Rotary Announces Community Funding Recipients

Through its Community Funding Requests program, the Rotary Club of Los Alamos recently awarded $500 each to four area non-profits selected through an application process with a committee of judges and member voting. From left, Community Funding Co-chair Jean Gindreau with President Vincent Chiravalle congratulates Robyn Covelli-Hunt of Las Cumbres Community Services, which will apply the money toward promotion and development; Barranca Elementary School Nurse Sheila McClees who will use the money to assemble emergency first-aid kits for public school classrooms, Los Alamos Public Schools Foundation representative Melanie McKinley, which will use the funding for mini-grants for five teachers and Girl Scout Troop 10635 representative Laura Loy whose members will use the funding for filming a video with PAC-8 for SiteWatch, highlighting the importance of preserving archeological sites in Bandelier. Photo by Linda Hull