SERVICE ABOVE SELF

Rotary Club of Lititz First Travelogue of the 2017-18 Season

will feature “Promised Land: Adventures In the Middle East”

 

The first presentation of the Rotary Club of Lititz 2017-18 Travel & Adventure Series will be held Saturday, September 23, at the Warwick High School Performing Arts Center, 301 W. Orange Street, Lititz.  There are two performances:  Matinee at 2:00 p.m. with a musical prelude starting at 1:30 p.m. and Evening at 7:30 p.m. with a musical prelude starting at 7 p.m.

 

The Middle East is a land of hospitality, a place where people make strangers feel at home. At the same time, it’s also been witness to acts of unspeakable brutality between warring tribes throughout history. It’s a world of paradoxes – one that is explored in director Rick Ray’s new film “The Promised Land: Adventures In the Middle East.”

 

“The Promised Land” represents a travel documentary through several Middle Eastern countries, including Israel, Jordan and Turkey, and it showcases the wonders of those lands while discussing their rich histories and cultures. It will include wonders such as Petra, Jerusalem, the Cedars of Lebanon, and Cappadocia.

 

Ray, an award-winning cinematographer, writer, editor and director, has traveled the world to capture images of its peoples and cultures. A former Lonely Planet Backpacker, he has produced numerous films on regions as diverse as Israel, Bali, Borneo, Lebanon, Syria and Iceland.

Ray is founder and president of the web-based stock footage company DVarchive.com and is a frequent lecturer at performing arts centers and universities across the United States.

 

Travelogue Ticket Information

General Admission tickets are sold at the door only for $7.00 for adults and $3.00 for students.  Season Tickets may be used daytime or evening and are $35.00 for adults and $12.00 for students.  They can be purchased from any Rotary Club of Lititz member or from the Lititz Public Library.  For more contact Dean Brandt, 756 Rothsville Road, Lititz, PA  17543, Tel. 717.626.4520.

 

All of the net funds from these activities are given to over 30 non-profit service groups each year, as well as providing college loans and scholarships to many local students.  Some of the locally supported groups include four local Fire Companies, Warwick Ambulance Association, Warwick/Lititz Community Chest, Lititz Historical Foundation, Lititz Public Library, Lititz recCenter and Lititz Springs Park.  Since the Travelogue started 55 years ago, the Rotary Club of Lititz has donated well over ONE and a QUARTER MILLION DOLLARS community wide and helped over 500 students attend college.  The money raised this past year, which grossed over $125,000, is now being distributed to these many community and charitable focused groups and students.

 

Your attendance at our Travelogue Series certainly helps us continue these important community service efforts.  Thank you for your SUPPORT to our wonderful community of Lititz and visit our web site at www.lititzrotary.com!

 

 

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