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Rotary Club of Franklin Polio Plus Project

PolioPlus is the flagship international program of Rotary International.  We have worked with many agencies and foundations (notably the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation) to eradicate Polio
in the world and have assisted it the raising of over a billion US$.  Currently, only three nations have Polio as a continuing disease.  They are Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Nigeria,  Many may not
realize that these PolioPlus drops also contain vaccines to fight childhood diseases configured to the area where the PolioPlus vaccines are administered.  That is the Plus part of PolioPlus. For more information see 2017-18 Club President Judy Chapman.

 

 

 

 

Rotary DG 2013-14 Ronnie Thompson presents Club President 2013-14 Nancie Wilson with the First Class President's Award for her club meeting the club's PolioPlus goal prior to October 31st, 2013. The presentation was made on November 20th, 2013. 

 

 

 

Images of the Rotary Club of Franklin raising money for Polio Plus through the Purple Pinky Project at the Macon County Fair September 11th through the 15th, 2013. 

 

 2012-13 Rotary District Governor Frank Dean (L) receives a check in the amount of $2200 from the Rotary Club of Franklin at the September 12th, 2012 meeting for the club's Polio Plus Contributions. Presenting the check is club foundation director Jim Garner (C) and club foundation champion Fred Berger (R).