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Calling all motorcycle enthusiasts in District 7950...
Rotary District 7950 Motorcycle Run
to Fight Polio
Save the Date: Sunday, September 11, 2016
Rotary District 7950 Governor Russell Bertrand is a serious motorcycle enthusiast and has asked us to organize a Motorcycle Run to raise money for the RI Polio Plus Campaign.
Details are still being developed but please save the date and plan on joining us.
If you are interested in helping to organize this event, or have ideas to contribute, please contact:
Roger A. Cabral
Rotary Club of Fall River
M. Akee Parwaz
Rotary Club of the Bridgewaters
The Council on Legislation met earlier this year and passed several changes to the ways Rotary Clubs and Districts can conduct their business. You can view these changes by clicking on the Club Resources / Forms & Downloads menu.
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