Thursday, April 12, 2012

Our thanks to Chirstina, Grover Cleveland Middle School

Imagine the delight of the members of the Rotary Club of the Caldwells when we received this beautiful letter from Christina in Miss MacDonald's middle school class!

Dear Rotary Club,

Hi! My name is Christina. I am writing to you because in school we are studying non-profit organizations. I chose your organization because you are an amazing help not only to The Caldwells but all over, like the Dominican Republic. You even help donate to anyone in need in our community. You have really done a lot of generous, great things that are helping our community and making it a better place. You put in a lot of work to make a huge difference in the world. Thank you so much.

I really admired that you went to the Dominican Republic, you helped them greatly by giving hearing aids so that they could hear. Hearing is very important. You really opened a new world for these people who needed help. You donated a lot of things to them also, and you really saved their lives a great deal by doing that.

Thank you so much for being such great people, you are such a huge help to many people. I am really inspired by what you set your minds to and make happen, today. You are a hero to me. Without you, I don't know where we would be. You really impact Caldwell and help us so much. You are a huge help to everyone. You are a hero.

Thank you so much for all the hard, great work that you do. You are a huge help! You have definitely made a difference!

Christine S

To Christine from all of us at Rotary,

Thank you for your beautiful and thoughtful letter. It made us all feel wonderful and means more than we can express to you.

At Rotary, we have a motto, "Service Above Self". It's a choice we can all make in our lives to make a difference. We can tell by your letter that you are an intelligent and compassionate young woman and our guess is that you are already making a big difference in people's lives. We know that you will continue to have a positive influence on your community and the world around you throughout your life.

One avenue you might consider when you get to High School is the Interact Club. It's a high school version of Rotary where you can meet wonderful friends and work on service projects together.

Thank you again for writing and for taking the time to learn more about Rotary. We can't wait until you're a member!

Yours in Service,
The members of The Rotary Club of the Caldwells