At its year-end meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 20 at the , the Stratford Rotary Club welcomed several special guests. About a dozen students from and , as well as their teachers, joined the community service club for lunch.
Just as their plates were cleared, another special guest arrived -- Santa! Santa had gifts for all the girls and boys.
The Stratford Rotary Club is a community service organization of people who live or work in Stratford. Some of the Stratford Rotary's accomplishments this year include:
- Organizing the ;
- Giving dictionaries to every 3rd grader and thesauruses to every 5th grader in Stratford public or parochial schools;
- Raised $3,000 for local food banks at our Rib Night;
- Held a golf tournament at Short Beach Golf Course to benefit the Youth Scholarships and Stratford and Golf Scholarships.
The Stratford Rotary Club meets every Tuesday at 12:15 p.m. at the Oronoque Country Club. Our next meeting will be Jan. 3.