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Please join us on Friday April 11 for our 1st Annual Pickering Wing Festival.

The place: Pickering Recreational Complex, 1867 Valley Farm Road, Pickering, ON L1V 6K7

The Time: 6PM to Midnight.

For more information please visit: Pickering Wing Festival

Posted by Ricardo Gomez on Apr 04, 2014

April is Magazine Month.

A time to recognize the contribution made by the THE ROTARIAN and all regional Rotary magazines
Celebrate Magazine Month by checking the Rotarian's new website
Posted by Ricardo Gomez


The Rotary International Convention 2014 will be held at Sydney Olympic Park from Sunday 1st June to Wednesday 4th June 2014. There will be plenty of exciting and interesting things going on during the Sydney Convention, only some of which will be at the convention itself. We invite you to get out and explore our wonderful city and experience our Aussie culture first hand. This section of our site will help you uncover what’s on in Sydney and around our island nation during the 2014 Sydney Convention.

Posted by Ricardo Gomez

By Rotary staff

Leonor Fraser and other members of her Rotary club arrived in Masaya, Nicaragua, ready to deliver shoes to the elementary schoolchildren and play with them.

It immediately became apparent that the school, located near a diesel plant, had bigger problems. The plant emitted pollutants into the air, which made the children and teachers lethargic, and the cracked building had no sanitation facilities. Fraser had difficulty breathing during her visit.


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Ravindran is choice for 2015-16 RI president

K.R. “Ravi” Ravindran, a member of the Rotary Club of Colombo, Western Province, Sri Lanka, has been selected by the Nominating Committee for President of RI in 2015-16. Ravindran will become the president-nominee on 1 October if there are no challenging candidates.

By Arnold R. Grahl  
 Rotary News -- 6 August 2013




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In 1962 Rotary created Interact, a program for young people 12-18 years old. Since then, Interact has grown to more than 15,000 clubs in 142 countries.

 Celebrate Interact 

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Rotary Leader: helping clubs and districts achieve success.

This multimedia, online publication features practical information and links to help club and district officers meet the challenges they face every day. Rotary Leader regularly covers topics including membership development, how to run a club or district, and best practices for effective projects. Each issue is packed with helpful links to online resources and club and district deadline reminders. Published bimonthly, Rotary Leader is distributed to all current and incoming club and district officers in addition to other groups. There is no cost to subscribe to Rotary Leader

 To view November's issue please click on the link bellow

Rotary Leader Magazine 

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Engineering sustainable water solutions in Latin


High school students from the Builders Beyond Borders program help install pipes that will carry water to the mountain town.   -  The Rotarian.




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What is Rotary? Have you ever struggled with an answer to that question? You’re not alone. How do you describe an organization that is so many things to so many different people? It turns out that we had the answer all along.

In research conducted over the past two years, we heard the same message from our members: Rotary brings together friends, family, and community leaders to create positive, lasting change in our communities and around the world.


Posted by Ricardo Gomez

An announcement at the Rotary International Convention in Lisbon, Portugal, set the stage for a bold new chapter in the partnership between Rotary and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in the campaign for polio eradication.


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Learn more about RI President Sakuji Tanaka. Read his May message about how Rotary can help achieve peace. Include the message in your club or district's newsletter and website.
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RI President Sakuji Tanaka (center) joined Rotary leaders in placing wreaths in Hiroshima Memorial Park during the third Rotary Global Peace Forum in Japan. Participants adopted a declaration, “Peace Begins With You.”  RI



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Rotary Foundation

T he mission of The Rotary Foundation is to enable Rotarians to advance world understanding, goodwill, and peace through the improvement of health, the support of education, and the alleviation of poverty. RI

More......      The Rotary Foundation
Posted by Ricardo Gomez on May 03, 2011

The most important and valuable resource the Rotary Club of Pickering has, is their volunteers, who give their time to provide services to our community projects and events.
Volunteering at one or more of our events qualifies high school students who are seeking to complete their 40 hours of community service required for graduation.
We can use your help in many different ways.

Posted by Douglas Roberts

Programs of The Rotary Foundation


Through Foundation grants and programs, Rotarians and other contributors can help change the world. They can finance a well for a village that lacks clean water, improve the environment, or provide scholarships to educate the next generation. The grants and programs available to Rotarians allow them to realize Rotary's humanitarian mission throughout the world, including its number-one goal of eradicating polio.

To eradicate polio, Rotarians have mobilized by the hundreds of thousands. They're working to ensure that children are immunized against this crippling disease and that surveillance is strong despite the poor infrastructure, extreme poverty, and civil strife of many countries. Since the PolioPlus program's inception in 1985, more than two billion children have received the oral polio vaccine.

Rotary's US$200 Million Challenge is the Rotary Foundation's response to the two grants totaling $355 million from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to help eradicate polio. Every dollar given to PolioPlus will be counted toward the $200 million match, which must be completed by 30 June 2012.

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  • Benefits of Membership

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    This story tells you how to update your Club Runner Profile and about privacy issues.
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