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by Citizen League
St. Paul, MN – Few issues have a bigger impact on the lives of Minnesotans than healthcare, and critical decisions about the future of our healthcare system are being made in St. Paul this year.
Citizens like you need to be a part of the conversation. Here’s why…
The bipartisan Minnesota Health Care Reform Task Force has asked for guidance directly from Minnesota citizens on the tough decisions that need to be made related to improving our healthcare system.
Citizens Solutions is designed to do just that. Sponsored by the Citizens League and the Bush Foundation, Citizen Solutions is a series of forums taking place across the state to engage thousands of Minnesotans in a different kind of conversation about health and health care.
Please join us for a meeting at a location convenient to you.
Light refreshments will be provided. Everyone is invited and encouraged to attend!
See the article in the West Central Tribune about our meeting in Wilmar, MN | Click Here!
For more information, please contact:
Rotary Club Radio Episode 019
On April 27, 2011, over 160 tornado’s blew across the southern portion of the United States. These storms raged across 6 states killing 290 people.
- Alabama – 204 fatalities
- Mississippi – 33 fatalities
- Tennessee – 33 fatalities
- Georgia – 14 fatalities
- Virgina – 5 fatalities
- Kentucky – 1 fatality
Alabama was the hardest hit with 204 fatalities, the tornado that ripped through Tuscaloosa – Home of the the University of Alabama – was thought to be over 1 mile wide and over 200 mph. Early estimates are that it was an EF5 tornado.
According to news sources, people were given about 24 minutes notice to prepare for the tornado’s, but the combination of the size of the twisters and the magnitude of power behind them, most structures were completely destroyed; nothing was left.
Rotary Club Radio has reached out to both of the Rotary Club of Tuscaloosa, in hopes of hearing more about the recovery efforts and how our community might support them.
You can visit their websites to send them well wishes as well.
Here is a video from Tuscaloosa News
Here is another Video from ABC News
019 Rotary Club Radio – Paul Mooty – Polio Eradication
- Our special guest is Paul Mooty from the Edina, MN Rotary Club. Paul wrote a case study on the success of Polio Eradication for the Center for Integrative Leadership – through the Carlson School of Management & Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs.
Paul details Rotary’s history with Polio and how Rotary became known for involvement in Polio Eradication. Although many people know of Rotary’s involvement, they don’t all know the story behind it. You may be surprised!
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