The Rotaract Club of Roseau has received the prestigious Mayor of Roseau award for community involvement.

“We are very elated,” said Rotaract Club of Roseau president Stiengel Carter.

The award was presented at the fourth Roseau City Council Award ceremony over the weekend. The award was accepted by Rotaract Club vice president Miriam St.Luce at the Awarak House of Culture.

“This award cements Rotaract’s position as the premiere service club in Dominica,” Carter said.

Two other clubs also received awards for community involvement.

According to the citation the club received the award “because of all their hard work and dedication.”

Annually, the Rotaract Club of Roseau puts on the Carnival Princess Show competition where young girls are given the opportunity to display their talents and knowledge, along with winning cash prizes.  In addition, the Rotaract Club of Roseau has an annual Spelling Bee competition for primary school children.  The club teams up with Haliborange to make the event a true success!

In addition, the Rotaract Club of Roseau has donated numerous food hampers to needy families/individuals throughout Dominica.

In 2010, the Rotaract Club of Roseau made a donation of food and a new oven to Operation Youth Quack.  During Community Day of Service, the members went and visited the Home for the Age and assisted with assisting with cleaning, feeding, grooming and socializing with residents.

During the Christmas season, the Rotaract Club of Roseau celebrated the holiday season with underprivileged children and made donations of gifts and snacks for the children.