Rotary Club of Amherst,

Massachusetts

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Amherst

Service Above Self

We meet Thursdays at 12:00 PM
Bertucci's
51 East Pleasant Street
Amherst, MA  01002
United States
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AMHERST ROTARY TOWN FAIR

COMING MAY 25-28, 2016!

The Amherst Rotary Club will host the annual Amherst Rotary Town Fair on the Amherst Town Common Wednesday through Saturday (May 25-28, 2016).  Fair hours are: Wednesday 3:00 PM - 10:00 PM & Thursday, Friday & Saturday 12:00 PM – 10:00 PM.  There will be carnival rides for thrill-seekers of all ages coupled with many other carnival activities.  There will be assorted food trucks and Bart’s will have their ice cream truck parked near the Common.  Once you visit the food trucks, stop by the Rotary tent.  While supplies last every $15.00 spent at one of the food trucks Rotary will give you 5 tickets. 
 
The Amherst Rotary Town Fair is a major fund raiser for the Rotary Club of Amherst which meets every Thursday at Bertucci’s at 12:00 PM.  Proceeds from the Fair go to funding scholarships, assisting many local non-profits in the Community through small grants and our Community Grant (ranges from $25,000-$50,000).
 
 
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May 05, 2016
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Gretchen Gerzina, Dean
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