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ROTARY CLUB OF
|Immediate PP||Cathie Brumfield|
Grab your coffee or tea and join us on Zoom this Friday at 7:15 a.m. to hear from Global Grant Scholar Kaitlin Sandor. Just follow the Zoom link - https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86202979419.
Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Dunwoody, Kaitlin Sandor will be pursuing her Masters at the University of Auckland, NZ. Kaitlin graduated from Harvard and is currently studying medicine at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. She has experience in the financial services industry, focused on pharma and biomedical investment opportunities.
Her career goal is to become a physician researcher, focused on disease prevention and treatment, specifically regarding such ailments as ALS and Alzheimer's. She will be hosted by the Rotary Club of Ellerslie Sunrise. Kaitlin is pictured here with PDG Jim Squire and Global Grant Scholar Sean Minton as they prepared last fall for their year studying abroad.
Dunwoody has long been involved in The Rotary Foundation program that provides international scholarships valued at $30,000 or more to graduate students pursuing careers that support one of TRF's six areas of focus. Kathy Brandt chairs this committee for District 6900 and both Eleni Bafas and Anne Glenn serve on the committee.
Over the weekend Kobelah Bennah volunteered in the garden of Malachi’s Storehouse. He had a lot of fun clearing several beds and preparing them for fall planting in hopes of producing fresh and wholesome food.
More info on Malachi’s Storehouse Garden: “Located on the grounds of Malachi’s Storehouse, we have an organic garden that is planted, tended and harvested by and for our clients. Seasonal produce is grown and clients are encouraged to help with the garden. This provides children and adults a hand’s on educational experience and an opportunity to access fresh produce.” -Malachi’s Storehouse
Yesterday, the World Health Organization announced that the African Region including Nigeria has been CERTIFIED as a Polio Free Region. Nigeria did not report any wild polio Virus Cases in the last four years, resulting in the region declared/Certified as polio free. This takes us a step forward in Rotary's 30+ year initiative to End Polio Now.
Our club has supported this initiative - with $172,625 in total giving to polio eradication through June 30, 2020. And several of our members - Roy Wise, Laura Kann, Robert and Charlene Hall - have personally given the polio vaccine to hundreds of children in India.
This is just one of the many ways that The Rotary Foundation helps us to make a difference in the world. To learn more about how to give to The Rotary Foundation, contact PDG Bill Mulkey or President Ardy.