Rotary of South AA awarded Foundation of the Year

| December 12, 2014 | 0 Comments
(left to right) -Anthony Clarke, Meghan Hryniewicz, Anne Wolfe, Ksthleen Chartier, John May, Mahal May, LeCates Blyth,Larry Leahy, Robin Hatfield, Joe Van Duren (President), Lee Derrick, Sheri Turk, Julie St. Marie

(left to right) -Anthony Clarke, Meghan Hryniewicz, Anne Wolfe, Ksthleen Chartier, John May, Mahal May, LeCates Blyth,Larry Leahy, Robin Hatfield, Joe Van Duren (President), Lee Derrick, Sheri Turk, Julie St. Marie

In its 14th year, the Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County (CFAAC) hosted the Celebration of Philanthropy Awards Luncheon at the Annapolis Double Tree Hotel on November 21, 2014.  CFAAC recognized the individuals, families, businesses and civic organizations, whose generosity, philanthropic leadership, and motivation of others improves the quality of life for all in Anne Arundel County. 

The annual Foundation of the Year was awarded to the Rotary Club of South Anne Arundel County.

Philanthropic Activities that supported their nomination include direct donations and support to The Lighthouse Homeless Shelter, the Business and Community Advisory Board of Southern High School, the Scholarships For Scholars program, and other programs that focus on local youth.

Community material support programs that were considered in their nomination included their own program, Bountiful Backpacks, which provides local children from low-income families with supplemental food for the weekend; 100 meals per month packed for the Lighthouse Homeless Shelter; help to provided to the center for students at Southern High School to research internships, careers, and colleges.

The Rotary Club of South Anne Arundel County is a 49 member strong organization that contributes a tremendous amount of volunteer time and resources to worthy causes locally and internationally. The club meets weekly at 7.30am for breakfast at the Killarney House Restaurant located at 584 West Central Avenue, Davidsonville, MD 21035. The club welcomes guests to their meetings at any time.

For more information, please speak to Anthony Clarke, SAACR Past President, at 443-822-1606 or email at [email protected]

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