ROTARACT CLUB OF THE YEAR … UVU ROTARACT
District 5420 is pleased to honor UVU Rotaract as Rotaract Club of the Year for RY2020-21.
In conjunction with the UVU Office of Global Engagement, UVU Rotaract’s first event of the 2020-21school year, was a virtual commemoration of Rotary International’s World Polio Day as part of the 75th Anniversary of the United Nations. Together with Orem Rotary, they also co-hosted Congressman John Curtis for a panel discussion on conservation efforts, economic development, and climate change being addressed by the House of Representatives. They hosted the eleventh United Nations International Mountain Day (IMD) at Utah Valley University (UVU) and contributed to Orem Rotary’s Coats for Kids efforts to provide warm winter clothing by delivering coats to students-in-need at Westmore Elementary School and Windsor Elementary School. UVU Rotaract partnered with Orem Rotary in their oranges fundraiser.
UVU Rotaractors gained professional skills in preparation for the Commission on the Status of Women Conference and as a member of the Utah International Mountain Forum (UIMF) was highlighted in the written statement of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences – an official UN document. UVU Rotaract helped present a parallel event at the United Nations’ Commission on the Status of Women and was highlighted by the Mountain Partnership Secretariat under the UN. UVU Rotaractors participated in an Earth Day Park Beautification Project … and gained 8 members in the past year while focusing on growing their relationship with Orem Rotary, and maintained ongoing advocacy work for mountain women, in support of RI goals.