Rotary donates to local nonprofits |

Rotary donates to local nonprofits

The morning and noon Rotary Clubs, along with Club Rotario, all of Glenwood Springs, donated a total of $12,350 was donated to 27 local nonprofit organizations . The fund-raising effort was made possible from the sale of the Rotary Discount card.Rotary strives to achieve its objective of “Service Above Self” through activities in five primary areas. These areas are often referred to as the “Five Avenues of Service.” One avenue is community service. This relates to the activities that Rotarians undertake to improve the quality of life in their community. Particular emphasis is given to helping children, needy families, the aged, the handicapped and those most in need of assistance. The $12,350 donated recently is an active display of this avenue.2005 Grant FundingAdvocate Safehouse Project$1,000Aspen Youth Center$250Boy Scout Troop 225$250City of Glenwood Springs Parks Dept$100Colorado Mtn. College Even Start Family Literacy$300CMC First Ascent Youth Leadership$1,000Colorado West Counseling Service$500Computers for Kids$500Cooper Avenue Social Center$500Family Visitor Programs$500Feed My Sheep$250Frontier Historical Society$250Futures – Glenwood High School$200Girl Scouts – Service Unit 613$250Glenwood Springs Community Center/KidKare$250Junior Achievement, Roaring Fork Valley$250La Misión$500LIFT-UP$500Literacy Outreach$750Roaring Fork Family Resource Center$500Roaring Fork Hospice$500Roaring Fork Outdoor Volunteers$250Silt Historical Society$250Street Cat Coalition$250The Traveler$1,000Youth Recovery Center$500YouthZone$1,000YouthZone$1,000

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