Polio Plus – Help Eradicate Polio

At the 2017 Rotary International Convention in Atlanta, global leaders and key donors affirm their commitment to ending polio …. Click here to see more on the Rotary International Website

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Decades ago, polio outbreaks were a constant threat around the world.

In 1980s, the disease infected 1,000 children every day in 125 countries. Today, polio cases have declined by 99 percent, with fewer than three hundred cases reported in 2013.

Since the PolioPlus program’s inception in 1985, more than two billion children have received oral polio vaccine. Five million children have been spared disability and over 250,000 deaths from polio have been prevented.

How can we all help?

  • Participate in District 6460 polio awareness and fundraising events.
  • Keep up the awareness of the effort to eradicate polio within your club and within your community.
  • Have club programs highlighting National Immunization Day experiences from District 6460 Rotarians.
  • Hold community fundraising events that include non-Rotarians
  • Stay informed. The Global Polio Eradication Initiative website has current information about the status of the effort: http://www.polioeradication.org/Home.aspx
  • Encourage club members and friends from your communities to participate in polio immunization days in other countries.

 

District Newsletter – “4-Way Today”

District Events

Rotary Leadership Seminars 2017
Jul 28th - Jul 29th 2017
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August - Membership and New Club Development Month
Aug 1st - Aug 31st 2017
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District 6460 Club Grant Applications Due - 2017-18
August 1st 2017
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September - Basic Education and Literacy Month
Sep 1st - Sep 30th 2017
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District 6460 Literacy Grant Applications Due - 2017-18
September 1st 2017
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Rotary Institute - Springfield, IL
Sep 5th - Sep 10th 2017
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ROTARY DISTRICT 6460/6490 JOINT DISTRICT CONFERENCE
Sep 8th - Sep 9th 2017
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ERL - DMC - Paid Staff Training at Rotary Institute
September 8th 2017
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DACdb User Conference 2017
Sep 28th - Oct 1st 2017
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October - Economic and Community Development Month
Oct 1st - Oct 31st 2017
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