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					 The Rotary Club of Knoxville
96th Year of Service Above Self - - A Legacy to Build On

               Rotary Good Works




               Rotary Year 2011-2012

                 Sam C. Weaver, President
                               Polio


   Rotary has inoculated 2 Billion
    children for Polio through Polio Plus




           Because YOU reached within to embrace humanity

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Chandigar, India
   ROTARY is placing enough Shelter
    Boxes to provide shelter for
    1,000,000 displaced Africans.



     Because YOU reached within to embrace humanity
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Rotary Family Day at the
 Tennessee Valley Fair
   ROTARY is building 25 schools to replace
    those destroyed by the 2004 tsunami




            Because YOU reached within to embrace humanity
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   Webb School of Knoxville
        Interact Club




Raised $366 for Polio by selling SAS wrist bands
   6000 people/day die of water borne
    diseases. ROTARY is helping.




     Because YOU reached within to embrace humanity
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   Water project initiated by Knoxville Rotary
    Club built water supply in 35 cities in 2010




    Because YOU reached within to embrace humanity


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                  Community Service
                Environmental Committee
Environmental Programs: Rotary Forward:




  Kim Greene, TVA           Dr. Keith Willis, Trane
Chief Financial Officer   Renewable Energy Sources




      Gordie Bennett, University of Tennessee
                The Greening of UT
                 Peace Scholars


    ROTARY funds 2 year masters level
    World Peace programs at 8
    universities around the world



     Because YOU reached within to embrace humanity
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Program Committee




  Coach Derek Dooley, Head Coach
  University of Tennessee Football
      Tuesday, July 26, 2011
            Ambassadorial Scholars


   ROTARY has funded 40,000
    ambassadorial scholars since 1947




     Because YOU reached within to embrace humanity
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     International Service
2nd RCK Annual House Party at
High Hampton in Cashiers, NC
                    Medical Aid


   ROTARY has sent over 50 missions to
    teach eye surgery to developing
    nations in the past decade.



     Because YOU reached within to embrace humanity
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                 HonorAir Knoxville
                           A Tribute to all East Tennessee World War II Veterans




“I have had 3 experiences in my life that have made a lasting
impression on me. #1, the day I married my wife on October 2,
1942. (He recently lost her) #2. The day I returned home from
overseas combat duty on August 17, 1945 because there were times
I didn’t think I would make it, and #3, the trip to Washington, DC
which was very emotional, and very memorable. ”
                                    -Norm Kratschmer (WWII Veteran)
                         Polio


   More than 1,000,000 deaths
    averted by PolioPlus campaign.


   Because YOU reached within to embrace humanity


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Knoxville Catholic High School
         Interact Club
                 Shelter Boxes


   ROTARY Shelter Box program provided shelter for
    140,000 Sri Lanka tsunami victims




   Because YOU reached within to embrace humanity


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                       Katrina


   After devastating tsunami in 2004, the Sri Lanka
    clubs sent $10,000 to help Katrina victims.




   Because YOU reached within to embrace humanity


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University of Tennessee
                        Peace


   ROTARY is the largest secular organization
    promoting peace and goodwill




   Because YOU reached within to embrace humanity


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Christmas in Mateszalka, HU
   ROTARY has spent over $180 Million on
    18,000 matching grants in 166 countries.




   Because YOU reached within to embrace humanity


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        Stanford, South Africa
                –   Care packages handed out to about
                    115 sick, old and handicapped adults.

                –   Over 300 parcels of sweets and crisps
                    handed out to needy children.




“We cannot thank you enough for your support
  and active participation in this project.”
                                      -Ansie Reitsma
              Group Study Exchange


   Since 1965, some 10,600 teams (over
    46,000 people) from 100 countries have
    participated in Group Study Exchanges


            Because YOU reached within to embrace humanity


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Rotary Club of Knoxville to host
     GSE Thailand Team

             GSE Team program Tuesday, April 19, 2011.
       Student Exchange Program


   7500 Teenagers take part in the ROTARY
    international exchange program each year
    promoting peace and understanding.




