March 25, 2022 proclaimed New Smyrna Beach Rotary Club Day!
Vice Mayor & Zone 3 Commissioner Jason McGuirk (center) stands with members of the Rotary Club of New Smyrna Beach after proclaiming March 25, 2022 as New Smyrna Beach Rotary Club Day in the City of New Smyrna Beach
“I do hereby proclaim March 25, 2022 as ‘New Smyrna Beach Rotary Club Day’ in New Smyrna Beach and urge all citizens to celebrate the Rotary Club’s 93 years of service to our local community and commitment to humanity everywhere,” said McGuirk.
Rotary International was founded in Chicago on Feb. 23, 1905, and is a global network of volunteers who share a passion for enhancing communities and improving lives around the world. The Rotary Club of New Smyrna Beach, founded in 1929, is a member of Rotary International, the world’s first and one of the largest nonprofit humanitarian service organizations committed to peace, clean water, education, eradication of polio, diversity, fighting hunger, basic education, and literacy.
Rotary Club of New Smyrna Beach has supported local programs and projects including the Marine Discovery Center, Adopt-A-Park, Operation Community Immunity, Gifts of Love, Interact Club at New Smyrna Beach High School, Ashley’s Ride at First Step Shelter, Music Note Park at New Smyrna Beach Sports Complex, Project Backpack at the Boys & Girls Clubs, Shop with a Cop, dictionaries for local 3rd graders, and high school scholarships for the past 48 years. In addition, they have contributed over $200,000 to The Rotary Foundation to support the eradication of polio, funding to build parks, provide vehicles and program items for both local and International Service projects.