Chesterton-Porter Rotary Club recently installed new officers at a special
evening meeting held at Riley’s Railhouse in Chesterton.
Loree Hanas was
awarded the Rotarian of the Year for her work with the Student of the Month,
Interact and RYLA programs she has orchestrated through Chesterton High
president David Hiestand then passed the gavel of leadership to Heather
Klein Olson for the Rotary 2014-2015 year.
Klein Olson took
the opportunity to share her goals for the upcoming year for the Chesterton
Porter Rotary Club to be more visible by echoing the Rotary International
theme of “Light Up Rotary.”
challenged club members to get the word out about all that Rotary does,
locally and globally.
In the coming year
the club has a field trip planned to visit the national headquarters of
Rotary in Evanston, Ill., on July 26. Continued work and financial
commitment to Rotary Duneland Diamond, Rebuilding Together, scholarships and
a new project in the works for developing “Little Free Libraries” for the
public through club grants and community fundraising efforts were just a few
of the upcoming activities mentioned.
Klein Olson then
reminded all members that all club projects are made possible through
fundraising. The Fish Fry, Holiday Greens Sales, Charity Ride for See Change
Foundation on August 3 and Nelson Chicken day coming up on September 13, are
but a few.
is a big part of Rotary, developing leaders through district training, club
support and board participation. Klein Olson’s combined leadership skills
will be a strong asset towards building on membership and continued
community focus, while remaining open to opportunities of service.
Chesterton-Porter Rotary Club is a diverse and passionate service
organization made up of community-focused and globally concerned
International is a service organization with over 2 million members, in more
than 34,000 clubs, in over 200 countries.
information visit Rotary.org, dunelandrotary.org are join in for a free
lunch on Tuesdays at 11:45 a.m. at the Westchester Public Library Service