March 15, 2019

Washington DC, 3/13/2019 — The Rotary Club of Dupont Circle (RCDC) is excited to announce a new meeting place at Across the Pond, located at 1732 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20009. RCDC meets Tuesdays at 7pm, with fellowship beginning at 6:30 pm.

“We are looking...

March 9, 2018

As refugees streamed into Berlin, Rotarian and physician Pia Skarabis-Querfeld spent the last three years building a network of volunteer doctors to help those in need.  Several Rotary Clubs in Berlin have supported these efforts by providing funds and volunteers.  The...

February 19, 2018

When a disaster happens in a far-away country, we want to help.  However, doing the wrong thing may make a bad situation even worse.  Unsolicited donations of goods often create a disaster within a disaster.  For example, they may clog the very ports through which huma...

February 16, 2018

There are more than 65 million persons displaced worldwide – more than at any time since World War II.  To get a sense of the scale of displacement, and the stories of individuals and families behind the numbers, I highly recommend Ai WeiWei’s Documentary “The Human Fl...

December 7, 2017

Rotary International President Ian Riseley has made the case that Rotary’s goal of sustainable service can be accomplished, in part, by protecting the environment. He has challenged every Rotary club to make a difference by planting one tree for each member before Eart...

October 28, 2017

About 80 percent of the world’s 285 million visually impaired people have treatable eye diseases, according to the World Health Organization. Rotary and the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) aim to promote eye health to underserved communities...

October 22, 2017

More than 1 billion people around the world live in inadequate housing according to the United Nations Centre for Human Settlements. Through a partnership between Rotary and Habitat for Humanity, more will have access to safe and affordable housing across the globe. Th...