October 24, 2019
Published in Club News

World Polio Day in Yerevan

On 24 October, World Polio Day,  Rotary Club of Yerevan Panarmenian organized flash mob “Kochari”(Քոչարի) in the city center of Yerevan, Northern Avenue. Northern Avenue is the most popular avenue in the Yerevan, where all Armenians and tourists like walking and enjoying their evenings.  Kochari is worldwide popular Armenian dance, all Armenian know to dance it. :)The aim  of this event was to raise  public awareness of the poliomyelitis.  During the event, people (adults, young people, young parents and etc) approached us by asking the questions "what is poliomyelitis ?, which kind of treatments do the children need ?,  does  poliomyelitis still exist in the World? and etc.We are glad to highlight that our event could raise public awareness among people, included young people who haven't known about the the poliomyelitis and  help them to think about it.


District Governor's visits started as early as the 1st of July. DG Shawkat Tadros and his spouse Inas were enroute to Georgia and Armenia on the 1st of July to Georgia and Armenia to commence the visits of the year. The Rotarians in both countries were very delighted to have the governor amongst them. 

The visit started on the 1st of July by visiting RC Tbilisi Academia followed by RC Rustavi International. During the visits to Rustavi, the Governor visited a project made by the club. The second day featured a visit to the RCs Tbilisi Ambassador and Tbilisi International. 

On the 3rd day, the Governor and his spouse, along with PP Bashar Asfour, headed to Armenia and started the visits by visiting RC Vanazdor and their project and RC Gyumri and their project. The 4th day featured the visit to the clubs of Yerevan (Yerevan, Yerevan Panarmenian, Yerevan Ararat & Yerevan International) along with the Rotaract clubs in Yerevan (Yerevan & Yerevan International). It was followed on the 5th day by a visit to a heart touching project implemented by RC Yerevan in a village close to the Azerbeijan borders. The delegation returned afterwards to Georgia, where it visited the projects of RC Tbilisi Ambassador (in Surami) and RC Tbilisi International

 The governor was fascinated and impressed by the Armenian and Georgian clubs and their Rotary spirit.

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