Ed Smith spoke with Ron Roberts, board member of the Fairport Rotary.
-Ron told me why he joined Rotary back in the day
-He explained the networking benefits of Rotary, locally, nationally and internationally
-He explained the 4 principles they try to live by as Rotarians.
-Ron talked about some of the projects they are working on; they are assisting a refugee family from Ukraine that is now living in Fairport. They do an annual clean sweep event.
-Ron described their upcoming Savor the Flavor event on March 5th. This is their biggest annual fundraiser. Funds from this go to various charitable programs.
-He talked about how different local organizations and non-profit come to their monthly meetings and do presentations. This allows them to learn about the organization. It is also part of the process they have in place when they decide to support a non-profit with financial or in kind services.
-Ron encouraged both men and women to consider joining their club or one of the hundreds of rotary clubs in New York State.