Rotary raises $7,000 for scholarships at event

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On behalf of every member of the Carrollton Rotary Club, allow me to express my sincere thanks to the following businesses and individuals for their support of and participation in our annual Scholarship Golf Scramble at General Butler State Resort Park Sept. 14. 

Early estimates indicate that more than $7,000 dollars was raised that will be awarded at the end of the school year to deserving college-bound seniors.

We wish to recognize the following: co-sponsor, Irving Materials Inc. (IMI);  park manager Jim Cooper and his staff; John Barrett, Andy, Andrew and Andrea in the pro shop; Diane Reiff, sales manager, Department of Parks; Hole-In -One sponsor, Easy Pro Property Management; gold sponsors, Radiology Associates of Northern Kentucky, North American Stainless, First National Bank, Saint Elizabeth Healthcare, Phil Brown and Associates Insurance, Motion Industries, Gatterdam Industrial Services; silver sponsors, Pro Lift Industrial, KWR Inc., W.R. Grace, Gallatin County FW&L Insurance, Kentuckiana Wire and Rope;  bronze sponsors, TH Photography, Capture The Moment Photography, Carrollton Federal Bank, Crawford and Baxter, Edward Jones, Barry Cook, Farmers Bank of Milton, The News- Democrat, Mystyk River Retreat Center, Norton Healthcare, United Citizens Bank and Trust, Ramada Inn Sparta, Monk and Marsh, Webster Drugs, Fraley and Schilling, Searcy Monument Company, Bedford Loan and Deposit Bank, O’Neal Steel; auction donors, Kroger, Carroll County Memorial Hospital, Toole and Rose Supply, Ramada Inn Sparta,  Walmart,  Mane Studio, Bo Arney, Gallatin Steel, Herb Kinman Chevrolet, Home Care Home, River Valley Financial Bank, Snappy Tomato Pizza, Taco Bell, U.S. Navy Recruiting, Belterra Casino & Resort, Butler Park, Arkema, Taste of China, V Nails,  Welch’s Restaurant, O’Reilley Auto Parts, Papa John’s Pizza, Advance Auto Parts, Auto Zone, Chapman Tire, Cooper’s Restaurant, Down On Main Street, El Nopal, KFC, Hometown Pizza, Kelly’s Liquor, River Valley Winery, US Bank, UK Cooperative Extension Office, WIKI Radio, Fastenal, Proxair;  and teams from Luhn and Oak, First National Bank, Mark Smith State Farm Insurance, Kentucky Speedway, Alliant Management, Essroc Cement, Farm Bureau Todd Grace, La Grange Rotary Club, and Branham Corporation.

We also thank The Sign Shop, Carroll County Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, Craig’s Do It Center, and Arkema. I do apologize and thank anyone I’ve overlooked.

Scramble winners were teams sponsored by Mark Smith, Essroc Cement, Luhn and Oak, and IMI.

Rotary is a worldwide organization of more than 1.2 million business, professional and community leaders  providing humanitarian service, encouraging high ethical standards in all vocations, and helping build goodwill and peace in the world. There are 33,000 Rotary clubs in more than 200 countries and geographical areas. Clubs are nonpolitical, nonreligious, and open to all cultures, races, and creeds. As signified by the motto Service Above Self, Rotary’s main objective is service — in the community, in the workplace, and doing good in the world.

The Carrollton Rotary Club meets Wednesdays at Butler Lodge from noon to 1 p.m.  All are welcome. For more information, call (502) 525-7256.

Kathy Rarey

Carrollton Rotary Club