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Rotary clubs and Rotarians have a responsibility to find ways to improve the quality of life for those in their communities and to serve the public interest. Community Service responds to the needs of the local community by encouraging and fostering the ideal of service to the personal, business and community life of every Rotarian. It provides Rotarians with the opportunity to exemplify the Rotary motto: Service Above Self.

Our Accomplishments:

Developed the Ganatchio Trail and continue to enhance the natural habitat on Peche Isle, in partnership with the City of Windsor

Constructed a gazebo at Shanfield Shores

Host the Salvation Army soup kitchen each Friday or Saturday night through the winter.

Donated to local health organizations such as the Heart & Stroke Foundation (over $600,000) and the Windsor Regional Cancer Centre ($100,000)

Made significant donations to the Capital Theatre, Riverside Library, St. Clair Beach Teen Action Centre and Tecumseh Arena

Participated in a literacy program in an inner city school

Assists individuals and organizations whose needs are not met through Government programs or other service Clubs

Undertook the construction of a 'boundary free' playground in partnership with the Town of Tecumseh, to ensure that all children, regardless of their level of physical or sensory development, to have the opportunity to play together.

Planted tulips at the Rotary Roundabout at Manning and Riverside Drive for Canada's 150th Birthday Celebration.

Financed the building of the Windsor- St.Clair Rotary Greenhouse for the Regional Children's Centre on the campus of Hotel-Dieu Grace Healthcare.

Financed and installed lights on bicycles for migrant workers in Leamington.

Challenge other Rotary Clubs and community to give blood in February and March each year.