Clarion Rotary Club members will be hosting their 34th annual radio auction on Saturday, March 15, 2014. This will be aired live on C93FM(92.7) and WWCH 1300AM. The rotary is an organization that provides volunteer services to our community. Some of the past projects include:
* $1000.00 annual scholarship(Amy Davis Scholarship) available to residents of Clarion County based on academics and volunteerism. Details can be found on clarionrotary.com.
*$500 annual Clarion Career Center Scholarship( Tom Burkhardt Scholarship) for outstanding students.
*$750 High School Youth Scholarships for 10 students to attend a World Affairs Conference at the Pittsburgh Convention Center.
* Polio Plus Fundraiser to eradicate polio from the last four countries where it is still prevalent. These countries are Afghanistan, Pakistan, India and Nigeria. Project includes education and fundraising from area students. In 2008-2009 they raised a total of $3,900.
They also provide financial support to local businesses such as:
*Clarion Fire and Hose Company
*Clarion Forest Visiting Nurses- helped finance the new headquarters.
* Special Olympics
These are just an example of some of the help they give. There are many more in addition to what is listed above. The radio auction will be held from 8:30am-3:00pm. Some of the items to be auctioned are, an I-pad, Penguins and Steelers tickets and many miscellaneous items from local businesses. A complete bidding guide of all the Auction items will be listed in the Clarion News on March 12 & 13. If you are a business owner and would like to make a donation, please contact the Clarion Rotary. We hope you tune in on March 15, 2014 and help support this very worthy cause.