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Annual Meeting-May 2 & 3

Registration is now open for our 2022 Annual Meeting! We are excited to be back in person at the Embassy Suites Columbia-Greystone (Columbia, SC) on May 2 & 3! The Monday afternoon training sessions will be in-person only (but recorded for future use) from 2-4pm, with an evening reception to meet the 2022 grant recipients. Tuesday’s session (11am-3pm) will be HYBRID so you can choose to attend in person if you are able or join us via zoom. The cost to participate will be $10 for online (we’ll be live 11am-12:30pm and 1:30-3pm). If you are able to join us in person, the cost will be $35 and will include a buffet lunch. Please register via the DACdb at...

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Special Announcement:

CART’s Executive Director, Bill Shillito, has announced his plans to retire from his position shortly. He has led the CART program since 2010, and has more than doubled the participating number of Rotary Districts during his tenure. We wish him the best on his retirement! The CART Nominating Committee is looking for a replacement for PDG Shillito. The primary requirements for experience are having served as Past District Governor and having worked with the CART program for at least four years, preferably as a District CART Chair. You can obtain  a copy of the Executive Director’s Position Description by contacting us if you or someone you know is interested...

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Dr. Se Hoon Choi (Harvard Medical School)

Dr. Se Hoon Choi (Harvard Medical School) was introduced as the recipient of a $100,000 grant from #TheCARTFund during the 2021 Annual Board meeting.

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Dr. Jose Abisambra (University of Florida School of Medicine)

Dr. Jose Abisambra (University of Florida School of Medicine) was introduced as the recipient of a $200,000 grant from #TheCARTFund during the 2021 Annual Board meeting.

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Online CART Presentation

Need a presentation for your Rotary Club? Here’s a recent one done by our board president Bill Parker you can share! Or contact him billparker105@gmail.com to schedule him to speak to your club! #PeopleOfAction #RotaryGeek #ENDALZ #TheCARTFund

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Dr. Gilbert Gallardo (Washington University School of Medicine)

Dr. Gilbert Gallardo (Washington Univ School of Medicine) was introduced as the recipient of a $100,000 grant from #TheCARTFund during the 2021 Annual Board meeting.

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Dr. Ma-Li Wong (SUNY Upstate University of Medicine)

Dr. Ma Li Wong was introduced as the recipient of $100,000 grant from #TheCARTFund during the 2021 Annual Board meeting.

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Dr. Susan Kaech (Salk Institute for Biological Studies)

Dr. Susan Kaech was introduced as the recipient of the Roger & Deane Ackerman Research Award ($300,000) from #TheCARTFund during the 2021 Annual Board meeting.

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2021 Grant Recipients Announced

Join us on Monday, May 3, 5:30-8:30pm, to hear from the SIX grant recipients who were selected for the 2021 class of researchers! Our Annual Board Meeting will be held virtually, and you can register one of two ways… If you are a Rotarian who uses DACdb, click here. If you are a non-Rotarian, or one who does not use DACdb, click here to register. Everyone registered will receive an email over the weekend with the log-in credentials. We are pleased to announce the award of another ONE MILLION DOLLARS in research grants this year thanks to the efforts of our amazing volunteers. We would be remiss if we didn’t also thank the wonderful research review panel,...

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Vacation Raffle Benefits CART

Vacation Raffle Benefits CART

Dean Lutz, long time Lincolnton (NC) Rotarian and dedicated supporter of CART, has served as his club’s CART chair for several years.  He and his wife own a beautiful mountain home in Blowing Rock, NC.  It’s not rented out, they keep it available only for family and occasional visits with friends.  He recently offered a two night/three day weekend stay to be used in a raffle to help the RC of Lincolnton (NC-D7670) reach their goal of $1,000.  Every CART donation of $25 got one ticket for the drawing, which was scheduled for the club’s spring “socially distanced” fling at the local YMCA pavilion on March 27th.  Through announcements at weekly...

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Heart for CART

Heart for CART

February may be universally known as “heart month” thanks to a special mid-month holiday. But Four Seasons Rotary (NC) put the focus on the brain with their 2nd Annual Heart for CART fundraiser at The Brandy Bar in Hendersonville, NC. There was physically-distanced fun and fellowship, and the owner of the venue, Brenda Coates, was presented a Rotary/CART jersey as a “thank you” for their continued support. Presenting the jersey was Rotary District 7670 CART Chair Michele Garashi-Ellick and Club CART Chair Cristina Hull.

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CART Fund Boot Camp: Episode 4

We are pleased to present the latest training video in our “Boot Camp” series to assist our volunteers with new and unique ideas for fundraising and public relations. You can find the episodes on our YouTube channel by clicking here. Be sure to “subscribe” to the channel to be notified of new videos as they are uploaded, & click the “like” button...

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