Thanks to RFH Board President Lisa Mayfield’s entry, Rotary First Harvest was chosen as a finalist to receive the $30,000 People’s Choice Award. The award is based on community votes, so make sure to spread the word among family, friends and on your social networks to encourage voting. read more…
“I don’t have a dollar figure as yet. What I can tell you is that we’ve had 6889 patrons to date, including a remarkable 1225 last Saturday during the monsoon rain storm. With absolutely perfect “Halloween” weather these last 5 days, I realistically expect 7000 additional patrons (2500 each Friday and Saturday, 1000 Sunday and 1000 combined Monday and Halloween night. (more…)
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Thanks to the efforts of Clint Scott, our Foundation Chairman, our club raised $4,000 for Hurricane Irma. He accomplished this by seeding the pot plus offering to match other club member donations. The money is earmarked for aiding Hurricane victims though the Rotary Foundation.
What a guy! What a club!
Norm and Joyce Bottenberg, both lifetime Red Cross volunteers, have been called to duty to help with Hurricane Irma. Norm has been called to be on standby to go to South Carolina or the Virgin Islands and Joyce is working at the Kent Red Cross office. They not only got a call from the Red Cross, but also from King 5 news who came to their house and video taped an interview which aired on the evening news.
We are glad and proud to have the Bottenbergs as members of our club!
Update: Norm did get a call and ended up in Houston, Texas, helping victims of Hurricane Harvey. (more…)