Bethesda, Belmont, Morristown Rotary
On Wednesday, March 11, the BBM Rotary will celebrate 60 years of providing humanitarian service, encouraging high ethical standard in all vocations and helping to build goodwill and peace in the world.
The BBM Rotary Club was chartered in 1949. There were 20 charter members including: Cecil Ayers, V.P.; John Barrett; C.R. Grimm; Allan Kemp; Harold Schafer; Harry C. Thompson, Sec.; S.J. Vaughn; R.C. Horton; E.W. Carman; Garth Garrett; Harold Latham; Earl N. Skaggs; V. Dale West; Dr. John Carlotti; William Bolon; R.C. Bolon; J.W. Freeman; Terry Toothman; Rev. Francis Smith, Pres.; Harold Wheeler, Treas.
The BBM Rotary Club is currently meeting every Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. in the Bethesda Senior Services Center with 17 active members who are business men and women, professionals and community minded people who are committed volunteers working together to improve the communities.
Projects supported by the BBM Rotary last year were:
Blake Memorial Golf Hole Sponsor
Union Local High School - Jr. Statesmen of America Conference - Washington D.C.
Rotary Rose Parade Float
Belmont Bi-Centennial Committee
Union Local Middle School - Thanksgiving Dinner for Seniors
Union Local Middle School - Computer Club
Belmont County Drug Task Force
Carnations for Nursing Home
Bethesda, Belmont, Morristown and Smith Township Fire Departments
Barkcamp Race - Electric Service Installation at BBM Rotary Shelter
Union Local High School - Concerned Parents
Friends of Bethesda Library - Reading Program
One-year Scholarship - Union Local High School
Union Local Middle School - Scholastic Challenge Program - 7th and 8th grades
Union Local High School - Concerned Parents' After Prom Party
For a total of $5,000 for the year.
Please join us any Wednesday night at 5:30 p.m. for dinner and to learn more about Rotary. Remember: Of the things we think, say, or do, Ask: Is it the Truth? Is it fair to all concerned? Will it build Good Will and Better Friendship? Will it be beneficial to all concerned?