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Eleven year old fiddle player and entertainer Carson Peters lights up the Barter Theatre Stage this past Friday and Saturday night at the annual Abindgon Rotary Frolics fundraiser.... (more)
End Polio Now - We Are This Close
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Linden Rotary Helps Fund New Elementary School Playground Equipment
The Rotary Club of Linden presents a check to E. Wilson Morrison Elementary School in Front Royal for new playground equipment during a presentation at the playground... (more)
Wheelchair distribution to Guatemala, "Providing mobility to those who have none."
Thirteen Rotarians from Lexington Sunrise, Chatham, Harrisonburg, Front Royal, Salem, Johnson City, Manassas, and Marion, NC will participate in the third distribution of Wheelchairs in Guatemala 21-26 August 2014.  
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Rotary International News
Interact club’s winning video highlights scope of youth service in Rotary
For the second time in three years, the Interact Club of Hugh Boyd Secondary School in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada, took the $500 grand prize in the annual Interact video contest, beating 88 entries from 33 countries. The secret to the club's success isn't just the professional quality of the videos but the stories behind them, says club member Kyle Gomes, who was the director, cinematographer, and editor for this year's three-minute entry, "Our Best Day in Interact." The video, narrated by several Interact members, shows the students decorating Christmas trees at Richmond's City Hall...
Historic Moments: PolioPlus turns 30
This year marks 30 years since Rotary launched PolioPlus, 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. Since 1985 Rotary and its partners have helped reduce the number of cases from 350,000 annually to fewer than 400 in 2014, and they remain committed until the disease is eradicated. Rotary has contributed more than $1.3 billion and countless volunteer hours to protect more than 2 billion children worldwide. In addition, Rotary's advocacy efforts...
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