Wednesday, February 7, 2018
L-A ROTARY CLUB SUPPORT END TO POLIO
Auburn - Lewiston – Auburn Rotary Lunch Club members Cheryl McKeone and Don Grant, along with members Joanne Bollinger, Giselle St. Amand, Jim and Monica Millhime, and Pete Preble and other members of the Auburn – Lewiston Rotary Breakfast Club held a joint fundraising event at Gritty’s in Auburn benefiting Rotary International’s efforts to End Polio Now. The event raised $478.50 through door prizes, raffle tickets and other donations benefiting the Rotary Plus Foundation “Rotary, along with support through fundraiser endeavors with local community partners, and weekly contributions from Rotarians, polio cases have been reduced by 99.9% worldwide since Rotary’s first project to vaccinate children in the Philippines in 1979,” shares L-A Rotary President, Monica Millhime. “The goal of Rotarians world-wide is to continue raising awareness and supporting eradicating polio with local, state and global efforts to make a difference by impacting and protecting children against polio.” L-A Rotary Lunch Club meets every Thursday, noon to 1 p.m. at The Village Inn, Auburn. A-L Rotary Breakfast Club meets every Wednesday at 7:15 a.m. at the Auburn United Methodist Church. FMI visit https://facebook.com/lewistonmainerotary/ and www.auburn-lewistonrotary.org. Visiting Rotarians and community guests are welcome. Photo courtesy of Monica Millhime.