By Maureen Vaught

Rotary News


It may be the start of winter in Sydney, Australia, but things are heating up down under as more than 18,000 Rotary members from over 150 countries arrive for their biggest international event of the year, the Rotary Convention.

The four-day event, held 1-4 June, offers the perfect venue for our members, their families, and friends to experience the global reach of Rotary. Through workshops, special events, and social activities, attendees have the chance to discover and celebrate our members’ diverse backgrounds and exchange ideas for making the world a better place.

“At a convention, for a few short days, we see a world where men and women from every corner of the globe come together to build peace, to serve others, and simply to enjoy one another’s company,” says Rotary President Ron Burton.

This year’s convention highlights Rotary’s progress in eradicating polio, providing clean water and improving sanitation, building peace, fighting poverty, and empowering our youth.

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