POLIO DAY FESTIVAL
Sunday, October 21, 2018 from 07:00 to 21:00
ras el jabal, aley, aley, Lebanon
Join us on the 21st of October 2018 to participate and support the End Polio Now worldwide campaign. The schedule of the event is as follows. A marathon(10km), walkathon(5km) and bike ride(15km) will start at 8:00am. The route will show you Aley’s most beautiful sceneries. The closing of the marathon will lead to a spectacular parade and festival with a live stage that will include bands, entertainment shows, and much more. Also, the festival will include food vendors, bouncy houses, kids play area, and festive activities.
The main cause for this event is to spread awareness on Polio and all earnings of the race will go to support the “End Polio Now Campaign”.
Tickets will be sold in various locations (bookstores...etc)(TBA). Pricing for the ticket is 15000 L.L for adults and 10000 L.L for young adults 13 and under. Tickets include race participation and festival entry. For festival entries only, tickets will be at sold 5000 L.L. /person; those tickets can be purchased at the festival entrance.
Special offers will be made to large groups, NGOs, and schools. For more information contact our page
"Rotaract is a Rotary-sponsored service club for young men and women ages 18 to 30. Rotaract [Aley club is] community based, and [it is] sponsored by a local Rotary club. This makes them true "partners in service" and key members of the family of Rotary." How does it work? "All Rotaract efforts begin at the local, grassroots level, with members addressing their communities physical and social needs while promoting international understanding and peace through a framework of friendship and service."
Rotaract operates through five different avenues:
1- Community Development, reemphasizing Rotaract's mission of supporting the community.
2- Professional Development, in line with the club's purpose of developing members' and guests' professional skills and networking.
3- Fundraising, solely for the purpose of a pre-defined community development cause.
4- International Understanding, in order to get to know and understand different cultures, as well as to link with Rotaractors from all over the world.
5- Club Service, which aims at strengthening the friendly relationship between members, guests and friends of the club.