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The Rotary Club of Baker, Louisiana



P.O Box 8
Baker, LA 70704
225-229-0170
contact@bakerlarotary.us
www.bakerlarotary.us


Meetings: Noon every Tuesday; except from Christmas to New Year's Day
Where: Lagniappe Steak & Seafood Restaurant
Location: 14030 Plank Road, Baker, Louisiana (225) 774-6900
Club Contact: PDG Jay Brown: (225) 775-8370
Meeting Make-up Cost for Rotarians: $12

Please note: Non-Rotarians, should contact a member in order to attend a meeting.

More about the Club:

The Rotary Club of Baker was established in 1975. The Baker Rotary Club is comprised of community leaders with a mission to offer what was given to them, back to the community.

Currently, the Baker Rotary Club has 19 members that serve the Baker, Louisiana area. The club participates in projects ever month that focus on five avenues of service: community, future visions, vocational, foundation and club pursuits.

On average, they engage in at least two projects a month. Service projects are dedicated to help the elderly, schools, youth and the community. They also promote international peace and understanding, increase public awareness and aid in efforts to eradicate Polio from the world.

The Rotary Club of Baker has been recognized by Rotary District 6200 for outstanding service to our community, have received the Rotary International Presidential Citation and all members of the club have contributed to Rotary Foundation annually since inception.

More than all, Baker Rotarians have constantly given selflessly in every conceivable way to the betterment of the city, community, elder population and youth.

Rotary International:

Rotary International is a volunteer organization of 1.2 million business and professional leaders united worldwide to provide humanitarian service and help build goodwill and peace. About 32,000 Rotary clubs in more than 200 countries and geographical areas conduct projects to address today's challenges - including illiteracy, disease, hunger, poverty, lack of clean water, and environmental concerns - while encouraging high ethical standards in all vocations.

As the world's largest private provider of international scholarships, The Rotary Foundation of Rotary International helps more than 1,000 students annually to study abroad and serve as cultural ambassadors. Rotary also partners with seven prestigious universities around the world, providing opportunities to earn a master's degree in peace and conflict resolution.

PolioPlus is Rotary's flagship program. By the time polio is eradicated, Rotary club members will have contributed US $850 million and countless volunteer hours to immunize more than two billion children in 122 counties. Rotary is a spearheading partner in the Global Polio Eradication Initiative, along with the World Health Organization, UNICEF, and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Founded in Chicago in 1905 as the world's first volunteer service organization, Rotary quickly expanded around the globe. Today, club members meet weekly to plan service projects, discuss community and international issues, and enjoy fellowship. Clubs are nonpolitical and open to every race, culture, and creed.

 

P.O.N.Y.   People Organized for Non-Violent Youth

 

Mission Statement - People Organized for Non-Violent Youth is a grass roots organization whose mission is to provide a cohesive community filled with hope, opportunities, promote safety, justice, accountability and healing; and provide life-enhancing programs that build strong character to help youth realize their full potential as responsible citizens and leaders in society.

Goals and Objectives - P.O.N.Y. is a proponent of the CHARACTER COUNTS therapeutic model which advocates the building of strong character traits in youth at an early age. Trustworthiness, Respect, Citizenship, Responsibility , Caring, and Fairness, are those attributes consistent with positive character traits; and should be among those traits instilled in youth today and leaders of tomorrow.


Contact Information:
P.O.N.Y.
P.O. BOX 868
Baker, Louisiana 70704
Email: people4nonviolent youth@gmail.com
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