You are here: Home News General Rotary Club Holds Charity Ball

Rotary Club Holds Charity Ball

E-mail Print PDF
TRANSLATE TRANSLATE
Rotary Club Holds Charity Ball

Counselor Izetta Sombo Wesley has said rotary is the world’s premier international humanitarian service organization. Wesley, President of the Rotary Club of Monrovia said the body is a diverse global network of community, business, and professional leaders, who address relevant social causes to change lives and build goodwill and peace at home and abroad.


She made these assertions during this year’s annual Charity Fund Raising Ball of the Rotary Club of Monrovia held over the weekend in Monrovia.

“We work with the world health organization, UNICEF, the US Center for Disease Control and Prevention, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and national governments towards our primary goal of eradicating polio worldwide,” Wesley noted.

She indicated the organization also focuses on peace and conflict prevention or resolution; disease prevention and treatment; water and sanitation; maternal and child health; basic education and literacy as well as economic and community development.

The Rotary Club of Monrovia was established in 1964 with five operating clubs, including Rotary Club of Monrovia; Rotary Club of Saint Paul River in Virginia, Montserrado County; Rotary Club of Buchanan, Grand Bassa County; Rotary Club of Gbarnga, Bong County; and Rotary Club of Yekepa, Nimba County, respectively.

As a result of the civil war, rotary activities were halted as all of the clubs lost their charters. However, the Rotary Club of Monrovia was re-chartered in 2000 and continues to carry out the work of rotary.

The Rotary Club of Monrovia is a proud sponsor of two existing clubs, the Rotary Club of Harper, Maryland County and the Rotary Club of Sinkor, Montserrado County.

 


 

Add comment

Security code
Refresh

ADVERTISEMENT

THOUGHTS, POLITICS & PEOPLE

Thoughts, Politics & People

“The Legislature Is Independent”

Read More

THE ORIGINAL LETTER TO GOD

The Orignal Letter To God

Lord, They Say will really kill us, oh

Read More

BUSINESS & FINANCE

Business & Finance

Business Development Strategies

Read More

Opinions & Features

Lord, They Say will really kill us, oh: You know, it is often said that if you have a problem and do not accept
Exclusive Interview: Pres. Johnson-Sirleaf Faces New Dawn
Feature Article: Economic Theory, Public Policy & Allocation of Scarce Resources: Case for MTC
Feature Article: Illicit Financial Flows from Africa: A Wake up call for Major Stakeholders
Feature Article: An Elder’s Commentary on Joint Council of Chiefs and Elders Meeting in Zwedru

Who's Online

We have 405 guests online