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Below are the speaker committee assignments for the coming meetings.
The goal is that the people assigned during the month will work together as a team to secure speakers for all slots. If you have a speaker ideas for a month please contact someone on the committee for that month. Please let Rick Walters know as your committee fills slots so the website can be updated. The committee is ultimately responsible for filling all the slots for the month.
Scott Kisselbaugh, Chair
Kevin Ryan, Chair
Eric Brandenburg, Chair
Ron McLean, Chair
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Ed Poppe (middle) from the City of E-town spoke about projects and activites on-going within the city. Ed was the guest of Bob Wade (left), also in the picture is club president Greg Harrington (right).
The Hardin County AM Rotary Club is pleased to introduce its newest member, Dean Koeneman, on the left, owner of D.K. Industries. Standing next to Dean is Rick Walters his sponsor. Welcome Dean.
Israel Ray shared with the club information about the new VA Nursing Care Facility located north of Radcliff. Pictured from left to right is: Tami Delaney, Israel Ray and Greg Harrington.
The Hardin County AM Rotary Club is pleased to introduce its newest member, Daniel London, on the right, Director of Strategic Business Integration for the Army Corp of Engineers. Standing next to Daniel is Steve Rice his sponsor. Welcome Daniel.
Rotary district collecting relief funds for Louisiana flood victims
Rotary clubs of District 6200 are collecting relief funds to help thousands of victims after record flooding devastated communities in southern Louisiana, USA, earlier this month. Torrential rains caused rivers, streams, and bayous to swell, damaging or destroying more than 60,000 homes and killing at least 13 people. The U.S. Coast Guard and emergency responders helped rescue more than 30,000 residents from the rising flood waters. As of 25 August, more than 3,000 residents were still in emergency shelters even after the water receded. Donate to District 6200 disaster relief fund.
Hall of Fame singer Donovan becomes a Rotary polio ambassador
Legendary singer and polio survivor Donovan Leitch, better known simply as Donovan, has joined Rotary in its fight to eradicate the paralyzing disease that afflicted him during much of his childhood. Donovan contracted polio at age three in Glasgow, Scotland. The disease weakened his right leg and left it thinner and shorter than the other. Confined to his bed for much of his childhood, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame singer said his father would read him poetry. In a recent interview with the Daily Express, Donovan said that listening to poetry piqued his interest in creative writing. “If I...
World Polio Day toolkit available — start planning now
Rotary's fourth World Polio Day celebration, on 24 October, will highlight extraordinary progress in the eradication campaign and emphasize the work that remains before we wipe out the virus for good. With the number of new cases worldwide nearly halved from this time last year, we have the opportunity to rally our resources and see the last case of polio this year. Health officials and Rotary's celebrity polio ambassadors will head to Atlanta, Georgia, USA, for the event, the first to be held at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). It will be streamed live and then will...
Young member uses leadership positions to promote diversity, inclusion
The way Rotary member Todd Jenkins puts it, he's the first generation in his family "to do everything": first to go to college, first to fly on a plane, first to visit another country, and the first to live across state lines. Jenkins, 28, grew up in a low-income neighborhood in Columbia, South Carolina, USA. His family worked hard just to make ends meet. So travel and college seemed out of reach. The eldest of ten children, Jenkins says his goal was to break out of the family status quo and set a positive example for his siblings. He credits his mother with helping him avoid falling into the...
Rotary recommits to ending polio in Nigeria
The World Health Organization has confirmed two cases of wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) in Nigeria, the first cases in the country since July 2014. After passing a year without a case of the wild poliovirus, Nigeria was removed from the list of polio-endemic countries in September 2015. These cases – from two local government areas of Borno state – occurred in July 2016. The Government of Nigeria – in partnership with the Global Polio Eradication Initiative – will take immediate steps to respond quickly to the outbreak to prevent further spread of the disease. This response will include...