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John Woods Carpenter Jr., 88, of Walloon Lake, Mich., and Orange City, Fla., died Wednesday, May 8, 2013, in Orange City, Fla., as a result of kidney and heart failure. From birth, he had spent his summers at Walloon Lake and moved there permanently...
ReutersWASHINGTON (Reuters) - Disasters such as Monday's tornado that wiped out much of Moore, Oklahoma often prompt people to help victims by collecting goods or launching blood drives, but charitable groups said money, not goods, is the best way to help....
Although polio has been reduced to its lowest level in history, three countries still have polio transmission — Nigeria, Pakistan and Afghanistan. Last year 223 polio cases were reported. So far in 2013 there have been 19 cases, according to the...
The Hartford CourantPolly Hincks was 85 years old when she decided to join the local Rotary Club. Now 86, the polio survivor was eating dinner at The McAuley retirement community last fall when she met a few members of Rotary International. She learned that the...
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A man from Springfield and his Rotary Club are in the running for a $10,000 prize to aid an effort to keep youngsters from getting hooked on methamphetamine. The money would come from the Safeco Insurance Community Hero contest. John...
FarmingtonThe Rotary Club of Farmington's annual wine tasting, Wine in the Gardens, is slated for May 30 and will benefit hundreds, perhaps thousands of people in need. "This is what Rotary is all about. Our purpose is to provide public service and much of the...
East HartfordIn what has become the signature project of her year as President of the East Hartford Rotary Club, Sheryl O'Connor and East Hartford Rotarians will soon present the Town of East Hartford with a new Bookmobile to be used in supplying books and other media...
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Your health section recently noted that a Hopkins dean was among those who want to eradicate polio ("Hopkins dean joins effort to eradicate polio," April 21). I believe we all ascribe to that hope. My comment comes from the point of view of all the work...
Reuters* Governments, philanthropists pledge most of needed funds * So far in 2013, only 19 polio cases seen worldwide * Dramatic progress "puts us within sight of the endgame" By Kate Kelland, Health and Science Correspondent LONDON, April 25 (Reuters) -...
Taste buds will be tempted at the upcoming Taste of College Park Food and Wine Festival. The event, hosted by the Rotary Club of College Park, will be held at the Historic Dubsdread ballroom on April 25, at 6 p.m. "It's a fun social event if you live or...
District Gov. Jim Eberly recently attended a meeting of the Rotary Club of Hancock to honor the club with several awards based on the giving levels that the Hancock club made to the Rotary Foundation. The first award placed Hancock among the 1,550 clubs...
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