August 2020 Newsletter

RI Urges Rotarians to Cancel or Postpone All In Person Meetings and to Use Technology.

RI President Holger Knaack says "We know we can play a role to help flatten the curve, reducing the number of cases in the short term to allow our health systems to address this issue. If the collective global effort helps bring the situation under control."
RI's General Liability Insurance Does Not Include COVID-19.
As of July 1, 2020, the general liability policy for US Clubs & Districts has an exclusion for communicable diseases, which includes COVID-19.     
RI Has Made Important Funding Changes about Matching Contributions for Global Grants.     
There Are These Potential Global Grants with Overseas Clubs
About Fundraising in a Changed World.

You Were Part of History at the First Ever Virtual District Installation

We have the videos!
Rotary Club of Southborough Makes a Call to Action for Rotarians to Join Project Spirit! and Help Local Town Clerks.
The Town Clerks Are Overworked Due to the Pandemic and Need Help with the Primary and General Elections.  Lend a hand Now thru November 7th!
Rotary Clubs Take Action and Respond to COVID-19 with Projects to Support Local and Global Communities.
Take a Look at the List of Clubs and Their Projects!
Sturbridge Rotary Club Continues Support for Traumatized Children; You Too Can Help! 
Rotary Club of Acton-Boxborough Partners in Global Grant to Fight COVID-19 in India.
Partners In Health Presentation in Response to COVID-19.

PolioPlus Program Works to Eradicate Polio and Outbreaks of Additional Diseases Like COVID-19.

Looking for 3 Members to Join the Committee.

Update on District Grant Proposals.
We have completed proposals with the breakouts by areas of focus detailed. 

Open Doors with DG Diana


First one is on Wednesday, August 12th at 6:30 pm.  

NEW District Wide Monthly Youth Forum:
Youth of Action, Making a Difference.


What's Up with RYLA?
Take a Look at the New and
Improved My Rotary Coming Soon.


The World Famous Ducky Wucky River Race Is Looking for Ticket Selling Partners Across the District. 

Has your club's fundraising added up to a big goose egg because of the pandemic?  Start selling tickets to the world famous Ducky Wucky River Race

Don Wilson's Building Rotary Membership Through Passion and ASKING!

Join on Zoom Wednesday, September 16, 6-7pm
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Upcoming Club Events


August 29, 2020

30th Annual Ducky Wucky River Race
Multi-club event (Ayer, Shirley, Harvard, Devens and more)

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Upcoming District Events
Governor's Visit - Watertown
Aug 04, 2020 12:15 PM
Governor's Visit - Wellesley
Aug 04, 2020 6:30 PM
Governor's Visit - Charles River
Aug 06, 2020 7:15 AM
Governor's Visit - Clinton
Aug 11, 2020 12:15 PM
Governor's Visit - Hudson
Aug 11, 2020 6:00 PM
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2020-21 District Governor Diana Nestorova 


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