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BALLANTYNE | wire 26 Local Rotarians Climb Kilimanjaro Twenty-six members of Among Charlotte-area Rotarians who climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro were (from left) Mike and Susan Walker, Charlotte South Rotary; Noelle Humphreys, Charlotte South Rotary; Bill Belk, Charlotte South Rotary; Deb Corbett, South Meck-Rotary; Ineke Van der Meulen, Charlotte Evening Rotary; Bob Wilson, Mooresville Lake Norman Rotary; John Tabor, Charlotte Rotary; Beth and Hadley Trotter, South Meck-Rotary; and Phillip Jones, Charlotte International Rotary. Rotary clubs from District 7680, including the South Mecklenburg-Rotary Club, climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro in September. All made it to the top, and are the first U.S. Rotarians to reach the peak as a group. The members raised over $100,000 toward Rotary's signature project to "End Polio Now." Launched in 1985, this Rotarian effort has resulted in 20 million volunteers in 200 countries immunizing over two billion children. 24 BALLANTYNE MAGAZINE WINTER 2012-2013

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