As the Rotary Public Image Coordinators for New Zealand, the South Pacific Islands and Australia, we are keen to communicate regularly using this Blog. It will contain the latest Public Image news. We need to enhance our Public Image. It is our task to facilitate this and one method is using the Blog. We will be updating it on a regular basis. Do check it out and add the link to your Club web site and Bulletin. [PDG Leanne Jaggs (Zone 7b) & Wendy Gabroit (Zone 8)]
Sunday, February 24, 2013
Achievements to celebrate
past year was one of major accomplishments for Rotary and your Rotary
progress was made toward the eradication of polio.We made history when India
was removed from the list of polio-endemic countries — leaving just
Afghanistan, Nigeria, and Pakistan. A difficult road lies ahead, but thanks to
the commitment and generosity of Rotarians and friends, we are confident that
Rotary will lead the way toward a polio-free world.
also expanded Rotary’s reach in new and effective ways by entering into
partnerships with Mercy Ships and UNESCO-IHE. And we built on our record of
humanitarian service by continuing our strong relationships with the Bill &
Melinda Gates Foundation, USAID, Aga Khan University, Oikocredit and the Rotary
half a million young people worldwide participated in our New Generations
programs. Their involvement in Rotary Youth Exchange, Rotaract and Interact
clubs, and RYLA events helped them develop skills that they’ll need to become
service-minded community and global leaders - and future Rotarians.
2012, The Rotary Foundation also earned top marks from several independent
charity evaluators, including the American Institute of Philanthropy, Charity
Navigator and the Wise Giving Alliance.
we look ahead, we can be proud of all that Rotarians have accomplished. I am
pleased to share the digital version of the 2011-12 Rotary International and Rotary Foundation Annual Report (click
here), which offers a firsthand look at how Rotarians are working to improve
the lives of people in need. I encourage you to review our annual report
carefully, and to share it with others who may be interested in joining,
partnering with, or donating to Rotary.
you for helping Rotary achieve lasting change in your community and around the
Rotary International and The Rotary Foundation