West Bend Sunrise Rotary: Seeks $15k give-away applicants

Contact: Sunrise Rotary

Chris Guse 262-675-2306

The West Bend Sunrise Rotary Club is accepting applications for recipients of their spring 2010 $15,000 Give-Away. The goal of Rotary is service in the community, workplace and throughout the world. This fundraising activity is to help at least one not-for-profit charitable 501( c ) (3) organization in the West Bend area. The objective of the award is to assist the recipient organization(s) accomplish a creative project or begin a new service. Recipient(s) may not use this award for profit-making or administrative/staff salaries or benefits.

The project or service should have a local focus, positively impact a great number of people and meet the Rotary’s 4-Way Test. The Rotary 4-Way Test asks:

* Is it the truth?

* Is it fair to all concerned?

* Will it build goodwill and better friendships?

* Will it be beneficial to all concerned?

If you are an organization who meets these criteria and would like more information, please contact Chris Guse at 262-675-2306 for an application. Application deadline is January 31, 2010.

Tickets for the $15,000 Give-Away will be on sale early in 2010. Cost is $100 per ticket. This entitles the bearer to a dinner for 2 (including drinks), the opportunity to win cash and prizes, and also participate in a silent auction and dessert auction the evening of the event.

If you or your organization would like to purchase tickets and/or donate an item to benefit the event, please contact Chris Guse at 262-675-2306.