Posted by: alexswallow | August 27, 2013

How to… help End Polio Now

Issues don’t get much more important than this! Really worth a read

Rotaract in Great Britain & Ireland (RGBI)

How often do you get the chance of being part of something amazing, and from day one?

With our ‘Purple Clothes Day’ you have that opportunity.

Our club (the Rotary Club of Leicester) recently received an excellent and inspirational talk from our District Governor Margaret Morley about why she got involved in Rotary, how we could engage and attract new members, and the good work that Rotary does worldwide.

Margaret delivered Rotary International’s President’s message ‘ENGAGE ROTARY – CHANGE LIVES’ and told us about her visit to a Polio vaccination clinic in India. On leaving the vaccination session Margaret explained how she had noticed the children (aged 5-10) playing outside, the ages that Polio typically hits, however due to earlier vaccination sessions these children had been saved from the horrors of Polio – a real case of Rotary saving lives.

This talk was the inspiration for myself and our…

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