International Service

International Service

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Rotary Foundation Committee

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Summary: This committee promotes and supports the activities of our Rotary Foundation. This includes educating members on the role of the Rotary Foundation and encouraging our members to donate to the Rotary Foundation through Paul Harris Fellowships and the Annual Giving Program. Pledge Form

World Community Service Committee

Chair: Rebecca Beatty
Summary: The World Community Service Committee supports and creates international projects in developing countries, with a focus on high priority areas for Rotary International including literacy, health, water, gender issues and vocational training.

The committee works with Rotary Clubs and other partners overseas to build goodwill and peace through international service.

Youth Exchange Committee

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Summary: Rotarian volunteers have helped build Rotary Youth Exchange into the world-renowned program that it is today. They work behind the scenes, taking care of the logistics that make the exchanges happen. Local Rotarians introduce students to other club members and organize social and cultural functions for them to attend. For long-term exchanges, host clubs and districts arrange secondary school enrollment, tuition, and other educational matters, and Rotarian counselors maintain contact with host families and students.

Group Study Exchange Committee

Chair: Vacant
Summary: The Rotary Foundation’s Group Study Exchange (GSE) program is a unique cultural and vocational exchange opportunity for businesspeople and professionals between the ages of 25 and 40 who are in the early stages of their careers. The program provides travel grants for teams to exchange visits in paired areas of different countries. For four to six weeks, team members experience the host country’s culture and institutions, observe how their vocations are practiced abroad, develop personal and professional relationships, and exchange ideas.

Disaster Response & Shelterbox

Chair: Alex Moroz
Summary: This committee will be the club’s response to disaster relief projects supported by our Rotary District or Rotary International. This committee also supports the Shelterbox program.