Rotary Club marks 90 years in the community

Club was established February 24, 1928, the year of the first Academy Awards

One of Sarnia-Lambton’s most active organizations, at least when it comes to service to the community, has marked its 90th anniversary.

The Rotary Club of Sarnia was founded as one of what is now a 1.2 million-member organization on February 24, 1928, the same year as the first Academy Awards.

Locally the Rotary Club of Sarnia has been involved in many key projects, including contributing to Bluewater Health (a $1 million donation), Pathways Health Centre for Children ($600,000) and donations to St. Joseph’s Hospice, the Sarnia-Lambton YMCA, and Inn of the Good Shepherd as well as other projects.

Internationally, Rotary has contributed more than $3 billion towards various projects.

The Rotary Club of Sarnia was instrumental in establishing Pathways Health Centre for Children.

There are more than 55 members in the club, representing local businesses and organizations representing a variety of fields.

The club maintains an active program, focusing on special needs children, youth leadership development, community betterment, and vocational ethics, as well as international initiatives related to peace, aid, and development

Club members meet for lunch every Tuesday at the Dante Club.

For information regarding the club, or to inquire about visiting as a guest, contact Mike Elliott at (519) 346-3291.

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