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Riccardo Boehm - Pres. Elect - Palm Beach Rotary
Riccardo will give a talk on the AK'Tenamit Guatemala
Rotary Project. He will discuss the upcoming service trip
to Guatemala in Jan 2016
The Rotary Club of Indialantic devotes significant amounts of
Members time, energy and donations to raise money for local
Charities and volunteer time to work at charitable organizations
in support of their causes and the community in general
The Club runs various fund raising activities during the year to
raise money to support these endeavors. This year the primary
fundraiser is the "Witchway 5K" run/walk done in conjunction
with the Town of Indialantic. Click on poster on home page. The
Indialantic Rotary portion of the proceeds will go to "Space Coast
Volunteers in Medicine" and the "No Limits Academy"(for dis-
A listing of some of these charitable activities is shown below:
1. Two $2000 Scholarships matched by FIT for local exceptional
high school seniors in Brevard enrolled in FIT. The Club
Foundation has given $210,275 with FIT matching funds of
$88,125 to Brevard Students over the years.
2. A $1000 scholarship matched by FIT for a Brevard Rotaract
student to attend FIT.
3. Support for the Brevard Sharing Center with $500 for their
Summer Hunger Program and $300 for 3 bicycles for their
4. Donation to the Patrick AFB 920th Rescue Wing's families
and childrens picnic.
5. The two activities below are part of the Clubs Literacy
Program chaired by Member Ruth Sanderson
The club spends about $1000 on the Josh the Otter Books
And applies to RI for a grant to help defray the cost.
The club spends about $1000 on the Brain Game books
And applies to RI for a grant to help defray the cost.
The Brain Game book is meant as a “how-to” guide for parents.
It was developed by pediatricians, neonatologists, and childhood
development specialists. The aim is to translate complicated
scientific research into easy to understand language. We want
to explain what is going on in each of the important stages of
birth-to-three development. We want to educate parents on things
they can do to keep their child safe and healthy in general. We
want to teach caregivers the things they can do to simulate
development processes in the brain. These are not just general
tips. They are timed to coordinate with the brain development
processes going on during each critical period.
That is a brief summary of our current activities and we will
report on others as they are pursued. We thank our members
and the community for supporting our programs.
"Consensus: The process of abandoning all beliefs, principles, values, and policies in search of something in which no one believes, but to which no one objects; the process of avoiding the very issues that have to be solved, merely because you cannot get agreement on the way ahead. What great cause would have been fought and won under the banner: 'I stand for consensus?'" Margaret Thatcher
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