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2014-06-06 16:25:49

Canadian Cell Phone Users Can Now Donate $20 via Text Message to RCMP Memorial Fund MONCTON, NB, June 6, 2014 /CNW/ - The Rotary Club of Moncton, in partnership with the Mobile Giving Foundation Canada (MGFC) and the RCMP Foundation, encourages Canadians to support the families of the RCMP Officers that were slain in the Moncton shootings earlier this week. Wireless phone customers from across Canada can make a donation to support these families by simply texting the keyword...

2014-05-28 12:21:48

Alberta Honda techs help send mechanically sound ambulance to Belize EDMONTON, Alberta, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The friendly staff at Edmonton's Alberta Honda dealership is proud and excited to announce its involvement in the Rotary Club of Edmonton's donation of a mechanically sound ambulance to the a emergency response team in Central America, an act which will undoubtedly save countless lives. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140528/91677 The Rotary Club...

2014-04-24 08:24:59

LOS ANGELES, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A $14,500 grant from The Prem Rawat Foundation (TPRF) clears the way for the Rotary Club of Legazpi in Albay Province, the Philippines, to buy a water purifier and generator that will bring drinkable water to an estimated 3,000 people in the Utap area of Tacloban City, one of the areas hit hardest by Typhoon Haiyan last November. News agencies have reported that Haiyan claimed more than 6,100 lives, displaced 4.1 million people and damaged...

2014-04-23 12:26:33

TAMPA, Fla., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WEDU-TV, The Tampa Tribune and Genesis Communications have teamed up with community partners to host a Florida gubernatorial debate preceding this November's general election. The media coalition will collaborate with the Tiger Bay Club of Tampa and the Rotary Club of Tampa to bring the debate to WEDU's Tampa studios in the strategically critical I-4 corridor. "We know the Tampa Bay region will be pivotal in deciding who Florida's next...

2014-01-04 23:03:06

Off-Grid Solutions B.V. and The Grid Earth Project have launched a new partnership to raise funds for both the community service of individual Rotary Clubs, as well as the fight against energy poverty in developing countries. At the center of this innovative fundraising method is a Buy One, Give One concept that allows consumers to benefit those living in darkness with every purchase. Austin, Texas (PRWEB) January 04, 2014 Through the innovative fundraising concept developed by this...

2013-11-25 23:00:46

The Rotary Club of San Pedro South in cooperation with the Grid Earth Project is working with WakaWaka to provide solar lights to those affected by super typhoon Hayian, providing not only light, but hope. Laguna Philippines (PRWEB) November 25, 2013 According to Fe Aquinde, President of the Rotary Club of San Pedro South, "One of the most needed necessities during night time is lighting....The Rotary Club of San Pedro South appeals for your urgent assistance." 'No...

2013-11-21 23:33:36

Rotarians across the globe are extending a helping hand, or more specifically, a helping dollar, to the Relief Aid in the Philippines. The Rotary Club in Bridgewater, in cooperation with Doctors without Borders, has pledged $1000 and challenges it's fellow Rotarians to do the same. Bridgewater, NS (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 The Rotary Club of Bridgewater & District in Nova Scotia, has contributed $1,000 to help desperate people in the Philippines who, as a result of the...

2013-09-04 23:27:00

The Rotary Club of Braiarcliff Manor, NY is sponsoring a presentation on Ayurvedic Healing, to be presented by Dr. Ambika Nair, Chief Consultant of Santhigram Wellness Kerala Ayurveda on Thursday, September 19, 2013 at 6.30 p.m. at the Briarcliff Library. New York (PRWEB) September 04, 2013 The Rotary Club of Briarcliff Manor, NY is delighted to sponsor a presentation on "Ayurvedic Medicine: Some Secrets of An Ancient Science of Healing" on Thursday, September 19, 2013, at the...

2013-08-29 23:17:56

Craig Campbell, a local insurance agent is awarded “Rotarian of the Year” by the Fort Collins Breakfast Club for 2012-2013. Fort Collins, CO (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 This prestigious award was given to Craig for his dedication and expertise as the Fort Collins Rotary Club's Treasurer, a position he has held for the last four years. Craig Campbell said, “I am very honored to receive this award. I have been an active member of the Rotary Club for twenty-three years and have held a...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.