PROCLAMATION from Fred Camillo, First Selectman
WHEREAS, Greenwich Rotary Club is celebrating the 100th anniversary of its Charter on February 19, 1921; and
WHEREAS, The parent company, Rotary International, was founded in 1917 in Chicago, IL and delegated other communities to follow in its footsteps of intention and the motto of "Service above Self"; and
WHEREAS, The stated purpose is to bring together business and professional leaders in order to provide humanitarian service, to advance good will and peace around the world; and
WHEREAS, For the duration of the Greenwich Club's presence in the community, the intentions have been to support local and international organizations with requests for monetary funding and service in kind based on the Rotarian motto; and
WHEREAS, The Greenwich Rotary Club has held stalwart and true to its purpose for the 100 years of service in Greenwich, other localities and abroad; and
WHEREAS, The Town of Greenwich recognizes the numerous successful and purposeful Rotarian endeavors, and wishes that the next 100 years will be as powerful in the Greenwich Rotary Club's efforts to provide peace, health and prosperity for all.
NOW, THEREFORE, l, Fred Camillo, FIRST SELECTMAN OF THE TOWN OF GREENWICH, dohereby proclaim Friday, February 19, 2021 asGreenwich Rotary Club Day
in the Town of Greenwich and urge all citizens to join in celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Greenwich Rotary Charter.