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Shelbyville Rotary Club Visited by Former Exchange Student

The Shelbyville Rotary Club had a special guest at their meeting on Monday. Diana Ruhle, who came to the club 30 years ago as foreign-exchange student from Australia, paid the club a visit. Rotary Club Member Don Behl  tells Regional Radio News the story:

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Behl says this isn’t the first time Diana has come back:

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Behl says the program is a rewarding experience for the host family:

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Behl says the Shelbyville Rotary Club hasn’t hosted an exchange student in 10 years due to the decline of member numbers and the lack of members who have high school age kids. Behl adds that other Central Illinois Clubs are active in the program such as Decatur, Champaign, and Danville. If you are interested in participating in the program, contact Don Behl at 774-5515 or contact any Rotary Club that is currently active in the program.

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