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Madison Rotary Gives $44K to Dozens of Local Groups

Annual distribution benefited nonprofits in six categories.

The Rotary Club of Madison distributed $44,000 to 51 local and area non-profits this month.

The funds were raised through events such as Bottle Hill Day, Taste of Madison, Rotary Family Festival, Shred-It, and the club's annual 50/50 Raffle, Club President Carmela Moeller said.

Madison Rotary also will award $5,000 in college scholarships to high school seniors.

The Rotary Club of Madison, which celebrated its 90th Anniversary May 23, has donated over $1.5 million to local charities and non-profits over the years, and has funded local projects such as Dodge Field, Madison Rose Garden, and the clock on Waverly Place. The club also sponsors donation jars for hunger-related causes.

This year's grants, which were given at an annual Charitable Distribution Luncheon on May 9, benefit nonprofits in six categories.

IMPROVING OUR COMMUNITY: Friends of Madison Shade Trees, Madison Christmas Committee, Madison Community Pool, Madison Fire Department, Madison May Day, St. Hubert’s Animal Welfare Center, Sustainable Madison, Thursday Morning Club/Madison Community House.

SUPPORTING EDUCATION & YOUTH GROUPS:  The Adult School of the Chathams, Madison & Florham Park, American Legion Post #43; Friends of the Madison Public Library; Girl Scouts of Northern NJ; Junior Achievement of NJ; Literacy Volunteers of Morris County; Madison Athletic Foundation; Madison Day Care Center; Madison Education Foundation; Madison High School Graduation Gala; Madison Junior School Athletic Organization; Madison Little League; Madison Music Association, NORWESCAP; Patriots Path Council, Boy Scouts of America, Team Eagle Foundation.

SPONSORING THE ARTS:  Baroque Orchestra of NJ; Bickford Theatre; Friends of Geraldine; Harmonium Choral Society; Madison Arts and Culture Alliance; Museum of Early Trades and Crafts; Playwrights Theatre of NJ; The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey.

HELPING THOSE WITH SPECIAL NEEDS:  Cheshire Home; Easter Seals NJ/Camp Merry Heart; ECLC of NJ; EPOCH; Relay for Life of Madison

FUNDING COMMUNITY SERVICES:  American Red Cross, Colonial Crossroads Chapter; Bridges Outreach; Chabad of Southeast Morris County; Community Soup Kitchen and Outreach Center; Court Appointed Special Advocates of Morris & Sussex Counties; Dress for Success; Family Promise of Morris County; Family Service of Morris County; Grace Counseling Center; Interfaith Food Pantry; Madison Area YMCA; Morris Habitat for Humanity; Project Community Pride; Visiting Nurse Association of Northern NJ.

For information on membership please visit our website: www.madisonrotarynj.org or contact Membership Chair David Morozoff at dmorozoff@hilltopcommunitybank.com.

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