Gainesville Rotary Club president Marty Jarboe, left, stands with Hollis R. Lackey. Governor 2012-13 of Dist. 5790 and member of the Arlington Sunrise Rotary Club. Lackey updated club members about Rotary International's #1 goal to eradicate polio. World Polio Day is Oct. 28, the birthday of Jonas Salk, inventor of the polio vaccine. Lackey explained that polio is now extinct in all but 3 countries: Afghanistan, Nigeria and Pakistan adding that 2.5 billion children have been vaccinated, an equivalent of one-third of the world population.