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St. Albans Rotary to celebrate 90th year of service

By From staff reports

This Thursday, St. Albans Rotary Club will celebrate its 90th year of service to the St. Albans community.

The club was founded in 1922, and is still going strong 90 years later. Rotary is a civic organization that raises money through various fund-raising events and re-distributes the majority of its funds back to the community to support its motto of  "Service Above Self."

Perhaps the club's most valued donations are when members reward three St. Albans High School students with $1,000 each to go toward their college tuition, books or room and board. The club also makes annual donations to Christ's Kitchen and The Jericho House.

The club sponsor the "Battle of the Bridge" trophy for the famed SA vs. Nitro football game.

Club members include business owners from Kanawha and Putnam Counties. To become a member, attend one of the weekly meetings, or email the request to: SARotary@rotarystalbansusa.com.

Written requests may be mailed to St. Albans Rotary Club, P.O. Box 881, St Albans, West Virginia 25177. To attend Thursday's celebration, RSVP to Sharon Chapman at 304-727-5501


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