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Celebrating Earth Day!

27 Apr

Service in Action

Earth Day is celebrated every year on 22 April. Today, people around the world are helping protect our planet by cleaning up their communities, planting trees, contacting elected officials to urge support for environmental protection, or otherwise showing their support for renewable energy and conservation.

RI President Ian H.S. Riseley is challenging all 1.2 million Rotarians to take action this Earth Day by planting a tree. Below are a just few examples of clubs in action:

  • The Rotary Club of Abuja Life Camp in Nigeria planted trees at their adopted primary school and encouraged the students/teachers to participate. Each student/teacher had the opportunity to adopt a tree with a Rotarian, and were encouraged to check-in on their trees in the future.
  • The Rotary Club of Gezira Sporting in Egypt planted 2,500 trees in 37 schools in the city of El Fayoum. The project provided nearly 1480 students and the surrounding community‚Ķ

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