At Escola Básica Poeta Emiliano da Costa (Estoi School), RCEPI's Head of Youth Services, Pauline Burnham, organized the annual careers talks for final year students. Four professionals shared insights into their fields: Ana Mendonça discussed Environmental Engineering, Anne Gompel encouraged careers in the world of medicine, Pedro Rego a local vet highlighted opportunities in animal-related careers, and Pedro Guerreiro shared thoughts on his work as a Biological Science Investigator, inspiring students with their passion.

Later that day, RCEPI partnered with Rotary Club of Loulé for a fundraising dinner at Escola Secundária de Loulé (ESL) to support students attending summer camps as part of the Rotary Youth Exchange Programme. These camps foster cultural exchanges, promoting international understanding and peace. The dinner, prepared by ESL catering students under teacher supervision, was a tremendous success, raising over €900 with the generous support of 41 guests.

RCEPI extends its gratitude to ESL Director Prof. Renato Afonso, staff, students, RCEPI member Raymond Parfait, Silverio Guerreiro, President of Rotary Club Loulé, and all contributors for the event's success.

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