BRAVO! Raymond Area Rotarian Joe Pratt, a former district governor, has reached the top of Mt. Everest!. As you'll recall, Joe was using this climb as a way to raise funds to help END POLIO NOW. All donations of $100 or more count for credit towards the Paul Harris Award.
Here's a link to a 5/24/12 article about Joe's advenure in the Union Leader: http://www.unionleader.com/article/20120524/NEWS/705249930/0/SEARCH
You can read more about Joe's trek via facebook page, "Climbing Everest to End Polio:" www.facebook.com/groups/149844035126162/
You can also read more about the initiative from the brochure: http://www.clubrunner.ca/Data/7870//html//150609//RotaryPolioBrochureHorforWeb.pdf
For more information on Rotary International's efforts to eradicate polio, see www.rotary.org/endpolio or www.polioeradication.org