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Grant Management Seminar Dates Announced
In order to qualify to apply for Rotary Foundation grants during the 2017-18 Rotary Year, a club must have 2 members attend a Grant Management Seminar during the current Rotary year that ends on June 30. Three training sessions will be offered:


District Governor's Reception

Honoring Sheryl Christenson

Attending the Convention?
Please attend this special reception
Hudson Grille Downtown
120 Marietta Street
Atlanta, GA  30303
When:  Sunday, June 11, 2017, at 6:00 pm
What:  Buffet – Light, Casual Supper, including coffee, tea, soda
Cash Bar
Cost: $30/person (tax & tip included)
Starters:  Chips & Dips, Hudson Wings
Main Attractions:  Angus Beef Sliders, BBQ Chicken Sliders, and Hummus &Spinach Wraps
Sides:  Potato Salad and Fresh Fruit
Deadline for Registration is Sunday, June 4 by 8:00 pm – no exceptions possible
Payment in advance by check is required!
Guided by the findings, six focus groups with women in rural communities, this Community and Economic Development project  trained 35 women of child-bearing age from four Ugandan communities in Empowerment skills. Topics such as: Disease Prevention, Gender Issues, Computers and Business Development on the Internet, Education for Female as well as Male, Antenatal Health, Genito-Urinary Fistulas, and Strategic Planning for Community Development of Village Businesses, Domestic Violence, Micro-Credits, Social Justice, and Solar Power were a few that took place.This opened up discussions and ideas that would be taken back to their villages as well as neighboring villages. "spreading the information"
During the Rotary Family Health Days April 28-30th, the trainees designed and staffed "Women's Interests" booths providing information and referrals to women from rural villages on health, education, domestic violence, business development, and social justice.
Lead Trainer PDG Dr. Phil Silvers PhD.
The VTT Members
Lead by Dr. Indumati Gopinathan. Included in Photo Left to Right: Jemimah Semakadde,Dr. Indumati Gopinathan, Sarah Mbekeka,Dr. Anil Bradoo, Theresa Osei-Tutu, Dr. Phil Silvers PhD, Margaret Atyro, Diane Ventura-Goodyear. Missing in photo, PDG Stephen Mwanje, Flavia Nakayima Miiro, and Dr. Fulgensio Jjuuko




Candy Pardee

District 5500 Secretary (RY 2016-2017)

                             Rotary Club of Yuma Foothills

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