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Posted by Rob Gephart
on Oct 14, 2014
Join us at McNally's Irish Pub in downtown St. Charles for End Polio Now Day on Friday, October 24th. On that day, all day, McNally's will donate 10% of all sales towards Rotary's efforts to End Polio.
For more information on Rotary's efforts to End Polio, visit http://www.endpolio.org/
Posted by Ann Richards
on Feb 14, 2014
The St Charles Breakfast Rotary Club (SCBRC) is one of 33,000 Clubs in over 200 countries. Members include business men and women, educators, government workers, health care providers, bankers, community leaders and others who all support the mission of Rotary, “SERVICE ABOVE SELF.”
One of Rotary’s focus areas is vocational service. Through this service area, the St Charles Breakfast Rotary Club is offering a $1,000 vocational scholarship to a graduating senior from St Charles North or East High School. The scholarship is intended for a student who is preparing for a career that require less than a four-year degree (associate degree, diploma or certificate) in order to enter the world of work and become successful and productive.
Information on the application process is available through the Guidance Department and Career and Tech Department at both high schools. Interested students may also download the application on the Rotary Club’s website, www.stcbreakfastrotary.org. The download is located on the home page, on the right side, near the bottom.
Criteria for selection shall include but not be limited to: high school grades related to chosen vocational field, employment and/or volunteer experience in chosen field, extra curricular activities, letters of recommendation, interview rapport with Rotarians, financial need and future plans.
The recipient will be recognized at the Senior Honors Night in May and with their family and Rotarians at a Tuesday morning club meeting at McNally’s Irish Pub. If there are any questions, please contact Ann Richards, Vocational Service Chair, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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