Sunrise Rotary donates to three more agencies
by LUCIE R. WILLSIE, Associate Editor
Nov 05, 2012 | 604 views | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend | print
THREE MORE DONATIONS were given out at Thursday’s Bradley Sunrise Rotary meeting. From left are: Joanne Maskew, executive director of the local Keep America Beautiful organization, who received $750; Jim Davis, president of the Sunrise Rotary Foundation giving out the donations; Tracie McCartney, president of the local Junior Achievement organization, who received $1,000; Pat Fuller, president of Sunrise Rotary; and Sgt. Ruthie Forgey of the local Salvation Army, who received a commitment of $5,000 for matching funds raised to purchase a van.  Banner photo, LUCIE R. WILLSIE
THREE MORE DONATIONS were given out at Thursday’s Bradley Sunrise Rotary meeting. From left are: Joanne Maskew, executive director of the local Keep America Beautiful organization, who received $750; Jim Davis, president of the Sunrise Rotary Foundation giving out the donations; Tracie McCartney, president of the local Junior Achievement organization, who received $1,000; Pat Fuller, president of Sunrise Rotary; and Sgt. Ruthie Forgey of the local Salvation Army, who received a commitment of $5,000 for matching funds raised to purchase a van. Banner photo, LUCIE R. WILLSIE
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The Bradley Sunrise Rotary continues to donate money to local community service agencies from the proceeds of this year’s third annual Sunrise/Sunset Gala.

Jim Davis, a member of the Bradley Sunrise Rotary, also is president of the Bradley Sunrise Rotary Foundation, which allocates the proceeds.

The Cleveland/Bradley Keep America Beautiful organization, which helps increase recycling efforts in the area, received $750.

Joanne Maskew, executive director of KAB, collected the check, saying that the money will go to further the recycling efforts of the organization, as well as the recycling education of area students.

Maskew said some 1,800 students took part in projects last year. “This money will come in handy to get information to the students,” she said.

Tracie McCartney, president of the local Junior Achievement organization, was given a $1,000 donation.

“Junior Achievement teaches young professionals entrepreneurship and work readiness,” McCartney said.

Sgt. Ruthie Forgey, coordination administrator for the local Salvation Army, received a commitment for a matching $5,000 for a van the organization needs to transport people to and from worship services and youth services organizations, as well as pick up and deliver items such as Angel Tree gifts, kettles and kettle stands.

“It’s a major need right now,” Forgey said.