On January 20, 2021

Ludlow Rotary receives 2,000 masks for Covid-19 use

Recently, the Ludlow Rotary Club received a donation of 2,000 masks for use during the Covid-19 crisis.

This is the second round of mask donations by Ted Rossi and the Rossi Family Foundation.  Rossi is a fellow Rotarian from East Hampton, Connecticut, owner of Rossi Group Lumber in Cromwell, Connecticut and the developer for SouthFace Village in Ludlow, Vermont. Ted Rossi of the Rossi Family Foundation have also donated thousands of masks to many other Rotarian clubs around his area.

The mask donation is supported by the iHeart Media Communities as part of the Rotary Million Mask Challenge Tour.

According to Kevin Barnes, Ludlow Rotary Club president, 300 masks will be donated to Mt. Holly groups while 800 will go to the town of Ludlow.  Previously, the Ludlow Rotary Club has been able to provide masks to Ludlow first responders, Fletcher Memorial Library, Mt. Holly Rescue, Mt. Holly Fire, Mt. Holly Town office, and Mt. Holly road crew.

Barnes noted that masks are also available for other area groups or organizations.  Requests for masks may be made to Kevin Barnes or any Ludlow Rotary Club Rotarian at ludlowrotary@gmail.com or 802-228-8877.

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