|Braxton County||Wednesday||Noon||Red Rooster Café, 602 Elk Street, Gassaway, WV 26621|
Meet the newly formed Braxton County High School Interact Club: Service above Self!
Back row: Hunter Mitchell, Drew Duffield, Jake Long and Brandon Gray.
Front row: Addyson Garvalia, Riley Skeens, Maggie Skidmore, Lauren Keplinger, Kristen Cox, Bethany Hoover, Sam Cochran.
(Not pictured: Sam Groves)
Elimination Dinner Fundraiser Scheduled
Small But Mighty
March 10, 2019 – Did you know that since October 2014, Braxton County Rotary has given over $140,000 to the community and surrounding areas?
Every year ten college-bound graduates receive $1000 scholarships. The plethora of other projects include backpacks for kids, a yearly movie night for kids, community secret Santa, libraries, college books for high school classes, animal shelter, food pantry, Central WV Aging, hospital equipment, hospital clothing, health department, dictionaries for every third grader every year, and the list goes on and on.
The Rotary Club of Braxton County recently donated a wall–mounted bleeding control station to all eight public schools in the county.
Did you know that at the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting, 21 students bled to death before help could arrive? With the onset of school shootings, The American Red Cross, the American College of Surgeons, and The Hartford Consensus started this initiative to place a Stop the Bleed station in every school in the nation. The kits for mounting cost from $600-$800 and contain compression bandages, tourniquets, gloves, etc., to assist others in saving lives.
With the help of Red Cross, Braxton County Memorial Hospital, and other first responders, every Braxton County School employee (teachers, administrators, secretaries, bus operators, and custodians) has been trained on stopping bleeding with the materials in the Stop the Bleed kit.
For Third Graders
DID YOU KNOW? Every 3rd grader in all six Braxton County elementary schools receives a dictionary of their own paid by funds raised by Braxton County Rotary Club!
BCHS Interact Club Provides Secret Santa Gifts
December 2018 – The Braxton County High School Interact Club collected over a thousand dollars and provided Secret Santa gifts for their classmates. A special thanks to Sam Cochran and Maggie Skidmore for giving up their weekend to shop, to C & G Construction, to the Rotary Club of Braxton County, and to all the Interact students who truly gave from their hearts.
October 27, 2018 – The BCHS Interact Club joined the Braxton Rotarians to set up a table for Trunk-or-Treat at the Outlet Mall.
Over 700 lovable goblins dropped by the table. It was a blast for all involved!