2012-09-06 / Local & State

Hancock Rotary Meets 20-Plus Years At Park-N-Dine


Carmon Gordon, Hancock Rotary Club president, presents a Rotary Club plaque to Park-N-Dine’s Fred Salimi. Carmon Gordon, Hancock Rotary Club president, presents a Rotary Club plaque to Park-N-Dine’s Fred Salimi. The Rotary Club of Hancock has been meeting every Tuesday at the Park-N-Dine for the last 20 or so years. According to Rotarian Melinda Gordon, Rotarians visiting the area often join the Hancock club for its meeting since many Rotarians like to maintain perfect attendance she says, and the club rule regarding meeting when it snows is that the meeting takes place if the Park-N-Dine is open.

The Park-N-Dine is so integral to the Rotarians weekly meeting schedule that the club recently presented Fred Salimi of the Park-N-Dine with a plaque signifying the restaurant as the Hancock Rotarian Club’s meeting place and so that visitors might be aware of the fact that a Rotary Club meets there

Rotary has existed in Hancock since 1943 and has a proud tradition of service above self.

Currently the Hancock Rotary is starting an Interact Club at the local Hancock school so that young people can learn that doing for others is an important habit axiom for life. The club already has had an active Interact at Southern Fulton for the last two years. In addition, in the near future, the club will be distributing dictionaries to all third graders in Washington County, Md., and Fulton County, Pa..

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