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Club Information

Welcome to Granite Rotary Club of St. Cloud!

St. Cloud Granite

Service Above Self

7:00 a.m. every Thursday EXCEPT 3rd Thursday of Month when we have a 5:00 social at various local locations
Courtyard Marriott
404 W. St. Germain St.
2nd Floor
St. Cloud, MN  56303
United States of America
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Opening Your Heart and Home

Without the willingness and sincerity of families who have opened their hearts and homes to students they have never met, the Rotary Youth Exchange Program would not exist.  In an ever-changing world, it is important that we expose our children, our students and ourselves to areas and people unlike us—it’s how we open our eyes to a global community that shares the same hopes and dreams that we do.

In the landscape of today, adults and children alike must learn about others and reaffirm their faith that people from all over the world are good. What better way to do that than becoming a host family?

 ENDPOLIONOW_4pAfter 25 years of hard work, Rotary and its partners are on the brink of eradicating this tenacious disease, but a strong push is needed now to root it out once and for all. It is a window of opportunity of historic proportions.

Reaching the ultimate goal of a polio-free world presents ongoing challenges, not the least of which is a US$535 million funding gap through 2012. Of course, Rotary alone can't fill this gap, but continued Rotarian advocacy for government support can help enormously.

As long as polio threatens even one child anywhere in the world, children everywhere remain at risk. The stakes are that high.

"If we all have the fortitude to see this effort through to the end, then we will eradicate polio."

- Bill Gates
 
 
Club Executives & Directors
President
Treasurer
Membership
Rotary Foundation
Immediate past president
Hospitality
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