Recent News

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January 8, 2018

Founders of Speaking Books featured in Hilton Head monthly Premier Magazine

WHEN IT COMES TO GIVING BACK, BRIAN JULIUS AND ZANE WILSON CAN’T SLOW DOWN. Brian Julius and Zane Wilson are good at many things. Relaxing is not one of them. […]
November 8, 2017
Afia: Breaking Taboos in Afghanistan

Afia: Breaking Taboos in Afghanistan

Afia’s story, sent to us by UNICEF Afghanistan is an excellent account describing the enormous challenges facing UNICEF Mobilisers and Rotary Volunteers in educating local and vulnerable populations against Polio […]
October 29, 2017
r Bob Laughlin & Brian Julius

Rotary & Polio presentation by Dr Bob Laughlin & Brian Julius

Rotarians Dr. Bob Laughlin and Brian Julius gave us a great presentation on Rotary & Polio from the beginning through what’s going on now…
October 29, 2017
World Polio Day

Speaking Books Newsletter October 2017

World Polio Day We Are This Close When Rotary launched its worldwide mission to eradicate Polio in 1988 there were some 350,000 cases, and 125 polio endemic countries. By 2014, […]
October 26, 2017
End Polio

Beaufort County Rotary fighting to rid the world of polio

Rotary International has put more than $2 Billion and countless volunteer hours into immunizing 2.5 billion children against polio
October 12, 2017
End Polio TV Appearance

Hilton Head TV Station focusing on the Rotary End Polio Now Campaign and World Polio Day 2017

Hilton Head TV Station focusing on the Rotary End Polio Now Campaign and World Polio Day 2017
October 12, 2017

World Polio Day

Rotary Celebrating a Significant Achievement Significant because when Rotary launched its worldwide mission to eradicate Polio in 1988 there were some 350,000 cases, and 125 polio endemic countries. Significant, that […]
July 6, 2017
Sesame Street Workshop

Sesame Square Teams Up with Speaking Books to Support Literacy in Northern Nigeria

Sesame Square & Speaking Books Brought to you by our special guest writers this week from Sesame Workshop: Ayobisi Osuntusa and Agatha Nwajagu It’s difficult to grow up in today’s […]
July 6, 2017

Being Your Best

Being your Best – A new Speaking Book Created for the South African Depression and Anxiety Group (SADAG) with the Rotary Club of Hilton Head and funded by the National […]
July 6, 2017

Greetings From Speaking Books, and Hilton Head Rotarians at the Rotary International Convention in Atlanta

Rotary International’s biggest get-together of the year occurred in Atlanta last week with more than 34,000 members from 174 countries, gathering to renew friendships, find inspiration, and celebrate The Rotary […]