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Week 35. Rotary Minute for week beginning 2 March 2015.

Did you know that March is now “Water and Sanitation” month? That’s right, as mentioned in a previous Weekly Minute, the Rotary International Board of Directors changed several of our monthly themes. So March has gone from Literacy month to Water and Sanitation month. Both themes are important topics. No doubt we all need to be more literate about water and sanitation.
Water and sanitation are important topics locally and globally. Because Rotary challenges us to be active in service both locally and globally, the theme of Water and Sanitation presents us with much to consider. Locally we know that climate change and population growth will significantly impact our water resources in the decades ahead. So as good Rotarians, we need to lead the way in good stewardship of our water resources. Globally we know that water and sanitation issues put much of the world’s population at risk. So as good Rotarians we need to take action on sustainable projects to that address these issues. The fact is our District has been, and currently is, very active in these types of projects. Something we should all be very proud of as Rotarians in District 6970.

In closing allow me to shift gears and give a shout-out of congratulations to PDG Brent Williams, who last week received the Rotary Foundation’s highest honor – the Distinguished Service Award. No one at the ceremony could think of anyone more deserving of this honor than our own PDG Brent.

Event Reminders:
March 5-7: Florida Multi-District President-Elect Training Seminar (PETS) in Orlando, FL. Presidents-Elect – have you entered your goals in Rotary Club Central?

May 8-10: District Conference and Assembly at the Flagler College campus. Mark your calendar for a weekend of interesting, informative and inspirational sessions, and a lot of fun Rotary fellowship.

June 18-21: Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) will take place again this year on the University of North Florida’s campus. Each club should sponsor at least one, and preferably two, aspiring high school leaders to attend this life changing event.

June 26-28: Zone 34 Regional Seminar at the Hyatt Hotel in Jacksonville, Florida. All District and Club leaders, as well as any Rotarian interested in learning more about Rotary, are encouraged to attend.
Look for more details soon on our District website.
For more on these and all other events in District 6970, please go to www.rotary6970.org.

Yours in service to Rotary,
Percy
District Governor 2014-2015
Rotary International District 6970
 
 
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July                              Grass Roots Giving    
August                         Avenues 12 Recovery House 
September                   Wings of Hope Foundation
October                       Duvall Home
November                    Family Renew
December                    WORC (Client Outings)
January                       Pace Center for Girls
February                      Halifax Urban Ministries
March                          Rotary Foster Care Coalition Inspiration Grant Program
April                             Melanoma Foundation -Walk for Research
May                             Domestic Abuse
June                            Camp Winona – Camper Scholarship
 
 
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