Texarkana Wilbur Smith Rotary

Events Around the Country in Rotary Clubs

The Canal Winchester-Groveport Area Rotary Club will present the Harlem Wizards basketball exhibition game March 25th at the high school.  Last year was their first year to hold the event and the Harlem Wizards played to a sold out crowd.  This year the Harlem Wizards will take on the Community Superstars Team consisting of school administrators and teachers.  The event is a major fundraiser for the Rotary Club which helps to support local community initiatives such as providing dictionaries to area school children and scholarships for graduating seniors.
-Lancaster Eagle Gazette
Coon Rapids Rotary club presents Community Hero Award; A man received the Coon Rapids Rotary Club’s Community Hero Award March 2 for pulling a driver from a burning car in an incident Feb. 17.  Gene Goldschmidt, chief executive officer and business coach at Keller Williams Classic Realty, Coon Rapids, was presented with a plaque, glass desk ornament and $20 gift certificate by Rotary President Mel Baker for what Baker called Goldschmidt’s “decisive action, courage and selfnessness.”
-ABC Newspaper
Fort Collins Breakfast Rotary Club held a raffle last month in which a woman won $10,000.  More than $28,000 was raised in raffle ticket sales.  Net profits will fund local and international charities the club supports.
Springfield Rotary Club offers $10,000 in community grants to mark centennial.
For the second year in a row, the West Lafayette Rotary Club made $250 grants available to teachers in the Ridgewood School District through a donation given to the school district.  The donation was funded by the Rotary Club and a Rotary District Club Grant.  Teachers submitted applications to the Rotary club and ten were selected to receive the grants.  Projects being funded this year range from purchasing supplemental materials to support testing procedures to materials for the speech and language pathologist.
-Coshocton Tribune
Rotary Club of Hudson 31st annual gala to take place which supports area organizations with an evening of fine dining, auctions, open bar, cash raffle; black tie event.
-Hudson Hub-Times
Newly formed North Oconee Rotary Club has pledged to purchase anti-litter signs and will participate in the Great American Clean-Up.
-The Oconee Enterprise
Linton Rotary Club hosting annual annual fish fry this Saturday.
-Greene County Daily World