The Northern Allegheny and Quaker Valley Rotary Clubs hosted a Charity Cornhole tournament at North Park. It was a great day to throw bags and raise money for the community. Members of the Shaler Rotary participated with several teams and had a great time hanging out with neighboring Rotarians.
We had an enjoyable evening meeting at Casey’s Family Restaurant with our guest, Rich Garland, the Executive Director of the Non-profit, The Blessing Board. The Blessing Board is an amazing organization who provides household items and furniture to those in need. Learn more at The Blessing Board – Furnishing Homes with Love. We were also
Shaler Rotary received a 2021-2022 Bronze Hero Award from the Non-profit Shelter Box. Shelter Box has provided aid to over 2 million people since 2000 and is helping to provide aid and shelter to Ukranian Refugees.
The Shaler Rotary Club wrapped up their donation drive to benefit the local non-profit Beverly’s Birthdays. Donation boxes were located at local Rotary Business’s at Cop Out Pierogies, Benzes’s Blue Goose Saloon, Dave Florijan CPA, Peace Dental, and Cable Orthodontics. It was a huge success with over 900 items collected to include 437 pairs of
Jackie Boggs presented two Shaler Seniors with a $2000 Rotary scholarship at the Shaler Area High School senior awards banquet to go towards secondary education. Congratulations to this year’s recipients, Connor Schneck and Mia Schubert.
Cub Scout Troup 157 joined the Shaler Rotary for a fishing outing at North Park Lake. The Rotary club demonstrated fishing skills and techniques and each scout received a donated tackle box. It was a beautiful day and everyone caught fish and had fun.
This is what Rotary is all about. Friends gathering around a home cooked meal sharing ideas to help neighbors that need a lift and finding ways to strengthen our community. Thanks Jen for welcoming us to Sprezzatura and sharing your story. We also celebrated our newest members, Casey Dunleavy and Matt Caiazza’s induction into Shaler
Kerri and Frank Bacco embody Rotary’s theme to “Serve to Change Lives” with their nonprofit- Dalton Bacco “Living the Dream” Foundation. Their work touches so many kids in the foster system and we enjoyed their visit and thank them for sharing their story with Shaler Rotary. It was a great evening meeting. We also presented
Our 2nd December meeting was a Christmas Party. Thank you Florijan’s for hosting an enjoyable evening in the giving spirit of Rotary and Christmas. This year’s theme was ugly sweater or dress as your favorite Christmas character.
We met a new friend tonight at Rotary! Thank you Liz for visiting with us to share the wonderful programs that the nonprofit Beverly’s Birthdays provides children in ours and surrounding counties. We are happy to donate to this awesome charity. We look forward to partnering with you to spread Birthday cheer.