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Rotary Club of Hagerstown Sunrise sending books to Argentina

May 08, 2008

The Rotary Club of Hagerstown-Sunrise through its International Service Committee is partnering with the Williamsport Rotary Club, the Williamsport Rotaract Club and the Rotary Club of Houston, Texas, to set up a book drive to collect books for the Rotary Club Ramos Mejia Sur in Argentina.

· The Williamsport Interact Club has already started the drive in Washington County high schools and at several other locations in the area.

· Mike Guessford, owner of Always Ron's Restaurant, has placed a collection box in his restaurant.

· Sunrise member Dave Abeles has arranged for a contribution of books from Better World Books to be shipped to Houston to add to the donations

· Ruth Anne Callaham, executive director of Food Resources, will provide short-term storage for the books that will be shipped to Houston before May 15.

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The Argentina Rotary Club will accept books in all languages such as classics, novels, children's books, biographies, books for schools and universities, etc.

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