Recent News

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March 8, 2019

ROTARY TEAMWORK – A NEW APPROACH TO ERADICATING POLIO

Credit for launching a new approach to encouraging polio vaccinations in Pakistan can be traced half way around the world to the Rotary Club of Hilton Head Island, S.C The […]
November 26, 2018

Speaking Book helps kids understand cancer diagnosis WSAV TV

Children Coping with Cancer; A Speaking Book in English and Spanish sponsored by Pfizer with support from Rotary and endorsed by WMA – the World Medical Association. WSAV TV News
November 8, 2018

Children Coping with Cancer Speaking Book sponsored by Pfizer with Rotary and WMA

“Children Coping with Cancer” BY SPEAKING BOOKS Amy Coyne Bredeson – Contributor Thanks to the support of the Rotary Club of Hilton Head, children fighting cancer around the U.S. are […]
November 3, 2018

Rotary Club sponsors children’s cancer support book

Thankfully, Cade Kriscunas has never had cancer. However, the 12-year-old Hilton Head Island boy did play the part of a young character fighting the disease… Read the full PDF
November 3, 2018

Children Coping with Cancer

Thanks to the support of the Rotary Club of Hilton Head, children fighting cancer around the U.S. are introduced to David, a fictional pediatric cancer patient who explains the disease […]
October 26, 2018

WORLD POLIO DAY October 24 2018

Rotary’s World Polio Day being celebrated and recognized on the Steps of the State House Columbia South Carolina: Joe Wilson, US Representative for South Carolina, Dr Anne Matthews Past Rotary […]
September 25, 2018

TV Interview on launch of Children Coping with Cancer Speaking Book®

HH TV News 09 17 Brian Julius & Cade Kriscunas, Speaking Books
August 29, 2018
Multi-Media Educational Tool Created to Help Children Cope with Cancer

Multi-Media Educational Tool Created to Help Children Cope with Cancer (World Medical Journal)

The WMJ article “Multi-Media Educational Tool Created to Help Children Cope with Cancer”, just published is a phenomenal tribute to who those who participated in the creation of this ground […]
March 2, 2018
Children Coping with Cancer

Children Coping with Cancer

We are delighted to announce the creation of a new bilingual English/Spanish Speaking Book® for Children in America having to Cope with Cancer. For the first time there will be […]
February 12, 2018

Unicef Ethiopia Research published in WMJ (World Medical Journal)

Rapid Qualitative Assessment of Maternal and Newborn Health Care (MNHC) Speaking Books® in Two Districts in the Amhara Region, Ethiopa Health extension workers (HEWs) and the Health Development Army (HDA) […]