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Rotary Club of St. Petersburg to celebrate 100 years with $100K donation

December 27, 2019 -

To celebrate its 100 year anniversary, Rotary Club of St. Petersburg will raise $100,000 during 2020 for the St. Petersburg Free Clinic. The Rotary Club of St. Petersburg will support the Free Clinic’s Pack-A-Sack program, which provides meals for hundreds of food insecure children throughout St. Petersburg . 

As one of the first 200 clubs of Rotary International, the Rotary Club of St. Petersburg was founded by William Straub, the former editor of the St. Petersburg Times. in his honor, the club will also refurbish the Straub marker at Straub Park.

The Rotary Club will hold its 100th Anniversary gala event at the St. Petersburg Yacht Club on Saturday, January 25th, where it will kick off the donation drive. All proceeds will benefit the Pack-A-Sack program. Tickets and sponsorships are available by contacting the Rotary office at 727-822-3277.

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