District Newsletter June 2017

Rotary Club of Farmersville   President Tonya Mercer

What were your fundraisers this year?            • We had our 20th annual Tedford Golf Tournament – the proceeds  from this fundraiser helps the club to fund other projects that we  support.  We give $4000 of scholarship money each year to 4  students graduating.  • We give $1000 to Honor Flight to send 1 veteran to see the wall in  Washington DC.   • We give $1500 to our local boy scouts club.   • We give quarterly to our Senior Citizens group, Polio fund, boy  scouts, Community outreach – someone local in the community that  needs help.    How many social activities this year?              We had two social activities this year with the entire club – Christmas  party and spring fling. What district events did your club participated and how many  attended each event?      • Went to the grant program, the district meet earlier last year, the  president induction at the beginning of the 2016‐2017 year.  Sent 3  kids to RYLA. • We also started our flag program, this is the first year for that.  It has  been successful, we currently have 19 signed up.   • We also feed the homeless two times this year at the Samaritan INN  in McKinney, we installed a shade at our local water park here in  town for parents to sit under, photo attached.   • We had volunteers at our 1st annual car show, at our bike ride and  scare around the square event in October last year. • We collected food for the local food pantry 2 times this year.   I am sure there are more things we did but, this is all I can think of  besides the items listed above.

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