History of Amherst South Rotary

 
Chartered in 1937 as Eggertsville-Snyder Rotary.
Name changed in 1969 to Amherst South Rotary.
 
Current and Past Fund Raising Activities:
 
  • Annual Classic Car Show
  • German Dinner during Amherst "Old Home Days"
  • Pancake Breakfast
  • Theater Night with Amherst Players
  • District Bike Trek to support Rotary Foundation
  • Craft Show
  • Super Bowl Raffle
 
Current and Past Projects of Amherst South:
 
  • Purchased van for Senior Citizens
  • Sent 2 - 3 youths to week-long leadership training through Rotary Youth Leadership Award each year.
  • Sponsored local summer tennis tournaments for youth.
  • Sponsored Bide Rodeo in local schools.
  • Sponsored and Charter member in organization and continued support of Amherst Symphony Orchestra
  • Hosted District 7090 conference 1996
  • Hosted Group Study Exchange from Argentina
  • Founding member in Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital
  • Annual Cradle Beach Sunshine Day
  • Adopt-a-Highway - Main Street - Eggertsville - Snyder
  • Support of Lupus Foundation
  • Support of Hospice
  • Sponsored District Nepal Orthopedic Hospital
  • Sponsored 15 Rotary Foundation students (Graduate study abroad)
  • Allergy Detection Kit - Martin Luther King School
  • Fund-raiser in support of Amherst Police Against Domestic Violence
  • Continual support of PolioPlus Partners Program
  • Continual support of Amherst Youth Board
  • Sponsored Amherst Central High School Graduation Awards
  • International Youth Exchange Program (High School level) - 17 exchange students
  • Medical Alert Program - Millard Fillmore Hospital
  • Warm clothing drive for area youth
  • Scholarship to Amherst Police Officer Adamy Family
  • Numerous social events with spouses and friends