Frontier Day • Supplement to the Alvin Advertiser • April 24, 2019 • Page 19
Club organized a massive effort to provide free immunizations to children prior to attending the start of school. The Alvin Rotary Club provided the publicity and resources, while Brazoria County nurses administered the vaccinations. Balloons and a petting zoo comforted the children while they awaited their shots. International Projects. As a member of Rotary International, the Alvin Rotary Club has partnered with other Rotary Clubs and non-profits to render aid around the world. Rotarians have had a hands-on approach to providing medical treatment at the Guerrero Eye Clinic in Mexico, aiding in hurricane relief efforts in Nicaragua, rebuilding homes in earthquake-damaged Haiti, restoring water wells in the Philippines, and tsunami relief in the South Pacific. The Rotary Club of Alvin has also provided wheelchairs for the elderly and a literacy textbook drive for South Africa school children. Group Studies, Youth and Friendship Exchange. Members of the Alvin Rotary Club have hosted young professionals in international education programs from Germany and the Philippines. The Alvin Rotary has sponsored local students to serve as outbound ambassadors to Sweden and Argentina and has hosted international students from Russia and Poland. Our club members
have also participated in Friendship exchanges with other Rotarians from England. Scholarships. The Alvin Rotary Club has a long history of providing scholarships to AISD students. Currently, the Alvin Rotary Club provides 10 scholarships at $1,000 each: • Neal Nelson Scholarship • Elmer Deszo Scholarship • Clyde Shepherd Scholarship • Beryl Cline Scholarship • Bill Walsh Engineering Scholarship • Mr. & Mrs. Guillermo Vela Scholarship • Tom Blakeney Scholarship • Alvin Interact Scholarship • Alvin Rotary Endowed Scholarship • Alvin Rotary Perfect Attendance Scholarship Community Service Through its 60-year history, the Rotary Club of Alvin has proudly supported many of our local and finest non-profit volunteer organizations. We salute their value to our community, and we are honored to have shared our fundraising efforts with them. Youth Services • AISD Academic Decathlon Team • AISD Academic Excellence Banquet • AISD Choir • AISD Education Foundation • AISD Education of the Mind • Alvin Girls Softball • Alvin Little League
• Alvin Youth Soccer Association • Alvin Youth Baseball • Alvin Aquatic Club • Alvin Youth Livestock Arena Association • All Little Things Count • Boy Scouts • Boys State • Girl Scouts • Girls State • YMCA Environmental Human Resources • ACC Community Garden Project • ACC Theatre • ACC Upward Bound Program • Alvin Beautification • Alvin Community Thanksgiving • Alvin Food Pantry • Alvin Library League • Alvin Museum Society • Alvin-Manvel Ministerial Alliance • American Cancer Society Cancer Walk • BACH • Christmas of Old • Hurricane Ike Community Relief • Horses for Kids at Risk • Literacy Programs • NAMI Gulf Coast • Safe-T Counseling • Special Olympics • Tree Planting Projects
• Trick Or Treat Trail • Veterans of Foreign Wars • Women’s Center of Brazoria County • Wounded Veterans Program Safety • Alvin Police Officers Association • Alvin Volunteer EMS • Alvin Volunteer Fire Department • AISD Police Department • Crime Stoppers • Liverpool Fire Department • Manvel EMS • Manvel Fire Department • Manvel Police Department • Operation Child Find
Senior Citizens • Action-S • Alvin Meals on Wheels • Are You OK? • Flu Shot Program • Memorial Gardens Luncheon Student Assistance Programs • Career Day • Close-Up Program • Financial Aid Seminars • HOSA-Future Health Professionals • Junior Achievement • Project Graduation • Student Scholarships For more information about the Rotary Club of Alvin, visit www.alvinrotary.org.
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