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Album Name: 2008 Flood Relief Return to Albums
Album Date: Jul 12, 2008
Description: The 7 Metro Rotary clubs receive a semi load of flood donations from the Rotary Club of Greenbelt, Maryland in District 7620
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Thanks go to the Rotary Club of Greenbelt.  Pictured (l to r): Wick Caldwell, Club Secretary & Project Co-Chairman; Dr. Ed Wilson; Helen Svensen, Club President;Dr. Joel Lang; Steve Kemp, Project Co-Chairman; Len Rosenberg; Jean White; and Kathy Friedman, Club Immediate Past President. Greetings from the Rotary Club of Greenbelt, Maryland The Rotary Club of Greenbelt, Maryland sent a semi load full of flood relief to Cedar Rapids.  Much needed 20 75 Rotarians, their families and other volunteers showed up to help receive the generous contribution from the Rotary Club of Greenbelt, Maryland. Much needed fans are moved to the front of the Salvation Army relief site.
A line of Rotarians and volunteers unloaded the semi in less than an hour. Food was put into boxes on pallets to be used by local food pantries and furniture was immediately given to those in need Reid Zehrbach of Cedar Rapids West Rotary sorts Nearly 70 Rotarians and volunteers made quick work of unloading the semi and sorting the contributions. Sorting food, cleaning supplies, household goods, and furniture.
Gary White of Cedar Rapids West Rotary loads furniture to be distributed to those in need after the flood. Fittingly, the empty semi trailer sits in a pool of water Much needed canned food is sorted and made ready to distribute to those in need. District 5970 Governor, Bill Jacobson, member of Cedar Rapids West, appreciates the collective efforts of all the Rotary volunteers.