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Rotary in Review
26 June 2020 A roundup of Rotary news
2020 Virtual Convention on demand 
Relive Rotary’s first-ever virtual convention on-demand and learn why, now more than ever, Rotary Connects the World! Watch inspiring speakers and panelists from the general sessions. Connect with the family of Rotary to discover innovative ways to engage and strengthen our communities by watching our breakout sessions. Want more? We will continue our breakout session program into July.  
This week's stories
Supporting the environment becomes Rotary’s new area of focus 

The Rotary Foundation Trustees and RI Board of Directors both unanimously approved adding a new area of focus: supporting the environment. Creating a distinct area of focus for the environment will give Rotary members even more ways to bring about positive change in the world and increase our impact. More details will be announced soon.  

We were built for this 

While Rotary clubs have had to adapt to the challenges of COVID-19, the pandemic has also provided some opportunities. Rotary members, as leaders in their communities, are in an ideal position to assist with the rebuilding, reforming, and reshaping that will be needed in our communities. Blog contributor Paddy Rooney, a district governor, explains how Rotary was built for a crisis like this

Tribute to past RI President Sir Clem Renouf 
Sir Clem Renouf, the 1978-79 Rotary International president who helped propel Rotary toward its top goal of eradicating polio worldwide, has died at age 99. Read a tribute to Renouf.
General Secretary’s Report to Convention 
Read General Secretary John Hewko’s report to convention, including Rotary and The Rotary Foundation highlights and impact during the 2019-20 year. 

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