PostNet Neighborhood Business Centers names Terry and Kathy Stokes of Steamboat Springs, Colorado, as 2015 Franchisees of the Year during its Thrive 2015 convention. The Stokes have owned a PostNet franchise for 18 years, and this is the second time they have earned top franchisee honors. Ski Town U.S.A Morning Rotary's Terry Stokes and his wife Kathy have been named PostNet Franchisees of the Year for 2015 for their Steamboat Springs PostNet location. The Stokes have owned a
RI President K.R. Ravindran, a member of the Rotary Club of Colombo, Sri Lanka, is asking Rotary members to be gifts to the world during his term in office. This excerpt from the July issue of The Rotarian magazine profiles the 2015-16 RI president. Before he gives a speech, K.R. Ravindran doesn’t like flowery, adulatory introductions. They make him uncomfortable. The 2015-16 Rotary president would rather keep a low profile and share the credit. If it were up to him, you prob
Despite historic milestone, country still faces hurdles before being declared polio-free. Today marks one year since Nigeria last reported a polio case caused by wild poliovirus, putting the country on the brink of eradicating the paralyzing disease. The last case was reported on 24 July 2014 in the northern state of Kano. If no cases are reported in the coming weeks, the World Health Organization is expected to remove Nigeria from the list of countries where polio is endemic
Being a part of Rotary International comes with many benefits- namely networking with like-minded individuals from around the world and helping communities near and far thrive. But did you also know there are other, tangible, benefits that come with your membership? Rotary’s new member benefits program gives Rotary members access to discounts on a variety of products and services selected with their interests in mind. Create an account and see your benefits: https://www.rotar
Rotary Peace Fellow Cornelia Weiss at the final presentation at the Rotary Peace Symposium in Bangkok.
Part of our great fortune as Peace Fellows was to travel to Nepal for our foreign field trip. My two favorite talks there were 1) from the retired Nepali general who oversaw the demobilization, disarmament, and reintegration of Maoist combatants after the internal war in Nepal and 2) from the head of a trekking company that was the leader in employing women as trekking gu