TROY ROTARY TO SUPPORT BACK TO SCHOOL BASH AUGUST 20TH
July 26, 2017
Believe it or not, a new school year is about to begin in Miami County. Are you ready? Lincoln Community Center (LCC), 110 Ash Street in Troy, is gearing up to help area students go back to school in style and well equipped to succeed. Troy Rotarians will help provide supplies for the 7th annual LCC Back to School Bash at 2 p.m. on Sunday, August 20th. The event is free for all area pre-K through 12th grade students and their families; however, registration is required no later than August 4th. Parents and guardians need to make sure to sign up their students by calling the center at 937.335.2715. The event is limited to 350 participants.
The annual Back to School Bash offers food, refreshments, free haircuts and school supplies so each student can look and feel great about the year ahead. Representatives from local agencies will also be present to provide information on services and programs that are available to area youth. Troy Rotarians, and the Troy Rotary Foundation, will provide many of the supplies necessary for a successful academic year, including: wide ruled paper, pocket folders, block erasers, glue sticks, boxes of tissues, 3-ring binders, calculators, and backpacks for youth and teens. “The impact of this great program continues to grow across the area, and Troy Rotarians are delighted to support the wonderful work the center does for students,” said Rotary president, Andrew Wannemacher.
Lincoln Community Center offers educational programs and recreational facilities and tools that cater to patrons of all ages, including senior citizens. To learn more about other programs available, visit the center's website at www.lcctroy.com. Troy Rotarians and the Troy Rotary Foundation support several community projects annually. During the 2016-17 Rotary year, over $16,000 in scholarships and community aid was distributed from the fund. Their program initiatives include support for the Dolly Parton's Imagination Library, Rotary's annual Shoe Project, academic and community service projects, and sponsorships to summer camps at Brukner Nature Center and WACO Air Museum. In addition to the financial support, Troy Rotarians volunteered nearly 400 hours to several service projects. The Troy Rotary Club is a member-involved, goal-oriented service club focused on social/economic issues that an impact both locally and internationally. Follow their activities on Facebook at Troy Rotary Club. To learn more about Rotary and membership in the club, please visit www.troyohiorotary.org.
Tags: Troy, Rotary, Paul Harris Fellows, Jill Wilson, John Haller