Rotarians honor contributors

March 27th, 2015 by Ken

Some 200 Thurston County Rotarians and guests honored those who have made financial contributions to Rotary this past year, at a dinner at the Red Lion Thursday evening.

Together local  Rotarians have raised more than $89,000 this Rotary year.   The money goes to Rotary International whose priorities world-wide are the eradication of polio, clean water, education for women and world peace.

Keynote speaker for the 15th annual Rotary Foundation Dinner was Dr. Judith Prather who talked about maternal and child health around the world.     Emcee for the event was Olympia Capital Centennial charter president Jan Teague.

Coordinator of the dinner was Steve Masini, past president of the West Olympia Club.

In addition to working internationally, the nine local Rotary Clubs are deeply involved in community support and projects to help the most vulnerable in our community.

The nine clubs are:  Olympia, Tumwater, Lacey, West Olympia, South Puget Sound, Hawks Prairie,  Gateway, Olympia Capital Centennial and Yelm

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