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Walk with Rotary to end polio

The public is invited to join Rotarians and the Lake Tahoe community on Saturday from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. for a 3-K Lake Tahoe Walk To End Polio starting in the back parking lot of Harveys. The walk is a gentle stroll of 1.87 miles suitable for all ages and fitness levels. The cost is $15 per person and that will be matched two-for-one by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. A total of $45 will be added to Rotary International’s efforts to eradicate polio in the world. Register online at tahoepoliowalk.com or call Cheryl Zarachoff at 775-588-1142.

The Lake Tahoe Walk To End Polio is part of the Rotary District 5190 Conference at Harrah’s Lake Tahoe from May 14-17 that will bring more than 600 visitors to South Lake Tahoe. More than one million Rotarians have donated their time and money during the last 30 years to raise $1.3 billion to eradicate polio in the world. These efforts have been successful. Polio infection has been reduced by 99 percent since 1985. Rotarians have immunized more than 2.5 billion children in 122 countries. Join Rotarians and their families for a beautiful and leisurely walk at spectacular Lake Tahoe for a great cause.

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