P.O Box 8
Baker, LA 70704
Meetings: Noon every Tuesday; except
from Christmas to New Year's Day
Lagniappe Steak & Seafood Restaurant
Location: 14030 Plank Road, Baker,
Louisiana (225) 774-6900
PDG Jay Brown: (225) 775-8370
Make-up Cost for Rotarians: $12
Please note: Non-Rotarians, should contact
a member in order to attend a meeting.
More about the Club:
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
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
- 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
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
Baker, Louisiana 70704
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