West Seattleites heading to Nepal for Rotary exchange program

December 2, 2011 at 5:11 pm | In Rotary Club of West Seattle, West Seattle news | 1 Comment

Planning winter travel? The Rotary Club of West Seattle and its fellow area Rotarians send news of a group headed out on a particularly exotic journey:

Only one more week to go before local area delegates from Rotary District 5030 leave the comforts of Seattle for Nepal. As posted over the summer, Rotary’s Group Study Exchange is a vocational exchange program that is sending a team of young professionals to Nepal (December 2011 – January 2012). Three of the five delegates are from West Seattle and two are sponsored by the West Seattle Rotary. Learn more about the program and the team – they could be your neighbors – and follow them along on their Himalayan adventure at gse2011seattle.blogspot.com.

Tomorrow morning, by the way, Rotary members have a big event a lot closer to home: With the help of volunteers and donations, they will be helping 100 local kids have a happier holiday season through the annual Children’s Shopping Spree. If you’d like to chip in, there’s a donation link on their official website, here.

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  1. As a recent transplant from Rotary’s hometown (Chicago), I am so happy to see the West Seattle club take such an active role in the community. I wish the GSE team a wonderful experience in Nepal!

    Comment by Brian Makar — 6:47 pm December 2, 2011 #

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