The Rotary Club of Saco Bay Sunset started a free loan closet for durable medical equipment. Items include crutches, walker, wheelchair, shower seat, grabber, hospital bed, cane, Rollator Walker, portable commode, transfer lift, transfer chair and knee walker. Quantities on some items are limited. Please feel free to share this information with your friends and coworkers.
Saco Bay Sunset starts medical loan closet Dennis Robillard 2018-10-16 04:00:00Z 0
Club members got together and painted a map of the United States.  We have painted 2 maps so far; Dayton and Jameson Elementary.  
 
US Map Painting Tina Wilson 2018-07-16 04:00:00Z 0
 
It's that time again to wrap'em and stack'em!  Thursday, July 26th at 5:00 we will be getting mobility devices ready for the next container.  If you are looking for something to do, COME ON DOWN!  AND bring a friend.  
Crutches 4 Africa Israel Collins 2015-11-18 05:00:00Z 0
New guests introduced themselves.
 
Items that were discusses were: 
  • how having a song came about
  • get people engaged
  • to have or not to have a head table
  • the 4 Way Test at the begining or at the end of the meeting.
Dennis and Israel gave a website presentation. 
 
Dave Talbot will be our speaker next week.  He will be talking about his Crutches 4 Africa project.
November 12, 2015 2015-11-12 05:00:00Z 0
Posted on Oct 30, 2015

Dress Up To Drive Out Human Trafficking 

 
District 7780 Rotarians are invited to attend an important District event "Dress up to Drive Out Human Trafficking" to be held on Friday evening, October 30, 2015 from 6:00-10:00 p.m. at One Longfellow Square in Portland, Maine. This is a costume party (the day before Halloween) including appetizers, cash bar, silent auction, dancing to the Denny Breau Band and prizes for costumes. It is also an event to raise awareness about the serious issue of human trafficking which occurs all over the world as well as here in our District. Speakers will be Carol Hart Metzker, author of Facing the Monster and Dee Clark, a human trafficking survivor and advocate. For more information and to register for the event, click here.
 
- See more at: http://www.rotary7780.org/#sthash.pZoPuMhK.dpuf
Dress Up To Drive Out Human Trafficking Israel Collins 2015-10-30 04:00:00Z 0
What is it like taking a large team to Africa?  It has probably been one of the most rewarding experiences in my life. In mid February, I began leading Rotary members from all over the East Coast of the United States through Ghana. I’ve tried to give the team a warm Ghanaian welcome like I’ve received on my earlier trips. A large trip is a real blessing because each person sees Ghana and our work in a different way.
Saving lives in Ghana 2015-05-01 00:00:00Z 0
For years, Angalia Bianca had slept in abandoned buildings throughout Chicago. She stole. She did drugs. She spent time in and out of jail for forgery, theft, trespassing, and possession of narcotics. But after she landed in prison for the seventh time, something changed -- Bianca knew she wanted a better life. She just didn’t know how to make it happen.
Finding Safe Haven 2015-05-01 00:00:00Z 0
Music has been an important part of leading an ordinary life for students at the Music School for Children With Disabilities in Honor of Paul Harris in Lublin, Poland. Founded by Rotary members, the school serves 20 students with various disabilities, including Down syndrome, autism, and visual impairments. The Rotary Club of Lublin-Centrum-Maria Curie-Sklodowska has provided funding with help from Rotary Foundation Matching Grants and the Henryk Wieniawski Musical Society, which houses the school.
 
Helping people with disabilities make their own music 2015-05-01 00:00:00Z 0
Throughout India and around the world, Rotary clubs are celebrating a major milestone: India has gone three years without a new case of polio. The last reported case was a two-year-old girl in West Bengal on 13 January 2011. To mark this historic triumph, Rotary clubs illuminated landmarks and iconic structures throughout the country with four simple but powerful words, "India is polio free."
 
India celebrates three years without polio 2014-02-26 00:00:00Z 0
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