2010-07-01 / Features

Rotary Club has served Roscommon for 60 years

Photos by Glenn Schicker

MARKING ANNIVERSARY Members of the Roscommon Rotary Club pose for a group photo during their celebration of the club’s 60th anniversary June 24. After a social hour at the Au Sable River Center (above), they watched a slide show of the club’s 60 years of achievements. The evening concluded with a dessert social at the Au Sable River Center. The club was chartered May 8, 1950. Two of the largest projects the club has undertaken are the soccer fields at COOR Intermediate School District and the CRAF Fitness Center. Other projects have included improvements at Roscommon Metro Park and scholarships for high school students. The club meets at noon each Thursday at Fred’s Restaurant in Roscommon with an active membership of approximately 50. MARKING ANNIVERSARY Members of the Roscommon Rotary Club pose for a group photo during their celebration of the club’s 60th anniversary June 24. After a social hour at the Au Sable River Center (above), they watched a slide show of the club’s 60 years of achievements. The evening concluded with a dessert social at the Au Sable River Center. The club was chartered May 8, 1950. Two of the largest projects the club has undertaken are the soccer fields at COOR Intermediate School District and the CRAF Fitness Center. Other projects have included improvements at Roscommon Metro Park and scholarships for high school students. The club meets at noon each Thursday at Fred’s Restaurant in Roscommon with an active membership of approximately 50.
50-YEAR MEMBER Howard “Corky” Gaylor (left) accepts a 50-year membership award from Roscommon Rotary Club President Troy Fairbanks as the club marked its 60th anniversary June 24. 50-YEAR MEMBER Howard “Corky” Gaylor (left) accepts a 50-year membership award from Roscommon Rotary Club President Troy Fairbanks as the club marked its 60th anniversary June 24.
HONORARY ROTARIAN Roscommon Rotary Club President Troy Fairbanks (right) presents an honorary membership pin to Chad Kelly for his efforts in organizing the club’s recent Higgins Lake Sunrise Run. HONORARY ROTARIAN Roscommon Rotary Club President Troy Fairbanks (right) presents an honorary membership pin to Chad Kelly for his efforts in organizing the club’s recent Higgins Lake Sunrise Run.

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