The Bahamas is a beautiful travel destination for most, but many times we forget about the homeless youth who reside there. Thankfully, many orphanages exist, but none like the Old Bight Cat Island Children’s Home. Old Bight Cat Island Children’s home was built in 1999 by missionaries Eric, Susan Hall, and their family.
As the 62 nd President of the Rotary Club of Boca Raton I would like to take a moment to welcome each of you to the Rotary Club of Boca Raton’s web site.The Rotary Club of Boca Raton has been “Changing Lives and Building Futures “ for young people since 1957, both locally and internationally.
Rotarian, Paul Gonnelli, Jr., owned the Phillips 66 Service Station on Federal Highway near to where Mizner Park is located today. Paul operated his business by the Rotary Principles contained in the Four-Way Test, particularly the credo “Will it be beneficial to all concerned?” He and his service team performed by focusing on customer service and success followed with a large loyal following of repeat clients.
In September 2002, a Boca Raton High School senior football player sustained a traumatic neck injury diving into a canal along Lake Ida in Delray Beach. Senior student, Matt Cousineau was partially paralyzed in the accident. As a part of his recovery, there was significant community assistance.
When the City of Boca Raton authorized the new construction of the Downtown Library Facility in 2011, the Rotary Club of Boca Raton recognized this as an opportunity to advance the cause of literacy, one of the principle mission objectives of Rotary International.