Sannicia Coward, President of Rotaract Club of St. Andrew, Community Service Director, Vannessa Lyons of Rotaract Club of Liguanea Plains and Tamara McPherson, President of Rotaract Club of Liguanea Plains made a donation to Tarrant High School last Friday, April 3, 2020.
Last Friday, The Rotaract Clubs of St. Andrew and Liguanea Plains stopped at nothing in order to hand over their donation of sanitary napkins and new undies to Tarrant High School. The Holborn Spartans also made a generous contribution to assist with their donation. The students will receive these items upon their return to school.
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By: Gabrielle Burgess
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Members of the Rotaract Club of St. Andrew handing over their donation of Professional wear to Dress for Success Jamaica last Thursday, March 14, 2019.
Rotaract is a worldwide non-profit organization made up of young professionals between the ages of 18
and 30 years old. There are over 7,000 clubs in more than 163 countries with membership exceeding 180,000. In Jamaica, there are about 20 Rotaract Clubs, of which the Rotaract Club of St.
Andrew is a community – based service organization, sponsored by the Rotary Club of St. Andrew. It is comprised of young professionals committed to the commonality of improving inner-city communities and creating opportunities for promising individuals within the Kingston Metropolitan Area. Rotaract provides opportunities for Personal and Professional development of its members as well.
Last week was World Rotaract Week. Every year, Rotaractors and Rotarians around the world celebrate World Rotaract Week with various activities during the week of 13 March to commemorate the founding of the first club in 1968. It was a time for celebrating the success and importance of the Rotaract programme.
Last Thursday, March 14th, the Rotaract Club of St. Andrew donated Professional Wear to Dress for Success Jamaica as a part of their World Rotaract Week celebration.
Dress for Success Jamaica is also a non-profit organization. They empower women by providing them with work attire, training and support so that they can achieve economic independence.
Kudos to both organizations on the charitable work they continue to do to help build a better Jamaica. For more information or to become a part of these organizations, please see their information below.
Two Sundays ago, the Rotaract Club of St. Andrew visited the Golden Age Home on St. Joseph’s Avenue in Kingston. They handed over about $70,000JMD worth of toiletries and fellowshipped with the residents.
Members of the Rotaract Club of St. Andrew fellowshipping with Residents of the Golden Age home two Sundays ago. They had a fun-filled day.
If you would like to also donate to the Golden Age Home,
Ph: 876-928-1017; 876-928-4312; 876-618-0021
Location: 3 St. Joseph’s Avenue. Kgn. 3. Ja. W.I.
How can you join or assist and keep up with the Rotaract Club of St. Andrew?
DM and follow them on Instagram: @rotaractstandrew
Facebook: Rotaract Club of St. Andrew
Attend their meetings: 1st & 3rd Wednesdays at 6:30pm at the Footprints Cafe, New Kingston
By: Gabrielle Burgess
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The Rotaract Clubs of Jamaica East’s Business Mingle and Pop Up Shop is TODAY at The Liguanea Club, New Kingston from 6-9pm.
Rotary and their youth arm, Rotaract are Non-Profit Organisations who conduct projects to better Communities locally and internationally. They also strive to develop their members Professionally. This annual Business Mingle will have inspirational Guest Speaker, Michelle Sinclair Doyley from JMMB. It is one of the many events they host to achieve more rounded members.
Suga would love for you to come out and support this event, GW Art and other Jamaican Entrepreneurs.
EVERYTHING will be on SALE!
Items are priced from as low as $500 to $7500!
New pieces and old faves will be there including Acrylic on Canvas Tabletops/Desktops, Decorative Bottles, Acrylic on Canvas Paintings to hang, Framed Paintings and small décor items for the Home or Office.
Image: Rotaract Club of St. Andrew’s Instagram Page
President Melissa Whyte from the Rotaract Club of St. Andrew handed over 3 pints of blood to President Sandra Samuels-Reid of their Sponsoring club, Rotary St. Andrew North on Monday following their Blood Drive held last Saturday, November 7th.
The contribution was made to a Rotary member’s Father.
Kudos to the Rotaract Club of St. Andrew, helping to save lives.