   Because YOU reached within to embrace humanity


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    Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar



                                            Brisbane, Australia




                               “Who would have thought that signing up for Interact at the
                               age of 15 would lead me to give speeches at Rotary Clubs on
                               four continents. What an amazing organization.”
                                                                             -Michael Ahillen



       Michael Ahillen
Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar
                   Polio Progress
   1985: 350,000 polio cases/year in
    125 countries
   2005: <2000 cases in 4 countries
   2010: 1300 cases in 4 countries
   2011: 65 cases in 4 countries
      • 1 in India
      • 1 in Afghanistan
      Because YOU reached within to embrace humanity
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     International Service
Welcome Picnic for Int’l Students
   ROTARY Shelter Box program provided
    shelter for 6100 Philippine typhoon victims




           Because YOU reached within to embrace humanity


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    Webb School of Knoxville
         Interact Club




World Outreach Dinner Fundraiser raised $9,000.00
                     Blindness

   The world has 37 Million blind persons.

   Thru ROTARY 500,000 sight saving procedures
    have been performed in the past 5 years.




   Because YOU reached within to embrace humanity


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Knysna, South Africa
                 Shelter Boxes



   The ROTARY shelter box program has provided
    shelter for 490,000 people over the last 6 years




   Because YOU reached within to embrace humanity


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The Rotary Club of Knoxville
              World Rotary Day


   Area Rotary clubs have refurbished a different
    Knox County school playground every year for
    the past 3 years on World Rotary Day




   Because YOU reached within to embrace humanity

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    World Rotary Day at
Tennessee School for the Deaf




        Saturday, February 19, 2011
            Christmas Presents


   Knoxville Rotary Club provide funds for Christmas
    gifts for 246 orphans in 3 locations in Matezalka,
    Hungary, Christmas 2010




   Because YOU reached within to embrace humanity


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                          Matezalka
   In Matezalka, Hungargy, the Knoxville Rotary
    Club has:
  Refurbished a park
 Built a skateboard park

 provided bicycles

 for underpriveledged children

            Because YOU reached within to embrace humanity


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                     Flu Shots

   Each year Knoxville Rotary Club
    provides $3000 for vaccine and
    assisted in the vaccination of nearly
    10,000 people on Flu Shot Saturday.


   Because YOU reached within to embrace humanity

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Free Flu Shot Saturday
                       Knysna


   Knoxville Rotary Club bought a school bus
    for school in Knysna, South Africa




   Because YOU reached within to embrace humanity


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Mateszalka, HU Skate Park




       “Hello,

       In the name of the whole ‘team’ I would like to wish
       Merry Xmas. The components fixed yesterday caused
       big happiness for each of us, now we expect better
       weather to be able to use the parks. It is almost
       impossible to imagine a better Xmas present like this, an
       old dream came true yesterday. Thanks,
                                                         -Andris”
   ROTARY sent Shelter Box shelters to
    house 120,000 Pakistanis after
    October 2005 earthquake


   Because YOU reached within to embrace humanity

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Rotary Youth Leadership Awards
   Knoxville Rotary Club funds used to refurbish 23
    grade schools in Knysna, South Africa




   Because YOU reached within to embrace humanity


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2nd Annual Walk in the Smokies
                     Polio Plus


   5 million people are polio free because of
    the Rotary PolioPlus Campaign




   Because YOU reached within to embrace humanity


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   The Rotary Foundation
Annual Program Fund/STAR Club
          We are a 7-STAR Club in 2010!

              –   Total Club Giving –$29, 825.00

              –   $149.12 per capita giving

         RCK is 2nd highest in the District!
       Teacher of the Year Awards


   Knoxville Rotary Club honors teachers in the
    Knox County School System with Teacher of the
    Year Awards




   Because YOU reached within to embrace humanity

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Webb School of Knoxville
     Interact Club




South Africa Outreach Discovery Team
                  Scholarships


   Knoxville Rotary Club gives a $12,000 four
    year scholarship each year




   Because YOU reached within to embrace humanity

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  RFK Scholarship Awards




Top Row: Charlie Harr, Samantha Scates, PP Sam Albritton
         Bottom Row: Amber Miller, Nicole Wolf
   Knoxville Rotary Club sponsors and
    feeds incoming foreign students at
    UT and Pellissippi State




   Because YOU reached within to embrace humanity

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New Generations Service
   Knoxville Rotary Club is the first club
    in our 65 club district to donate over
    $1,000,000 to Rotary International


   Because YOU reached within to embrace humanity

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  The Rotary Foundation


         But wait, there’s more...

