Commerce City, CO, (March 3, 2010) - On February 10, 2010, at Werth Manor Event Center, the Commerce City Rotary Club hosted a dinner at which Adams City High School's (ACHS) Interact Club presented a check for $1,000 to the ShelterBox organization to pay for one Shelterbox.At the dinner, every Interact student received a certificate of appreciation that reads, "ShelterBox Appreciates Your Work Towards the Purchase of the ShelterBox. To provide warmth, shelter, and dignity to people in need post a disaster." s, a water purification kit, a cook stove and cooking utensils, tools, and other vital items. ShelterBoxes are sponsored by service clubs, Rotary Clubs , school and church groups, businesses and individuals throughout the U.S. and around the world. Interact students used a variety of fundraising strategies to raise the $1,000 including selling handmade Indian tacos at Adams City High School and Riggi Oil and selling various items including Denver Broncos scarves, candy, soda, and corn-on-the-cob-in-a-cup to ACHS students. The Adams City High School Interact Club is a service club for young people ages 14-18 years old. Sponsored by the Commerce City Rotary Club, the Interact Club gives young people an opportunity to participate in fun, meaningful service projects while developing leadership skills and making new friends. The Commerce City Rotary Club provides guidance and inspiration, but the Interact Club is self-governing and self-supporting. The ACHS Interact Club implements several community service projects every year.Through these efforts, "Interacters" learn the importance of developing leadership skills and personal integrity, demonstrating helpfulness and respect for others, understanding the value of individual responsibility and hard work, and advancing international understanding and goodwill. When asked what their favorite thing is about belonging to Interact, students responded by saying, "Interact is like a family. It teaches me to be a better person. My favorite part is the friendships we've built and seeing people in the community smile every time we help them." Debbie Leopold, President of the Commerce City Rotary Club, said it best when she concluded the evening by telling the youngsters, "I am in awe of the level of maturity and loving kind hearts of you Interact students. About Commerce City Rotary Club - Commerce City Rotary Club is a local chapter of Rotary International. Rotary International is the world's first service club organization with more than 1.2 million members in 33,790 clubs worldwide. Commerce City Rotary Club began in 1961 and is celebrating 48 years of service. Rotary Club members are volunteers who work locally, regionally, and internationally to combat hunger, improve health and sanitation, provide education and job training, promote peace, and eradicate polio under the motto "Service Above Self". About Interact-Interact is an international organization that fosters leadership and responsible citizenship and promotes international understanding and peace. It gives students the opportunity to be involved in community life and develop skills to become responsible and productive members of society. The name was created by combining the words "international" and "action." The first Interact club was initiated in 1962 by the Rotary Club of Melbourne, Florida. Two months later, the first Interact club outside the United States was established in Tanjore, India. Today there are more than 10,700 clubs in 110 countries with an estimated membership of 200,