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Service above Self
The Rotary Club of Silver City welcomes you.•Fellowship & Opportunity for Service•Community Leadership •Civic Commitment•High Ethical Standards in all professions•Promotion of international understanding, goodwill and peaceThat’s Rotary. Learn more as you browse through these pages and then join us at one of our luncheon meetings to get to know us better.
Important Information for High School Students1. For Graduating High School Seniors: The 2017 Silver City Rotary Scholarship competition is now under way. To apply for a $1,500 Rotary college scholarship, click on this College Scholarship Applicationlink for detailed information about the application process and to start an application.The application deadline is March 15, 2017.2. For High School Juniors: Nominations for the 2017 Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) program are now being accepted. RYLA awardees get to spend a week in July at the Manzano Moutain Retreat in Mountainair to participate in an intensive leadership development camp. Candidates should be rising high school juniors. Students should talk to their high school counselor about being nominated for this exceptional program. Nominations and applications should be received by April 30, but earlier applications are encouraged because only a limited number of openings are available for this unique opportunity.For further information, go to https://ryla5520.shutterfly.com/or call Francisca Reyes at 915-276-2003.
Service above Self
Announcing the 2017 Rotary AuctionThe next Silver City Rotary Gala & Charity Auction has been re-scheduled for October 7, 2017 in a location to be announced.Beneficiaries of the Auction will be:•Life QuestTo assist in purchasing one or more used vehicles (minivan or sedan) to enhance the ability to deliver early intervention services to chidren with or at risk for developmental delays in Grant County•The Gila Valley LibraryTo expand the children’s program area from 80 square feet to include an outside gazebo to accommodate the expanding children’s program.•The Silver City Gospel MissionTo assist women and children who reside in Sierra House, their traditional housing unit, in moving to permanent housing. Funds for support services, bus passes to attend appointments, and for income support. Income support would be for employment at the Farmer’s Market mobile food pantry.The Club is currently inviting donations of auction items as well ticket purchases, table sponsorships and other sponsorships for the Auction. Tickets (not tax-deductible):A $300 table sponsorship can be purchased by clicking the next button. A table sponsorship entitles the sponsor to ten tickets and we hope that the sponsor will bring employees, family members or friends who will use those tickets. $100 of the sponsorship price is tax-deductible. Another option is a simple sponsorship, which will entitle the sponsor to two tickets, and all but $40 of the sponsorship amount will be tax-deductible. Please click on the following button to choose a sponsorship option:
Support for Local Non-Profit OrganizationsThe Club’s activities and contributions have provided support for numerous non-profit organizations in Silver City and the surrounding region. Since the establishment of the Silver City Rotary Foundation in 2015, contributions are being channelled through it. Among the organizations and projects supported are:Alimento Para El Nino (Backpack Program)The Bike Safety RodeoBorder PartnersEl RefugioThe Food PantryGrant County Community Concert Assn.GRMC LabyrinthHabitat for HumanityHarrison Schmitt Shop with a CopHigh Desert Humane SocietyThe Imagination Library of Grant CountyLiteracy Link LeamosThe Mimbres Region Arts CouncilThe Red Paint Pow WowSilver City Community TheaterThe Silver City Museum SocietySilver City Woman’s ClubSilver High National History CompetitionSouthwest Festival of the Written WordForward New MexicoThe Volunteer CenterVolunteer Fire DepartmentsThe Wellness CoalitionWNMU Rotary Scholarship Fund