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Rotaract St. Andrew donates to Dress for Success Jamaica

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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.

Dress for Success Jamaica

Location: 237 Old Hope Road. Kgn. Ja

Ph: 876.547.4356

Email: jamaica@dressforsuccess.org

Website: http://jamaica.dressforsuccess.org/

Instagram: @dfsjamaica

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Rotaract Club of St. Andrew

Meeting dates and time: Every 1st & 3rd Wednesday of the month @ 6:30pm

Meeting Location: Footprints Cafe, New Kingston

Instagram: @rotaractstandrew

By: Gabrielle Burgess

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Enjoy Miss May’s Fish Fry for Charity this Friday!

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Non-Profit Organization, Rotary Club of St. Andrew North will be hosting a Fish Fry Fundraiser this Friday, where you can support their future Community projects with your support.

Tickets cost $1700JMD per person for lunch cooked by the popular Miss May and her staff.

Please support the Rotary Club of St. Andrew North’s initiative.

#BetheInspiration

For tickets:

Call Nakia Rowe: 876.317.7337

For Pick Up:

12-2pm at 17 Retirement Road, Kingston.

For Delivery:

***Must be 5 or more orders to same location***

By: Gabrielle Burgess

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Show Love and Give Blood, the Gift of Life Tomorrow at National Chest Hospital

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The Rotary Club of Trafalgar New Heights and the Rotaract Club of UTECH will be hosting a Blood Drive tomorrow at the National Chest Hospital.

Give the Gift of Life and Show Love tomorrow by supporting their initiative to save lives.

By: Gabrielle Burgess

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Suga Lifestyle Cosponsors Rotaract Club of New Kingston’s Treat for the Homeless

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President Vanessa Williams of the Rotaract Club of New Kingston assists with the distribution of lunches at the Marie Atkins Night Shelter on January 12, 2019.

On January 12, 2019, the Rotaract Club of New Kingston started the new year the right way. They coordinated a Treat for the Homeless at the Marie Atkins Night Shelter on Hanover Street, Downtown, Kingston.

Suga Lifestyle was more than happy to be a sponsor for the event, along with Jamaica Producers, Kirk Distributors Ltd., Cari-Med Ltd., Best Dressed Jamaica Ltd. and Refresh Beauty Soap.

I saw the event through and it was a success once again this year. Persons that lived at the home along with other members of the surrounding community, came out in their numbers to receive various services and items offered such as Medical checks, Dental and Cleaning checks, HIV Screening, Personal Grooming, Eye screening by the Lions Club, Canned Food and Clothing Donations.

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Suga was delegated the task of adding a personal touch to speak to attendees about proper Nutrition. Their options may have been limited, but points made by conversations with several of them were of great help. For instance, to choose boiled ground provisions instead of rice and peas or plain rice and to drink water instead of sugary, fruit punch or fruit juices.

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Gabrielle Burgess a.k.a Suga from Suga Lifestyle receiving a token of appreciation for donating to Rotaract Club of New Kingston’s Treat for the Homeless Project.

Kudos to the Rotaract Club of New Kingston, Sponsors, the Lions Club of Mona, Doctors, Physiotherapists, Dentists, Nurses, Barbers, Jamaica Producers and everyone who assisted to make the Treat for the Homeless a great benefit to our people.

Rotaract Club of New Kingston

Website: http://www.nkrcja.com

Instagram: @nkrcjamaica

By: Gabrielle Burgess

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Join Rotaract in Giving Blood to Save Lives Tomorrow!

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The Rotaract Club of Kingston with the assistance of the Rotaract Clubs of East Nassau and Grand Cayman, is hosting its annual Blood Drive tomorrow morning at 9am at the National Chest Hospital.

A single pint of blood can save 3 lives. Join Rotaract and save lives tomorrow!

By: Gabrielle Burgess

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Rotary District 7020 sends 100,000 meals across the globe!

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Two weekends ago, the non-profit organization, Rotary District 7020 hosted its Rotary Leadership Summit in Norfolk, Virginia.

During the Summit, 500 Rotarians and Rotaractors (members of the youth arm, Rotaract) were put to work. They packaged 100,000 meals to send across the globe to combat world hunger. Kudos to Rotary District 7020 for executing this initiative.

By: Gabrielle Burgess

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St. Andrew Rotary makes new addition to Curlin Johnson Basic School

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The St. Andrew Rotary Club donated two white boards to a classroom at Curlin Johnson Basic School at 1 Saunders Avenue, Kingston about two weeks ago. They were well received.

However small, projects like these have a huge impact on the recipients and these projects inspire others to make an impact and change as well.

Kudos to the St. Andrew Rotary Club for their charitable services. Our Children are our Future.

By: Gabrielle Burgess

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