President Brannon Harbur, VP Mandon Miller, Secretary Jennifer Smith and Treasurer Shannel Wilson are excited about adding new members to the Mid-Act Rotary Club this year.
Junior Rotary is for students in grades five through eight and meets every Wednesday from 3:30- 4:30 p.m. in the junior high library.
Mid Act Rotarians participated in National Family Day by serving a pasta dinner to over 100 people in September to celebrate the message that families that eat dinner together are less likely to engage in smoking, drinking and drugs.
The club also participated in Harvest of Love and will contribute shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child.
Some of the members did a training with Bonnie the Bloodhound and Detective Scott Maxwell of the Pagosa Springs Police Department. Junior Rotarians donated money to the department to fund Bonnie and her search and rescue efforts.
Upcoming events include a visit to Pine Ridge, a Tip A Kid fund-raiser and collecting stuffed animals for kids in crisis.
The club is modeled after Rotary International and its humanitarian focus. The Rotary 4 Way Test is the code of conduct that the club builds on.
For more information and information about how other students can join, call Joanne Irons, Rotary advisor, at 946-7545.