LA Rotary Announces New President

 
LA ROTARY ANNOUNCES NEW CLUB PRESIDENT MONIQUE ROY 2016-2017
 Photo courtesy of Betsy Sibley
 
 
Lewiston – Giselle St. Amand, Lewiston-Auburn 2015- 2016 Rotary Club President, ceremoniously passed the Presidency of the Club to Monique Roy during a luncheon meeting held on Thursday, June 30 at the Ramada Inn in Lewiston. 
 
Members of District 7790 thanked St. Amand for her year of Service Above Self and welcomed Roy as she shared her vision for the Club’s 100th Anniversary of its Charter.  Roy presented the results of a club-wide survey outlining the goals members would like to achieve.  “Inviting local business owners, representatives from the economic and community sectors, along with city officials, and school groups topped the list of members to host as featured guest speakers for their weekly meetings,” shares Roy.  “Our goals are aligned with Rotary International to continue our presence in the community with support and fundraising endeavors for local scholarships and community partnerships.  Increasing membership will provide a network of new ideas and fellowship strengthening our club and our commitment to the community with projects for the benefit of others.” 
 
Two grants drafted by Roy were approved for the Club.  Lewiston’s Universally Accessible Playground Project, i.e. Together We Play,  will be the recipient of a donation of $3,814 from the group toward the purchase of  tuned drums.   Grant funding will also provide the annual Autism Movie Event, in partnership with the Flagship Cinema in Auburn, in spring 2017.  The 100th Anniversary Celebration of the Club’s Charter is scheduled for April 22, 2017
 
FMI on upcoming presentations contact Rotary Program Chair, Monica Millhime, 753.9040 or email monica.millhime@maine.gov.