Rotary Club of Dexter

PO Box 37
Dexter, MI 48130
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                

 

 

 

 

                      

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Service Above Self

Dexter

Service Above Self

We meet Thursdays at 7:30 AM
Terry B's
7954 Ann Arbor St.
Dexter, MI  48130
United States
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  Dexter Rotary Club and Faith in Action partner for local youth for Back-to-School Backpacks.

 

To ensure that all students begin the new school year with the supplies they need, the Dexter Rotary Club purchased 4 backpacks for local students in need and filled them with essential supplies such as paper, binders, highlighters, and calculators.

This has been a long-standing project of the club. Students are identified by area churches, Dexter Community Schools, and local nonprofit organizations and their names shared with Faith in Action.

In turn, Nancy Paul with Faith in Action reached out to local organizations for help to provide these students with backpacks and school supplies. Dexter Rotary Club members stepped up to provide backpacks for 4 students and will continue this program for years to come!

**To learn more about Faith in Action, visit www.faithinaction1.org.

**If you’d like to learn more about the Dexter Rotary Club or get involved in our service projects, please visit our Facebook page, email deter.rotary@gmail.com or join us at our weekly breakfast meetings at Terry B’s on Thursday mornings at 7:15a.m

 

   

 
 
Larry Cobler
October 6, 1950 – September 16, 2017
 
Community Servant. Esteemed Leader. Trusted Colleague. Dear Friend.
 
Larry embodied Rotary's motto "Service Above Self"
Most Distinguished Rotarian Award 2016
Dexter Rotary Club President 2013-14
Dexter Rotarian 2008-2017
 
 
The family has requested that, in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the Dexter Rotary Foundation.  The Dexter Rotary Club will work with the family to find a fitting tribute to honor Larry's memory and legacy.  Please write Larry Cobler Memorial on the memo line and send to:
 
Dexter Rotary Foundation
P.O. Box 37
Dexter, MI 48130
 
 
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