Rotary District Governor Speaks At Rotary Club Of Chattanooga Hamilton Place

Friday, August 18, 2017

Rotary District 6780 Governor spoke at the Rotary Club of Chattanooga Hamilton Place this week.  Deborah Alexander-Davis addressed the club, discussed upcoming events, and thanked the club for donating over $399,000 to the Rotary Foundation.  Ms. Alexander-Davis also provided insights and encouragement regarding the Rotary's focus.  

Rotary is dedicated to six areas of focus to build international relationships, improve lives, create a better world to support our peace effort, and end polio forever.

 Those six areas of focus are 1) Promoting Peace, 2) Fighting Disease, 3) Providing Clean Water, 4) Saving Mother's and Children, 5) Supporting Education, and 6) Growing Local Economies.  During the meeting, a new member, Linda Lee, was initiated and welcomed into the club.  

"The Rotary Club of Chattanooga Hamilton Place gives back to our community monthly with a service project.  This month, the service project was collecting and delivering toiletry items, which we call the Soap and Shampoo project .  The items were delivered to the Partnership for Families, Children and Adults.  The Soap and Shampoo Project has supported several agencies within our Chattanooga community," officials said.



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