Thursday, May 29, 2008
Monday, May 26, 2008
Sunday, May 18, 2008
Networking for business development
Growth in personal human relations
Enhancement of leadership skills
Involvement in community activities
Learn from weekly current event topics
Meetings, activities, socials are all fun
Development of public speaking skills
World citizenship with contacts galore
Assistance when traveling the globe
Entertaining activities and conventions
Opportunity to develop people skills
Family programs for spouses and kids
Learn about many careers and vocations
Practice the Four Way Test of ethics
Work with people of all cultures
Prestige of the best services club
Mingle with the nicest people on Earth
Men and women working to help others
Community service to all mankind
Boxes will be channelled in through Hong Kong and Beijing Rotary Clubs and the China Charity Federation. The boxes are destined for Changdu City in the Sichuan Province.
Read more news on the ShelterBox website
Saturday, May 17, 2008
SCORE is a national organization that has local chapters in many areas of the United States.
- A face to face consultations with a business professional who can answer questions.
- An on site evaluation at the place of business.
- A team of SCORE counselors to provide specialized assistance in a wide range of business areas.
On the SCORE site you can also Ask SCORE a question about your business and you will get an answer withing 48 hours. There are also dozens of online guides (available in both English and Spanish) with proven, practical tips on a variety of small business topics including templates for business plans, loan requests, and more. You can also reach SCORE by calling 1-800-634-0245.
Monday, May 12, 2008
ShelterBox, a grassroots disaster relief organization supported by Rotary clubs around the world, was among the first charities to reach cyclone victims. Desperately needed aid from many other international groups had been stalled at the border for days by Myanmar’s military government.
Rotary Is For People Who Believe In Unselfishness, Peace, Truth, Fairness, and High Ethical Standards
Service Above Self!
A One-Sentence Definition of Rotary
"An organization of business and professional persons united worldwide, who provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations and help build goodwill and peace in the world."
The Object of Rotary
The object of Rotary is to encourage and foster the ideal of service as a basis of worthy enterprise and, in particular, to encourage and foster:
The development of acquaintance as an opportunity for service;
High ethical standards in business and professions; the recognition of the worthiness of all useful occupations; and the dignifying by each Rotarian of his occupation as an opportunity to serve society;
The application of the ideal of service by every Rotarian to his personal, business, and community life;
The advancement of international understanding, goodwill, and peace through a world of fellowship of business and professional persons united in the ideal of service.
The Four-Way TestOf the things we think, say or do
Is it the TRUTH?
Is it FAIR to all concerned?
Will it build GOODWILL and BETTER FRIENDSHIPS?
Will it be BENEFICIAL to all concerned?
Sunday, May 11, 2008
The general public is invited to help eradicate polio by contributing to Rotary's US$100 Million Challenge through a new "mini" Web site, www.rotary.org/endpolio. Launched on 4 April, the three-page site urges people "to become part of history by donating to the global effort to wipe out the crippling disease polio." It also explains the Gates Foundation challenge grant, describes funding needs, and provides an overview of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative.
Sunday, May 4, 2008
Carl Good promoted his Rotary project: The Centre For Special Needs in Bangladesh
Debi Farnsworth gets her exercises at the event!
Debi Farnsworth meet with Speaker Shonda Shilling, wife of Red Sox star pitcher Curt Shilling. Both are cancer survivors.
Carl Good strolls through the Conference with his Bangladesh outfit.
Dan LeBlanc and Patrick Crowley enjoy dinner
Club Advisor JAD Duggan breaks bread with the Club.
Debi and Carl enjoys a pleasant conversation