The Monday Club of Wellsville, which helps support the David A. Howe Library, welcomed members back for its 129th year with a buffet luncheon at the Wellsville Country Club on September 13.
The first fall meeting in the Library’s Monday Club room was on Monday the 20th, and featured speaker Barry Dunne, a past president of the Rotary Club. He described the history of the Rotary organization, celebrating its Centennial this year, and noted the outstanding community services provided by local members who represent many community businesses and professions.
Money is raised for Back to School supplies, three scholarships are given through Allegany Area Foundation, and a student is recognized each month based on community service. Rotarians organize and staff the annual AMBA Blood Screening program, Election Day pancake breakfast ,and other projects to raise scholarship funds.
There are children’s book donations, downtown beautification, and worldwide projects supported through Rotary International. They indeed fulfill their motto: Service Above Self.
On Monday, September 27, the Monday Club speaker will be Kitty Kirsh, representing the Blind Association.