The purple fabric crocuses raise money for polio eradication.
By Lynn Mitchell, past governor of District 1120 (England), and Rotary Crocus campaign coordinator
Like all of you, I desperately want to see polio removed from the face of the world. Like many of you I love crocuses and my favorite color is purple. These may seem unrelated, but they’re not!
My vision was to create a beautiful fabric crocus buttonhole that could serve to publicize Rotary on Rotary Day, and at the same time, highlight the End Polio Now campaign. Continue reading
Sam Bwaya and other Rotarians at the start of the walk.
By Sam Bwaya, a member of the Rotary Club of Kampala, Uganda
If you had told me a couple of months ago that I would be taking part in an international marathon, I would have had a hearty laugh and said, “not in my lifetime.” At 49, my running experience had been limited to a few laps around a sports field in college three decades earlier.
But there I was on 13 October, boarding Air Uganda with 11 other Rotarians to take part in a charity marathon and walk sponsored by Tanzanian Rotary clubs in Dar es Salaam. Continue reading