New board for Arlington Rotary Club, from left, includes Steve Holmes, Steve Klemp, Hugh Barton, John Heck and Gene Krieder.
Hugh Barton assumed the leadership of the Arlington Rotary Club on July 1, succeeding outgoing president Joe Lott. Joining Barton as president is Vice President John Heck, Treasurer Steve Klemp, Secretary Gene Kreider, and Sgt-at-arms Steve Holmes. The Arlington club supports a variety of causes such as AFAC, Salvation Army, INOVA Blood Drive, Culpepper Garden, Arlington Academy of Hope and Northern Virginia Family Services. The club also provides an annual scholarship of $8000 to a deserving graduate of an Arlington High School through its Arlington Rotary Education Foundation. Recent international projects have included donations to an orphanage in the Caribbean and support for the global effort to eradicate polio.
The Arlington club meets every Thursday at noon in the function room of La Cote d’Or Café on Lee Highway. Visitors are welcome.