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Rotary plants trees in memory of past members

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The Cairo Rotary Club recently planted trees in memory of past members in Angelo Canna Park. The Rotary Club has a long tradition of planting trees throughout the world to help improve the environment, the air we breathe, as well as to continue to promote biodiversity. Paul Harris the founder of Rotary International was a huge tree planting advocate. Beginning in 2018 each Rotarian was challenged to plant a tree by Ian H.S. Riseley, the then president of Rotary International. Throughout the world various Rotary Clubs have taken on this challenge. The Cairo Rotary Club has taken on a similar project, planting trees in The Angelo Canna Park in memory of members as they pass. This tradition dates back to 1974 when the first tree was planted for Joseph A. Vanacore, a truly charitable man, devoted to his community. The trees planted on June 4 were in memory of Mario Cucich; Maria Castellano and Suzanne Oldakowski.
July 11, 2019 11:34 am