Standing from left are Micky Doto, Rotary liaison to the St. Joseph Interact Club; Adwoa Nantwi, sophomore, St. Joseph’s Interact board of directors member; Joel Kopke, District 7640 New Generations director; Sean Tomasello, sophomore, Interact secretary; Rob DeRose, Hammonton Rotary Club president; Makenna Sacco, sophomore, Interact member; Kimberly Sirolli, junior, Interact president; Melanie Druziako, Interact director for Rotary District 7640; and Marni Vaccaro, Interact moderator. Seated from left are Amelia Porretta, sophomore, Interact board of directors member; Emily DeMarco, sophomore, Interact board of directors member; and Marissa Moreno, junior, Interact vice president.

The Hammonton Rotary Club welcomed members of the newly formedSt. Joseph’s High School Interact Club to its meeting Thursday, Feb. 16 at Rocco’s Townhouse. Representatives from Rotary District 7640 were on hand to discuss the principals of Interact and the many youth programs supported by Rotary in the region and around the world.

Interact is a Rotary-sponsored service club for young people ages 12-18 that emphasizes leadership and international understanding. TheSt. Joseph’s club, which is sponsored by the Hammonton Rotary Club, is the 40th Interact Club in Rotary District 7640, which covers Atlantic,Camden, Cape May,Cumberland, Gloucester and Salem counties.