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World Polio Day 2016

Polio Day16This World Polio Day, there is much to celebrate. Since Rotary and its partners launched the Global Polio Eradication Initiative nearly 30 years ago, the incidence of polio – a vaccine preventable disease that still threatens children in parts of the world today - has plummeted by more than 99.9 percent from about 350,000 cases a year and this year to date, with only 27 having been diagnosed, has seen fewer children paralysed by polio than ever before.

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Experiencing RADAR

RADAR16 members visited the very impressive RADAR facilities in the Sydenham Industrial Estate Monday 17 October. They were fascinated by the range of facilities and life skills taught to young people. The full size set (25,000 sq ft) incorporates a house, farm, bus, train, fire station, court room, prison cell, shop, boat, park and more.


SandraLeo2Manager Sandra Leo gave a well-received address Monday 17 October on the new innovative centre RADAR - Risk, Avoidance, Danger, Awareness Resource – NI's first, and only, life-sized safety and life-skills education centre located in Sydenham Harbour Estate which opened in January this year which, in a non-traditional innovative way through a "purpose designed" indoor village, focuses on accident prevention by helping children and young people understand inherent risks in

The Last Armada

TheLastArmadaDes Ekin, author, journalist and historian, gave a well received address to the Club Monday 10 October on his book "The Last Armada" which chronicles the 1601 Siege of Kinsale particularly highlighting the personalities' of the protagonists and how the siege unfolded and ended. His graphic and illuminating account brought alive the 100 days that changed history and the courage and endurance of the 3 different colourful commanders - Spanish commander General Don Juan del

2 District Awards for the Club

DistrictCupForTABU16DistrictFoundationAwardToClub16The Club received 2 District Awards at the District Conference held 30 September – 01 October 2016 at the Keadeen Hotel, Newbridge, Co Kildare. They were accepted by President Ivan at the Conference and were presented them to the members responsible at the Club Assembly meeting 03 October 2016. The ard Leighton Memorial Cup for Youth Exchangeting TABU as the most outstanding District Youth Project was presented by Assistant Governor Roy Bailie to Past President Dav

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Welcome to the website of The Rotary Club of Belfast. Please explore and get a flavour of how volunteer Rotarians use their skills and vocations throughout our various projects to "Make a Difference" to people less fortunate than ourselves at home and abroad and the fun and fellowship we enjoy being members of the family of Rotary.

The Rotary Club of Belfast is a vibrant club, welcoming and friendly and we welcome visitors from the World of Rotary at any time.

PresIvan3I am honoured to have been invited to act as the 105th President of the Rotary Club of Belfast for the incoming year. The Rotary Club of Belfast was founded in 1911 and has been serving members and supporting deserving causes ever since.

In recent years we have attracted an ever increasing number of younger members into our Club and in my 2016/17 year as President this will continue to be the case, centred around a wide ranging and varied programme of events to ensure the enjoyment of all our members.

We will be organising a number of international, local and social projects throughout the year, with an emphasis on making a difference to the lives of the people we set out to help and to improve their chances of contributing positively to their society.

I extend a welcome to all at our Monday meetings and if, after reviewing our aims and activities, you would consider joining Rotary, please do not hesitate to contact us here.

 Ivan McMinn, President 2016/17

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