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ALMED MAZAHERI, MD TO SPEAK AT DOYLESTOWN ROTARY CLUB ABOUT THE MIDDLE EAST
The Rotary Club of Doylestown will host Almed Mazaheri, MD at their weekly meeting scheduled for July 18, 2012, at 5:30 p.m. at the Doylestown Country Club, 401 Pebble Hill Road in Doylestown. Mazaheri, a retired physician, will be speaking about the Middle East, specifically Iran, its interests in the Middle East region, and the Islamic movement.
Mazaheri’s ties to the Doylestown area run very deep. He was a president of the Doylestown Rotary Club in 1983, where he participated in a polio vaccination project in India. Mazaheri also served as president of Doylestown Hospital and the Bucks County Medical Society and was involved with the Boys Scouts of America and Bucks County Community College. Mazaheri currently teaches a course on the Middle East in colleges in Pennsylvania and California.
The meeting is open to member and non-member business professionals and reservations are required for non-member visitors. Those interested in visiting the Rotary Club of Doylestown should contact Jo-Anne Atwell at 267-614-2293, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. The cost to attend is $20, which covers the price of dinner.
About the Doylestown Rotary:
The Doylestown Rotary Club is comprised of business owners and professionals living and/or working in Doylestown, PA and the surrounding communities. Founded on April 28, 1924, the Doylestown Rotary was organized with a chartering membership of 20.
The Rotary Club of Doylestown sponsors business card exchanges, Four-Way Test Awards, Scholarship Awards, as well as events to raise funds for other organizations in need. Over the years, Rotary Club of Doylestown has supported Doylestown Hospital, the Delaware Valley College Horse Show, community athletic fields, highway landscape improvements, and organizations such as the March of Dimes, Twilight Wish Foundation, Village Improvement Association, the SPCA, and the Bucks County Historical Society.
Since 1965, the club has hosted dozens of foreign exchange students and sent as many local students abroad as part of their Student Exchange Program. The Rotary Club of Doylestown continues to host and send abroad exchange students. It also sponsors the Central Bucks East Interact Club, provides college scholarships to graduating seniors at all three Central Bucks High Schools, sponsors a regional weekend leadership camp for six Central Bucks High School students, and supports an annual essay and speech contest for local high school students.
On an international level, the Rotary Club of Doylestown provides financial support to Rotary International polio prevention programs, the Shelter Box program, and to programs that assist Maasai villages in Kenya, where monies raised have helped fund the drilling of five water wells. The final well project was completed and fully functional in June 2011.
Throughout the years, the Rotary Club of Doylestown and its members have been leaders in the community and have practiced "Service Above Self". For more information about The Rotary Club of Doylestown visit http://doylestownrotary.org. To learn more about Rotary International visit www.rotary.org.