Rotary Club of Belpre prioritizes giving back to the local community through a variety of efforts all throughout the year.
Since the Club was started over 23 years ago, over $320,000 has been given back to support the Belpre and Warren communities. The list of organizations and projects that have benefitted from the Club's generosity includes, but is not limited to:
- Science Lab Project
- State flags for Civitan Park
- Stadium lighting project
- Family literacy project
- Kick Cancer project
- Greenhouse project at Belpre High School
- Building water wells in India
- Farming project in Kenya
- Maintaining the Cedarville Cemetery, a Revolutionary War Cemetery
- Marietta College scholarships
- Belpre High School scholarships
- Warren High School scholarships
- Mid-Ohio Valley Work Camp (house painting)
- Consumer Credit Counseling Services
- Drug Prevention efforts
- Belpre Area Ministries food pantry
- Eradication of Polio through Rotary International efforts
- Wreaths Across America
As a member of District 6690, Belpre Rotary Club is able to join together with other Clubs in Central and Southeast Ohio to maximize its impact.
Rotary International is dedicated to six areas of focus to build international relationships, improve lives, and create a better world to support our peace efforts and end polio forever.
- Promoting Peace
Providing clean water, sanitation, and hygiene
Saving mothers and children
Growing local economies
Through other programs like Rotary Youth Leadership, Peace Fellowships, Grants, Youth Exchanges, Scholarships, and more, Rotary International unites more than a million people to take local and global action.