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Meriwether County (Warm Springs)

BLESSING BAGS FOR THE HOMELESS

BLESSING BAGS FOR THE HOMELESS

Blessing Bags are gallon-size Ziploc® bags that contain snacks, travel-size toiletries, socks, a bottle of water, grooming supplies, and other items that people who live on the street find useful. ... Any individually wrapped snack or drink: Breakfast bars, cereal bars, granola bars, protein bars. Applesauce.

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Meriwether County (Warm Springs)

COTTON PICKING FAIR FALL FUNDRAISING FESTIVAL


The Cotton Pickin' Fair is the signature fundraiser for the Rotary Club of Meriwether Co. The Fair is held twice a year on the first weekends in May and October.

he Meriwether County Rotary Club cooks over 700 foot long hot-dogs with slaw, chili and cheese. Other items include candy apples, tea, lemonade, coffee, and muffins for breakfast.

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Dorcas Ministry

The DORCAS Ministry is the name of a local food bank. The DORCAS ministry was named for the seamstress Dorcas, or Tabitha, whose story can be found in Acts 9:36-43. She was known for her generosity to the disadvantaged in her community. Today, Dorcas serves as the inspiration for our ongoing efforts to provide for those in our community who are facing immediate crises for emergency food.

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HOST COLLEGE STUDENTS TO BUILD FOR HABITAT FOR HUMANITY


On the 3rd week in March of each year a team from St Mary's College comes to Meriwether County for the college challenge build.

Meriwether County Rotary Club host and provide a meal and speaker each year. Typically we host 15 - 18 college students, who spend their spring break working on a habitat house. Usually they start with the foundation already laid and at least have the home dried in by weeks’ end.

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MERIWETHER CO ROTARY CLUB SUPPORTS AND JUDGES ESSAYS FOR THE LAWS OF LIFE PROGRAM


The Rotary Club of Meriwether Co sponsored and judged essays for the GA Laws of Life Essay Contest. We traveled to Columbus, GA and particiaped in the judging of some great essays.

The Georgia Laws of Life Essay Contest asks students to select their own Law of Life, and to write about how it applies to their lives. In doing so, students reflect deeply and write from the heart about what they think matters most. The contest celebrates the students’ stories and their often profound reflections, and proudly presents significant cash awards to students and teachers.

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MERIWETHER CO SPONSORS 4 STUDENTS FOR ROTARY YOUTH LEADERSHIP AWARDS (RYLA)


Each Rotary Club in Georgia (District 6900) is invited to select rising juniors to receive a Rotary Youth Leadership Award and attend the RYLA Conference. Awardees are sought from the community and are carefully selected on the basis of character, leadership qualities, general education, personality, and leadership potential.

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REAL PEOPLE READ AT MOUNTAIN VIEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL


The Meriwether Co Rotary Club played a part iin the Real People Read program at Mountain View Elementary during the month of March 2021. This literacy event is a day for the community to come and read to our students. What a great way to promote literacy to the students the the elementary school.

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Saving Lives Through Prevention and Responsibility - PARC Program


Prevention and Responsible Choices (PARC) is a prevention program designed to provide education and experiences which reduce risky behaviors in adolescents between the ages of 15 and 19. The program consists of one session with a limited number of participants per session.

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SECOND ROUND OF LEAP FROG LEARNING BOOKS

The Meriwether County Rotary Club purchase Leap Frog Learning books for the Get Meriwether Reading “Reading Cubs” Program in 2019, it was successful that we need to keep going. With the COVID 19 restrictions with education the Leap Frog Learning books are an added bonus for the students,

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SUMMER SOCCER CAMP FOR KIDS


The Meriwether County Rotary Club sponsors a youth Summer Camp with Warm Springs Baptist Church.

The 4-way test Coin is presented to the kids and they have discussions about the meaning of the Rotary 4 Way Test.

The four

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Third Year of Serving India's Differently Ables

  • SERVING INDIA’S DIFFERENTLY ABLED
  • In keeping with Rotary’s commitment to Polio, the Rotary Club of Meriwether County and Starfish Ministry are serving the people of India affected by Polio and other life altering disabilities
  • With over 30 years of service in various roles of vocational rehabilitation, Past President,Bob Prater combines the goals of this Rotary mission work is to be able to provide education in rehabilitation services to communities, families, and individuals in need.
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Meriwether County (Warm Springs)

WARM SPRINGS NURSING HOME SANTAS FOR SENIORS

Senior Citizens are one of our greatest treasures and that is why the Meriwether Co Rotary Club has adopted our local nursing home residents at Christmas. The Club members personally hand deliver each resident at the 79-bed nursing home a Christmas stocking filled with personal care items.

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