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epn_rgbIn honor of World Polio Day celebrated on October 24, the Cincinnati Eastside Rotary Club supported the End Polio Now campaign with its October fundraising activities as part of Rotary’s 27-year mission to eradicate the crippling childhood disease polio.

Since 1985, Rotary has contributed nearly $1.2 billion and countless volunteer hours to the protection of more than two billion children in 122 countries.    The disease remains endemic in just three countries — Afghanistan, Nigeria, and Pakistan — although other countries remain at risk for imported cases.

A highly infectious disease, polio causes paralysis and is sometimes fatal.  As there is no cure, the best protection is prevention. For as little as sixty cents worth of vaccine, a child can be protected against this crippling disease for life.  After an international investment of more than $9 billion, and the successful engagement of over 200 countries and 20 million volunteers, polio could be the first human disease of the 21st century to be eradicated.

FMI: https://www.endpolio.org/

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Special Fundraising Events
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November 2017

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  • Tara Keith - Child Focus
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  • Daniel Semsel, Ohio Dept. of Veterans Services
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  • Tom Synan, Chief of Police, Newtown
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  • Thanksgiving Holiday - NO MEETING
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  • Greg McElfresh, East Side Campus Pastor
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About Our Club

The Rotary Club of Cincinnati-Eastside was formed April 5, 2013 and it's 40 members enjoy fellowship, service and education each Wednesday at a luncheon meeting at Ivy Hills Country Club.  Prospective members are always welcome and each week more people are joining the "ground floor" of this new and vibrant Club.

The members represent a wide range of business, non-profit and government leaders.

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