Rotary at Work Day was held on April 12, a time when Rotarians all over the United States participated in community service projects in their neighborhoods. Locally, the Crescenta-Cañada Rotary Club (CCRC) took to the highways … specifically, the Angeles Crest Highway.
The CCRC adopted a portion of the Angeles Crest Highway over 20 years ago, and has been committed to it ever since. CCRC members and friends were out in full force to clean up their adopted stretch of Angeles Crest. Every member, armed with their orange vests, hard hats, gloves, trash picker-upper tools and trash bags, brought good cheer and a positive attitude. Close friends got closer and new friendships were forged, while litter was being put in its place.
In the end, bags upon bags of garbage were collected and prepared for haul away. The day demonstrated the Rotary motto, “Service above self.”
Crescenta-Cañada Rotary is one of the oldest service clubs in the area, founded in the 1940s. It meets on Tuesday evenings at 6:45 p.m. at USC Verdugo Hills Hospital. Anyone interested in participating in the volunteer efforts of the CCRC can contact President Robert Ippolito at (818) 612-0618.
All are welcome.