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October, Economic and Community Development Month

    
                                                                                         Vegetable market in Honduras                                                Part of LaunchDetroit 
 
Last year Rotary Global Grants helped to fund 182 projects in the Economic and Community Development area of focus. Entrepreneurs and small business owners may receive free business training, microloans, business mentoring, and networking opportunities. Others may learn how to produce higher yield crops which then are available for sale transforming a garden plot into an income stream.
 
                              
                          DCreated Boutique Part of LaunchDetroit                             Shoe Repair shop in La Esperanza, Honduras 
 
ROTARY DISTRICT 5470 
International Service News
By Peter Jeschofnig, D-5470 International Service Chair
    To view the complete newsletter, click on: Newsletter #18 Sept. 2019 
 
The Rotary District 5470 International Service Committee educates and nurtures Rotarians
and clubs working in the six  Areas of Focus. 
 
The following is a proposal put forward by Rahul Mehra PhD of Cañon City RC
 
Rotary has done an excellent job of reducing Polio cases across the world. However, many other diseases are still rampant; not only in the developing countries but in the developed countries as well. Examples are many infectious diseases, heart disease, cancer etc. Rather than tackling one disease at a time, we should attempt a comprehensive solution for reducing global diseases. The only cost-effective method is to prevent diseases, not treat them. Most diseases can be prevented by following good lifestyle health habits of diet, hygiene, exercise and promoting mental and social health. If we do not develop these healthy lifestyles when we are young, it becomes very difficult once we become adults. The biggest opportunity is to provide health education to children across the world on how to improve physical, mental and social health. This will help them lead a healthy lifestyle as they grow and prevent diseases. Rotary’s global initiative should be to ensure that every school child in the world gets Health Education; very similar to reading, writing and arithmetic. Health Education should be mandatory. Only then will every child be healthy and realize their full potential.
 
 
 
Come down to Tucson and join your fellow District 5470 Telluride Rotarian Doug Avery on this ride.  Doug will be riding  the 50 mile option.  See details following-
 
HELLO ROTARIANS !
It's time to register for the 37th El Tour de Tucson in support of Rotary-Ride to End Polio. 
The entry fee is $145 per Rotary cyclist for the event held on Saturday November 23, 2019.
It is important that those who register visit El Tour's site for all the event information such as expo/packet pickup date & time, etc.
http://www.perimeterbicycling.com/el-tour-de-tucson/.


 

Register before December 16, 2019 and get a discount! We are happy to help with any questions you can direct them to d55470ri2020@gmail.com!

Look for an Email in your Inbox to come for fun tips for experiencing the islands at their best!

 
As Telluride moves into “off season”, our Membership Chair Doug Avery arranged for a wonderful “Member - Guest” social at the lovely Hotel Telluride. We had a lot of fun, met many new people interested in Rotary, and great food in this special location.  We had each committee summarize their projects, and our guests each give a brief introduction.