Thursday, November 14, 2013

Hackensack Rotary holds eyeglass drive

The Hackensack Rotary Club held an eyeglass collection drive today at their weekly meeting.  Club President, Sharon Bregman, was pleased to announce that 75 pairs of glasses were collected.  The eyeglasses were donated to The New Eyes for the Needy Organization and the Hackensack Lions Club.  Both organizations are dedicated to help provide better sight by distributing recycled glasses to those in need.

75 pairs of recycled eyeglasses were collected
For more information on these organizations, or to learn how you can donate your old eyeglasses, please visit their websites: New Eyes for the Needy  and Hackensack Lions.

The Hackensack Rotary Club also hosted District 7490 Governor Lenny Agrusti for his annual club visit today.  Governor Lenny had nothing but praise for the Hackensack club.  He noted their extensive work with military and homeless projects.

Governor Agrusti and Club President Sharon Bregman
Rotary is a worldwide organization of more than 1.2 million business, professional, and community leaders.  Members of Rotary clubs, known as Rotarians, provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and help build goodwill and peace in the world.  There are 33,000 Rotary clubs in more than 200 countries and geographical areas.  Clubs are nonpolitical, nonreligious, and open to all cultures, races, and creeds.  The Foundation is a not-for-profit corporation supported solely by voluntary contributions from Rotarians and friends of the Foundation who share its vision of a better world.  Anyone interested in joining is encouraged to contact Sharon Bregman via email at sharonbregman@hotmail.com.

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