Garrettsville-Hiram Rotary will be entertaining their Rotary Youth Exchange student, Rachel Schwan, next week to hear more about last-minute preparations for her departure for Thailand to spend a year as an informal ambassador of our community under the auspices of Rotary International. What an adventure!
Evelyn West will be the local delegate to RYLA (Rotary Youth Leadership Assembly) this summer at Baldwin-Wallace. Laura Wilburn was the recipient of the Rotary scholarship awarded to a senior Interact member; it was presented at the Senior Awards Night on May 28.
The Wadsworth Rotary has issued an invitation to their “Gear Grinder” bike tour coming up on July 19. Information is available.
The G-H club will be doing some beautification work at the signs marking entrance to the village as part of a Rotary contribution to ongoing rebuilding efforts. Hostas and daylilies figure in the plans, as well as several work sessions. Contributions from other regional Rotary clubs have totaled over $3500 and await a formal project launch.
Programs of ten to fifteen minutes in length are being sought, with members taking one meeting per month to outline their professions to acquaint the entire group with the make -up of the membership.
Garrettsville-Hiram Rotary meets Mondays at noon in Cal’s II. Come check them out.