Posted by John Borst on Feb 25, 2019
A compendium of Rotary Clubs in the news for February 25, 2019

Pea crab briefly steals spotlight from oysters at Hagerstown Rotary Club's Bull & Oyster Roast

Cinda Toms said she was surprised Sunday to find a tiny crab crawling out from under one of her oyster shells. “I thought it was actually a little spider,” Toms said.

But it was a pea crab, according to some of the oyster shuckers at Hagerstown Rotary Club’s annual Bull & Oyster Roast.

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The Rotary Club of St. Joseph-Benton Harbor awards $6,300 in grants

ST. JOSEPH — The Rotary Club of St. Joseph-Benton Harbor recently funded five projects with money leftover from last year’s 100th anniversary celebration event.

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Dunmow Rotary Club celebrates turning 70

Club president Peter Childs welcomed 125 members and guests to the event, held at Foakes Hall, in Dunmow. Dunmow mayor, Councillor Barrie Easter and wife Margaret attended as well as Svien Arne Walle, from Dunmow Rotary’s sister club in Kragerø, Norway. Lesley Sulley, assistant governor for Rotary clubs in the district, was presented with a cheque for £700 raised by the Dunmow Rotary Club, for the Essex & Herts Air Ambulance.

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Rotary members recycle plastic bags to make sleeping mats for city's homeless

Collect, cut, connect, and crochet. That was the mantra members of the Rotary Club of Windsor (1918) followed during a creative recycling session on Sunday to turn plastic bags into sleeping mats for local homeless people

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While polio adversely affected Ann Lee Hussey's ability to walk for most of her life, this survivor had no problem Saturday holding an audience's attention in the palm of her hand.

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Sign up now for Hillcrest Rotary charity relay

THE Rotary Club of Hillcrest has announced the details of its second Charity Challenge Relay, to be held on Saturday, 21 September. The inaugural event raised more than R50 000 for various well-deserved charities.

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Richmond Rotarians recognize for contributions

The vision of Rotary began with one man — a Chicago attorney, named Paul Harris, who began a Rotary club in Chicago in 1905 so professionals with diverse backgrounds could exchange ideas, form meaningful relationships and give back to their communities.

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Rotary Club of Lacombe Daybreak donates funds to FCSS for lifeline units

Thanks to a generous donation from the Rotary Club of Lacombe Daybreak, Lacombe FCSS was able to purchase 14 new Philips Lifeline Units.

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Rotary Club welcomes Holl

The Rotary Club of Saipan welcomed a new member into its ranks last Tuesday during its meeting at the Hyatt Regency Club Saipan.​

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