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June 6, 2017

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Rotary Club of Greenfield is Honored

Greenfield’s President Brad Herndon and President-Elect Jeannine Gray were excited to represent their club at the April Greenfield Area Chamber of Commerce annual dinner. The club had been one of three organizations nominated for the Non-Profit of the Year award.  Brad says, “Thanks to the hard work and dedicated commitment of our club to our community, the Rotary Club of Greenfield received the 2017 Non-Profit of the Year award. While Jeannine and I were very happy to receive the award on behalf of all our members, the club was well represented with 14 Rotarians attending the event. Our members serve […]

2nd Gift of Life Child Arrives in Indy

We have a second  Gift of Life (GOL) patient for this Rotary year! Salima and her mother Soueba, plus an escort from Togo (Anna), arrived from Togo (Africa) May 3 and settled in to the Ronald McDonald House. Little Salima is just shy of one-year-old, but about the size of a 6-month-old. She had a huge VSD and had surgery the week of May 8 at Riley Children’s Hospital with Dr. Mark Turrentine. The surgery went well. She is recovering quickly and was released from the hospital last Saturday. Salima, and our earlier patient Johanna, are well loved and cared […]

New Grants Center Now Available

The Rotary Foundation is pleased to announce the debut of its new Grant Center, https:// www.rotary.org/myrotary/en/secure/13166, formerly known as the grant application tool. The new site has a fresh look and better organization. The grant application includes clearly defined steps so it’s easier for you to track your progress. To see a previously recorded webinar entitled “Introduction to the Grant Center” go to: https://www.slideshare.net/Rotary_International/ introduction-to-the-grant-center-webinar. Please watch this webinar to gain helpful tips before applying for a new Global Grant. For questions concerning Global or District Grants please contact:

Steve Leonard, steve.leonard@outlook.com or

Bob Guindon, bguindon1@comcast.net.

November 5, 2016

International Convention – Atlanta

Rotary members from more than 130 countries meet at the convention every year. This is your unique opportunity to connect with old friends, make new ones, and share stories about your club’s current and future projects.

The annual Rotary Convention is for everyone in the Rotary family! Learn, share, be inspired, and have fun! Registration is available at a reduced rate only until December 15, 2016. Visit http://www.rotaryconvention2017.org/ for more details! So far, District 6560 has nearly 40 members registered to go. Join us in Atlanta, June 10-14, 2017!!

Important deadlines

ROTARY INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION
15 December 2016
Last day for early-registration discount ($340 […]

Rotary Club Health Check

Here’s a great tool for your Rotary Club!

health-checkJust as routine doctor’s visits help us identify health risks before they become serious, a club health check can diagnose problem areas and prescribe remedies.

By using this health check tool, you’re taking a step to maintain your club’s health and preserve its value for members and the community.

Simply place a check mark in the boxes next to the statements you consider to be true. Then act on the suggested remedies for any problem areas.

Download the Health Check PDF HERE.

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