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Fessahaye Mebrahtu
· August 8, 2017
I am a member of Rotary Club Amigos de Milwaukee After Hours, the best kept secret Club in town. The diversity, the enthusiasm to do good, the friendship and the support fostered among each other is ...phenomenon. Why don't you check us out? Meeting us is loving us! See More
Tina Dozier
· November 14, 2017
Rotary Amigos is the best way to spend a Tuesday night
Rotary Amigos and Mequon Thiensville Sunrise were invited to participate in tree planting along with the Milwaukee North Shore Rotary Club. Over 50 came out throughout the day to help make our Earth a better place. Why we plant. Rotary International President-elect Ian H.S. Riseley made the case that protecting the environment and curbing climate change are essential to Rotary’s goal of sustainable service. Riseley, a member of the Rotary Club of Sandringham, Victoria, Australia, unveiled the 2017-18 presidential theme, Rotary: Making a Difference, to incoming district governors at Rotary’s International Assembly in San Diego, California, USA. Environmental degradation and global climate change are serious threats to everyone, Riseley said. “They are having a disproportionate impact on those who are most vulnerable, those to whom Rotary has the greatest responsibility. Yet environmental issues rarely register on the Rotary agenda,” he said. “The time is long past when environmental sustainability can be dismissed as not Rotary’s concern. It is, and must be, everyone’s concern,” he said. The president-elect challenged every Rotary club to make a difference by planting a tree for each of its members between the start of the Rotary year on 1 July and Earth Day on 22 April 2018. Trees remove carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases from the air, which slows global warming. “It is my hope that the result of that effort will be far greater than the environmental benefit that those 1.2 million new trees will bring,” Riseley said. “I believe the greater result will be a Rotary that recognizes our responsibility not only to the people on our planet, but to the planet."
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This is the story that was on Channel 58 News last night about our Human Trafficking Summit. Haven't found it posted on their website so I'm putting up this poorer quality version

En español!

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Coordinación de Rotary Zona 21A

ASÍ PENSABA PAUL P. HARRIS, fundador de ROTARY. Las siguientes citas son una recopilación de sus memorias. Paul P. Harris, escribía como pensaba, clara y eficie...ntemente.

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not in 100 years ..will be in April

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Climate Central

Cape Town South Africa is about to become the first major city in the world to run out of water.

Years of Living Dangerously explains. #ClimateFacts


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Rotary Club Amigos de Milwaukee After Hours is with Angela Rester and Dorothy Krupa.

Charter member and past club President Dorothy Krupa learned about this opportunity to start on microloan program in Haiti through Rotarian Ken Schumann. We are so proud of her Service Above Self.

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National Wear Red Day: Elmbrook Rotarians. Supporting women's heart health.

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Rotary International's New Vision Statement

In June, Rotary’s Board of Directors and Trustees approved a new vision statement for the organization:

“Together, we see a world where people unite and take action to create lasting change — across the globe, in our communities, and in ourselves.”


The new vision statement helps us set a future course so that Rotary can thrive in the years ahead. It reflects the impact Rotary aspires to have on the world and our members.

To get an unbiased perspective while we developed the vision statement, we worked with Grant Thornton, a consulting agency that specializes in planning and change management.

To help us in shaping the vision, Grant Thornton facilitated surveys, focus groups, and interviews with Rotarians, Rotaractors, Foundation partners, Rotary alumni, Rotarian Action Groups, and others. “It was critical that the vision be crafted from diverse feedback so that it could be understood and adopted by all,” says Stephanie A. Urchick, chair of the Strategic Planning Committee.

“We cannot thank our survey and focus groups enough. Your honest feedback was invaluable not only in capturing the true spirit, shared values, and priorities that make up the distinct character of Rotarians, but also in providing a rich foundation for the next phase of our work: building the strategic plan and priorities needed to bring our vision to life,” she said.

Rotary is developing a plan for implementing the new strategic plan this year.

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Happening now....Women's Fund of Greater Milwaukee - Sexual Harrassment - Full house - Amigos Rotarians in attendance including Tre Waldren, Dorothy Krupa, Paul Berger, @Gustavo de Arriba, and Angela Rester at Adient in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Amigos Rotarian Fessahaye Mebrahtu is also from Eritrea and has been the Executive Director of PACA (Pan-African Community Association.

Debesai Kifle landed here randomly and alone after fleeing from persecution in his native Eritrea, a troubled African country.

Fresh from his win against Iron Chef Bobby Flay on Iron Chef Showdown, Chef Tory Miller talks about the future of the Madison food scene — and an amusing beef with his TV opponent.

Fresh from his win against Iron Chef Bobby Flay on Food Network’s Iron Chef Showdown, Tory Miller talks about the future of the Madison food scene — and an amusing beef with his TV opponent.

Very sad. In 2007 Amigos Rotarians Dorothy Krupa and Angela Rester a part of a polio immunization program in India. In 2009 Rester participated in an additional program in Nigeria. We saw how hard the polio workers work and their commitment to this effort for their country and their people which makes this especially sad in Pakistan.

Shooting in the southwestern Quetta city took place during an immunization campaign

is possible

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¿Se puede vivir sin plástico? Un pueblo de Guatemala demostró que sí. Por una ordenanza municipal, sus habitantes protegen el Lago Atitlán y el medioambiente- conjugando tradición e innovación. #dweconomiacreativa #guatemala

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NBC25 News

WATCH CAREFULLY--can you see the signs of human trafficking? The Michigan State Police posted a video to help you recognize what they are.

For the 10th consecutive year, The Rotary Foundation has received the highest rating — four stars — from Charity Navigator, an independent evaluator of charities in the U.S.

In the most recent ratings, the Foundation earned the maximum of 100 points for demonstrating both strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency.

In a letter to the Foundation, Charity Navigator notes that "only 1 percent of the charities we evaluate have received at least 10 c...onsecutive 4-star evaluations, indicating that The Rotary Foundation outperforms other charities in America. This exceptional designation from Charity Navigator sets The Rotary Foundation apart from its peers and demonstrates to the public its trustworthiness."

The rating reflects Charity Navigator's assessment of how the Foundation uses donations, sustains its programs and services, and practices good governance and openness.

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The Rotary Foundation of Rotary International is a International charity rated 4 of 4 stars by Charity Navigator. Located in Evanston, IL, it is one of 8,993 organizations rated by Charity Navigator.

“I want you to inspire in your clubs, your Rotarians, that desire for something greater. The drive to do more, to be more, to create something that will live beyond each of us.”

Rotary International President-elect Barry Rassin laid out his vision for the future of the organization on Sunday, calling on leaders to work for a sustainable future and to inspire Rotarians and the community at large.

Rotary Club of Mitchell Field in Milwaukee has always been a wonderful supporter of our club... from day one and especially Rob Bassett. Can't thank them enough and happy for the new members to their Club.

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Rotary Club of Mitchell Field in Milwaukee is with Sue Hebner.

At the RMCF meeting on January 10, 2018 President Sue Hebner (l) welcomes the Club's newest Associate Member Jessica Santiago of Eder Flag Company in Oak Creek ...accompanied by Associate Member Tony Tsakonas also of Eder Flag. Jessica and Tony became Rotarians under Eder Flag's Corporate Membership which provides that a Primary and two Associate Members can share or rotate attendance at weekly Club meetings and Club activities, and experience the personal and professional benefits associated with being a Rotarian and still meet a busy work schedule. RCMF is proud to have the individual participation of Jessica, Tony and Jodi Goglio and the community support of Eder Flag.

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