This year marks 32 years since Rotary launched PolioPlus, its campaign to rid the world of polio. Since 1985 Rotary and its partners have helped reduce the number of cases from 350,000 annually to fewer than 400 in 2014, and they remain committed until the disease is eradicated.
There are now only three countries where Polio still exists, if we do not eradicate it in these countries Polio could become endemic again!
Rotary has contributed more than $1.3 billion and countless volunteer hours to protect more than 2 billion children worldwide. In addition, Rotary’s advocacy efforts have played a role in decisions by donor governments to contribute over $10 billion to the effort.
There will be a Summer BBQ on Saturday 30th Sept, 5pm for 6pm at Blakes Lounge Bar and Bistro in Alsancak in aid of the Rotary “Polio Fund” with entertainment by Peter Dawson. BBQ is 40TL per person and there will be some fabulous raffle prizes.
Tickets are available from Gloria 0533 8435549 / Grace: 0533 8629976 / Blakes: 0548 8394007
You are invited to come and join with Rotary to have fun, listen to Peter singing and help remove Polio from the world.
Rtn Gloria Tattersall
Rotary Club of Kyrenia Cosmopolitan