The Moscow German Newspaper No 4, February 2002
Scholars give charity concert for Rotary Club The 44 meeting of the Rotary Club Moscow International was unusual not only because of the short time. The international business community has gathered this time at the residence of the German Ambassador. He has together with his wife invited to his charity concert with the children of a Moscow musical school. It is important to help, says the Ambassador, which was accepted this evening as honorary member of the Rotary Club Moscow International for his outstanding long term humanitarian involvement. Gratifying is also the interest of Russian companies to sponsor our events, says the vice-president of RCMI Josef Marous and points to sponsors Vneshekonombank, Rossbank, Inna-Tours and Itera. Also the member of the board of RAO EES and former minister of economy Jacob Urinson confirmed through his presence, that the humanitarian ideas are gaining the Russian business world. The international companies Metro, Volkswagen, West LB, Preussag, Shell, Hella, DaimlerChrysler, Adidas, Japan Airlines, Sapporo restaurant, Kanebo and Ricoh also confirmed their support for the Rotary aid activities.