RCK is a MILLION DOLLAR Club

  –   $1,054,985.17 total lifetime club giving

Now our quest for $2,000,000 begins!
   ROTARY Shelter Box program provided
    shelter for 24,000 Katrina victims




   Because YOU reached within to embrace humanity


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Salvation Army Bell Ringing
   Knoxville Rotary Club helped sponsor Christmas
    for underpriveledged and shut-ins in Stanford,
    South Africa that included 76 children.




   Because YOU reached within to embrace humanity

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UNICUM Society




2011 New Year’s Eve Party at Naples
   Knoxville Rotary Club and Webb
    Interact Club help support a school in
    Chandigar, india with 50 students.




   Because YOU reached within to embrace humanity

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Rotary Club of Knoxville Tradeshow




                Tuesday
              April 26, 2011.
   Knoxville Rotary Club sponsors a Rotary
    Ambassador Scholar each year




   Because YOU reached within to embrace humanity

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RCK Mainstream Committee




   2011-2021 is the Mainstream’s 4th year

   Committee meets and holds social events

   Will preside over Spring Club meeting for a
    program of special musical entertainment
               Polio Eradication
   ROTARY has already spent $900 Million to
    eradicate Polio.

   They will soon add another $200 Million

   Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation gave $355
    Million to Rotary for polio eradication.



   Because YOU reached within to embrace humanity

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RCK Mainstream Committee
          Second Harvest
       Food for Kids Program
                  Clean Water

   More than 200 Rotary clubs went
    together for clean water projects in
    the Domincan Republic serving
    100,000 people.


   Because YOU reached within to embrace humanity

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    Rotary Club of Knoxville’s
Fat Tuesday Party & Reverse Raffle
                                  Tuesday, March 8, 2011
                                   6:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

                                       The Foundry
                                 747 World's Fair Park Drive

                                        Business Dress
                                 Mardi Gras Costume (optional)
                                   Prize for Best Costume

                                   $10,000 GRAND PRIZE

                              Ticket Information:
                              Dinner Tickets: $40.00 per person
                              Raffle Tickets: $100.00 per ticket

   Contact the Rotary Office to purchase your tickets today!
               Polio Inoculation



   Several members from Knoxville Rotary
    Club went to India to participate in polio
    inoculation program


   Because YOU reached within to embrace humanity

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 New Member Potluck Dinner




New member potluck dinner will held on January 27 at the
           home of Sam & Carol Weaver.
   Polio cases have been reduced 99%
    worldwide due to Polio Plus Campaign




   Because YOU reached within to embrace humanity


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        Upcoming May Events
                                       Teacher of the Year Awards
Clarence Brown Theatre’s




                                     2011 Teacher of the Year Award presentations
                                            to take place on May 3, 2011

                                    Four Way Test Rotarian of the Year




   Arts & Diversity Event to host
   Community School of the Arts
  students at the Sunday, May 1,
        2011 matinee show
                                       2011 Four Way Test Rotarian of the Year
                                          Award presentations to take place
                                                  on May 10, 2011
Social Events in 2010-2012




   KSO w/ World Renown     Music Man performance
       Violinist Midori   at Clarence Brown Theatre
     January 28, 2011            May 1, 2011
Rotary International Conference




  Mulit-District Conference   Rotary International Convention
        Nashvile, TN                 New Orleans, USA
         April 29-30                    May 21-25
     Rotary Award Recognition


STAR Club                                                                               RI Presidential Citation
                                       Polio Eradicator Club




            District 6780 Globe Club
                                                       James L. Bomar, Jr.   James L. Lacy
                                                             Lacy-Bomar Awards

				
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