Rotary Club Of Chattanooga Hamilton Place Members Volunteers At McKamey Animal Center

Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Betsy Gibson, Hamilton Place Club Member and feline friend
Betsy Gibson, Hamilton Place Club Member and feline friend

The Rotary Club of Chattanooga Hamilton Place club members recently spent the day with furry friends at McKamey Animal Center. 

"Volunteering at McKamey is one of the many ways the rotary club serves our community.  We appreciate the McKamey team allowing us to help freshen up things around the center and enjoying fun time with the animals," officials said.

Various Rotary Club of Chattanooga Hamilton Place Members volunteering on maintenance project
Various Rotary Club of Chattanooga Hamilton Place Members volunteering on maintenance project


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