Number of Participants: 10
Hours Donated: 12
Value of Time Served: $1,014
Event Type: Civic & Community
Date: November 17, 2015
82 Rocky Point Yaphank Road Rocky Point
New York 11778, United States
On November 15th, Rocky Point High School Interact Service Club members (which consists of many student athletes) came together with their advisor, Mrs. Messinetti, and Rocky Point Rotarians, Susan Wilson and Greg Hilton, participated in a fall cleanup at Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck. Everyone took part in raking leaves, moving kayaks and boats, and general cleanup duties. They worked hard, but they also managed to have fun. They were assisted by members of the Port Jefferson Rotary, Boy Scout Troop 1776, and the Port Jefferson and Longwood Interact Clubs.
Interact is Rotary International’s service club for young people ages 14 to 18, sponsored by individual Rotary clubs which provide encouragement and guidance, but are self-governing and self-supporting. The Interact chapter at Rocky Point High School is sponsored by the Rocky Point Rotary Club. In addition to successfully executing its own fundraising and community service projects, Interact has often joined the Rocky Point Rotary Club in cleaning up the campgrounds at Camp Pa-Qua-Tuck.
Then In conjunction with Habitat for Humanity of Suffolk, the Rocky Point High School Interact Service Club participated in two Habitat for Humanity Student Builds on Wednesday, November 11 and Saturday, November 14.
Students and teachers worked alongside Habitat volunteers to rebuild a U.S. Army veteran’s home in Rocky Point which was severely damaged by Hurricane Sandy.