Never before has the Rotary Club of Freeport given a standing ovation at a luncheon. Rotarians rose clapping and a few eyes in the restaurant were teary as twelve year old Alexis DeGregory stood tall at the podium and explained how she and her mother came up with the idea for "Cookie Kids for Kids" to help hungry children at a local Grand Bahama school. Miss DeGregory explained that she and her mother Cindy were watching a local news report on TV where a P.E. teacher, Kelley Albury from Lewis Yard Primary made a plea to the community to help with funds to support children from that school whose families could not afford food for their breakfasts and lunches.   

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