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Rotary in Review
29 May 2020 A roundup of Rotary news
Kenyan Rotarians take action against COVID-19 
Shortly after the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a pandemic, Joe Otin, governor of Rotary District 9212 (Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, and South Sudan), formed a district-wide response team. The team has been working with clubs across the district to provide hand washing stations, deliver food to families who have lost jobs, and raise money for personal protective equipment. Read more
This week's stories
Strengthening clubs through the science of resiliency 

Resiliency is the process of adapting in the face of adversity. In her blog post for Rotary Voices, Jenny Stotts, a practicing social worker and membership chair for Rotary District 6690, explains how we can use the science of resiliency to create stronger, more adaptable Rotary clubs during the pandemic.   

Never too young to lead 

An increasing number of young Rotarians have accepted district-level positions that had traditionally been held by older members. In the 2019-20 Rotary year, 36 district governors are under the age of 50. These midcareer professionals have demanding jobs in medicine, education, tech, finance, and broadcasting. The Rotarian magazine asked six of them how they balance their professional, family, and volunteer activities. Read more.

Join our Facebook Live series 
Join us for our weekly #RotaryResponds Facebook Live series to learn how we are staying connected and taking action during the COVID-19 pandemic. On 3 June we welcome guests Maggie Clark of the Rotary club of Guthrie, Oklahoma, USA, and Joe Otin of the Rotary Club of Nairobi Lavington, Kenya. 
Telethon raises money for grants
The #RotaryResponds Telethon raised over $525,000, enough to fund at least 21 grants toward our COVID-19 related efforts around the world. Learn more.

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