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News from Rotary in Great Britain and Ireland (RIBI), a region with some 50,000 Rotarians and covering the United Kingdom and Ireland.

  1. Rotarian Gary Dancer is preparing to embark on a walk to raise money for polio which will follow in the footsteps of a man who developed the iron lung machine.

    The post Gary Dancer’s 1,240 Challenge for the iron lung inventor appeared first on Rotary in Great Britain and Ireland.

  2. This December, an estimated 50,000 people will be choosing to sleep rough to raise awareness and money for homelessness charities. A number of Rotarians are expected to take part.

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  3. To coincide with International Day of Peace, a Rotary-inspired peace garden has been dedicated in a village in South Buckinghamshire.

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  4. The Rotary-organised charity Aquabox receives funding for its work across the world from numerous sources. But the Derbyshire-based organisation was taken aback by the imaginative fundraising efforts of a group of Scottish schoolchildren.

    The post Scottish RotaKids present Aquabox with one of their highest ever single donations appeared first on Rotary in Great Britain and Ireland.

  5. The Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan is 5,000 miles away from Great Britain & Ireland, and next year it will be hosting a Rotary conference which is looking to appeal to Rotarians from these isles.

    The post Fancy a Rotary visit with a difference? The Kingdom of Bhutan appeared first on Rotary in Great Britain and Ireland.

  6. One in six adults experience at least one diagnosable mental health problem in their lifetime. Rotary has committed to promoting good mental health and wellbeing in our local communities through Public Health England.

    The post Rotary makes a ground-breaking commitment to tackle poor mental health across appeared first on Rotary in Great Britain and Ireland.