Archive | February, 2016


Young man with neurological disorder receives specialized care, stays in school

Jose Israel is 13 years old and was born with Tethered Spinal Cord Syndrome, a neurological disorder caused by tissue attachments that limit the movement of the spinal cord. When Jose was 4 months old he received an operation to repair the spinal cord, but this caused secondary symptoms of other neurological issues, including deformations […]

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District 5950 Rotary Clubs come together in service

For the second consecutive year, Rotary clubs from District 5950 worked together to support education for impoverished students affiliated with Common Hope. This year’s project was focused on the implementation of a new and improved math curriculum, Guatemática, in Guatemalan public schools, as part of Common Hope’s Partner School program. Minneapolis City of Lakes, Buffalo, […]

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Zika virus information

CDC has issued a Level 2 travel notice for people traveling to Central America where Zika virus transmission is ongoing. A Level 2 alert advises that all those traveling to Central America should practice enhanced precautions. Because Zika virus is spread by mosquitoes, CDC recommends that travelers to Central America protect themselves from mosquito bites. For more information about […]

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