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Rotary Peace Centers shape hundreds of careers in peace and conflict resolution
With bloody conflicts raging in the Middle East, Eastern Europe, and parts of Central Africa, the message of nonviolence and reconciliation that nations worldwide will observe on 21 September demands more urgent and collective attention. In 2001 the United Nations designated the September date as an annual International Day of World Peace "to be observed as a day of global ceasefire and nonviolence" according to a General Assembly resolution. The day's devotion to peace connects closely with what Rotary members have been fostering since The Rotary Foundation's mission to advance world...
Illness leads former Navy code breaker to form world’s first Facebook-based Rotary club
When a life-threatening illness stripped away many of her professional ambitions, Amanda Wirtz, a former U.S. Navy code breaker and professional violinist, turned to humanitarian service and Facebook to give her life new purpose. Wirtz was in her twenties and pursuing a career as a fitness trainer when a sharp pain in her abdomen sent her to the emergency room. Expecting something manageable like appendicitis, she instead found herself facing a rare tumor disorder that required her to undergo 30 surgeries over the next several years. Forced to rethink her life plans, Wirtz began focusing on...
Tips to help your club find and nurture a Youth Exchange host family
With 12 children -- six girls and six boys -- the Labordes hardly needed to add another member to their family. But they did: Over 40 years ago, Julia Mullikin, a Rotary Youth Exchange student from the United States, became like another daughter to this large family in Los Mochis, Sinaloa, Mexico. "She's been a blessing for us," says Maria Victoria Hallal de Laborde who was 18 when Mullikin arrived in 1973. Like many exchange students, Mullikin remains close to her host family. So close that when one of Laborde's sisters was diagnosed with a rare, fatal disease, Mullikin arranged to send the...
Free vegetable gardens sprouting up around France
Imagine a community where the residents are all free to plant, grow, harvest, and eat healthy food whenever they want without having to pay for it. Sound too good to be true? That's exactly what residents of more than 20 cities and towns in France are doing through a project called Potalib. Launched by the Rotaract Club of Versailles, Potalib was inspired by the Incredible Edible project, an international food-sharing movement founded by Nick Green in England. The Rotaract members obtained Green's permission to apply the concept in France, changing the name to "Potalib," a contraction of "...
Anti-vaccine movement may have global repercussions
Supporters of the anti-vaccine movement question the safety, efficacy and necessity of the very medicines that have so greatly reduced our children's risk of catching a host of once-common but potentially very serious infectious diseases, such as mumps, measles and whooping cough. And then there's polio, the disabling, sometimes fatal virus that was every American parent's worst nightmare until effective vaccines were developed in the 1950s — and which still infects children in the developing world. Some who oppose vaccines are well-meaning parents who have come to believe — wrongly in the...
 

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Broomfield

Service Above Self

We meet Thursdays at 6:30 PM
Broadlands Golf Course
4380 West 144th Ave
(Mail to:P.O. Box 332, Broomfield, CO 80038)
Broomfield, CO  80020
United States
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Please help us support this year's Mazzola Bikes for Kids Program!  (Click on "Read More", below for details)
 
 
 
Broomfield Rotary Club has been a supporter of the FRIENDS of Broomfield organization from its inception. An education/social development program for developmentally challenged adults. FRIENDS has been a blessing to those who, until FRIENDS began, had few, if any, opportunities to learn even basic living skills and develop social skills.
 
 
 
Two organizations with long resumes of helping the disadvantaged, the Peace Corps and Rotary International, are teaming their resources.
 
 
 

Attention Rotarians......the club has introduced a new program, called the "Random Acts of Kindness".  The purpose of the fund will be to enable Rotarians to make small but meaningful gifts to individuals in need of help due to medical, school or personal issues.  For additional information including a fund request form, click on "Random Acts of Kindness Program" at the bottom of the Rotary Home Page under "Downloads".

 

 
 
The Guiding Principles of Rotary
 
 
 

Why Join Rotary?  

By Richard D. King 

(Rotary International  President 2001-2002)

Printable Copy Available Under "Downloads"

A "Membership Application" can also be found under "Downloads"

 
 
 
 

Speakers

Sep 25, 2014
Cory Amend
North Metro Fire Rescue District is hosting "Rotary Appreciation" night at their Fire Training
Oct 02, 2014
Dick Bradfield
Tom Courant -
Oct 09, 2014
Bill Ayers
Program to be announced
Oct 16, 2014
Bob Davis
Program to be announced
Oct 23, 2014
District Governor
Zone Area Assembly at Arvada Center
Oct 30, 2014
Dave Manley
the Battle of Santiago
Nov 06, 2014
Joe Dankey
Program to be announced
Nov 13, 2014
Thomas Kranz
Program to be announced
Nov 20, 2014
Nicole Salter
Program to be announced
Nov 27, 2014
No Meeting
Due to Thanksgiving
 
 
 
 
 
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