has 70 members, has dedicated its resources to fighting river blindness in the East African country of 50 million for nearly three years, making the battle against what many call a debilitating scourge its signature project. In a meeting yesterday in Westminster, the group celebrated with Tanzanian officials - who are in Washington this week for an international conference on river blindness - a $297,000 grant from Rotary International.
NEWS
April 30, 2013
Your health section recently noted that a Hopkins dean was among those who want to eradicate polio ("Hopkins dean joins effort to eradicate polio," April 21). I believe we all ascribe to that hope. My comment comes from the point of view of all the work and money spent over the last 30 years by the Rotary Foundation and it's 34,000 community-based service clubs to achieve just that. The fact is that Rotary International was the first organization to have the vision of a polio free world, and it has since contributed over $1 billion to eradicate polio - not to mention the thousands of Rotarians who have rolled up their sleeves to volunteer during National Immunization Days.
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By Heather Tepe and Heather Tepe,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | January 27, 1999
OUR COMMUNITY is filled with quiet heroes -- people who perform acts of service for others, seeking no praise for themselves.Some of the projects are small; others are more ambitious.Two of our neighbors have decided to concentrate their efforts on fighting polio.Polio is an infectious viral disease that causes paralysis and can lead to death. Its victims are mostly children younger than 3.The last case of polio in the Western Hemisphere was reported in Peru in 1994, according to Rotary International.
NEWS
November 22, 2009
Rotary International exchange program Individuals are being sought to participate in a Group Study Exchange Program of Rotary International by the Crofton Rotary Club. The exchange opportunity is open to men and women between the ages of 25 and 40 who have several years of experience in their full-time occupations. The program runs May 1-29. Each team member will be provided a round-trip ticket to the host country. Local members in the area will provide for meals, lodging and group travel within the Rotary district.
NEWS
October 30, 2005
Marketing firm wins two awards Annapolis-based Crosby Marketing Communications was recently honored with two awards for its public service campaign "One Nation Free from Poverty" for the Catholic Campaign for Human Development. Crosby won the Thoth Award and a certificate of excellence in the categories of multimedia communications and radio public service announcements during the 37th Annual Thoth Awards, sponsored by the National Capital Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America.
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By Mary Gail Hare and Mary Gail Hare,SUN STAFF | December 12, 2001
A small service club in Westminster is helping to eradicate an illness that is devastating remote villages in the United Republic of Tanzania. Bonds Meadow Rotary Club, which has 70 members, has dedicated its resources to fighting river blindness in the East African country of 50 million for nearly three years, making the battle against what many call a debilitating scourge its signature project. In a meeting yesterday in Westminster, the group celebrated with Tanzanian officials - who are in Washington this week for an international conference on river blindness - a $297,000 grant from Rotary International.
NEWS
September 2, 2011
Fundraiser Anne Arundel County's annual fundraiser, "Disco Magic," will be held from 7 p.m. to midnight Oct. 21 at the Westin Annapolis, 100 Westgate Circle. Guests are asked to wear their best "disco" attire for this retro event. It also features an open bar, dinner, a silent and live auction, vacation getaways and the drawing for the winners of the 50/50 cash raffle. Tickets are $165, $125 if purchased before Sept. 15. Proceeds benefit the YWCA programs for women and children who are victims of domestic violence.
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July 25, 2011
Jay Van Deusen, owner of Van Deusen Construction Company and Rainbow International of Northeast Maryland, has been named President of the Rotary Club of Bel Air. Van Deusen, a member of the 50-person organization for six years, served as president elect during the past year. Van Deusen's annual goals for the Bel Air Rotary Club this year are focused on fundraising. He and the board will provide scholarships to deserving students in Harford County totaling more than $9,000 and most recently announced the club will be supporting the Harford Family House in Aberdeen with a $25,000 grant for rehabilitating housing for the group.
NEWS
November 29, 2009
Individuals are being sought to participate in a Group Study Exchange Program of Rotary International by the Crofton Rotary Club. The exchange opportunity is open to men and women between the ages of 25 and 40 who have several years of experience in their full-time occupations. The program runs May 1-29. Each team member will be provided a round-trip ticket to the host country. Local members in the area will provide meals, lodging and group travel within the Rotary district. For more information and an application, call 410-721-2519 or 410-451-1900.
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