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Educators of the Year

Palos Verdes is known for its fine schools. And our the strength of our schools are those that educate our children. Each year we celebrate our educators and award the standouts. The Educators of the Year. All proceeds to to scholarships and educational programs.

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Rotary "Pageant of the Arts" 

The PVP Rotary Club is thrilled to offer our local students an exciting opportunity to participate in the Rotary District 5280 “Pageant of the Arts.” We'll be sponsoring one student to participate in each of the five areas of competition. Students! You're invited.
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Rotary Means Business District Mixer: A fellowship for business networking among Rotarians and an opportunity to meet your District Governor in person!
 
There will be a food truck available, a cash bar, networking activities, music, and more. Parking – street or valet.
24 October is World Polio Day!
As World Polio Day approaches, we’re getting ready to amplify our message about eradicating polio to protect the world’s children from this devastating disease.

We’ve made tremendous progress so far, and now’s the time to intensify our fight to make polio the second human disease ever to be eradicated. In 2020, the World Health Organization’s African region was certified free of wild poliovirus, showing that eradication is possible even in very difficult circumstances.

The wild poliovirus remains endemic in just two countries — Afghanistan and Pakistan— but as long as polio exists anywhere, it remains a threat everywhere. So let’s use World Polio Day to advocate for the support we need to end polio in countries where children are still as risk.

Get involved
Take action this World Polio Day by hosting virtual and community events, creating fundraisers, and sharing posts about the importance of polio eradication on social media.

Use the World Polio Day Toolkit to find resources and tips for planning activities and promoting a polio-free world.
 
 

Rotary statement on recent polio detections in U.S., Europe

The recent detection of the vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 case in New York, USA, and isolates in several environmental samples collected in London are stark reminders that as long as polio exists anywhere, it is a threat everywhere. It also highlights the importance of vaccination as the only form of protection against polio and other vaccine-preventable diseases and the work that needs to be done in our communities to encourage the uptake of vaccines. Also, as the world gets closer to zero wild poliovirus cases, it is increasingly important to track all forms of the virus wherever they may appear, including in polio-free regions.

The U.S. is still considered low risk for paralytic outbreaks of polio due to the high level of vaccine coverage across the population. If a child has received the entire course of vaccines, the risk of becoming paralyzed by polio is negligible. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 92.6% of children aged 24 months are fully vaccinated against polio, slightly below the 95% World Health Organization target.

Duncan is an experienced Research Coordinator with a demonstrated history of working in the higher education industry. He is a strong research professional with a Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) focused in Educational Leadership and Administration (Higher Ed) from California State University-Long Beach. He works as the Director of Institutional Effectiveness and Strategic Planning at College for Officer Training at The Salvation Army. 

On the personal side, Duncan Sutton is a devoted husband and father of two. With multi-talents and multi-interests, Duncan is also a Liverpool Football Club enthusiast and gifted musician. He enjoys British comedy and has a mild obsession with M & M dispensers. His interests also include WW2 and telling stories from his short-lived prison guard days.

We’re thrilled to have Duncan as our new president and look forward to a great year, Mr. President!

The Rotary Foundation & Polio Eradication
 
Meet Rotary's Champions of Peace
November’s Rotary Day at the United Nations, in Geneva, Switzerland, will focus on one of Rotary’s top humanitarian priorities: peace and conflict resolution. Six honorees, including four Rotary members and two alumni of Rotary Peace Centers, will be recognized for their commitment to and work on behalf of peace projects in their communities. Their diversity reflects the varied ways that Rotary members address underlying causes of conflict.
 
 
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