RI President Barry Rassin addresses crowd of 175 at Million Dollar Foundation Banquet

RI President Barry Rassin addresses crowd of 175 at Million Dollar Foundation Banquet

More than 175 Rotarians, spouses and friends joined keynote speaker Rotary International President Barry Rassin in celebrating the successful projects of the Rotary Foundation at the District 7570 Million Dollar Foundation Banquet held at the Inn at Virginia Tech Inn at Virginia Tech on December 7, 2018. President Rassin described his international travels and experiences during the past few months and told about the people's lives that have been changed as a result of district and global grants from the Rotary Foundation.

District 7570 Governor George Karnes thanked the members in attendance for the outstanding gifts and achievements over the past two years and announced that in that time, nearly $3Million in gifts and bequests has been contributed to The Rotary Foundation from our district.

​Shannon Watts of the Lynchburg Rotary Noon Club served as the Foundation Banquet Committee Chair for the event and said, "I had a wonderful experience chairing the committee and I'm so proud of our District for raising almost $3M over the past two years for The Rotary Foundation. Thank you to everyone that attended."