The Rotary Foundation
Annual Fund & Polio Plus
As of July 31, initial contributions for 2018-2019 have been received from the first of 154 members of the Rotary Club of Grants Pass with a Goal for the Annual Fund established by Club President Jean Zech-Manhart as $18,750.00 and a PolioPlus Goal of $5,000.00.
Wrap-up for 2017-18
The Rotary Club of Grants Pass completed the Year 2017-2018 June 30 after achieving $22,362.32 in contributions to the Annual Fund, 115 percent of the club goal set by then Club President Cynthia Harelson a year ago. Over the same time, PolioPlus giving was $8,466.86, or 113 percent of her goal to help eradicate polio.
The club’s 154 members include126 Paul Harris Fellows and 362 over the past 40 years, including 166 Multiple Paul Harris Fellows, and also 40 Benefactors who pledged at least $1,000.00 at death.
There are are currently 11 members of the Bequest Society and 6 Major Donors who are all members of the Paul Harris Society. Also, there are currently 35 members of the PolioPlus Society, by pledging $100,00 per year until polio is eradicated from the earth.
The Rotary Club of Grants Pass was credited earlier this year for Endowment Funds (World Fund) left to The Rotary Foundation by a deceased Non-Rotarian couple whose total contributions to date qualified them for recognition as members of the Arch Klumph Society -Trustees Circle ($250,000 to $499,999).
Another great year completed. Thanks to all of the volunteers and all the great athletes.
A Membership Meeting and Fireside will be held at the Grants Pass Museum of Art – upsatairs. The meeting begins at 6:00PM. Food and wine will be served.
If you haven’t used the District and Club Database (DACdb) here is a document that shows you how to get started, and what you can do when you get there.