Thanks to a $2,000 District Grant, Rotary South was able to enhance the number of books distributed by our local Reading is Fundamental program to elementary schools in the area.
A wonderful time was had by all who attended this year's Awards and Installation Dinner! Be sure to check out the photo album (see right-hand column link). Our thanks to Rotarian Bob Fox for making everyone look so great!
The vote is in ... Rotary South has a new home!
Our Thursday noon meetings will now be held at the Secret Recipes Reception Center, located just off of Stevenson Drive on Normandy Road (north of Hardees). The food is fabulous, and there is plenty of free parking and accessibility and plenty of room to welcome everyone. Join us!
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Ever wonder what Rotary does and who participates?
Watch this video to see more: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_3q0dMjZ_-I
As it says at the end of the clip, in Rotary there are no funny hats, no secret handshakes.
Rotary is simply an opportunity to
serve the community,
and save the world.
The new children's clinic in Skopje Macedonia, which was established early this year with the help of several Rotary clubs (under the leadership of Springfield South Rotarian Lee Malany) and Hospital Sisters Mission Sisters Outreach, has performed its first liver transplant!
Here's an excerpt from an email report to Lee Malany from Lazar Zakovski in Macedonia:
Rotary South's latest international project involved raising funds to send a shipping container of medical supplies to Skopje Macedonia
Rotary South is proud to assist the Senior Center with Daily Bread deliveries to homebound seniors in Springfield on Thursdays.
Check out our DOWNLOAD FILES on the left of your screen for the latest delivery assignments schedule.