Monthly Archives: February 2015

30th anniversary of the PolioPlus program

This year marks the 30th anniversary of the PolioPlus program. Since the fight to end polio began, 2 billion children have been immunized, 10 million children have been saved from lifelong paralysis and 125 countries have been declared polio-free.     An interesting article around the fight against Polio can be found at this location […]

110th anniversary of Rotary International.

On 23rd February 1905, Rotary founder Paul Harris formed one of the world’s first service organizations, the Rotary Club of Chicago, as a place where professionals with diverse backgrounds could exchange ideas and form meaningful, lifelong friendships.  Since then, Rotary has continued its commitment to service by providing clean water, improving maternal health, awarding scholarships, […]