Each club contributed $1,500 to match the $4,500 provided by Rotary District 7360 for a total of $9,000. The money is used to meet the needs of students by paying for items of necessity, field trips, admissions fees for camps and activities, prom and graduation clothing and graduation requirements. The Evening Rotary Club of State College administers the grant.
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Throughout the year this club is involved in many community, as well
as international projects and activities that showcase our philosophy
“service above self”. One of these activities is
the “take-out meal project” which raises funds for a number of local
organizations. Another project is our work with CVIM on the Battle
of the Minds dinner, auction, and trivia game that raises thousands
of dollars for the clinic that serves the uninsured in Centre County.
Another important focus throughout the year is our
work with our youth. Our Club sponsors and is the advisor for an
Interact Club at State College High School. In 2014, the State College
Interact Club received a Rotary Presidential Citation for their
work with numerous service projects. We also team with the other
State College Rotary Clubs to distribute dictionaries to all third
graders in the State College and Penns Valley School Districts.
Our Club sponsors both an outbound as well as an inbound exchange
student. Last year, our inbound student was from Jakarta, Indonesia,
and our outbound student spent the year in Ecuador. Our Rotary Club
constructed a water tower in Rwanda that enabled the school children
to have fresh water for themselves and their gardens.