Rotary Club of Po‘ipu Beach awards nearly $50,000 in grants and scholarships

The month of June was Grant Award month at the Rotary Club of Po‘ipu Beach, according to a press release. Through the club’s annual fundraising efforts in combination with the investment income from the Rotary Club of Po‘ipu Beach Endowment Fund, the club distributed a total of $49,500 in educational scholarships and community grants to Kaua‘i recipients.

The Po‘ipu Rotary holds two major fundraising events every year: The Wine Tasting Extravaganza and a Vacation Raffle drawing. 

“This was a record breaking year in terms our fundraising,” Public Relations Director Roberta Charles says in a press release. “Our members really work as a team, understanding our strengths and supporting each other in this collective effort. It is a source of great pride to be a part the Rotary world and the good work they do here on Kaua‘i and abroad. There is no other organization in the world with a more effective reach making a difference in the quality of life we enjoy.”

This year funding was available for 14 educational scholarships to Kaua‘i students as well as 25 community grants to Kaua‘i non-profit service organizations.

The Rotary Club of Po‘ipu Beach meets at 7:15 a.m. Wednesday morning at Casa Blanca Restaurant in Po‘ipu . Visit www.poipurotary.org or call Roberta Charles at 652-2136 for more information.

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