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The Pennies for Polio campaign began at Diven Elementary school with a presentation by three Elmira Rotarians; Tom Weidemann, Joe Kozan. and Fred Kelsey. Using a wheelchair as part of the presentation, the Rotarians challenged the 2nd graders to create an in-school Public Service Announcement and spearhead a penny drive. Why pennies? Because a single vaccination for polio costs only 14 cents. 
 
As part of the challenge to the students, Fred rounded up 14 other Rotarians and friends to match up to $100 the amount raised by the students of Diven. So . . .

Rotary Club of Elmira volunteers serving lunch at the Elmira Community Kitchen last Saturday. We served over 100 meals.

Posted by Elmira Rotary Club on Monday, April 27, 2015

Welcome to the Elmira Rotary Club! 

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What Is Rotary?
Rotary is a global network of community volunteers.

Rotary club members are business, professional, and community leaders in your locality who meet regularly to plan and implement community service activities and network with other professionals. For those interested, members can also choose to become involved in international humanitarian service efforts. More than 1.2 million men and women in over 200 countries and geographical areas belong to over 33,000 Rotary clubs.

Rotary builds international understanding through scholarships, exchange programs, and humanitarian grants. Throughout the world, Rotary clubs participate in a broad range of educational, intercultural, and humanitarian activities designed to improve the lives of others.

Belonging to a Rotary club provides members with an opportunity to make a contribution to their own communities and to communities around the world.

People join Rotary for many reasons, including community involvement, personal development, professional networking, and camaraderie with fellow members. But perhaps the most important benefit is the satisfaction gained from making a real difference in the world.

 This is an open invitation to you. Come join us at our regular Tuesday lunch or at our monthly evening social. 

 
 
Speakers
Mike Kenna & Charlie Rizzo, Elmira Little Theater
Aug 14, 2018
Elmira Little Theater's upcoming season
Michael Lausell, NYS Senate Candidate
Aug 21, 2018
Campaign for NYS Senate
Andrew Tompkins, Finger Lakes Boating Museum
Aug 28, 2018
Executive Director of the Finger Lakes Boating Museum
Jeremy Cranmer, Exec Dierector, Transformation Ctr
Sep 04, 2018
The New Elmira Neighborhood Transformation Center
Chris Friend, Current NYS Assemblyman Dist 124
Sep 18, 2018
Re-election Campaign for NYS Assembly
Jerome Emmanuel, Chemung Co Executive Candidate
Oct 09, 2018
Campaign for Chemung Co Executive
2018 Elmira Rotary Club Youth Salute
Oct 16, 2018
Youth Salute Awards presentation
Chris Moss, Chemung Co Executive Candidate
Oct 23, 2018
Campaign for Chemung Co Executive
Michael Krusen, Chemung Co Executive Candidate
Oct 30, 2018
Campaign for Chemung Co Executive
 
Club Information

Welcome to our Club!

Elmira

Service Above Self

We meet Tuesdays at 12:00 PM
Elmira Riverview Holiday Inn
760 E. Water Street
Elmira, NY  14901-3399
United States

Phone:
(607) 444-1769
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