News for December 2013

News from District 6600

The Rotary Club of Maumee will be sponsoring the Global Grant for the next fiscal year’s missions to Jamaica. The Grant will cover two missions when a minimum of 40 preschools in Westmoreland Province will receive resource center equipment. The missions will also provide support to the Women’s Centre in Savanna-La-Mar as well as local libraries and community centers.

The Rotary Club of Savanna-La-Mar (RI District 7020) will have overall operational control of the project. Also participating in the project in Jamaica will be the Rotary Club of Negril. In District 6600, the Rotary Clubs of Elyria, Sylvania and Reynolds Corners are also participating partners with the Rotary Club of Maumee. If you or your organization would like to actively participate in the mission please contact Mel Honig; email: or Do Nguyen: email; and in Jamaica Dr. Hilda Hibbert; email:

Mission 7 to Belize

Mission 7 to Belize is on schedule. Currently all the educational equipment and supplies are being staged at the Findlay warehouse for shipment in late January. Mission dates are March 15 through March 28, 2014 when RCI will be opening at least 14 resource centers in primary schools in the Orange Walk and Corozal Districts of Belize and another center in honor of Father Bob Haas in Bullet Tree Falls, Cayo District.

This is an opportunity to participate in a mission. We need computer experts with electrical skills and early childhood educators to help up make this mission a success. If interested please contact Project Coordinator: Mel Honig; email:

Donations: Educational Equipment and Materials

Item Donor Expeditor Rotary Club of
Computer Sue Hunt Jim Hunt Elyria
Toys Natasha Romanova Mel Honig Sylvania
Computer Towers Cleveland Construction David Honig Sylvania
RCI Brochures* Longmeier Press Mike Frueh Lima

*Please check out the updated brochure here, printed by the Longmeier Press at no cost to RCI.

We have a continual need for computer systems and children’s books. The only thing that is keeping us from doing more are these two items.

Donations: Monetary

Donor Amount
Rotary Club of Elyria $700.00
Paul Capelle, Rotary Club of Willard 18.00


Rotary Clubs of

  • Elyria
  • Willard