News from rotary A wide array of domestic and global news stories; news topics include politics / government, business, technology, religion, sports/entertainment, science/nature, and health/lifestyle. Articles that appear in this section may be written in English or other languages, as well.

Jan 23, 2015, 12:46 ET

Efficiently Service High-Roof Vans with New Extended-Height Two-Post Lift from Rotary Lift

 NADA Expo Booth #2519S – The commercial van market is enjoying a renaissance as businesses and individuals flock to new unibody models...

Jan 22, 2015, 12:55 ET

New Rotary Lift LockLight™ Car Lift Accessory Provides Peace of Mind

 NADA Expo Booth #2519S – Rotary Lift introduces LockLight™, a patent-pending new lift accessory that shows technicians, shop...

Jan 20, 2015, 08:00 ET
Drops of the oral polio vaccine are given to a child in Nigeria. Photo Credit: Ruth McDowall for Rotary International

Rotary releases US$34.8 million to end polio worldwide

The continued fight to eradicate polio gets an additional $34.8 million boost from Rotary in support of immunization activities and research to be...

Jan 15, 2015, 11:30 ET

Rotary hosts film screening contrasting polio - a virus on the brink of global eradication - with the growing threat of preventable diseases in California

Rotary will screen two documentary films: Invisible Threat, which explores the immune system in relation to the debate on vaccine safety in...

Jan 07, 2015, 17:15 ET

Find the Right Lift for Servicing New "European Style" Commercial Vans in the Rotary Lift Booth at NADA Expo

 Rotary Lift will show off the full capabilities of its new Shockwave™-equipped, extended-height 12,000 lb. capacity two-post lift at the...

Nov 18, 2014, 12:55 ET

Rotary Lift Updates Four-Post Alignment Lifts for Greater Precision and Productivity

 Rotary Lift has updated its 14,000 lb. capacity ARO14 alignment lift to offer greater precision, faster performance and new user-friendly...

Nov 10, 2014, 13:31 ET

Improve Ergonomics and Boost Shop Productivity with Rotary Lift Wheel Wing™ Tire Hanger

 Rotary Lift's latest productivity-enhancing car lift accessory makes it easier for technicians to remove wheels for tire rotations and brake...

Oct 28, 2014, 18:12 ET

Rotary Lift to Showcase Updated Four-Post Car Lifts at SEMA Show 2014

 Vehicle service professionals will have the first opportunity to see Rotary Lift's updated 14,000 lb. capacity four-post general service and...

Oct 24, 2014, 07:52 ET

On World Polio Day local Rotary International clubs ask community for help

Today is World Polio Day, and Rotary International is calling attention to this devastating disease by asking people to make a contribution to end...

Oct 23, 2014, 17:53 ET

Rotary Lift Introduces MOD35 Heavy-Duty Inground Lift Saddles and Adapters

Rotary Lift has updated its patented universal style lifting saddles and is introducing a variety of lift adapter packages for use with its new...

Oct 21, 2014, 08:00 ET

Journée mondiale contre la polio : le Rotary verse 44,7 millions de dollars pour financer des activités d'éradication en Afrique, en Asie et au Proche-Orient

-- Un évènement organisé par le Rotary le 24 octobre et retransmis en direct en ligne met à l'affiche des experts...

Oct 21, 2014, 08:00 ET

Rotary marks World Polio Day 2014 with US$44.7 million in grants to fight polio in Africa, Asia and the Middle East

 With the world "This Close"—99%—to eliminating polio from the planet, the effort is receiving an additional US$44.7 million...

Oct 09, 2014, 09:00 ET

Atlanta Rotary member among 10 Rotary 'Women of Action' recognized at The White House

Marion Bunch of the Rotary Club of Dunwoody was honored by Rotary on Oct. 7 as one of Rotary's 'Women of Action' for her exemplary dedication to...

Oct 08, 2014, 13:30 ET
Rotary Lift's 7,000 lb. capacity ATO7 two-post lift has an overall width of just 10 feet, 3 inches, enabling shop operators to get maximum productivity out of narrow bays and limited spaces. (PRNewsFoto/Rotary Lift)

Boost Productivity in Small Spaces with New Rotary Lift ATO7 Two-Post Lift

 Rotary Lift's new space-saving ATO7 7,000 lb. capacity two-post lift helps shop owners get more productivity out of tight spaces. The lift...

Oct 01, 2014, 13:43 ET
New Rotary Lift MOD35 modular heavy-duty inground lifts are manufactured using a variety of unique corrosion-fighting processes to provide customers with greater durability. All MOD35 frames, patented universal saddles and adapters are electrocoated using the same process automotive manufacturers employ to paint new cars and truck frames. The heavy-duty automatic shutter plate trench covers are nitrided to provide long-term protection against daily wear and tear. (PRNewsFoto/Rotary Lift)

Rotary Lift Declares War on Rust: New Processes Protect MOD35 Heavy-Duty Inground Lift from Corrosion

When it comes to lift maintenance and durability, rust is the enemy. So with the introduction of the MOD35 modular heavy-duty inground lift series,...

Sep 30, 2014, 16:15 ET
Rotary Lift has upgraded its SM series 14,000 lb. capacity four-post lifts by increasing rise height, improving drive-on ramps and finishing everything off with a durable powder-coated hammer-tone paint finish. (PRNewsFoto/Rotary Lift)

Rotary Lift Updates Light-Duty Four-Post Lifts for Better Productivity and Durability

Rotary Lift has updated its SM series of 14,000 lb. capacity four-post lifts to provide greater productivity and durability through a higher rise...

Sep 29, 2014, 17:00 ET
Rotary Lift's new MOD35 modular heavy-duty inground lift will debut at the APTA Expo, held Oct. 13-15 in Houston. The Rotary Lift booth (#3447) will also feature the new MW-500 mobile wheel lift and a Mach Series mobile column lift, so attendees can learn about a variety of lifting solutions for their operations.  (PRNewsFoto/Rotary Lift)

Rotary Lift to Debut New MOD35 Modular Heavy-Duty Inground Lift at APTA Expo

 Rotary Lift will debut its MOD35 modular environmentally friendly inground lift at next month's APTA Expo. The MOD35 heavy-duty inground lift...

Aug 04, 2014, 14:56 ET

Rotary highlights local solutions to hunger in Chicago

As part of his cross-country ride to raise awareness of community-based strategies to fight hunger in America, Seattle Rotary member Benjamin...

Jul 30, 2014, 13:05 ET
Government fleet operators can see firsthand how a Rotary Lift Mach(TM) series mobile column lift provides unobstructed access to the underside of a vehicle in the Rotary Lift booth (#531) at the APWA 2014 International Public Works Congress & Exposition, Aug. 17-20 in Toronto. (PRNewsFoto/Rotary Lift)

See How Rotary Lift Mach™ Series Mobile Column Lifts Increase Vehicle Access and Productivity at APWA Expo

See for yourself how easy it is to work on a vehicle using Rotary Lift Mach™ series mobile column lifts. Stop by the Rotary Lift booth (#531)...

Jul 22, 2014, 17:17 ET
Rotary Lift's patent-pending Shockwave(TM) technology, which drives the world's fastest two-post and inground lifts, is now available for the first time on four-post lifts. (PRNewsFoto/Rotary Lift)

World's Fastest Car Lift Technology Now Available on Rotary Lift Four-Post Models

 Rotary Lift is expanding its Shockwave™-equipped line of vehicle lifts to include four-post models, providing substantial time savings...