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District 6330 Governor David Elliott joins talks to clubs and welcomes guests who help underscore the need to continue the work to END POLIO NOW. Mike O'Shea and Gerry Jurjens, polio survivors, and Katherine Hahn, District 6330 Polio Chair, give personal accounts of why the continuing effort to END POLIO is so important.
Hy-Brid Meetings
 
To increase member engagement in these uncertain times it is possible to offer an in person and virtual experience for members who prefer not to mingle by holding an in-person meeting alongside a Video conference (ZOOM Meeting). This can be achieved relatively easily and at modest cost.
 
 
 
Basic requirement
Hi-speed Internet /WIFI connection
2 PC Lap tops (One to act as the Podium PC to manage the presentation and display of in-room PowerPoints etc and one to host the Zoom Call)
Microphone
Speaker(s)
USB Camera to view in room audience (You could use a Smart Phone)
Tripods/stands for cameras and mics.
Here is the link to the District Zoom Webinar that was held yesterday, September 1st, 2020 with our special guest RI Past President Barry Rasin. He talks about how Rotary responded during and after Hurricane Dorian devastated the Bahamas.
 
September 1st marks the 1 year anniversary of  Hurricane Dorian hitting the Bahamas. Here is a Documentary that was only completed on August 30, 2020 so it is fresh and well done, here is the link; 
 
Please consider a donation to the Rotary Foundation to help support this and other important projects; https://my.rotary.org/en/donate
Binish Desai began working on an eco-friendly brick made from recycling and waste, when he was 11. The former Rotary Youth Exchange student, inventor, and entrepreneur credits Rotary with giving him the support to pursue his dreams. Now he’s giving back through a new Rotary club. Read more 
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Jennifer E. Jones, a member of the Rotary Club of Windsor-Roseland, Ontario, (District 6400) has been nominated to become Rotary International’s President for 2022-23, a selection that will make her the first woman to hold that office in the organization’s 115-year history.

A current Rotary Foundation trustee, Jones has been a member since 1997 and has served Rotary as vice president, director, training leader, committee chair, moderator, and district governor.
DEI (Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion)
 
Rotary values diversity and celebrates the contributions of people of all backgrounds. And we’re committed to reflecting the communities we serve by being inclusive of all cultures, experiences, and identities. Throughout 2020-2021, Rotary will host a webinar series to explore diversity, equity, and inclusion, with topics that range from understanding our own implicit biases to learning how to hold each other accountable. Read more about the sessions that will be offered.  
 
Register now for the first webinar, Design an Inclusive Plan for Your Organization on Thursday, 17 September at 15:00 Chicago time (UTC-5), and submit your questions to our experts. A recording of the session will be available to everyone who registers. In the meantime, you can explore the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion learning topic (My Rotary login required) to find resources to use in your clubs and to share best practices with other members. 
 
 
I have recently received a number of questions from across the District on how best to respond over diversity and racism in these uncertain times.
 
At the RI Virtual Conference last week President Mark Maloney Rotary’s reminded all Rotarians that our core values are the bedrock of our organization:
  • Fellowship
  • Integrity
  • Leadership
  • Service
  • Diversity
He went to say “we must become better listeners and be more openminded learners” and he urged “all clubs to hold a mirror to ourselves and ask if our membership and club experience reflects the diversity of our communities…. where ever we come up short we must be willing to correct our course and face the challenge without fear or hesitation”
 
Are you unsure where to start with your new member orientation? Have members learn more about Rotary and even test their knowledge with the new Rotary Basics course in the Learning Center. They’ll read about Rotarians from around the world, learn about our values and causes, and deepen their understanding of Rotary through this interactive course.

The Rotary Basics course was designed for new Rotarians, but it’s also a great refresher for other members — and even nonmembers — who want to know more about Rotary.

To take the class, use the link above. Anyone who isn’t signed in to My Rotary will be prompted to do so before going to the Learning Center.
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