Rotaract Club of Roseau Turns 28

Rotaract_Club_of_RoseauThe Rotaract Club of Roseau sponsored by the Rotary Club of Dominica will on Monday September 16th celebrate its 28th anniversary of existence.

The club was chartered on September 16th 1985.

Over the years, it has executed countless projects helping the less fortunate in various communities around Dominica, organizing the annual Carnival Princess Show and Children’s Christmas Party in different communities each year.

In keeping with its motto “Fellowship through Service”, the club will execute a week of activities, to commemorate its anniversary, the aim of which is to enhance the lives of persons in the community as well as Rotaractors by extension.

Club members will participate in a Rotary-organized wellness walk to Screw’s Sulphur Spa, on Saturday 14th September in order to create further awareness of non-communicable diseases (NCDs), in an effort to stop the epidemic of these diseases in the region.

The celebrations officially begin on Sunday 15th September, with club members participating in a church service at the Roman Catholic Holy Spirit Chapel in Loubiere, where a hamper of groceries will be donated to a needy family of that community.

On the day of its anniversary, Dominicans will be informed about the Rotaract Club of Roseau and its operations, by way of participation as a guest on a local radio programme.

Thursday 19th September will see the hosting of the 2nd episode, in a series of debates organized by the Professional Service Committee of the club, where they will debate the topic “Should jeans be worn at Business Meeting?”, this will take place at the Prevost Cinemall from 7.30 pm.

In a community service project, the Stockfarm play ground will be polished by the hands of Rotaractors, Rotarians and Interactors, with the help of some friendly prison inmates on Saturday 21st September.

The week of activities will end with a trip to the river, after the playground cleanup, where Rotaractors and friends will socialize.

Rotaract stands for Rotary and Action, and is a Rotary sponsored service club which allows young men and women ages 18 to 30 the opportunity to offer service to their communities, while developing themselves personally and professionally through a spirit of fellowship and understanding.

 

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