Friday, June 22, 2012

Town Clock Dedication Ceremony Set

The Wells Rotary Club is pleased to announce a Dedication Ceremony for the Town Clock on Saturday, June 23,  at 11 a.m.   The Clock is located at the park adjacent to the Wells Fire Station at the intersection of Routes 1 and 109.  Members of the public are cordially invited to attend.
The Clock project was started in 2010 under the auspices of the Gateway to Wells/ Route 1 Beautification.  The Wells Rotary raised approximately $40,000 through private donations, Rotary funds and site work donated by the Town of Wells.    
The Wells Rotary has a rich history within the community as the lead on local fundraising projects such as the Wells Activity Center, Wells Harbor Park Pavilion, Wells High School Concession Stand, and the Wells Parks and Recreation Pavilion.  They have doubled scholarship charitable donations to the Wells High School and the York County Community College.  The Wells Rotary Club meets for breakfast every Monday at 7:30 a.m at the Coastal House on Route 1 in Wells.
Rotary International is an organization of business and professional leaders united worldwide who provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and help build goodwill and peace in the world.  In more than 200 countries worldwide, approximately 1.2 million Rotarians belong to more than 32,000 Rotary clubs.  The main objective of Rotary is service - in the community, in the workplace, and throughout the world.  The Rotary motto is “Service Above Self.”