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Petersburg Rotarian travels to India to build dam; give polio vaccines

 

Photo COURTESY OF RICK BRAUN

Rick Braun toured the Taj Mahal and other sites around the country on his 19-day visit.

Petersburg Rotarian Rick Braun traveled to India recently to administer polio vaccines and help build two dams to create a water retention reservoir. The reservoir will provide both crop irrigation water and raise the underground water table, enabling area wells to store more water for village residents.

Braun has been a member of the Petersburg Rotary Club since 1987. The club has carried out fundraising projects for the organization's Polio Plus project for decades.

Braun said polio has been eradicated in India for the past five years, but cities and villages located near the Pakistan bor...



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