Posted by Tom Burson on Jun 07, 2017
The Rotary Club of Mechanicsburg presented five $2,000 scholarships at a special dinner meeting held at Messiah College on June 7. The keynote speaker was District 7390 Governor Elect Una Martone.
Left to right, front row: scholarship winners, Peyton Kline, West Shore Christian Academy; Lauren Lindoerfer, Northern York High School; Paris Wright, Cumberland Perry AVTS; Rachel Denevey, Mechanicsburg High School; and Rachel Bogdanoff, Trinity High School. Back row: District 7390 Governor-Elect Una Martone; Club President Mark Dixon; and Club Member John Petrie.
The evening began with an invocation and Pledge of Allegiance followed by a buffet dinner. Following dinner, Rotary District 7390 Governor Elect 2017-18, Una Martone, was introduced by John Petrie. DGE Martone gave an inspiring talk partly build around the 1899 essay titled "A message to Garcia." 
Special thanks to the scholarship committee members: Amy Bockis, John Petrie, and Ed Rogers for their work in making this a successful event as well as managing the students of the month program during the year.