With the proceeds of a successful Stop Polio Now 5th Annual Dinner on Saturday November 8, the Rotary Club of Ajijic generated in total 75,000 Pesos for the Stop Polio Now! Foundation. The club raised 25,000 Pesos from the dinner which will be matched by 50,000 Pesos from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
95 People attended. Highlight of the evening was the attendance of an actual polio survivor, Lakeside resident Marianne Swanson, who told the diners how she overcame the crippling disease.
The students of the Rotary Interact club of the International Institute Ajijic had created and personally signed delightful Thank You cards that adorned each place setting.
The Rotary Club of Ajijic is deeply appreciative to everyone who helped generate this large amount, which brings us even closer now to eradicating Polio for once and for all.