District Community Service Projects

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TO ROTARY PRESIDENTS AND COMMUNITY SERVICE CHAIRS FOR 2012-2013 Service Above Self. Peace Through Service. These are powerful mottos that we live by as Rotarians. Additional emphasis is provided in a Rotary publication which states that “Every Rotarian is responsible for finding ways to improve the quality of life in his or her community and communities around the world through service projects. “ In District 6080 we are taking these words to heart and focusing on increasing our humanitarian service by making a concerted effort at helping our communities become better. Our current plans are to encourage clubs to participate in a community service project each quarter of the forthcoming Rotary year, and to accomplish this the District will provide a theme and coordinate efforts. The projects will be hands-on service projects adapted to the local community and will not replace any projects the clubs are currently performing but rather will supplement them. Our first District-Wide community service project will be helping improve the physical appearance of the schools in our communities. As you are no doubt aware, resources for our schools are especially limited currently and yet the need for beautification, repairs, etc. are ongoing. Let’s do our part as Rotarians to help the schools by contributing our services to improve these facilities. We are encouraging clubs in District 6080 to perform this project in August before school resumes . By focusing our efforts on a certain time period and with a common theme, we will be able to help many communities and provide …