This is a news release from the Cheshire Rotary Club:
The club presented school supplies to Kristen Schechter of the Town of Cheshire Human Services Department to support our community's most important asset as they return to school. The school supplies included book bags, notebooks, and pencils primarily geared toward elementary school students. The Town of Cheshire Human Services Department offers a variety of social service and assistance programs for our residents or all ages. For more information on available program please call the Human Services Department at 203-271-6690.
Representing the Rotary Club of Cheshire are Club President, Wendy Farrell; Club Secretary Michelle Dziubina; and newest member Ellen McKinley. Wendy Farrell is an Intercultural Program Manager and a single mother. She said "so many people say that they don't have time, but the truth is that I am able to accomplish so much in the limited time I have because of my Rotarymembership." Ellen McKinley recently joined despite her full time job and helping run the family business. She agrees, saying "I don't know how else I would be able to give back to the community and help others on a local and world-wide basis."
Rotary is a world wide service organization. Rotarians develop community service projects that address many of today's most critical issues, Some of the Cheshire Rotary service projects include the local scholarship program, the "William E. Grove II Memorial Firefighter of the Year" award, the Birthday Book program with the Cheshire Public Library, the Cheshire YMCA Van for program transportation, as well as contributions to many agencies including: Cheshire Food Drive, Hospice organizations, Boy Scouts of America, and Cheshire Senior Center.
The Rotary Club of Cheshire is always looking for engaged members. For more information on club meetings or membership please contact Wendy Farrell, Tel: (203) 907-8837, e-mail:CheshireRotary@gmail.com