Michelle Chalmers, President of World of Wellesley will speak at the January 8th, 7pm – 8pm meeting of the Rotary Club of Wellesley, at the Wellesley College Club. There is a $30 light buffet available at 6:15pm before the meeting. See the Rotary Club web site for details.
From the Rotary Club speaker:
Welcome everyone to World of Wellesley’s 29th year of dedication to making Wellesley a welcoming place for everyone. Since 1990, the organization has been a collaborative effort of passionate volunteers and supporters, who are engaged and committed to celebrating and appreciating our glorious human diversity. It is my hope that World of Wellesley will be a part of you and your family’s lives, this year, through our planned programs, conversations and events. Most importantly, the success of the mission can only be reached by listening and learning from all Wellesley residents and support what is possible for making this community a welcoming and inclusive place for all. Thank you to the Rotary Club for your support and inviting me to a meeting.
● January 21: The Martin Luther King Jr. breakfast, with a keynote speaker and music and dance presentations, followed by a family MLK event in the afternoon.
● February 27; March 6, March 13: Join us in collaboration with the Wellesley Public Library for the community viewing of the three-part documentary, Race: The Power of an Illusion.
About Michelle Chalmers, MSW
Michelle Chalmers, lives in Wellesley, Massachusetts with her husband and two sons.
Michelle received a BSW from Wheelock College in Boston and an MSW from San Diego State University. Michelle is the author of children’s books , The Skin on My Chin and The Story of METCO. She is an anti-racist educator and facilitates difficult conversations with parents, school faculty and communities. For more information please review her website at www.theskinonmychin.com
About the Rotary Club of Wellesley, Inc.
The Rotary Club of Wellesley is one of Wellesley’s oldest community service groups and conducts local programs to benefit the Town of Wellesley. Please check the web site www.wellesleyrotary.org for times and location.
The public is always invited to any Rotary program. Please make a reservation on our web site’s calendar or call 781-591-0759 to speak with one of our board members. A buffet meal is available for $30. When making a reservation, please indicate if you will have the meal in the comment section of the registration. All are welcome for the light buffet and easy conversation beginning at 6:15pm. The 7pm – 8pm meeting will address club business and/or feature a speaker.