Posted on Aug 09, 2017

Athabasca Rotary members Alex Kondra, Jackie Hobal and Wayne Hobal were recognized as major donors to the Rotary International Foundation August 9th, 2017.

 

Pictured are Frank Reitz – District 5370 Governor, John Ollerenshaw – Athabasca Rotary Club President, Jackie Hobal, Dennis MacNeil – Foundation Director, Alex Kondra

 

In appreciation, they were presented with engraved crystals and diamond pins. The crystals depict doves bearing olive branches - the universal symbols of peace and are engraved with their names.

 

Their donations support and honour the humanitarian and educational programs of the Rotary Foundation that make such a big difference in the lives of others.  These contributions enable the Foundation to carry out an array of programs that:

 

  • improve living conditions for needy families
  • increase food production and clean water programs
  • provide classrooms and educational materials
  • allay the suffering of the sick and disabled by providing immunization
  • and medical treatment
  • provide new channels for international understanding and brighter hopes
  • for peace.