Eamonn Buttle, President of Rotary Wexford, was delighted to welcome as our guest speaker on Monday 10th February Barry Murphy of Paginini www.fitfuel.ie. Barry spoke about innovation and how Paginini has evolved over the years into a highly successful and world renowned business.  Barry has brought his own experiences and skills to the fore over.. read more →

The Australian government is providing AU$80 million over four years in support of the 2013-18 Polio Eradication and Endgame Strategic Plan. The commitment is from 2015 to 2018. The contribution follows a $50 million commitment to the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) from 2011 to 2014. Australian Rotarians have been instrumental in advocating their government’s.. read more →

Rotary has approved a $500,000 Rapid Response grant to the World Health Organization (WHO) to address a recent polio outbreak in Somalia. The outbreak occurred in the Banadir region of Somalia, where a large number of children had not been vaccinated against polio due to inaccessibility. As of 14 August, 110 cases of wild poliovirus.. read more →

Emmy Award-winning actor Archie Panjabi is a celebrity ambassador in Rotary’s This Close public awareness campaign to end polio, and this year she visited New Delhi to immunize children with the oral polio vaccine. Panjabi, who co-stars on the U.S. television series “The Good Wife” and has acted in films including “Bend It Like Beckham,”.. read more →

25 Oct 2013
October 25, 2013


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Indian philanthropist and businesswoman Rajashree Birla has announced a new gift of US$1 million to Rotary to help eradicate polio. The gift brings her total contributions to the Rotary effort to more than $7.2 million. What’s more, this gift will be matched two-for-one by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, resulting in $3 million in.. read more →

12 Nov 2012
November 12, 2012


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