$22,000 Awarded in District Simplified Grants for 2013-2014

Janet Mudd Announcements

“The Checks are in the mail”! Recently, checks have been sent to the 22 clubs as listed below as recipients of 2013-2014 District Simplified Grants. Each club is receiving $1,000 which is to be matched with at least $1,000 from their club for their project. West Plains Clubs are working together this year on a project so are receiving a grant in the amount of $2,000.

Fulton Rotary Club
Purchase equipment (including tack, boots & helmets) for low income children that attend a horse ranch

Willow Springs
Construct an outdoor basketball half-court within the City

Branson DayBreakers
Purchase air conditioning/heating window units for local women’s crisis center cottages

Columbia South
Construction of large planting area at entrance to a center where families stay that are undergoing cancer treatments

Bolivar Rotary Club
Purchase shoes for needy children in area schools

Springfield North
Provide milk as a nutritious afternoon snack for children at local elementary school

Rotary Club of Rolla
Purchase promotional materials and implement a drug education program

Thayer Mammoth Springs
Provide school supplies to needy children throughout the year

Rotary Club of Springfield Southeast
Purchase & install picnic tables in a children’s park

Clinton Rotary Club
Purchase & install rubberized mulch in newly created “pocket park”

Warrensburg Early-Bird
Provide holiday gifts for needy low income children

Rotary Club of Jeff City
Implement an apprenticeship program for at risk youth – purchase computer, software, projector & presentation equipment for their use

Harrisonville Rotary Club
Provide and paint various buildings in the local parks

Fayette Rotary Club
Provide baseball equipment & uniforms to assist local youth

Mountain View
Provide books for children to receive monthly through the Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library program

Lebanon Rotary Club
Provide mulching, bench and identifying plaque to a Rotary Peace Garden at Local library

Rotary Club of Pulaski County
Purchase/place stationary all-weather benches in local park

Marshfield Rotary Club
Provide promotional materials and assist with local drug education program

Warrensburg Noon Rotary
Provide medical & dental laboratory fees for participants of a local day-long event of connecting individuals to needed services

Laurie Sunrise Beach Rotary
Purchase/provide basketball goal & equipment and outdoor furniture at local domestic violence shelter

West Plains Sunrise AND West Plains Noon Rotary
Provide clothing, hygiene products, medication, food & water for homeless local high school students. (2 Clubs working together awarded $2,000 grant)