Mountain Foothills- Community Service
What we Do in our Community: Our efforts as members of the Mountain Foothills Rotary Club are directed at many needs we see in the Evergreen area, some current projects and beneficiaries
See the fuller listing on the Volunteerism page.
Full Listing on volunteerism page
Our Beneficiaries and Partners:
What we Do in our Community: Our efforts as members of the Mountain Foothills Rotary Club are directed at many needs we see in the Evergreen area, some current projects and beneficiaries are:
The EPRD Special Popluations Program- We raise and provide funding, and volunteer time to assist the participants in various programs (Bowling, Horseback riding, skiing, golf, Special Olympics.) (http://www.evergreenrecreation.com/Youth_Activities/Special_Needs.htm)
Evergreen Christian Outreach- We provide volunteer staffing for various projects and collect food on a regular basis for their food bank. (www.evergreenchristianoutreach.org)
RYLA- (Rotary Youth Leadership Awards)- Through our members efforts and a club commitment, 5 scholarships to RYLA (in Estes Park) and 4 scholarships to Young RYLA (in Larkspur) have been provided to allow young people to participate in this empowering and engaging growth and leadership experience (http://www.rmryla.org/)
Crutches 4 Africa- This international program collects unwanted mobility devises (generally in North America and the British Isles) and distributes them free of charge in Africa, the Caribbean and Central America (www.crutches4africa.org)
The Rotary Foundation- The Foundation of Rotary International (www.rotary.org)
Polio Plus- An RI and TRF focus on the eradication of Polio in the word for the last 25 years. On the brink of eliminating this disease and the human suffering that are part of it worlwide(www.polioplus.org)
Foothills Fire and Rescue Auxiliary 2012 Pancake Breakfast- The 501(c)(3) support organization for the fire department members and volunteers of the Foothills Fire Protection District. We are supporting their effort to raise funds to provide equipment and support to the firefighters that are responsible for response at the location of our weekly meetings (http://www.foothillsfire.org/auxiliary.htm)
Highway and parking lot clean-up- Our volunteers regularly assist with cleanup of Highway 74 from Elk Meadow Park to Safeway, and the Memorial Trees along this stretch
Buchannan Park Memorial Walkway- Our Club, EPRD, the Evergreen Rotary Club, the American Legion and others have created a memorial walk at Buchannan Park in Evergreen.
Memorial Trees on Highway 74- Several years ago a memorial tree lined walkway was established on the path from Elk Meadow to Safeway in Evergreen through the acquisition of trees and planting them with sponsor plaques. We now clear the area regularly and maintain the trees..
Salvation Army Bell Ringing- From Thanksgiving to Christmas each year we volunteer time to man the Salvation Army Kettles in Evergreen
9Health Fair cashiering- We assist the 9News Health Fair each year
The Foundation of Mountain Foothills Rotary- A 501(c)(3) that works in our community for various purposes.
Alpine Rescue team. http://www.alpinerescueteam.org/