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Rotary, KES partner for EarlyAct

Au SABLE FORKS-On March 4, five of the members of the Rotary Club of the AuSable Valley met with the Principal, Mrs. Christine Reynolds, and the children of Holy Name School in Ausable Forks. The purpose of the meeting was to explain to the children and others the intent of starting an EarlyAct Club at the school.

The club will be made up of all the children who attend Holy Name School. They will elect their own officers to run the club meetings along with school and Rotary advisors. The EarlyAct Club will be involved in local, national and international projects. At the present time the students collect food for the localfood shelves twice a year, they collect change for the missions, they have participated in collecting items to send to the troops overseas and do fund raising for their own school.

At the present time there is no other EarlyAct Club in Northern New York District #7040, which includes upstate New York, Part of the Provinces of Ontario and Quebec. The Rotary members present were, Linda Dubay, President' Sue Nolan, Secretary, Tami Bushey, EaryAci Project Chair. John Ryan, Past-President and Club Chaplain, Warren Gallic, the newest member. Also in attendance was Ricky Nolan, Supervisor of Black Brook. Also present were the teachers of Holy Name School.

The school and advisors are setting up the next meetings. The Rotary District Governor will plan on attending as well. The students will be electing their officers and will receive their club charter at that time.

If you have questions about Rotary, please contact the local Rotary club near you' lf you would like more information about this article please contact The Rotary Club of the AuSable Valley, Linda Dubay, at 647-5302 or Tami Bushey, 647 -8232, or Mrs. Christine Reynolds, Principal of Holy Name School, 647-8444.

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