3/8/23 meeting

Benjy Capps, executive director, told us about the Miracle League of the Triangle.Their mission is to create positive life experiences for children and adults with special needs and for their families through baseball.Volunteer or donate

2/22/23 meeting

Michelle Muir, Regional Operations Director at NC Department Commerce spoke about labor and the work force, education and the strategic economic development plan.

2/15/23 meeting

On Wednesday Feb 15th, Stephen Murunga told our club about Bringing Hope to The Family – changing families from dependency to self-sustainability. Cary MacGregor provided solar panels to the New Hope Vocational School in 2019 and currently working on a District Grant to provide kitchen and latrines to the school.

Youth Exchange

2/8/23 meeting

It was great to learn more about the Rotary Youth Exchange program from Mike Giancola today.Our club sponsors Keagan (visiting France) and Namwhan from Thailand. Namwhan told us about her wonderful journey so far.More than 8,000 students participate each year.86% of all Rotary districts participate in the program.The program is for students ages 15 to …

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2/1/23 meeting

Sophia Melin from Green Hope High School talked about her internship experience at Walter Magazine.The school career counselor discussed the value of internships for high school students in their higher education decisions and finding their career paths.

1/25/23 meeting

We heard a presentation from Emily Everett with Hearts with Haiti, an organization that works in partnership with the St. Joseph Family to create a caring family for Haitians facing the challenges of poverty or disability and fostering skills and opportunities for those in their community. We are dedicated to providing a brighter, more sustainable …

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1/18/23 meeting

Rotary works very hard to eradicate polio. On Wednesday January 18th, Lynne Carpenter talked about all those efforts, her trip to Pakistan to vaccinate kids, and the story of her traditional Indian outfit.Rotary Foundation spent $153m in 2021 to eradicate polio and to develop health infrastructure. Rotary estimates $3 fully protects a child from polio …

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1/11/23 meeting

On Wednesday January 11th, we heard from Chris Lukasina, the Executive Director at NC Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization. They evaluate transportation alternatives, maintain a metropolitan transportation plan develop a transportation improvement program, and involve public.

12/7 meeting

Tiffany Ervin, Executive Director of The CART Fund, gave a presentation about CART. We all contribute, and Larry Kingsley alone has raised more than $10,000. 100% of the funds will go to support research. Rotary CART has given $11.5 million in total to research.  It was a special day at Rotary. Our own Larry Kingsley …

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