Service Projects

The Rotarian and “Service”
The emphasis in Rotary is the desire to be of service. Rotarians participate in one of the following areas of service: Club Service, Community Service, Vocational Service and International Service.
The Rotary Club of Lafayette conducts a wide variety of service activities which include or have included the following:
• Scholarships for school youths
• Concert at the Reservoir with proceeds provided for purchase of musical instruments by participating schoolbands
• Youth leadership programs
• Funds and members’ time for polio prevention and eradication programs
• High School age youth exchange to and from foreign countries
• Town Hall and Lafayette Library
financial support
• Lafayette Art and Wine Festival
• Meals on Wheels
• Fire truck provided to a rural village in Baja, Mexico
• Water pumping system, Mulege, Mexico
• Water and sanitation for a home on the Navajo Nation Reservation in Arizona
• Jaws of Life for Santa Catarina,
Nuevo Leon, Mexico
• “Avoidable Blindness Program” in India
• Shelter boxes to Indonesia and Haiti following earthquakes
• LN-4 Artificial Hand