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Rotary Happenings-Akron/Newstead


(A regular feature of the Rotary Club of Akron Newstead)

Rotary is the world’s first service club organization and is dedicated to humanitarian service advocating goodwill and peace around the world and in local communities. There are 30,000 Rotary clubs worldwide made up of 1.2 million members. The Rotary Club of Akron Newstead is one of those clubs.

*Thanks to all who stopped by our displays in Russell Park on July 11 at our 30 th Anniversary Celebration of the founding of the Rotary Club of Akron Newstead. The purpose of the evening was to express our appreciation for the tremendous support our community has given to Rotary. The work of helping people would not be possible without your generosity! Over 400 complimentary hot dogs and beverages were served.

*The club’s 31 st annual Andrew Boncore Golf Tournament will take place on Friday, August 9 at Dande Farms. There are still openings for golfers as well as sponsorships. This one of our largest fundraisers. For more details go to www.akronnewsteadrotary.org.

*ACS scholarship winners will be/were honored at our August 1 meeting. Since 1992 the club has awarded over $175,000 in scholarships to local students. This year’s winners are:
Micah Suckow – Rotary Unsung Hero Scholarship
Cassandra Brandi – Rotary Interact Scholarship
Adriana Militello – Rotary/First Stop Realty Scholarship
Kloe Rodriquiz – Rotary/Ms Jean’s Child Care Scholarship
Aurora Hockwater – Rotary/Doyle Security Scholarship
Grace Norton – Rotary/Ms Jean’s Child Care Scholarship
Katie McMahon – Rotary Graphic Arts
Joshua Drabik – Rotary/Herm Clouse Agency
Sara Pisano – Rotary/Ray C. Middaugh Memorial Scholarship

*Our 3 rd Annual Oktoberfest will be held on Saturday, October 5 th at Akron Acres. Join us for
an evening of German fun.

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