Delta's Rotary Clubs came together on February 23rd to celebrate International Rotary Day by presenting Mayor Lois Jackson with a plaque honouring the Corporation of Delta's ongoing support of Rotary projects in Delta.
(Photo: Ladner president elect Linda Ottho, Ladner president Guillermo Bustos, Mayor Lois Jackson, North Delta president Sheri Brown and Tsawwassen president elect Leslie Abramson)

Representative from each of the clubs in Ladner, North Delta and Tsawwassen gathered at Municipal Hall to personally thank Mayor Jackson, an honorary Rotary member, for the municipality's generous assistance over the years.

The most recent example of this tremendous support is the Tsawwassen club's Waterworks project at Diefenbaker Park. Created in partnership with the Corporation of Delta, the project is budgeted for over $270,000 with the Rotary club committed to fundraising for half of those funds. The project includes a children's water play area and splash pad, water wheel, meandering stream with bridges and pathways, along with an education component and park history.

Rotary International was founded on February 23, 1905 in Chicago, Illinois, and currently has over 1.2 million members in 33,000 clubs worldwide. Rotary club members are volunteers who work locally, regionally, and internationally to combat hunger, improve health and sanitation, provide education and job training, promote peace, and eradicate polio under the motto 'Service Above Self'.