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D-5470 NEWSLETTER
 
Home Page Stories
K.R. Ravindran’s life has been molded by family, country, and Rotary. Serving as Rotary president is his way of giving back to each of them.
•         Read a profile in The Rotarian
•         Watch the video
 

 
The Rotary Leadership Institute
 
Summer and Fall Courses Offered by District 5470

District 5470 has become one of the newest partners with the Rotary Leadership Institute!  We have trained 25 facilitators from our District and are ready to offer the brand new 2015-18 version of the RLI curriculum to you.  This program teaches the essence of leadership skills along with an strong knowledge of Rotary.  It has a limited lecture component but includes an abundance of class discussion and sharing along with interactive experiences to help you develop your leadership skills.

We are offering the new District RLI training on the following schedule and providing a boxed lunch on Saturday:

Friday, June 17 (Day that Rotary Roundup (District Conference) begins –
    Grand Junction - Bray Real Estate Office
    Part I - 9:30 am to 3:30 pm

Friday, September 23 and 24 – Colorado Springs - Rockrimmon Library     
    Part I - Friday 1 to 5:30 pm & Saturday 10:30 to 11:30.      
    Part II – Saturday 11:30 am to 5:00 pm

Friday, October 14 and 15 – Montrose - Delta/Montrose Electric Association
    Part I - Friday 1 to 6 pm & Saturday 9:30 am to 11 am
    Part II – Saturday 9:30 to 3:30 pm

Registration fee is $40 per session to cover notebooks, printing, and food.
If taking both Part I and II, fee is a total of $80.  Registration is at rotary5470.org.

 
 
 
 
What You Don't Know about the Campaign to End Polio
If we are so close to eradicating polio, why do we still need $1.5 billion to finish the job? Find out in an article from the latest issue of The Rotarian, and discover the steps needed to get from “this close” to done. Read more.
 
 
 

 
     
 
 

“Every convention breathes new life into your Rotary experience. I’m looking forward to welcoming you to the House of Friendship, where you quickly realize how international Rotary really is.”

Carol Colon, Rotary Club of Gainesville, Georgia; House of Friendship Co-Chair, 2017 Atlanta Convention

 
 
 
 
LEARN MORE ABOUT THE ROTARY FOUNDATION CENTENNIAL
 
 
The Rotary Foundation turns 100 in 2016-17! Our Foundation stands at the forefront of humanitarian service, having supported thousands of projects to provide clean water, fight disease, promote peace, and support basic education — as well as the historic initiative dedicated to eradicating polio worldwide.
 

 
 
 D-5470 is now on Facebook!
An opportunity for Rotarians and clubs to share news of their activities with the rest of D-5470. 

 

 
 

As most of you have discovered by now, RI has a new website. It's a two-part site - one for non-Rotarians who want to find out about Rotary, and one for Rotarians. Especially the part for Rotarians is difficult to navigate. RI has finally produced a few video tutorial and here is the link to the one for Rotarians: http://vimeo.com/73963261

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