Rotary Club of Rutland

Rutland Rotary Goes Green for its Centennial

Rotary Club of Rutland Past President Mark Price and President Chuck Rose present to Greg Cox, President of the Vermont Farmers' Food Center a donation in the amount of $81,996 to fund the construction of two large greenhouses.  The facility will be used to advance the educational understanding of basic greenhouse agriculture for young people in the region.  Class instruction and on-site seed planting experience is planned for students in primary grades through high school.  Students in local colleges will also participate in various programs.  Rose said, "this donation was the largest in club's 100 years of service to the community".