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The official podcast of Rotary magazine, with stories from the magazine and Rotary Voices blog. Learn more about Rotary International, and how to participate in Rotary clubs at https://rotary.org.

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The official podcast of Rotary magazine, with stories from the magazine and Rotary Voices blog. Learn more about Rotary International, and how to participate in Rotary clubs at https://rotary.org.

    Two years of war: The battle for Ukraine’s identity

    Two years of war: The battle for Ukraine’s identity

    February 24, 2024 marks the two-year anniversary of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Russia still occupies 18 percent of the country. In light of this anniversary, we’re bringing back an episode from this time last year where we analyzed the situation in Ukraine, explored the prospect of peace, and discussed the importance of civil society in Ukraine’s postwar rebuilding.

    • 41 min
    First response to the opioid crisis

    First response to the opioid crisis

    “The more people that are prepared to deal with an event, the safer everybody is going to be.” Elizabeth Hewitt shares alarming statistics on opioid addiction and the stories behind the numbers as Rotary members join the race to save lives. This audio version of a story in the January 2024 issue of Rotary magazine is narrated by Scott Thomas.

    • 23 min
    The magic of Rotary: A town hall with Stephanie Urchick

    The magic of Rotary: A town hall with Stephanie Urchick

    Since joining Rotary in 1991, President-elect Stephanie Urchick has served the organization in many roles, including as a director, Foundation trustee, and chair of the RI Strategic Planning Committee and the Foundation’s Centennial Celebration Committee. She is a Rotary Foundation Major Donor and a member of the Bequest Society. In this town-hall-style Q&A, Urchick answers questions from Rotary’s incoming class of leaders.

    • 28 min
    Santa, the Rotarian

    Santa, the Rotarian

    There has long been suspicion that Santa Claus is a Rotarian. Believe it or not, Rotary magazine has tried to track down Santa for some time! In this special holiday episode, we finally pull it off. Bruce Templeton and Raimo Laitinen are Santa’s helpers. Templeton lives in Canada, and Laitinen lives in Finland. Although they help Santa connect with children in different ways, their mission is the same: make sure every child is cared for this holiday season.

    • 35 min
    The culinary paradise of Singapore

    The culinary paradise of Singapore

    “’To the people, food is heaven,’ says an ancient Chinese adage. If there is a food heaven on Earth, I’m convinced that I have found a colorful slice of it in Singapore.” Rotary editor Wen Huang navigates the diverse culinary offerings of Singapore ahead of the 2024 Rotary International Convention. This audio version of a story by Wen Huang in the November 2023 issue of Rotary magazine is narrated by Linda Yu.

    • 16 min
    The business of giving

    The business of giving

    For Derrick Kinney, money is not a stressor, but a tool to help others. He believes that by seeing money as empowering, you can motivate yourself to make even more money, encourage your colleagues, and bring in more business. But it all starts with reconstructing your mindset. Derrick Kinney is a financial coach, frequent Rotary magazine contributor, and author of Good Money Revolution: How to Make More Money to Do More Good.

    • 30 min

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