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Service News - November 2021

Welcome to the Rotary GB&I Service News, bringing you the latest updates from the national Rotary in Great Britain and Ireland Service Teams.

This communication is sent to all members each month, and contains links through to individual monthly service team newsletters, which are sent to relevant district officers.

This will allow you to access key information across a range of areas in one place.

infocus - Rotary Foundation Grants for Programmes of Scale 

Our next infocus event is ‘Peace – Inspiration and Action’ with Derran Moss-Dalmau, Humanitarian Affairs Officer at the UN and Rotary Peace Fellow. 
Each month on infocus, we are joined by an expert guest speaker, looking at how Rotary's Areas of Focus can be put into action in your community.
Date and Time: Thursday 9th December at 5pm 

Derran is a Rotary Peace Fellow from the 2002 inaugural class. He has extensive experience in the United Nations with work across the globe from providing life-saving assistance in Myanmar to supporting the peacekeeping mission in Afghanistan.
He works closely with other department and agencies across the UN family, as well as humanitarian NGO partners, in coordinating the response to complex emergencies.
Registration for this event is now available through the Rotary GB&I Eventbrite page.
If you missed out on any of the opening three infocus events of the year, they are all available to watch on demand on our dedicated YouTube playlist.

Register for this infocus event

Foundation Team

Items include:
  • Rotaract grants - Starting in January, districts that are applying for their district grant can include Rotaract club activities in their spending plans.
  • Mercy Ships Virtual Event - Following the world’s largest Rotary Global Grant, we invite you to hear the latest news from the Global Mercy, the biggest floating teaching hospital ever built. 
  • Polio report - This week's polio report debunks five common myths surrounding polio. 
Read Foundation Newsletter

Service Team

(Previously Humanitarian Service)
Items include:
  • COP26 - The first week of COP26 invited world leaders to agree on a plan to tackle climate change and Rotary had delegates in Glasgow including RI President Shekhar Mehta.
  • Billion Seed Challenge - Communities across the UK planted wildflowers to show their support for our green spaces.
  • Empowering Girls - RI President Shekhar Mehta has highlighted that Rotary Empowering Girls aligns with Rotary’s areas of focus and the goals of our Action Plan.
  • Rotary GB&I Virtual Health Fair - An event featuring talks on mental and physical health with ideas for healthy eating and exercise.
Read Service Newsletter


Items include:
  • Membership Surgery - On Monday 29th November, specialist membership advisors will be at hand to answer all your membership questions at this online event.
  • New club formation - We are hearing exciting news of the formation of new clubs as well as different kinds of clubs being formed.
  • Great news story - A great example of satellite clubs can bring Rotarians together all across the world.
  • Rotary on YouTube - Are you aware of the Rotary GB&I YouTube channel?
Read Membership Newsletter

Public Image Team

Items include:
  • Make your own posters - There's an app that makes it easy to edit photos for your Rotary campaign. 
  • infocus - Find out more and register for the latest infocus event.
  • Public Image Chair - This article gives useful tips on why Rotary and Rotaract should have a public image chair what a public image chair does.
Read Public Image Newsletter

Date: Monday 18th October 2021

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