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Joint Disaster Relief Grant
Meeting Tonight, March 14
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From our President Marta Carrion -
"As you all know, Robert Grede, one of our members, has been very active in helping Ukraine in different ways. He will be presenting information about a possible joint disaster relief grant with the Cherkasy, Ukraine Rotary Club. I am also doing a brief update of PETS (President Elect Training Seminar) and other possible service projects we could consider doing this year."

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Pole Joins Rotary on Rotary Club Milwaukee Amigos Rotarian's Recommendation

Early in 2022, Rotary Club Milwaukee Amigos member, Robert Grede, raised money to help Ukrainian refugees fleeing to Poland.
He used the money to buy medical supplies in Vienna and drove them across Eastern Europe to Jaroslaw, Poland, where he was met by members of the Jaroslaw Rotary Club as well as Rotary members from Lviv and Cherkasy, Ukraine, who delivered the supplies to the front lines.
Speaking neither Polish nor Ukrainian, Grede was reliant upon a local high school English teacher, Chris Tuczapski, who served as a guide and interpreter during Grede's time in Poland. The two became friends, and when Grede attended the local Jaroslaw Rotary Club meeting, he nominated Chris to become a member.
This past December 8, Chris Tuczapski became an official member of the Jaroslaw, Poland Rotary Club.
The photo is Chris Tuczapski (left) being welcomed into the Jaroslaw (Poland) Rotary Club by President, Roman Strokon

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    Rotary Responds to Earthquake

    Turkey and Syria were struck by a devastating earthquake on 6 February that has killed tens of thousands of people, destroyed thousands of homes and other structures, and left people across the region without shelter in bitterly cold winter weather.

    The Rotary world responded to this catastrophe immediately. RI President Jennifer Jones activated our disaster response efforts, communicated with the affected districts, and encouraged governors in those regions to apply for disaster response grants and share information about their relief efforts so that Rotary can amplify the calls for support.

    The Rotary Foundation Trustees decided that all donations made, from now until 31 March, to the Turkey/Syria Disaster Response Fund will be used to aid earthquake relief projects. In addition, the Trustees made available more than $125,000 to Rotary districts affected by the earthquake through Disaster Response Grants.

    Rotary's project partner ShelterBox also has an emergency response team assessing the needs in the region and how it can respond. That team is communicating with Rotary district leaders. Rotary's service partner Habitat for Humanity International is also working on its response. Many Rotary members are asking how they can help. Here's how to have the greatest impact:

    • Give to Turkey/Syria Disaster Response Fund. Donations help clubs and districts provide aid and support rebuilding efforts where the need is greatest. The funds are distributed to affected communities through disaster response grants. The Disaster Response Fund can accept cash contributions and District Designated Funds (DDF).
    • Support local initiatives. As we learn about local response efforts that are being led by clubs and districts, Rotary raises awareness about how to support them. People can then support these projects by working directly with Rotary members in the region. If you want us to publicize information about local response efforts, write to relief@rotary.org.
    Rotary Spotlight

    Liz Nevitt Selected as District Governor Candidate for the 2025/26 Rotary Year

    We are thrilled to announce that Elizabeth “Liz” Nevitt has been selected as our candidate for District Governor for the 2025/2026 Rotary year, subject to approval by Rotary International and ratification by the District members at the annual business meeting in the spring of 2023.

    Liz is a fourth generation Rotarian. She joined the Menasha Rotary Club in 1998 and moved to the Ripon Rotary Club in 2012. Liz served as President of each club twice, and held other club leadership roles. At the District level, she served as Assistant Governor for three years, District Family of Rotary Resource Group Coordinator and has been the District Stewardship Subcommittee Chair for the past three years. Liz is also a Rotary Foundation Major Donor, Paul Harris Sustaining Member, and the District's newest PolioPlus Society member.

    Please join us in congratulating her and thanking her for her continuing service to Rotary.
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