West Bay Rotary
The West Bay Rotary Club of Camden, Maine was chartered in May of 1986. A small group of charter members decided to create a breakfast club and obtained the sponsorship of the well-established Camden Rotary Club. The Camden club continues as a successful luncheon club.
West Bay has grown in membership and dedication to the spirit of Rotary over the years.
The members have made many significant contributions to the Midcoast community and to the greater Rotary world. Each year the club has made physical and financial contributions to worthy projects and organizations in the area. It has provided vocational scholarships to assist students and heating oil funds to the three area towns for distribution. Members have read to elementary school children under the 4-Way Test Reading program and funded micro credit banks in third world countries. While doing this, the club has supported international programs of Rotary International such as the world-wide program to eradicate polio.
Added to all this is the camaraderie shared in participating in fundraising efforts like the annual West Bay Charities Christmas Tree sales, Chili and Chowder Challenges at the Toboggan National Championships and Windjammer Days, community auctions, Duck Derbies, E-Waste collection and other community projects.
Membership in West Bay and Rotary in general is the ultimate "feel good "experience. It is the opportunity to give back to the community and the world in need some of the good fortune Rotarians have received in their lives. It is the opportunity to share with others the ability to accomplish significant results when members work together for the good of others.
West Bay Rotary Club for over 25 years has been a fine example of "Service Above Self".
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