Lafayette Rotary Club

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 participation
  • 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