TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) – The Clay County YMCA also held their annual Firecracker 5K. The race was part of a series of events planned during the 86th Annual Rotary Celebration.
The Brazil Rotary Club is a service organization whose theme is “Service Above Self”.
Rotary Club members say they believe giving back to the community is essential to moving the city forward.
“I think it becomes a way of life,” said Mary Jo Alumbaugh Brazil Rotary Club. “If you’ve been raised in a culture of volunteerism then it’s almost natural for you to always want to give back. Efforts to build up the community and make Clay County and Brazil a great place to live.”
Their goal during the Rotary celebration is raise money so they can better help those in need.