The Rotary Club of Americus unites leaders from all walks of life, amplifying their individual contributions to make our community and the world a better place to live and work.
|Feb 23, 2021||How we got there: WHO African region is certified free of wild poliovirus|
|Feb 18, 2021||What it's like to survive through two pandemics|
|Feb 18, 2021||Peacebuilding can be a matter of networks|
|Feb 18, 2021||Honolulu to host 2027 Rotary International Convention|
|Feb 16, 2021||Rotary Foundation receives highest rating from Charity Navigator for 13th consecutive year|
|Feb 11, 2021||Shekhar Mehta says serving others changes lives, including our own|
|Feb 4, 2021||Knowledge network: Using member expertise and connections to grow|
|Feb 3, 2021||Rotary ramps up COVID-19 vaccination efforts|
|Feb 1, 2021||Holger Knaack sees opportunities for Rotary to change, thrive|
|Jan 22, 2021||Telemedicine is expanding the reach of health care|
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Stories about Rotary as told by our membership.
During the month of January, the Americus Rotary Club opted to move to virtual-only meetings to ensure the safety and wellness of its members following the post-holiday surge of COVID cases in the community. With numbers on the rise, Phoebe Sumter Medical Center personnel began to experience flashbacks of last Spring, when the pandemic wreaked havoc … [more]
Carolina Mateus was Carl and Judy Tott's GRSP student in 1996 when Carl was Americus Rotary President. Carolina married their son Glenn a number of years later. In Carolina's text to Carl, she stated “After the situation in DC on Wednesday [January 6, 2021], the GRSP class of 1996-97 decided to write a letter to GRSP headquarters mentioning our love and deep belief in US democracy and thanking the program for shaping us to be ambassadors of peace as we moved into our adult lives. After sending the letter, many other GRSP classes joined in signing it and we have since received warm responses from Rotarians.” See Carolina’s letter:
Rotary District 6900, in partnership with Rotary District 6910, was given a huge opportunity to help alleviate food insecurity for counties with a designated Federal Opportunity Zone. The Rotary Club of Americus was able to capitalize on the opportunity and collaborate with Harvest of Hope Food Pantry to distribute fresh food boxes as part of the … [more]
As Rotarians, we are called on to focus on creating communities and convening groups that are connected, inclusive, and resilient. Rotary's stated purpose is to bring together business and professional leaders in order to provide humanitarian service and to advance goodwill and peace around the world. So it was natural for the Rotary Club of Americus … [more]
Jess McNeill addressed the Rotary Club of Americus recently to talk about how he is changing the way he farms using biological agriculture. After graduating with his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from UGA, he returned home to farm the same land as his family had for seven generations. It wasn’t long before he realized that they were producing … [more]
Since 1985, Rotary has invested hundreds of millions of dollars in the effort to rid the world of the polio virus.