Accra, June 28, GNA - The Rotary Club of Accra-Ring Road Central (RCC) has climaxed its 30th anniversary with a fund raising gala in Accra.
The anniversary which was on the theme: “30 years of Serving Humanity” saw the RCC inaugurating three key projects in the Greater Accra and Eastern regions.
The projects included the refurbishment of the bus stop in front of the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation and the unveiling of a four way test at the national fire service headquarters all on the Ring-Road Central in Accra.
The RCC also constructed a four seater modern toilet facility for the Tinkong Health Centre in the Eastern Region as part of its humanitarian services.
Mr Laud Ashon, the President of the RCC, said the club had over the past 30 years undertaken various charity programmes in different parts of the country, in furtherance of Rotary’s motto, “Service above Self.”
“Our charity efforts span across healthcare, education, literacy, water and sanitation among others,” he said.
Mr Ashon said the RCC, which was chartered on April 24, 1986 by the Rotary Club of Accra West is the largest club with sixty three members in District 9102 which is made up of Ghana, Togo, Benin and Niger.
“The Rotary club of Accra-Ring Road Central is a 100 per cent Paul Harris Fellow club and has sponsored one Rotaract club; two Interact clubs and has chartered three Rotary clubs-Rotary Club of Accra-Legon East; Accra-Dzorwulu and Accra-Osu Oxford Street,” he said.
Rotary brings together a global network of volunteer leaders dedicated to tackling the world’s most pressing humanitarian challenges.
Rotary connects 1.2 million members of more than 34,000 Rotary Clubs in more than 200 countries and geographical areas.
Their work improves lives at both the local and international level, from helping families in need in their own communities working toward polio-free world.