General Secretary Of Rotary International Visits Binghamton
11/4/2012 (Updated 10:49:45 PM)
Rotary International is a worldwide organization who's members are dedicated to providing service in their communities and around the world. It's also an opportunity for them to network with other professionals.
On Sunday at a dinner at the Riverwalk Hotel members had an opportunity to meet the General Secretary of their organization, John Hewko. Rotary International has over one million members throughout the world who volunteer in their communities and support global causes such as eradicating polio.
"What an extraordinary organization Rotary is. There are many organizations that allow you the networking opportunities. There are many organizations that allow you the opportunity to do service projects in your community. Rotary is one of the few that allows you to do both. Were really trying to get Rotarians around the world extremely excited about the fact that were very close to eradicating Polio." said John P. Hewko, General Secretary of Rotary International.
The General Secretary says Afghanistan, Pakistan and Nigeria are the only three countries left in the world where polio has not been eradicated. If you would like more information about their organization you can go to their website at Rotary.org.