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 District 5100 International Service Committee
Meeting Notes
June 21, 2012
We concluded the 2011-2012 Rotary year with a bang.  Over 40 Rotarians and guests participated in our special meeting at Solar World.  
Hillsboro Rotarian Amy Keiter, gave us an overview of Solar World and its social responsibility initiatives.  Her presentation was followed by George Green, IV, a professional [...]

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International Service 101

Want to get a quick overview on how to get your club involved in Rotary’s 4th Avenue of Service.  Then review this two-part Power point presentation: International Service 101. Part 1 and International Service 101, Part 2   This was the presentation by Stewart Martin and Ron Kelemen at the District 5100 Training Assembly on April 21.  It will give [...]

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On behalf of the International Service/Matching Grants Promotion Committee, I want to thank all of you and your clubs who participated in an international project this Rotary year. For a while, it seemed like we were going to leave a lot of matching grant money on the table because of an initial shortage of projects [...]

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There are dry dusty villages waiting for water, children needing school uniforms and workbooks, mothers needing prenatal care, sick children and adults needing medical care, and countless beds that need mosquito nets. What are you waiting for? It’s easy to get started.

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Rotary Club Sumba Island, Indonesia Water & Sanitation ProjectClick here to view more D5100 slideshows.

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Colomba Scholarship Programs in Coatepeque, Guatemala
Click here to view more D5100 slideshows.

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Hi fellow WCS-ers,
In doing WCS projects over the years, I’ve learned that it’s very helpful to talk with our Rotary friends folks abroad.  It helps really communicate better than email. And regular telephone rates can be outrageous, so instead one can use Skype, Yahoo voice, VOIP telephone, or Google voice. These are free or very inexpensive. [...]

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Happy New Year! It seems fitting to beginning our 2011 blogging with good news. Four District 5100 projects have been approved for funding by Rotary International. Click the ‘Continue Reading’ for summaries of the projects, and links to their respective MatchingGrants.org pages.

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Nicaragua Harvesting Project Update

Copied from an email from Tom Koecher, International Service head of the Albina Rotary Club. If interested, please contact either Ron Kelemen or John Shirley.
Project Update:

In spite of a couple of setbacks, the water harvesting is almost complete.  We have been far more successful than imagined.  The original plan called for 8 tanks of varying [...]

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Matching Clubs and Needs

The Google docs spreadsheet detailing club projects and needs has been set up with two posted projects. Click here to access it.
To post a project, send an email with the following information to Sarah Eadie or Ron Kelemen:
Project Title
Host Rotary Club
Host District
Project Location
Project Description
Approximate Total Cost
Primary International Partner if one has been selected
Name, email and [...]

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