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A prehistoric disease resulting in Paralysis and/or death.


1955 Polio vaccine becomes available.


1988 Rotary International becomes a founding partner of

Global Polio Eradication Initiative


2020 Polio nears extinction.


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100% of people worldwide must be vaccinated.

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$10 to be a spectator.

$25 to enter the putting competition.

$75 and up to be recognized as a sponsor.

Featuring America's Got Talent and International Opera Star, Sean Panikkar and his talented family.  They will share an evening of fantastic, stress relieving music.  There will also be a silent auction to benefit our community through programs that strengthen mental health issues.  Rotarians volunteer at  the Haven in Pontiac, mentor STRIVE scholarship winners at West Bloomfield High School, promote education and Food Security programs such as Blessings in a Backpack, Meals on Wheels, and Thanksgiving Turkey dinners.  Tickets are $75 each and can be purchased  at Rotary Website (see link below).  The performance will be at the Steinway Music Studio located at 2700 E. West Maple in Commerce Twp.  Doors open at 6pm. on Thursday, April 27th..  Hors d'oeuvres and beverages will be served during the silent auction.
See Sean Panikkar perform - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y2BWwbnf-gQ
Tickets $75
Make checks payable to : West Bloomfield Area Rotary Foundation 
and mail to :   PO Box 252264, West Bloomfield, MI 48325
if you want to make a payment using Credit Card please send a msg. to westbloomfieldrotary@gmail.com
Interested in being a SPONSOR, please reach out to westbloomfieldrotary@gmail.com
Interested in donating an item for the silent auction, please reach out to westbloomfieldrotary@gmail.com

Join us and help save a child ...

Zambia, Africa is one of the poorest nations in the world.  Children are starving, clothed in tattered garments and have no shoes, often left to fend for themselves.  A shortage of clean water and proper sanitation also leads to a high death rate.

To help alleviate the suffering, OMNI (Orphan Medical Network International) began providing medical and humanitarian care in 2000.  Rotarian Dr. Henry Maicki has been part of the team of doctors, nurses and support personnel traveling annually to provide medical care since 2001. Team members pay their own transportation and lodging.   

In 2007, OMNI established an elementary school in  the George Community of Ndola. The children receive a nutritious daily meal, health care, shoes, clothing, and mosquito netting in addition to a basic education. Humanitarian care is provided as well. 

Safari Dinner Ticket Price: $100

If you cannot attend, please consider giving to this cause:
    $420 will feed, clothe and educate a child for one year.
    $500 will provide training and food for a family.
    Any amount is appreciated!

      WB Rotary Members Collaborate On Service Project

    (1.) Vinita receiving books from Paula in 2021     (2.)  The library in Pune. India
WB Rotarian Paula Konfara is an avid reader and lover of books.  In 2021, she donated numerous children books to be delivered to the Creative Academy in Pune India.  The connection?  Fellow Rotarian Vinita Parekh's sister had started an activity center where children learn reading and writing at the school.  Konfara observed, "Without Rotary I would never have known Vinita and these materials would never get into the hands of people who would really appreciate them.  Many of the books are outdated according to USA standards and yet a treasure for those with no books."
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Pine Lake Country Club
3300 Pine Lake Road
West Bloomfield, MI 48324
United States of America
Please note change: While Pine Lake Country Club is closed for renovations we shall meet in various locations on the first and third Fridays of the month unless otherwise noted.
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