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Welcome to Rotary District 7780

District Governor: Marge Barker

           
             
 
 
 
 
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Creating a legacy of service and a legacy of philanthropy

Put Thursday, November 10, 2016 on your calendar and be a part of our district's celebration of the Rotary Foundation's 100th anniversary.

Special Keynote Speaker 

Sam Frobisher Owori of Kampala, Uganda, Past Rotary Foundation Trustee, Nominating Committee Selection for 2018-19 Rotary International President.

$100 per person - registration and details here.

 

 

This November, the District Nominating Committee will nominate leaders to fill three critical slots:

Rotary District Governor – 2019-20

District Finance Committee Member – 2017-2020

Council on Legislation Representative – 2017-2020 

Serving as a club president, as an assistant governor, as chair of a District committee all requires a special commitment to the ideals and values of Rotary and to our motto of Service Above Self.  It may be time for YOU to take your leadership to another level.  

Our District is blessed with many talented, resourceful and visionary Rotarians who can be counted on and entrusted with the stewardship of our great District.  Are you interested in a District position?  At least interested in learning more about the possibilities?  Check out the Nomination info in the Downloads section at left for the three positions. You’ll find all the pertinent info you need, plus FAQs and more.

 
 
The Rotary Clubs of York Maine and Kampala Sesse Islands (Uganda) collaborated on a Global Grant (with involvement and support of seven clubs in D7780 and  twenty  clubs in D9211)  that shipped two containers of medical equipment and supplies (cost of approximately $50,000, market value of nearly $500,000) and supported a VTT to travel to Uganda to assist the staff of Nsambya Hospital to develop their program, and a VTT from Nsambya who will travel to Maine for additional training on best practices in patient treatment and program management.  
 
 
 
Arch Klumph’s idea for an endowment fund dedicated to “doing good in the world” planted the seed for The Rotary Foundation in 1917. Thanks to his vision and staunch advocacy, and the extraordinary generosity of Rotary members worldwide, that fund has become one of the world’s leading humanitarian foundations.
 
Learn about the people and events that have made our Foundation a powerful force for good. That one idea and an initial contribution of $26.50 set in motion a powerful force for good that has transformed millions of lives around the globe. View the timeline of the history of the development of what is now the Rotary Foundation.
 
How will you celebrate the centennial?  Go to Celebrate the Centennial to see what events are planned by Rotary international and also discover how your club can plan community events and fundraisers to raise the awareness of the Rotary Foundation and also raise the funds to continue and expand the impact of the Rotary Foundation globally.
 

 
 
 
 
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District Calendar
View the full District Calendar for committee meetings, club events and much more.
 
 
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