Service Above Self – Rosa Branson

  • Rosa Branson recently completed the Service above Self painting commissioned by Rotary International in Great Britain and Ireland.
  • A painting by British artist Rosa Branson, commissioned by Rotary International in Great Britain and Ireland (RIBI), was unveiled 19 March by Baroness Helene Hayman, the Lord Speaker, in the River Room at the House of Lords.
  •  Branson discovered Rotary’s work on a trip to Sierra Leone to visit the land-based operations of Mercy Ships, which is depicted in the painting and provides health care to port cities around the world. (Rotary clubs in Great Britain and Ireland helped raise more than £1 million [US$1.9 million] for the ophthalmic operating unit and the Rotary International Lounge of the new Africa Mercy ship.)
  • Other charities represented are the Impact Foundation, which aims to prevent and alleviate disabilities; the Institute of Cancer Research; The Rotary Foundation; ShelterBox; Sightsavers, whose efforts to fight blindness in developing countries have been supported by Rotary for more than 25 years; and the Wheelchair Foundation

 

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