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Jasper Rotary Club beating PANs to end polio




     The Rotary Club with participants at the Chamber of Commerce's Business After Hours beats pans in celebration of endemic polio now only being in (P) Pakistan,  (A) Afghanistan and  (N) Nigeria.


By Max Caylor, Rotary member


     “We are beating pans this afternoon in recognition that only Pakistan, Afghanistan and Nigeria (PAN) remains endemic with polio reporting only 157 cases,” stated Jasper Rotary president Jack Short.   Since 1988 Rotarians have contributed $1.2 billion and has helped secure $9 billion given to the end polio initiative through donor governments.      



      Mardi Gras In The Mountains was featured at the Chamber of Commerce’s Business After Hours event hosted by the Rotary Club.  The Ellijay and Jasper Knights of Columbus, Georgia Mountain Hospice and the Rotary Club of Jasper sponsor the evening of fine dining and entertainment to raise funds for their community service projects and programs.  Pickens County Queen and King candidates Angie Jones and Mike King. Voting donations and tickets for the March 1, gala, from 6:30-11 pm. at Chattahoochee Tech, can be do through     







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