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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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Uniendo América Fair Website

Looking for information about the XVIII Project Fair Uniendo América in David, Panama? Look no further. Details are posted on the website.

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Books for the World

BOOKS FOR THE WORLD
A World Community Service Project of Beaverton Rotary Club and Many Partners
Joyce Lockard, Coordinator, Tel. 503-533-4190 rj.lockard@frontier.com NOTE NEW E-MAIL!!!
BOOKS FOR LAOS: Our first-ever shipment to Laos was sent off on Sept. 27, carrying 42,800 lb of used university and school textbooks. This shipment was the culmination of five months of collecting [...]

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District 5100 World Committee Service Meeting Notes
October 20, 2010
Download a recording of the meeting here (available until November 9th).
WCS Committee mission:

Promote world community service projects to clubs throughout District 5100
Serve as a resource for clubs in their WCS efforts
Establish and maintain relationships with clubs and districts in other countries
Partner with the Districts 5100 Foundation [...]

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District 5100 World Community Service Meeting Notes
September 15, 2010
WCS Committee mission:

Promote world community service projects to clubs throughout District 5100
Serve as a resource for clubs in their WCS efforts
Establish and maintain relationships with clubs and districts in other countries
Partner with the Districts 5100 Foundation Board
Educate the clubs on Future Vision and our role as a [...]

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Putting the “I” into RI

By Ron Kelemen
District 5100 WCS Chair
GSE Bangalore Team Leader
Imagine how horrific it would be and the resulting news coverage if a 747 jumbo jet with 400 passengers crashed in Salem today.  Now what if it were 10 jumbo jets every day of the year?  That’s 4,000 deaths per day.  Unimaginable!  But sadly, we really do [...]

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July 21 WCS Committee Notes

It’s a whole new Rotary year and a whole new way of doing World Community Service Projects. Here are our notes from the kick-off meeting.

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Dear WCS  Rotarians,
A picture speaks 1000 words.  So it is with WCS projects.
Wouldn’t it be great to have a place where all our project photos could be displayed?  Both for our partners overseas, and for  participating clubs and members here?  Everyone could view them, send email links to friends and other Rotarians.  We could even [...]

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