The Rotary Club of LaPlace began a Reading With Rotary project in March as a part of the celebration of the Centennial of the Rotary Foundation.  Pictured is Rotarian Lucien Gauff reading to a kindergarten class at West St John Elementary School in Edgard, LA.
The Rotary Foundation is a benevolent foundation that supports the humanitarian works of Rotary around the world.  Since it's founding in 1917, The Rotary Foundation has spent over $3 Billion on projects relating to elimination of diseases, including polio; clean water and sanitation; peace and conflict resolution; maternal and infant health; economic and community development; and the support of basic education and literacy.  The Rotary Foundation was recently recognized as one of the most effective benevolent foundations in the world. 
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