AUBURN — The Auburn-Lewiston Rotary Breakfast Club surpassed a major milestone earlier this spring. The club has exceeded $500,000 in donations to local charitable organizations.

The club was formed in 1991 and has an average membership of 40 members. Through various fundraisers over the past 26 years, the club has focused on providing assistance to local charities, emphasizing efforts on the youth and elderly in the  community.

The club has also supported international efforts, including an orphanage in Haiti that has local connections to the Lewiston-Auburn area by way of Father Mark Boisvert.

Donations have been provided to over 164 different organizations and charities, including the Boys and Girls Club, SEARCH, the High Street Food Pantry, Auburn Suburban Little League and Advocates for Children.

The club meets at 7 a.m. Wednesdays at the United Methodist Church, Park Avenue. New members are always welcome. FMI:

The Auburn-Lewiston Rotary Breakfast Club has marked a charitable donations milestone of $500,000. From left are A-L Lewiston Rotary Breakfast Club President Donald Fournier and President-Elect Jeffrey “Pete” Preble.

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