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Wednesday, May 12, 2021, 6:45 am
1000 Flags is back! Memorial Day Weekend at The Park at River Walk, Bakersfield
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Explore Rotary’s role in the 2,000-year history of vaccination
From 430 B.C. to the present day, people’s growing understanding of vaccination has changed the world. Today, vaccines protect against diseases such as diphtheria, cholera, tuberculosis, measles, polio, and more. Smallpox was declared eradicated in 1980. And in 1985, Rotary members who were inspired to add a second disease to the list of those eradicated launched the PolioPlus program to stop the spread of polio through strategic global immunization efforts. Thanks to the commitment of Rotary and our partners in the Global Polio Eradication Initiative, wild poliovirus cases worldwide have been reduced by 99.9% since 1988, with only two countries still reporting cases — Afghanistan and Pakistan. This year, Rotary clubs and districts are leveraging their experience fighting polio and mobilizing volunteers to support COVID-19 vaccination efforts, while continuing to ensure that children around the world are vaccinated against polio.
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Upcoming Meeting Speakers
Holly Arnold, Exec Director of BSO
May 05, 2021 6:45 AM
The Bakersfield Symphony Orchestra
The Bakersfield Symphony Orchestra
Shonna Shearson
May 12, 2021 6:45 AM
Toastmasters and the Rotary/Toastmaster partnership
Jeremy Moss
May 19, 2021 6:45 AM
The Life and Trials of the Gentleman Pirate, Major Stede Bonnet
Tom Day
Jun 02, 2021 6:45 AM
The Recent History of Crimea
Jennifer Jensen, Founder and Exec Dir
Jun 09, 2021 6:45 AM
Global Family Care Network
Meeting Duties
May 5, 2021
Walker, Neil
Wilmot, Mindy
Flag Salute
Simmons, Nick
Visiting Rotarians and Guests
Singh, Bani
Ashcraft, Chelsea
May 12, 2021
Black, William
Blunt, Darin
Bell, Jeffrey
Flag Salute
Baker, Stephanie
Visiting Rotarians and Guests
Wooldridge, Frank
May 19, 2021
Bensusen, Connie
Bender, Dale
Burke, Thomas
Flag Salute
Bryant, Harry
Visiting Rotarians and Guests
Buoni, Marianna
June 2, 2021
Duerksen, William
Desme, Greg
Collup, Athena
Flag Salute
Goodmon, Bree
Visiting Rotarians and Guests
Guerard, John
Bakersfield Breakfast Rotary Club
We meet In Person
Wednesdays at 6:45 AM
Skyline Cabinet & Millworks
800 S. Mount Vernon
Bakersfield, CA 93307
United States of America
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 -Dalai Lama