RYE In/Outbound;Giving Back Night at Akron Haven of Rest & YMCA
The Haven of RestMay 29, 2015 5:00 PM –
May 30, 2015 9:00 AM
RYE Inbound Western States Adventure Trip
Columbus, OhioJun 13, 2015 – Jun 27, 2015
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on Mar 14, 2015
The District 6630 Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) Committee encourages your club’s involvement in sponsoring local high school juniors (who will be seniors in September 2015) for the upcoming leadership camp at Baldwin Wallace University in Berea, Ohio.
The RYLA Committee has planned a five-day leadership conference for high school juniors who are aspiring young leaders. The conference will be held June 14-18, 2015 at BW. The program will enhance the student’s leadership skills through lectures, hands-on participation and recreation.
Watch this year’s most popular Rotary membership videos
Your votes are in. With 585 votes, the video from the Rotary Club of Atlanta, Georgia, USA, is this year’s most popular Share Your Story membership video. The three-minute clip shows how club members from Atlanta worked with clubs in Honduras to improve the lives of children in a small Honduran village. These clubs made the top four Rotary Choice videos: Rotary Club of Petion-Ville, Haiti Rotary Club of Panaji Mid-Town, Goa, India Rotary Club of Anchorage, Alaska, USA Rotary Club of Alpharetta, Georgia, USA Thanks to all who participated and voted. Rotary News
Nigerian donor promotes Rotary’s role as a player for peace
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Rotary, USAID collaboration improves sanitation facilities in Ghana
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