Frank Belote, Author at Washington Daily News

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Rotary Minute: Rebuilding spirits in Puerto Rico — Part II

  Once the immediate needs were under control following Hurricane Maria in late 2017, the Rotary Club of San Juan started to think about long-term ... Read more

by Frank Belote, Friday, February 8, 2019 7:26 pm

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Rotaractors in Brazil encourage recycling

High-school-age Rotaractors from Conceicao dos Alagoas, Brazil, were concerned that too few people were supporting national efforts to recycle. Upon learning that only about 2 ... Read more

by Frank Belote, Saturday, December 1, 2018 7:34 pm

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Rotary Minute: A Rotarian makes a difference in Sri Lanka

The nation of Sri Lanka suffered through a decades-long civil war at the close of the last century. Both sides buried land mines which remained ... Read more

by Frank Belote, Sunday, November 11, 2018 5:19 pm

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Rotary helps firefighters in Peru

Emergency responders across Peru are now better outfitted to handle calamity after Seattle-area Rotarians delivered a shipping container loaded with retired, but fully functional, firefighting ... Read more

by Frank Belote, Monday, November 5, 2018 9:21 am

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Rotary Minute: Rotary and ShelterBox prepare for hurricane season

ShelterBox is an international disaster relief charity that works with Rotary International to provide temporary shelter and lifesaving supplies to displaced families anywhere in the ... Read more

by Frank Belote, Friday, August 17, 2018 7:37 pm

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Rotary helps fishermen in the Philippines

In the calm blue waters of Lamon Bay, Philippines, lies a source of pride for local fishermen and a submerged salute to Rotary: an artificial ... Read more

by Frank Belote, Friday, August 10, 2018 6:22 pm

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Rotaractors making a difference in Uganda

Uganda now hosts more than 1.5 million refugees within its borders but allows all registered refugees to move about at will. As a result, established in ... Read more

by Frank Belote, Friday, August 3, 2018 7:18 pm

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Rotary helps with reconstructive surgery in Chile

Since 1993, Rotarians in Chile and the United States have teamed up to provide life-altering reconstructive surgeries via a program called Rotoplast. About 600 children are ... Read more

by Frank Belote, Friday, July 27, 2018 6:03 pm

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Rotary continues to assist refugees

As mentioned previously, more than 28,000 people are uprooted from their homes each day as a result of war, oppression and poverty. That’s nearly 20 ... Read more

by Frank Belote, Friday, July 20, 2018 6:49 pm

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Rotary Minute: Rotarians help in Gambia

Jalanbang, a small village in Gambia, had no school at all until 2010, when an enterprising tour guide built one with money donated by satisfied ... Read more

by Frank Belote, Friday, May 4, 2018 7:42 pm

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