Rotarians discuss community service projects

first_img Book Nook to reopen Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day The Brundidge Rotary Club held an assembly meeting Wednesday to hear committee reports and bring members up to date on upcoming opportunities.A main topic was community service and what the club can do to be more involved in the community.Rotarian Jim Medley said he is concerned that a section of S.A. Graham Boulevard from the area of Dollar General into town has no sidewalks. Email the author Sponsored Content Print Article Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits “About two years ago, we helped get air conditioners for the gym at the elementary school,” he said. “That was a worthwhile project.”The Rotarians also discussed the annual scholarships that are made available to qualified high school seniors.The scholarships were offered to local students until last year when they were opened to students from all public schools in the county.Lawler said that, when the Troy Rotary Club opened its scholarship program countywide, the Brundidge Rotarians did also. Published 10:00 pm Wednesday, August 29, 2012 Lamar Steed said that he would like to see the scholarship opportunities offered to Zion Chapel High School.“Zion Chapel always participates in our parades and they are willing do be a part of events here,” he said. “I think it would be a good idea to offer Zion Chapel the chance for the scholarships.”The Rotarians said community service is at the heart of the club. Among the club’s community service projects are the delivery of Thanksgiving meals to homebound residents in support of Cornelius Griffin’s annual community Thanksgiving meal, the Adopt-a-Mile program and bell ringing for the Salvation Army.In addition, each Saturday a team of Rotarians collects trash along the old U.S. Highway 231, now Veterans Boulevard. Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthGet Fortnite SkinsTCGThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel “The people who live in those apartments have to walk in the streets,” Medley said. “I think a good project for us would be to seek grant funding to build sidewalks along that area. We possibly could partner with the city, the Lions Club or some other civic organization to get that done.”Medley also suggested that the Rotarians could work toward the establishment of a playground or purchase playground equipment for town’s children.Michael Lawler said he is in favor of projects that benefit the schools. Latest Stories Rotarians discuss community service projects Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies Are… You Might Like Troy to still experience hurricane pains Above: A fuel truck makes a delievery to the Texaco station on the Elba Highway in Troy Tuesday afternoon. While… read more Skip By Jaine Treadwell By The Penny Hoarderlast_img read more

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