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WHO RECEIVED THE 2015 GOLDEN TROWEL AWARDS?
A large crowd of Rotarians congregated inside the Walldorff Brewpub & Bistro in Hastings, MI on Tuesday, October 20, 2015 to celebrate and recognize four Non-Rotarians as the honorees of this years Golden Trowel Awards. To read more, click here. To see photos click here.
FOSTERING YOUTH LEADERSHIP & SERVICE GRANTS
The Fostering Youth Leadership & Service Fund, at the Rotary District Foundation, has begun offering Matching Grant funding to support Youth Leadership and Service projects. Applications will be accepted until December 1, 2015. They will be reviewed by the RD6360 Grants Committee and awarded at the RD6360 December Board Meeting and announced by January 1, 2016. A Final Report is due 30 days after completion of the project. The RD6360F encourages projects supported by a FYL&S Grant to support Youth activities which encourage youth to go/do different places and things. The application form can be accessed by clicking here.
ROTARY CLUB OF SAINT JOSEPH – BENTON HARBOR HONORED JACKIE HUIE FOR GLOBAL NOMINATION
A celebration of the many Rotarian accomplishments of Jackie Huie was held October 7, 2015 at Tosi’s Restaurant in Stevensville, MI. The dinner was held by the Rotary Club of Saint Joseph – Benton Harbor in honor of her nomination by District Governor Rick Briscoe as a Rotary Global Women of Action Award 2015. Huie was nominated by Briscoe for her co-creation and constant development and promotion of the Rotary Student Program (formerly known as the Student Mentoring Program).
Huie was one of over 100 women throughout the world who were nominated for their dedication and service, improving the lives of thousands around the world. More…
KALAMAZOO ROTARIANS STRIKE HUGE BLOW AGAINST POLIO
Donations For ‘End Polio Now-PolioPlus’ Will Support 68,000 Child Vaccinations
KALAMAZOO, Michigan [Oct. 29, 2015] – Kalamazoo Rotarians joined the global battle against polio in a big way this week, making personal contributions and leveraging a two-for-one match to fund enough vaccinations to inoculate 68,330 children worldwide. “We’ve struck a huge blow against this deadly disease,” said Jim Cupper, president of the Rotary Club of Kalamazoo. “When it comes to eradicating polio, our club is all in. These dollars will save the lives of thousands of children. I couldn’t be more proud of our members.” More…