The Rotary Club of Summerside celebrated 68 years of service to the community at its Charter Night Dinner.

The Charter Night dinner was held March 5, 2011 at the Credit Union Place with about 45 members and spouses in attendance.

Past President Heather Matheson prepared a beautiful photo montage celebrating the many accomplishments of the Club over the past year and showed a video she and David Anderson filmed at Alberton House.

Derek Key was recognized for achieving 30 years of membership.

Two new members were inducted - Karen Hatcher and Major Stewart.

Several Rotarians were recognized as Paul Harris Fellows....Vance Bridges, Wayne Thompson, Paul Matheson, Sandy Rundle and Rotarian Friend Nancy Key.  See the Photo Journal for pictures of the presentations.

A special Paul Harris Fellow was presented to Past President Heather Matheson by Vance Bridges recognizing her contribution to the Club and community.  Video of the presentation can be seen at

Through a Silent Auction and Live Auction led by auctioneer Alison Smith, $2655.00 was raised for the Rotary Foundation/Polio Plus.