West County Rotary Awards $32,000 in Scholarships and Grants
The Rotary Club of West St. Louis County awarded scholarships and grants totaling $32,000 to local organizations and deserving high school seniors in the Parkway, Rockwood and Valley Park School Districts. In addition, Blue Chip Exterminating, owned by Rotary Club Past President Scott Phillips, was awarded Business of the year.
Grant Recipients include:Caring Solutions
Circle of Concern
Brace for Impact
CHAMP Assistance Dogs
St. Louis Boys Baseball Association International Games
Belize Mission Society
Missouri Dental Association Foundation
Excellence in Education:Laurie Schultz - Marquette High School
Collegiate Volunteer Leadership Award:Christopher Colletti
Scholarship Recipients:Kurtis Weatherford - Parkway South High School
Emily Kreitman - Marquette High School
Branson Fox - Valley Paark High School
Mahnoor Malik - Parkway West High School
Julia Romero - Lafayette High School
Kassidy Webb - Eureka High School
Business of the Year:Scott Phillips, Blue Chip Exterminating
2017 Rotary Awards
How often do we regret our failure to praise someone for the positive influence they had on our lives?
This is your opportunity to recognize people for their outstanding contributions to our community.
The Rotary Club of West St. Louis County is proud to present these awards:
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Doing good in the community
2015 Mouse Races
West Newsmagazine story on $33,000 in Grants and Awards
Rotary is Service
Our club strives to reflect the DIVERSITY of our community in its mix of professions, genders, ages, and ethnicities. This ensures that a wide variety of expertise is available for club projects.
Rotary Club of West St. Louis County News
The Rotary Club of West St. Louis County is very active in the community. Our various fund raising efforts during the year provide money that we gift back to our local community, the region, and the world. Our motto: SERVICE ABOVE SELF.
The Rotary Club of West St. Louis County has partnered with the West County Young Professionals as the group's 2016 exclusive sponsor. The WCYP is an organization under the umbrella of the West St. Louis County Chamber of Commerce. Both Rotary and WCYP are working to support our local community and local businesses, so the sponsorship is a perfect match for the two groups.
Members of the Rotary Club of West County assisted in the renovation of a new center in Ferguson, Missouri, called "The Valentine Place" For Caring Solutions, a provider of services for developmentally disabled people in the St. Louis area.
Thanks to a donation from the Rotary Club of West St. Louis County the Ferris Park Nature Exploration Playground opened to the public in April 2014.
Two local service clubs come together to raise money for great causes! It's the Annual Run for the Cheese Mouse Races fundraiser sponsored by the the Wildwood Area Lion's Club and the Rotary Club of West St. Louis County.