Rotarians Brad Weiss and Elizabeth Newton help load boxes of  fruit for Rotary’s Holiday Sale. Photo from Lighthouse Rotary

The Evanston Lighthouse Rotary Club is kicking off its annual fundraising sale.  Sales of poinsettias, wreaths, garland, Florida grapefruits and oranges, honey-glazed hams, gourmet nuts and trail mix go to support the Rotary Club’s local and international humanitarian projects.  Inquiries about sale items can be sent to

Rotarians hope to raise more than $60,000 to continue their charitable efforts such as providing dental care to indigent families, supporting local food pantries and soup kitchens, providing winter coats to needy children,  tutoring orphans in India, drilling water wells for schools in Nigeria, working to eliminate polio, and more.