Indialantic Rotary honors Babbitt as it celebrates 60 years of service


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Julia Babbitt, the Rotary District 6930 governor, will be honored at the Rotary Club of Indialantic’s 60th Anniversary Gala on Sept. 7 at the Indian River Colony Club in Viera.

Proceeds from this benefit event will be used for Rotary projects and programs. In addition to a delicious meal, there will be a silent auction and entertainment by the Creative Arts musicians.

Babbitt is the first woman member of the Rotary Club to become a governor for Rotary International. As a local insurance executive and business owner, Babbitt has been involved in Rotary service projects for several years.

Scholarships, water safety programs, international projects, tree planting, polio eradication and youth exchange will be highlighted in Babbitt’s  “Be An Inspiration” message.

Reservations can be made by contacting Linda Nelms at 321-757-7377. Tickets are $75 per person, with $50 applied to Rotary Charities. Checks should be made payable to the Indialantic Rotary Foundation.