Monday Feb 22, 2021

Paddy Rooney

A Vision with Passion

The Reverend Patrick J. Rooney STS retired in February of 2012 having served as the Senior Pastor of historic Christ Lutheran Church (1733) in York, PA. Prior to going to York he had served in Dillsburg and before becoming a Lutheran he was a member of a Roman Catholic religious order for 10 years. He has worked extensively in the human services field including serving as Special Assistant in the Department of Welfare and as President and CEO of a large non-profit entity serving the mentally ill and the developmentally disabled. For almost five years, he also served as the interim Executive Director for two local ecumenical agencies.

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BHBL Rotary Polio Plunge

By Tom

Please donate to help eradicate Polio. We’re almost there!

  • Rotary has been working to eradicate polio for more than 35 years, and we’ve made incredible progress in the fight to rid the world of it forever.
  • As a founding partner of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative, we’ve helped to reduced polio cases by more than 99.9 percent.
  • It’s crucial to eradicate polio from the last two countries where it remains endemic and to keep other countries polio-free.
  • If all eradication efforts stopped today, within 10 years, polio could paralyze as many as 200,000 children each year.

The polar plunge is staged annually usually on January 1st in Lake George to publicize this cause.