Advancing peace brings Rotary, U.S. Olympic athletes together

By Rotary International On an evening in April, more than 50 representatives from the Rotary Peace Centers and members of the U.S. Olympic Committee who had gathered for an event in Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA, were treated to a surprise: a pre-dinner performance by the U.S. men’s Olympic gymnastics team.
“They showcased their prowess in tumbling, the high bar, and the pommel horse. It was stunning!” says Rotary International Director Jennifer Jones, who served as the emcee for the April event at the U.S. Olympic Training Center.
Sponsored by The Rotary Foundation, 1972 Olympic decathlon competitor Barry King,… …read more


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