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Oct 30, 2019
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Nov 06, 2019 7:00 AM
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Dec 04, 2019 6:00 PM
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Dec 11, 2019 7:00 AM
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No Breakfast Meeting October 30th.

 
 
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Stories in this issue

Heidi Anderson Joins Rotary

End Polio Now!
 
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Heidi Anderson Joins Rotary
Heidi Anderson, center, waits for her Rotary pin from Alan Barlett, her sponsor and Cindy Kinney, president.  Heidi is an environmental engineer for Edgewater.  She is a graduate of Michigan Tech, and a former Interact club member in Rochester, Michigan. She lives in St; Joseph.  Welcome to Rotary.
End Polio Now!
Alice Ford, our club's program chairperson, introduced a Ted Talk by Jennifer Jones on the state of polio eradication, our part in World Polio Eradication Day October, 24, 2019.  The video recounts how the Rotary clubs in the Philippines demonstrated that eradication was possible.  That projext lead Rotary International to form an alliance with the World Health Organization, Unicef, and the Gates Foundation to reduce the annual 350,000 cases to zero.  The effort has been 99.9% successful and is "this close" to completion with only two countries, Afganistan and Pakistan, with about 30 new cases this year.  You can watch the video at  https://youtu.be/28RMR8MnwDQ.