Butler Interact Club serves community

Representing the Butler Interact Club at the Rotary Club of Vandalia on Thursday from left to right were Emily Plassenthal, next year’s president; Shivam Patel, next year’s vice-president; Andrew Bautista, the top point-getter for both semesters this year and Interact Club Advisor Kelly Mahony.

VANDALIA — The Butler Interact Club made a presentation to the Rotary Club of Vandalia on June 11 concerning their activities for the 2014-15 school year. Among the activities this year were a car wash, a Christmas Dinner, working at the Vandalia Food Pantry, a Books & Things Sales, Smith Carnival, Book Buddies, a three-on-three basketball tournament, a Sr. Farewell Dinner and a Fun In The Sun Dance at Crossroads. The club ended the year with 40 members.

Interact is a service club for young people ages 14to 18. Sponsored by local Rotary clubs, Interact clubs give young people an opportunity to participate in fun, meaningful service projects while developing leadership skills and meeting new friends.