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Get Active in Our Newest Area of Focus

It has been almost three years since the Trustees added Protecting Our Environment as our Foundation’s seventh Area of Focus. Still, many clubs and districts have been slow to adopt new projects and seek new grants in that area. Rotary’s less formal involvement in this area goes back decades, including 1990-91 RI President Paulo V.C. Costa’s “Preserve Planet Earth” theme and our Polio eradication partner, The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation’s long-standing priority issue of climate change.

You can help your clubs start or expand their environmental efforts by partnering with one of numerous Rotary Action Groups that are working to protect the environment: