What is happening?
Exciting events the last month. The first was the Founders Day Dinner celebrating 11 years since the club was founded, and honoring Shelby Weingarten as the founder. There were 58 attendees including 3 Past District Governors, excellent food and marvelous speeches. The second event was the visit by District Governor Allen Collins and his wife Teresa. Allen's presentation was inspirational. Upcoming events are our Fashion Show on Nov 1, and our Golf Tournament on Nov 23rd.
Our Club provides funding and support to local organizations such as We Care Food Pantry and Citrus County Food Bank. We also provide funding and labor to Rise Against Hunger which packages food for distribution to needy countries around the world.
Our club provides support to Lecanto Primary School by giving dictionaries to each 3rd grader, shoes and clothing to needy children and other materials where required. This year our focus is on providing LPS with a technology upgrade effecting all 3rd graders .
More than 2.5 billion people lack clean water throughout the world. At least 3,000 children die each day from diseases caused by unsafe water. We support the Rotary International Foundation in providing relief service throughout the world.
Since 1985 Rotary members have helped immunize more than 2.5 billion children against Polio. Today, all but two countries are free of polio. Our club donates money each year to Rotary International Polio Plus Fund which has joined with the Gates foundation to finish the job.