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The month of October, the Rotary focus is on Economic and Community Development. According to a Rotary publication, “nearly 1.4 billion employed people live on less than $1.25 a day.”
Babies are born able to process language. In the early years, they become increasingly aware of the language we use and start to use it themselves. Reading, talking and singing with them helps to build their understanding of the language they’ll come to use themselves. Reading in particular helps them understand how text works and positions them to increase their language and literacy skills throughout their lives. This early phase, before children are conventional readers is called the Early Literacy Phase.
District 7670 Rotarians,
If you ask me what is our #1 opportunity in 2018/2019? My answer is simple: Membership. In our recent Zone meeting, we learned five things I wish all Rotarians knew (and believed) about membership.
On June 16, 2018, Isaac Owolabi was installed as District Governor of Rotary International for Western North Carolina District 7670. As Governor, Isaac will be responsible for the management and direction of the 48 regional Rotary Clubs with approximately 2200 members for Fiscal Year 2018-19. Isaac is from Rotary Club of Asheville-Biltmore, a resident of Asheville, and a Professor of Business/Marketing at Montreat College. He came to the USA from Omu-Aran, Kwara State, Nigeria at the age of 25, where he had taught High School Math and Physics.