Springfield Township Rotary Club had a very special Guest this week, Gary S Fedorcha District 7430 Governor 2014-15. Gary met with the Rotary Board and then joined the Club for their regular meeting. He invited the club to strive to reach his goal for the Rotary year, to Light Up Rotary thru Education. Membership Retention and an Increase in Recruitment and well as contributing to the Foundation were highlights of his speech. When Rotarians give to the Foundation, funds come back to our District for matching grants to do good in our own communities. Also honored were Rotarians Bonnie G. Ostrofsky and Bill Piszek with their 4th Paul Harris Pins. When a Rotarian reached $1,000 in contributions to the Foundation or are gifted recognition points from the Club they are honored with a pin. Pictured Left to Right: Rotary Foundation Chair Maureen McGettigan, Rotarian Bill Piszek, Rotarian Bonnie G. Ostrofsky and President Mike Creeden. Pictured Left to Right: Assistant District Governor, Blue Bell Rotarian Bruce Dearnly, District Governor Gary S Fedorcha and Springfield Rotary President Mike Creeden. For more information about Springfield Rotary Club please visit www.SpringfieldRotary.org.
The two Rotarians pictured at the tower are Past President, Edith Lyimo (left) and Ailinda, both with the Mzizima Rotary Club.
Springfield Township Rotary Club’s latest International Project is this Water Tower being constructed at SOS Children’s Village in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Lead at the local level by Rotarian Walt Long, the water storage tower will have a 15,000 liter Poly Tank Facility to provide safe well water for the 130 children and staff members that live in the village. The $26,200 project was funded with the combined contributions of Springfield Rotary, Rotary District 7430, Lake Oswego Rotary of Oregon and Mzizima Rotary Club of Dar es Salaam.
The Water Tower will be completed this month.