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New Grant Center makes applying for grants easier
We are pleased to announce the debut of the new Grant Center, formerly known as the grant application tool. The new site has a fresh look and better organization. The grant application includes clearly defined steps so it’s easier for you to track your progress. Learn more about grants and how to apply.
The Rotary Foundation ranked in list of top charities
CNBC has ranked The Rotary Foundation No. 3 in its annual list of Top 10 Charities Changing the World in 2016. The list includes some of the largest and highest-rated charities that help women, children, the poor, and the environment throughout the world, according to Charity Navigator, and that maintain high standards of financial health, accountability, and transparency of reporting. The Foundation was noted for connecting 1.2 million members from more than 200 geographic areas to tackle the world's most pressing humanitarian challenges, including projects that focus on disease prevention,...
Australian entrepreneur announces $1 million gift to Rotary
On Wednesday, over breakfast with the Rotary Club of Wahroonga, New South Wales, Australian entrepreneur and philanthropist Dick Smith announced a donation of AU$1 million to Rotary (about US$750,000), citing admiration of Rotary members for the time they devote to others. The Rotary Australia Benevolent Society (RABS) will administer the funds. “With 29,500 Rotarians in 1,100 clubs throughout Australia, we have an army of volunteers eager to assist those in need,” says Michael Perkins, RABS chair. “The impact of this donation will be felt throughout all of Australia, from the cities to the...
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Russell Kacer with YK Communications gave a very informative presentation on their fiber optic infrastructure investment in El Campo. The entire project is being conducted in phases with a completion date within the next four years. They just completed the first phase of fiber optic installment for parts of the city. Phase 2 begins soon. Fiber optic cables provide much faster internet speeds and greater reliability.
Posted on Jan 12, 2017
Posted on Jan 05, 2017
Today, the Club took care of a little business. El Campo Rotary President William Key presided over a vote to approve the officers taking control in July. He also discussed preparations for the annual Fundraiser on March 2nd at the El Campo Civic Center. Further information will be coming soon about the Fundraiser, raffle tickets and meal tickets.
Posted on Dec 15, 2016
Posted on Nov 17, 2016
Today, Steve Lyford talked about the Toys for Tots program in Wharton County. He discussed the need for the program, toy collections, fundraisers, and distribution of the toys to the children. This is a great program that puts smiles on many little faces each Christmas season.
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